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Officer describes Huguely injuries at U.Va. murder trial

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A former University of Virginia lacrosse player accused of killing his ex-girlfriend had bruises and scrapes on his legs, arms and knuckles hours after her body was found, a police officer testified Monday. Patrolman Jeremy Carper testified ...

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Jury selection under way in murder trial of U.Va. lacrosse player

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Jury selection is under way in the trial of a University of Virginia lacrosse player accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, a player on the women’s lacrosse team. George Huguely V, of Chevy Chase, pleaded not guilty Monday ...

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Suspect in Frederick restaurant slaying sentenced in immigration case

The suspect in the slaying of a Frederick restaurant manager has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison for an immigration violation. Jose Mejia-Varela, 21, was sentenced in federal court in Baltimore on Wednesday. He was ordered ...

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Suit: Police ‘culture’ led to woman’s murder (access required)

Veronica Williams was stabbed to death by her husband in the middle of the day outside the courthouse where she had just gotten a protective order against him on Nov. 17, 2008. Even more shocking than the murder itself, allegations ...

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Defense lawyer: Yoga shop killing defendant ‘lost it’ after fight

ROCKVILLE — A woman killed her coworker inside an upscale yoga clothing shop when she “lost it” during an argument but did not plan the act and should not be convicted of first-degree murder, her lawyer argued Wednesday, countering prosecutors’ ...

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Trial delayed in slaying of mental patient in Jessup

ELLICOTT CITY — The trial for a man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital has been postponed until February after the defendant became ill. Jury selection was to begin Monday in Howard County Circuit Court ...

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Trial delayed in Jessup slaying of mental patient

ELLICOTT CITY — The trial for a man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital has been postponed after the defendant became ill. Jury selection was to begin Monday in Howard County Circuit Court for the ...

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