Fourth annual ‘Turkeys of the Year’ recognize various follies in Washington region

COLUMN | Dan Snyder, Metro system and Baltimore jail are among those “honored” for assorted folly.


14 more corrections officers charged in Baltimore corruption probe involving jail gang

(Michael S. Williamson / The Washington Post)

The current or former employees are accused of helping a prison gang in Baltimore smuggle in items.


Authorities in Baltimore indict 48 in effort to wipe out gang

The move reflects a growing concern over the Black Guerrilla Family’s role on the streets of Baltimore.


Seventh prison guard admits helping prison gang in drug-smuggling scheme

Kimberly Dennis admitted having sexual relationships with gang-affiliated inmates.


Baltimore guard pleads guilty to racketeering in jail scandal

(Patrick Semansky / Associated Press)

Jennifer Owens faces up to 20 years for helping the man who fathered two children with her.


D.C. prisoners deserve better than flawed video-only visitation policy

(Vadim Ghirda / AP)

Inmates deserve better than flawed video-only visits.


Md. prison gang leader pleads guilty in drug-smuggling, bribery scheme

(Courtesy of Anne Arundel County Police Department / COURTESY OF ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT)

Tavon White says “many other” jail guards were involved in smuggling and sexual relations with inmates.


Inmate stabs corrections officer at North Branch; officer in stable condition

Eight corrections staff at a Western Maryland facility have been assaulted in the past five weeks.


Breakdown at Prince George’s jail

(Benjamin C Tankersley / For The Washington Post)

Security lapses cannot continue to be ignored.


2 Baltimore jail guards charged with assault, drug-smuggling

(Patrick Semansky / AP)

Maryland corrections officials also announced the hiring of a director of a prisons investigations team.