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Trial begins for Baltimore man charged in death of N.C. teen

The judge overseeing the murder trial of Michael Maurice Johnson, the accused killer of North Carolina teenager Phylicia Barnes, decided Tuesday to ban witnesses from the courtroom when they are not testifying and, for now, prevent prosecutors from introducing a key piece of evidence.

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Trial postponed for man accused of killing Phylicia Barnes

The trial of a man accused of first-degree murder in the 2010 death of a North Carolina teenager has been postponed. Both prosecution and defense lawyers requested the postponement Monday, saying thousands of pages of evidence must be sorted through ...

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O’Malley signs environmental bills, Phylicia’s Law

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has put his signature on 294 bills passed by the legislature this year. O’Malley signed the bills, which included his initiatives to increase the state’s so-called flush tax and limit where new septic systems ...

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A look at bills passed by the Md. General Assembly

ANNAPOLIS — A glance at some measures approved by the Maryland General Assembly so far: SEPTIC SYSTEM LIMITATIONS The legislature passed a watered-down version of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to limit where new residential septic systems can be located, especially ...

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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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