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  • No justice for Gina [Commentary]

    No justice for Gina [Commentary]
    As one of two former prosecutors in the 1995 murder trial of then-police Sgt. James Kulbicki ("Ex-Baltimore Police sergeant granted new trial in murder of mistress," Aug. 27), I was outraged and incredulous to learn that the Court of Appeals of Maryland has, for the second time, reversed the conviction of a man who was tied by overwhelming evidence to the senseless and brutal execution of an innocent, young woman more than 19 years ago. Two juries have already found that on January 9, 1993, Gina Nueslein, just 22 years old at the time, was shot in the head by Sgt. Kulbicki for daring to ask him to provide child support for their 18-month old son. Evidence showed the police veteran abducted Nueslein and, as she sat in his pick-up truck, placed the barrel of his gun against her head and pulled the trigger. He then drove to Gunpowder Falls State Park and unceremoniously dumped her body near the trash containers inside the park.
  • Court upholds shooter's conviction in murder-for-hire plot

    Court upholds shooter's conviction in murder-for-hire plot
    A man convicted in a 2010 fatal shooting at a Hess gas station in exchange for $9,000 argued unsuccessfully that he should get a new trial because the judge in his case had once been the target in a similar scheme. The Court of Special Appeals upheld...

    Judge warns privacy of DNA at stake after ruling

    Judge warns privacy of DNA at stake after ruling
    As the state's highest court upheld this week a Harford County rape conviction based on DNA collected from the arm of a police station chair, a veteran judge issued a stark warning about the consequences of the ruling. "The majority's approval of such...

    Sinclair Broadcast CEO embroiled in lease dispute with farmer

    Sinclair Broadcast CEO embroiled in lease dispute with farmer
    Alerted by a phone call one recent Sunday, Stephen Pieper drove his black pickup the few miles from his farm in White Hall to Monkton, where he arrived too late to stop a man from plowing under the corn on 95 acres of land he'd leased for decades....

    Head public defender calls for removal of judge who ordered electric shock of defendant

    Head public defender calls for removal of judge who ordered electric shock of defendant
    Charles County authorities are investigating an incident in which a retired Circuit Court judge ordered that a unruly defendant be given an electric shock during a court proceeding last month. Paul B. DeWolfe Jr., who heads the state Office of the Public...