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Defendants Face Financial Hardship, Jail Time as Program to Provide Aid for Home Detention...

Cecilia Fenwick has been on home detention for nearly 90 days and the fees associated with her electronic monitoring services have put a strain...
Police

Opinion: Get Police Out of Maryland Schools

Maryland law requires that schools keep police on campus. But law enforcement officers don’t make schools safer.

Caroline County Judge About to be Arrested for Sexual Exploitation of a Child Found...

A Caroline County Circuit Court judge who was about to be arrested for a federal charge of sexual exploitation of a child on Friday...

Md. Medical Examiner’s Office Audit Comprises International Experts

Seven behavioral and forensics professionals have been named to design the audit of Maryland’s medical examiner’s office, which will examine the in-custody death determinations...

Reform Council Recommends Ending Policy of Automatically Charging Some Youth as Adults

At a heated meeting Thursday, the Juvenile Justice Reform Council voted to recommend that the legislature abolish the practice of automatically charging minors in...

House Panel on Cannabis Legalization Begins Work Toward an Equitable Industry

A bipartisan panel of Maryland delegates started work toward a establishing a racially equitable adult-use recreational marijuana industry Wednesday at the first meeting of...
Pretrial

Frosh, Smith in Favor of Major Juvenile Justice Reform

Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) and Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Chair William C. Smith Jr. (D-Montgomery County) have expressed support for ending the...

Maryland Graded ‘D’ for Handling COVID-19 in State Prisons, Report Says

Maryland was ranked fifth of 50 states and the federal government for its handling of COVID-19 in prisons from the pandemic's start to mid-2021,...

Hogan Taps Getty, Gould to Replace Barbera on Maryland’s Highest Court

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) appointed Judge Joseph M. Getty as Chief Judge and Judge Steven B. Gould to represent Montgomery County on...
Police Reform

FBI Shows Increased Hate Crimes in Maryland

Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story indicated that Maryland police agencies failed to voluntarily report hate crime statistics to the Federal Bureau...