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  • Corrections officer who had child with inmate sentenced

    Corrections officer who had child with inmate sentenced
    A former Baltimore corrections officer who had a child with a gang leader inmate was sentenced to two years in federal prison Friday.
  • Some inmates have been moved from City Farm, rest will stay for now

    Some inmates have been moved from City Farm, rest will stay for now
    NEWPORT NEWS — When the city announced plans to close the City Farm correctional facility on Feb. 5, it housed about 124 inmates. As of Thursday, it housed 86. Sheriff Gabe Morgan moved about 20 City Farm inmates to the city jail after the...

    Jail supervisor, National Guardsman sentenced to 20 months in BGF case

    Jail supervisor, National Guardsman sentenced to 20 months in BGF case
    When his National Guard company deployed to Afghanistan in 2013, Derrick Jones could have retired. Instead, the 23-year veteran went to the war zone to "see that the mission was a complete success," according to one of his supervisors. But his deployment...

    Md. jail supervisor gets 20 months for contraband scandal

    A jail supervisor and national guardsman has been sentenced to 20 months in federal prison for his role in a widespread contraband smuggling conspiracy in a Baltimore jail. Derrick Jones was sentenced Friday in federal court in Baltimore. Jones, a...

    Imprisoned Mexican drug suspects complain of poor conditions

    Mexico's National Human Rights Commission said Thursday it has received a complaint from inmates at a maximum-security prison, reportedly including top cartel leaders, complaining of poor food and bad conditions. A commission employee who was not...