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Trial postponed for man accused of killing Phylicia Barnes

The trial of a man accused of first-degree murder in the 2010 death of a North Carolina teenager has been postponed. Both prosecution and defense lawyers requested the postponement Monday, saying thousands of pages of evidence must be sorted through ...

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Murder suspect declines deal offered by state’s attorney

Prosecuting his first murder case since taking office, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein started by offering on the record a plea bargain with William D. Carr, accused of first-degree murder, that included a life sentence with all but ...

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Continuing conversation voids first-degree murder conviction

Maryland’s top court has overturned a first-degree murder conviction because a sheriff’s lieutenant kept talking to the suspect after he said he wanted a lawyer. The lieutenant continued to talk to Charles Robert Phillips for five to 10 minutes, telling ...

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Murder trial of ex-U.Va. lax player delayed again

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The judge in the murder trial of George Huguely V and opposing attorneys have left a Charlottesville courtroom on the eve of what could be the most momentous day in the two-week trial. Twenty-four-year-old Huguely of Chevy ...

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Attorney’s illness halts trial of ex-U.Va. lacrosse player for a day

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A former University of Virginia lacrosse player’s murder trial was postponed until Friday because one of his attorneys was ill. George Huguely, 24, is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of his sometimes girlfriend and fellow ...

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