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Top court overturns double-murder conviction (access required)

A man serving a life sentence plus 170 years for two Baltimore murders will get a new trial after Maryland’s top court unanimously ruled Tuesday that his attorney was improperly denied a chance to cross examine a key prosecution witness.

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W.Va. man gets life sentence in Md. for murder of ex-girlfriend

HAGERSTOWN — A West Virginia man has been sentenced in Hagerstown to life in prison for murdering his former girlfriend. Forty-four-year-old Randy McPeak of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., was sentenced Tuesday. A prosecutor says McPeak must serve at least 15 years ...

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Life sentence sought in Bethesda yoga shop killing

ROCKVILLE — Prosecutors in Montgomery County plan to seek a sentence of life without parole if a woman charged with killing a co-worker at an upscale yoga clothing shop is convicted of first-degree murder. Brittany Norwood is awaiting trial in ...

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Defense wants military recruiting center bomb plot charges dismissed

Attorneys for a Baltimore man accused of plotting to bomb a military recruiting center want the charges dismissed because the government did not record some of his early meetings with an informant that they say could show he was coerced. ...

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