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$12,000 reward offered in slaying of Laurel native

MACON, Ga. — Authorities in Macon are offering a reward of $12,000 for information leading to an arrest in the slaying of a recent law-school graduate whose dismembered body was found outside her apartment building. Macon Police Chief Mike Burns ...

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Murder conviction overturned due to ‘Miranda’ violations (access required)

A murder suspect’s request that he not talk to police anymore until he spoke with a lawyer was an unambiguous invocation of his right to counsel, the state’s top court ruled Tuesday. The Court of Appeals granted Warren Lee Ballard ...

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CSA: Grieving dad can sue state for bridge-safety decisions (access required)

The father of a 12-year-old girl killed in a 2001 car accident can sue the state for failing to install a median barrier on the Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge between Havre de Grace and Perryville, an appeals court has ...

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Accused officer’s lawyers ask judge to decide murder case

After spending most of Tuesday deciding what evidence could be part of the first-degree murder trial of Baltimore police officer Gahiji Tshamba, Judge Edward R.K. Hargadon learned that he, not a jury, would also be deciding the ultimate evidentiary question: ...

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Court: Navy not liable for N.J. sailor killed in ‘07

NEWARK, N.J. — A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the government doesn’t have to pay the family of a New Jersey sailor killed in a training exercise, even though a lower court found the Navy 80 percent responsible for ...

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Trial of Michael Jackson doctor delayed until September

The long-awaited trial of the doctor charged in Michael Jackson’s drug death was delayed Monday for four months, with a judge saying defense lawyers needed additional preparation time to effectively represent their client. Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor said he ...

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