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Phylicia Barnes

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  • Phylicia Barnes detective acquitted of 2 counts

    Phylicia Barnes detective acquitted of 2 counts
    A veteran city police detective was acquitted Thursday of burglary and assault charges stemming from his search for his daughter. A Baltimore jury deadlocked on another assault charge. Detective Daniel T. Nicholson IV, a 19-year veteran who was the...
  • Tyrone West autopsy report completed, but results withheld

    Tyrone West autopsy report completed, but results withheld
    The state medical examiner's office says the autopsy report for Tyrone West, who died in police custody during a traffic stop in July, has been completed after more than four months of investigation.  But results can't be shared as the criminal...
  • Case of Phylicia Barnes detective heads to trial

    Case of Phylicia Barnes detective heads to trial
    Prosecutors said Friday they intend to explore the tempestuous relationship between the lead detective in the Phylicia Barnes case and his daughter when his trial on assault and burglary charges begins next week. The detective, Daniel T. Nicholson IV, is...
  • Defense attorney announces state's attorney candidacy

    Defense attorney announces state's attorney candidacy
    Defense attorney Russell A. Neverdon Sr. announced his candidacy for Baltimore state's attorney Wednesday, promising as the city's top prosecutor to renew efforts to lock up violent criminals. Kicking off his challenge to incumbent Gregg L. Bernstein,...
  • Gag orders can do more harm than good

    Gag orders can do more harm than good
    The gag order issued in the recent malpractice trial against cardiologist Mark Midei didn't prevent media from dredging up the disgraced doctor's past, from describing how he lost his medical license or how he has been sued by hundreds of former...
  • Johnson to get new trial in killing of Phylicia Barnes

    Johnson to get new trial in killing of Phylicia Barnes
    A Baltimore judge threw out the murder conviction of a man who was to be sentenced Wednesday in the killing of 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes, saying prosecutors withheld information about a key witness from defense attorneys. The second-degree murder...
  • Fresh questions about key Barnes murder witness

    Fresh questions about key Barnes murder witness
    Lawyers for the man convicted of killing Phylicia Barnes are again seeking to undermine the credibility of a small-time criminal who provided key state testimony in his trial, citing a letter from Montgomery County prosecutors detailing James McCray's...
  • Michael Johnson found guilty in killing of Phylicia Barnes

    Michael Johnson found guilty in killing of Phylicia Barnes
    A Baltimore jury found Michael Maurice Johnson guilty of second-degree murder in the 2010 death of 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes, agreeing with prosecutors that the last known person to see the North Carolina teen alive was also her killer. Johnson...
  • Phylicia Barnes sex tape may be played publicly at murder trial

    Phylicia Barnes sex tape may be played publicly at murder trial
    If Baltimore prosecutors want to show jurors a video of teenage murder victim Phylicia Barnes and the man accused of killing her engaged in "sexual relations," they must do so in open court, a city judge has ruled. The ruling, which denied a prosecution...
  • Defense claims man saw Phylicia Barnes alive in Cecil Co.

    Defense claims man saw Phylicia Barnes alive in Cecil Co.
    Defense attorneys for the man accused of murdering Phylicia Barnes have filed motions claiming to have a witness who saw the teen alive in Cecil County and attacking the credibility of the lead police detective who investigated the case. In a motion...
  • Trial postponed for city man charged in death of North Carolina teen

    Trial postponed for city man charged in death of North Carolina teen
    The trial of Michael Maurice Johnson, who’s charged with murdering North Carolina teen Phylicia Barnes, was rescheduled for early next year at the request of prosecutors and defense attorneys, who told a Baltimore judge Monday that they’re...
  • Retrial in death of Phylicia Barnes is postponed until October

    Retrial in death of Phylicia Barnes is postponed until October
    A retrial of the man accused of killing Phylicia Barnes has been put off until October, as defense attorneys and prosecutors asked Tuesday for more time to prepare in the case of the teen who went missing while visiting family in Baltimore. A jury...