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Gold Medalist Michael Phelps Pleads Guilty To DUI

Michael Phelps–the most decorated Olympian–appears in a court room and enters a plea.

12/19/2014

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Jury Selection Continues For Man Accused Of Killing Phylicia Barnes

A new trial begins with a new judge, but the prosecution’s theory that Michael Johnson choked Phylicia Barnes after becoming sexually obsessed with her remains the same.

12/04/2014

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Md. Court: DNA Evidence At Trial Must Be Confirmed

Maryland’s highest court has ruled that criminal defendants cannot present evidence of DNA matches to other suspects at trial unless the results have been confirmed by more testing.

12/03/2014

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Man On Trial In Crash That Killed His 4-Year-Old Son

A man is on trial in Prince George’s County on a manslaughter charge in a car crash that killed his 4-year-old son.

12/01/2014

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Civil Trial Being Moved For Md. Doctor Accused Of Molesting Patient

The civil trial of a western Maryland doctor accused of molesting a female patient is being moved to another county to ensure an impartial jury.

11/25/2014

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Missing Hoggle Children’s Mom Deemed Incompetent

A Montgomery County woman whose children have been missing for more than two months is deemed incompetent to stand trial in their disappearance.

11/19/2014

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Jury Selection Begins In Trial For Remaining 8 Charged In Baltimore Jail Scandal

Jury selection began Monday in the racketeering case that rocked the Baltimore City jail. Last year, FBI investigators uncovered a drug smuggling operation that included not only members of the Black Guerilla Family gang but also correctional officers. Now the last eight of the defendants are heading to trial.

11/17/2014

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Md. Man Charged In Judge’s Kidnap Found Competent

A Maryland man charged with kidnapping and assaulting a Montgomery County judge with whom he was living has been found competent to stand trial.

11/17/2014

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Hearing On New Trial Begins In Chandra Levy Case

Lawyers for a man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy returned to court Wednesday as part of their pitch to a judge that he deserves a new trial because of what they say are problems with a key witness.

11/12/2014

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Md. Commission To Recommend Ending Pre-Trial Bonds

A Maryland commission is recommending the state stop requiring people accused of crimes to post bond as a condition of release before trial.

11/12/2014

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Trial Begins Over Secret Navy Silencer Contract

A trial in Alexandria may answer questions about a secret military contract for hundreds of untraceable rifle silencers that prosecutors say amounted to theft of government funds.

10/20/2014

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Trial To Begin In Teen’s Rape At High School In Md.

The trial of an 18-year-old Maryland man accused of raping a fellow student in a school hallway in May is set to begin Monday.

10/20/2014

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