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Feds seek to limit jury information in Edwards case

RALEIGH, N.C. — Prosecutors have asked a federal judge in North Carolina to bar those in the upcoming trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards from mentioning his poor health because of concern it could create sympathy among jurors. Edwards’ ...

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Memorials mark 1 year since Phylicia Barnes’ disappearance

Friends and family in Maryland and North Carolina are marking one year since the disappearance of a teen who was later found dead. Sixteen-year-old Phylicia Barnes of Monroe, N.C., disappeared from a relative’s apartment in Baltimore on Dec. 28, 2010. ...

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Police: Progress made in probe of Phylicia Barnes’ death

Maryland State Police say they’ve made progress in the investigation of the killing of a North Carolina teen who went missing while visiting Baltimore. But police said Wednesday, nearly one year after Phylicia Barnes’ disappearance, that they can’t reveal details ...

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Opinions – U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals

Criminal Procedure Sentence enhancements BOTTOM LINE: Defendant’s prior North Carolina convictions for taking of indecent liberties with a child were not “violent felonies,” for purposes of eligibility for sentencing enhancement under Armed Career Criminal Act, where each charging document alleged ...

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