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Several inmates and corrections guards were indicted on federal racketeering and other charges tied to a scandal at the state-run Baltimore City Detention Center.

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Gansler attacks Brown on health exchange, other issues in final Md. Democratic debate

(Patrick Semansky / AP)

The three leading Democrats for governor in Maryland held their final debate before the June 24 primary.

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O’Malley announces more limited cooperation on deportations at state-run jail in Baltimore

(Patrick Semansky / AP)

Maryland’s governor said the Baltimore facility will no longer automatically comply with requests.

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Adjusting the balance of power in Maryland’s prisons

(Handout / Reuters)

The Maryland legislature is close to restoring management prerogatives in prisons.

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An escape route for Maryland’s bad cops

(Laura Emmons / AP)

Md. lawmakers would make it even tougher to discipline police officers suspected of misconduct.

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Baltimore jail cracks down on contraband cellphones

(Steve Ruark / AP)

Gov. Martin O’Malley was at the jail Friday to test a new system that renders such phones unusable.

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Five things to watch as another week gets underway in Annapolis

(Patrick Semansky / AP)

Cellphone smuggling, dog bites, transgender protections and smoking in cars are on the agenda.

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O’Malley says jail scandal, health exchange glitches are part of much broader record

(Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)

In an interview, the governor says an administration should not be judged by a few successes or shortcomings.

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Recommendations on Baltimore jail scandal merely a start

(Lloyd Fox / Baltimore Sun)

Recommendations to address Baltimore jail scandals are merely a start.