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Court urged to reinstate mother’s convictions in co-sleeping death

ANNAPOLIS – The state urged Maryland’s top court Thursday to reinstate involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment convictions against a Baltimore mother who went to bed beside her infant and unintentionally killed the child by sleeping on her while passed-out drunk. ...

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Appeals court reverses manslaughter conviction in fatal overdose case

The Court of Special Appeals on Friday reversed an involuntary manslaughter conviction for a man who sold heroin to a friend who later overdosed, finding there was no evidence that the man knew the drugs were unusually dangerous. Nathan Johnson ...

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Ex-Army Ranger sentenced to time served in slaying

A former U.S. Army Ranger was sentenced to the eight and a half years he has served in prison after pleading no contest to charges of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment, bringing to a close a legal odyssey in which murder and manslaughter convictions were overturned on appeal.

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