| May 1, 2012
| 2:25 PM
Etan Patz, Madeleine McCann, Phylicia Barnes, Jaycee Dugard: four children who were declared missing and whose cases have had different outcomes so far. What knits their families together is that they all experienced loss, though of different types.
| May 2, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley signed more than 300 bills into law Wednesday, including measures hailed by environmentalists as providing new protections for the Chesapeake Bay.
Flanked by House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller,...
| May 3, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Frederick H. Bealefeld IIImade Baltimore safer. He ascended to the top job in the city's police department at a time when Baltimore was reeling from violence that threatened a return to the dark days of 300-plus murders a year. He immediately brought...
| May 5, 2012
| 4:25 AM
With Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III planning to leave the city in August, after having served 31 years on the force, and five as chief, we put together a time line of his tenure:
May 1981 — Bealefeld joins the city...
| May 8, 2012
| 12:20 PM
The death of Phylicia Barnes has been added to the city's murder total for 2011, officials said.
The move is merely an administrative issue, though it does bump up the city's first murder count under 200 since the 1970s. Phylicia went missing from...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Michael Maurice Johnson pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the asphyxiation death of 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes, his former girlfriend’s half-sister, as a dozen of the teen’s friends and family looked on, many wearing purple.
It was Phylicia&...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:16 AM
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...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 11:38 AM
A Baltimore Police Department homicide detective has been suspended amid allegations that he used his badge while off-duty to force his way into homes and search for his daughter who had run away, according to law enforcement authorities and sources.
| Apr 24, 2012
| 6:52 PM
A Baltimore police detective who was thrust into the national spotlight while leading the investigation into a teenager who disappeared has been suspended after authorities said he allegedly went on a rogue hunt for his own missing daughter.
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:30 AM
If the allegations prove true, Det. Daniel T. Nicholson IV's alleged rogue search for his own missing daughter is troublesome. Baltimore police are investigating whether he used his badge to enter homes as part of an unauthorized investigation.
| Apr 25, 2012
| 5:03 PM
The investigation of a Baltimore homicide detective, accused of conducting an unauthorized search at an apartment while looking for his missing teenage daughter, has broadened as authorities seek to determine whether other law enforcement resources were...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 7:16 AM
UPDATE: The Baltimore State's Attorney's Office said authorities will speak about the arrest at a 1 p.m. news conference at city police headquarters.
An arrest has been made in connection with the killing of Phylicia Barnes, the 16-year-old from North...