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Phylicia Barnes

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  • The lost and the left behind

    The lost and the left behind
    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. Etan...
  • O'Malley signs environment, social media bills

    O'Malley signs environment, social media bills
    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,...
  • Bealefeld's legacy

    Bealefeld's legacy
    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...
  • Time line of Police Commissioner Bealefeld's career

    Time line of Police Commissioner Bealefeld's career
    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...
  • Phylicia Barnes' death added to city's 2011 murder count

    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...
  • Baltimore man pleads not guilty to Phylicia Barnes' murder

    Baltimore man pleads not guilty to Phylicia Barnes' murder
    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&...
  • 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...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high temperature near 60 degrees. Breezy conditions are expected. Tonight is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low temperature around 43 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic map for this morning's...
  • Secrecy surrounds Barnes case and arrest; defense lawyer says client was hit by officers

    Secrecy surrounds Barnes case and arrest; defense lawyer says client was hit by officers
    The defense attorney for 28-year-old Michael Johnson, charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Phylicia Barnes, told reporters on Thursday that his client had been struck and kicked during his arrest. He disputed a statement from the city's...
  • Phylicia Barnes' brother wants to become city cop

    Phylicia Barnes' brother wants to become city cop
    When police and prosecutors gathered in a cramped media room on the ground floor of the Police Department's Fayette Street headquarters to finally announce an arrest in the killing of Phylicia Barnes, the victim's half-brother merely rode down an elevator...
  • Details in Phylicia Barnes murder emerge at hearing

    Details in Phylicia Barnes murder emerge at hearing
    Prosecutors alleged Friday that the 28-year-old man charged with murdering Phylicia Barnes asphyxiated the teenager in her sister's Northwest Baltimore apartment, and then moved her body using a 35-gallon plastic tub. Michael Maurice Johnson, the ex-...
  • 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...