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Jury still out in House of Correction death penalty case

After four full days of deliberation, the jury in the death penalty case against Lee E. Stephens remains undecided about whether he and another man killed a corrections officer in the former Maryland House of Correction. Cpl. David McGuinn was ...

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Deliberations to resume in Maryland death penalty trial

ANNAPOLIS — Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the death penalty trial of one of two prisoners accused in the stabbing death of a correctional officer. Deliberations are scheduled to resume Monday in Anne Arundel County in the trial ...

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Jurors get accused killer’s capital murder case

ANNAPOLIS — Depending on who was talking, the prosecution’s star witness in the death penalty case against Lee E. Stephens was either a courageous observer who faced the wrath of his fellow inmates or a brazen gangster who only came ...

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Man accused in slaying of law grad from Laurel to face death penalty

MACON, Ga. — Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a man charged with murder in the death of a Mercer University law school graduate. Prosecutors formally notified Stephen McDaniel at a hearing in Macon on Wednesday. He is set ...

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Top 5: ‘The petition having been improvidently granted’

The Court of Appeals deciding over a weekend not to rule on a case it heard and Gregg Bernstein looking back on his first year as Baltimore City’s top prosecutor are among the most-read legal affairs stories of the week. ...

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Army officer recommends trial in WikiLeaks case

WASHINGTON — An Army officer recommended a general court-martial Thursday for a low-ranking intelligence analyst charged with causing the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history. Lt. Col. Paul Almanza’s recommendation to try Pfc. Bradley Manning on all 22 ...

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Jury hears opening statements in trial over guard’s stabbing

Opening statements in the death penalty case against Lee E. Stephens started Wednesday morning in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, laying the groundwork for a trial that is expected to last six weeks. As a group, the 12 jurors and ...

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