Baltimore County prosecutors say they are taking stock of available witnesses and evidence in a 20-year-old murder case after Maryland’s highest court overturned a former police officer’s conviction.
The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division says it won’t retry a former Maryland correctional officer on charges that stymied a federal jury in a prison brutality case.
A federal appeals court is rejecting a Frederick family’s quest for a new trial in the electronic stun gun death of their son.
Almost 40 years have passed since a Talbot County Circuit Court jury found Merle W. Unger Jr. guilty of first-degree felony murder in the December 1975 shooting of Hagerstown police officer Donald Kline.
More than 35 years after his initial conviction, a western Maryland man will have to wait another week to hear a judge’s verdict in a retrial of his December 1975 murder case.
A new trial for a man accused of killing a North Carolina teenager has been postponed.
Prosecutors in Baltimore have not decided whether to retry a Mexican man for a fourth time on murder charges for the near-beheadings of three young relatives.
In the case against twin brothers accused of setting a dog on fire, the lead detective tries to convince a jury he arrested the right suspects.
Animal abuse has long been a fact of life in many parts of Baltimore, but the sadistic torching of a young pit bull in 2009 shook the city into action.
Lawyers for a former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted in the beating death of his ex-girlfriend have asked a judge for a hearing on a motion to have the case retried.
A new trial is set for an Easton man who was convicted in 2006 of rape.