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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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Md. attorney general’s office makes rare move into street crime indictments

A state-organized crime unit has made investigating and prosecuting street crimes a priority.

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2 Maryland law enforcement dogs die of heat exhaustion inside car

(Patrick Semansky / AP)

Kojack and Dingo, two K-9 dogs, died after air conditioner in vehicle malfunctioned.

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Last inmate is transferred out of the scandal-plagued Baltimore jail

(Patrick Semansky / AP)

Hogan called for the closure of the jail last month, calling it a “black eye” on the state.

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The man who shut the troubled men’s jail in Baltimore has a lot more on his agenda

(Andre Chung / For The Washington Post)

Corrections Secretary Stephen T. Moyer says more reform is needed — starting with human resources.

Editorial

Larry Hogan’s common sense on illegal immigration

(Ovetta Wiggins / The Washington Post)

Maryland’s governor is under unfair attack for cooperating with the Obama administration’s new policy.

Editorial

A disgrace in Baltimore, discontinued

(Patrick Semansky / Associated Press)

The city’s Dickensian horror of a jail will be closed. That’s a good first step toward reforming a troubled system.

Letter

Good riddance to the Baltimore City Detention Center

(Patrick Semansky / Associated Press)

Editorial

Too much black and blue in Baltimore

(Patrick Semansky / Associated Press)

Suspects held by the city’s police are regularly winding up in the emergency room.

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Rioting rocks Baltimore: Hogan declares emergency, activates Guard

(Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post)

At least 15 officers were injured and 27 people were arrested as crowds of young people protesting the treatment of Freddie Gray moved south through the city, setting fire to vehicles and at least one store.

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Man at center of Baltimore jail corruption case gets 12-year term

Former Black Guerrilla Family gang leader Tavon White’s sentencing follows a months-long trial.