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.


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.


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.


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.


New Yorker will head D.C. library system; former prison guard to serve 42 months

A roundup of news from around the region


Recommendations on Baltimore jail scandal merely a start

(Lloyd Fox / Baltimore Sun)

Recommendations to address Baltimore jail scandals are merely a start.


Md. legislative panel eyes replacing Baltimore jail complex, cracking down on contraband

(Patrick Semansky / AP)

The commission will consider a draft report on Wednesday in response to a corruption scandal at the facility.


Suspect in Baltimore jail case on duty in Afghanistan

Derrick Jones is one of 14 corrections officers named in charges unsealed last month.


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.