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Stephen Pitcairn

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  • Hearing postponed for woman who robbed Hopkins researcher

    A violation of probation hearing for Lavelva Princess Merritt, who pleaded guilty to robbery charges in connection with the stabbing death last year of a young Johns Hopkins researcher, was postponed Friday because she mistakenly wasn't transported from...
  • Remembering Stephen Pitcairn's life, death

  • Two lessons from the Stephen Pitcairn murder

    The gripping article on Stephen Pitcairn was a very insightful testimony on how the senseless murder of a brilliant person with infinite potential can devastate a supportive family ("For Pitcairn's family, a journey from happiness to grief," Oct. 1). The...
  • Rare shootings hit Charles Village, Lauraville

    A 22-year-old man was shot in the leg on St. Paul Street in Charles Village early Thursday, just 50 feet from where a Johns Hopkins University researcher was fatally stabbed in a robbery last year. Police said the shooting occurred during a robbery,...
  • Hearing postponed for woman accused in researcher's death

    Baltimore prosecutors delayed a violation-of-probation hearing Wednesday for Lavelva Merritt, who was charged with murder in the stabbing death of a Johns Hopkins University researcher last year but pleaded guilty only to robbery-related crimes in May...
  • Huguely jurors to decide between levels of homicide during deliberation

    Huguely jurors to decide between levels of homicide during deliberation
    Though George Huguely V is charged with premeditated murder in the 2010 death of his University of Virginia girlfriend, Yeardley Love, attorneys following the case say it's unlikely that the jury will find he intended to kill her when members begin...
  • Baltimore's top prosecutor to try murder case

    After his first city prosecution resulted in a mixed outcome last year, with one defendant acquitted and two others convicted of minor offenses, Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein is set to try a murder case Monday. William Carr, 50, is...
  • Charles Village concerned about crime as burglaries and robberies rise

    Jill DiMaura said she has never felt safer in her Charles Village neighborhood than she has since a shooting last summer at 28th and Barclay streets. "The police have been like neighbors," DiMaura, 52, told local law enforcement officials and city...
  • Pitcairn's killer sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years

    Pitcairn's killer sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years
    John Alexander Wagner was sentenced Friday to life in prison plus 20 years for the 2010 robbery and stabbing death of Stephen Pitcairn, a Johns Hopkins researcher whose murder led to a cry for change in Baltimore. "I am going to show you the same mercy...
  • Justice for Stephen Pitcairn

    Justice for Stephen Pitcairn
    There is no doubt John Wagner, the man convicted of murdering Johns Hopkins researcher Stephen Pitcairn in Baltimore last year, shouldn't have been on the streets that day. Mr. Wagner had a long history of violent crimes and should already have been...
  • City police arrest teen in slaying of church caretaker

    City police arrest teen in slaying of church caretaker
    A teenager was charged Thursday with fatally shooting a 70-year-old church caretaker during a struggle last year over a scooter, a crime that drew outrage not only among the victim's friends and family but from a city reeling from eight killings in a...
  • Woman who helped rob Pitcairn sentenced to 15 years

    Woman who helped rob Pitcairn sentenced to 15 years
    Lavelva Merritt, who helped rob a Johns Hopkins researcher last year as her boyfriend murdered him, was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday under a plea deal struck in May, though half the time was suspended, making her eligible for parole in roughly...