Archive for 'Justice'

Death Row Inmate Appeals Sentence After State Drops Death Penalty

Death Row Inmate Appeals Sentence After State Drops Death Penalty

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler filed a brief with the Court of Special Appeals to change the inmate’s death sentence to life without parole.

Hagerstown Prison’s Buzzing Approach to Inmate Education

Hagerstown Prison’s Buzzing Approach to Inmate Education

Inmates at the Maryland Correctional Training Center in Hagerstown are trained in the science of caring for bees while also learning lessons that just might help them when they leave the facility.

Funds Lacking to Help Victims of Domestic Violence, Advocates Say

Funds Lacking to Help Victims of Domestic Violence, Advocates Say

Lack of funding and resources prevents Maryland's domestic violence shelters from serving some victims.

After Years of Abuse, Md. Woman Becomes Domestic Violence Survivor

After Years of Abuse, Md. Woman Becomes Domestic Violence Survivor

Many domestic violence victims repeatedly suffer through psychological and physical abuse before they make the decision, and have the means, to leave, if they ever do, experts say.

Olympic Legend Michael Phelps Faces Fallout From DWI Arrest

Olympic Legend Michael Phelps Faces Fallout From DWI Arrest

Olympic record holder and local hero Michael Phelps may pay a price in more ways than one following his most recent arrest on drunk driving charges.

Hagerstown Inmates Take Care of Bees as Bee Population Struggles

Hagerstown Inmates Take Care of Bees as Bee Population Struggles

John Anderson and James Jones walked into their classroom at the Maryland Correctional Training Center in Hagerstown on a recent morning wearing their jumpsuits to start another day of work.

Navy Yard Community Remembers the Victims of Shooting on Anniversary

Navy Yard Community Remembers the Victims of Shooting on Anniversary

Community members held a commemoration ceremony for the victims of the September 16, 2013 Navy Yard shooting in Washington, D.C.

PRESCRIPTION TAKE-BACK: It’s Legal Drugs Baltimore City Hopes to Get off the Streets.

PRESCRIPTION TAKE-BACK: It’s Legal Drugs Baltimore City Hopes to Get off the Streets.

Federal and local law enforcement officials recently joined with health officials to urge the public to safely dispose of no longer needed prescription drugs. It was part of this year's National Prescription Take-Back Day to keep others from stealing or abusing leftover prescription drugs.