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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

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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