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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan arrives at Baltimore City Detention Center, July 30, 2015, to announce his plan to immediately shut down the jail. (Photo by Patrick Semansky/AP)

GOP governor: Shut it down

Maryland's governor announced plans Thursday to immediately shut down Baltimore's state-run jail, where inmates and guards ran a criminal conspiracy inside vermin-infested, 19th-century walls and thwarted decades of attempted reforms.Republican Gov. Larry Hogan said the state would save $10 million to $15 million a year by closing the...

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