A corrections officer from Maryland, an inmate, and a drug supplier are facing federal charges for allegedly running an elaborate scheme to smuggle contraband inside a DC detention center, the Department of Justice announced. Federal officials announced on Monday, Sept. 26 that a District of Columbia Department of Corrections (DOC)...
The Maryland Transportation Authority announced that Penn Line service has been suspended in both directions due to police activity near the Seabrook Station. Officials announced at approximately 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27 that service is being suspended due to the police activity, the nature of which has not been disclosed.
Juvenile curfews have been used for decades as a way to combat juvenile crime and spikes in violence. But data shows that juvenile curfews often do not work.That hasn't stopped jurisdictions from trying. Earlier this month, Prince George's County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced that the county would begin a 30-day enforcement period of their long standing juvenile curfew law. The period began on September 9, and the 30-day period is ongoing.Similar discussions are taking place around the country. In Memphis, Tennessee, the city council is currently debating enforcing a more strict curfew. The same is occurring in Lubbock, Texas. And...
Maryland's 'Most Wanted' suspect in murder of Jewish solar panel worker fires at DC officers, remains at large
Murder suspect Avery Miler, wanted for the August killing of Aryeh Wolf, a Jewish solar panel worker from Baltimore, was spotted in DC on Tuesday and allegedly fired at officers.
HARTFORD, Connecticut (WFSB) -- Two men from Maryland were charged with trafficking thousands of fentanyl pills into Connecticut. Oscar Flores, 34, of Mount Rainier, MD, and 25-year-old Severo Alelar of Hyattsville, MD, were indicted by a federal grand jury in Hartford, according to the U.S. State's Attorney for the District of Connecticut.
BALTIMORE, Md. (WBFF) — For a Baltimore mom with three kids, the bad news came on Sept. 2. “I woke up, I went to the ATM, [and] they said I had insufficient funds,” said Elizabeth Baltierra. She said within hours of her monthly Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) benefits...
BALTIMORE — UPDATE: Penn Line service has been restored and residual delays are expected. According to the MTA, the Penn Line service remains suspended in both directions due to police activity near Seabrook Station. There is currently no timeframe for restoration of service.
Over the past few years, many devastating deadly stories have been plastered across the news, making school violence a hot-button issue for students, parents, school officials, and law enforcement. Just this year, 27 total school shootings have been accounted for across the country. Maryland itself has significantly contributed to this number in the past 50+ years, ranking in the top ten states with the most school shootings, per World Population Review.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Thousands of drug overdoses in states surrounding New York have been linked to a flesh-eating animal tranquilizer called xylazine, as the substance has inundated heroin and fentanyl supplies in Philadelphia, Delaware and Michigan, according to multiple reports. The sedative known as “tranq” is found in...
Two Maryland men were busted by federal agents for allegedly trafficking thousands of fentanyl pills through Connecticut.
Switzerland-based crypto-lender Nexo is facing simultaneous enforcement action from eight different U.S states over varying allegations. Actions include cease and desist orders, administrative measures etc. State regulators from California, Kentucky, New York, Maryland, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Washington and Vermont have claimed that Nexo allegedly failed to register its “Earn Interest...
MARYLAND – Maryland is addressing violence with new funding. Officials say terroristic attacks are on the rise whether it’s at schools or entertainment venues. The Maryland Department of Emergency Management will work with local groups and law enforcement. Focusing on public spaces such as schools, faith organizations, and entertainment venues. Officials say with this funding they’re training officials with the goal of preparing before these events turn deadly.
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At least 3,000 exonerated individuals in the U.S. have spent a combined 25,000 years of their lives behind bars due to wrongful prosecution. The post Release of Adnan Syed focuses attention on Maryland wrongful prosecutions appeared first on Maryland Matters.