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COVID-19 Infections On The Rise In Maryland’s Prisons

Staff members and incarcerated individuals are beginning to see spikes in COVID-19 infections in Maryland prisons, echoing upward trends in other areas of the...

Turkey Police? State Deploys Cops to Quash Super-Spreader Events Over the Holiday

As the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate climbs higher and  the holiday season approaches, public health officials are pleading with Marylanders to skip large gatherings...

Some Counties Push to Remove Police From Schools — But Who Has the Authority...

Jason Melara is a former Montgomery County Public Schools student who frequently found himself in traumatic situations with police officers stationed at his high...

Final Vote Count Shows a Third ‘Sitting Judge’ Ousted in Judicial Elections

One of the incumbents on the Prince George’s County Circuit Court has lost his bid for a full 15-year term after being appointed last...

Report: Incarceration Destabilizes Neighborhood Economies, Doesn’t Increase Safety

A report released by the Maryland Center for Economic Policy suggests decreasing the state’s prison budget will lead to a healthier economy and increased...
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Union Sounds Alarm Following COVID-19 Outbreak at Western Md. Juvenile Facility

AFSCME Council 3 representatives sounded alarm bells Thursday as they reported a COVID-19 outbreak at the Department of Juvenile Services’ Backbone Youth Center in...

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Frederick Man Accused of Threatening Biden, Harris

A Frederick man was indicted by a federal grand jury for threatening President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala D. Harris during the 2020...

Hogan Issues Updated Order on Early Inmate Release During Pandemic

Maryland Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) issued an executive order Wednesday allowing the early release of some prisoners as part of an effort...

After Rejection, Advocates Continue Push to Remove Confederate Talbot Boys Monument

For Ryan Ewing, the debate over removing a Confederate statue from the Talbot County courthouse lawn is personal: One of his family members is...

Pittman Names Hyattsville Chief as Anne Arundel’s Top Cop

After four months of searching, Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman (D) announced Monday that Hyattsville Police Chief Amal Awad will serve as the...