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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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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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Jury selection starts in Hagerstown addict’s murder trial

HAGERSTOWN — Jury selection has begun in Hagerstown for the first-degree murder trial of a schizophrenic drug addict charged with killing his 22-year-old neighbor. Darrol Sands’ lawyer said at the start of the proceeding Tuesday that his client pleads not ...

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