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Man exonerated for ’04 murder after Innocence Project intervenes

A Baltimore man who served 13 years in prison for a murder he did not commit was released Tuesday after prosecutors asked for his conviction to be vacated and dropped the charges because of newly-discovered exonerating evidence. Lamar Johnson, 33, ...

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Md. court gives convicted killer chance to prove innocence in ’87 murder

A man convicted in the 1987 murder of a woman in her Easton kitchen will get another chance to prove his innocence. Maryland’s second-highest court said Wednesday that a trial judge must determine whether “newly discovered” evidence pointing to another ...

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