Nathaniel Oaks, who officially resigned Thursday morning as senator for Baltimore’s 41st district, has pleaded guilty to two federal corruption charges.
A gray-haired man and a blonde woman left the courtroom as the prosecution was delivering its final arguments to the jury. The man looked at Det. Daniel Hersl and nodded. The woman appeared to be crying.
Sgt. Wayne Jenkins is set to become the sixth of eight indicted Baltimore police officers from the infamous Gun Trace Task Force to plead guilty to federal charges, though it’s unclear which ones.
An eighth Baltimore police officer has been indicted in this year’s infamous Gun Trace Task Force racketeering conspiracy, and prosecutors say this one was in charge of the entire team for several years.
As Maryland legislators mull government ethics reform bills before the General Assembly session draws to a close, a new poll shows residents from around the state and in Baltimore specifically are concerned about corruption.
Weeks after a pair of high-profile bribery and illicit campaign finance cases involving state officials, Governor Hogan has proposed a handful of measures to fight political corruption and boost government transparency.