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Phylicia Barnes

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  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    WEATHER: Sunny, with highs in lower 50s. Tonight is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low around 37. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS O'Malley likely to introduce gun control legislation: Gov. Martin O'...
  • City killings up to 217 as gun violence falls

    City killings up to 217 as gun violence falls
    Baltimore was unable in 2012 to sustain a significant milestone — the first drop below 200 homicides in a generation — but officials see reasons to remain optimistic that declines will resume. As the Police Department's leadership changed,...
  • Guardian Angels help slain Navy vet's family search for killer

    Guardian Angels help slain Navy vet's family search for killer
    Naval Petty Officer Alonzo M. Gladden Jr. had been back home for only four hours last October when an unknown person opened fire on him — killing him shortly after he dropped off his grandmother in South Baltimore. Months later, his killing...
  • Lead detective in Barnes case charged in 2012 incident

    Lead detective in Barnes case charged in 2012 incident
    Baltimore’s lead detective in the high-profile disappearance of North Carolina teenager Phylicia Barnes was charged Monday with committing assault and burglary during a frantic search last year for his own daughter. Detective Daniel T. Nicholson...
  • Tearful Deena Barnes describes day Phylicia went missing

    Tearful Deena Barnes describes day Phylicia went missing
    The older sister of Phylicia Barnes tearfully said Monday she had allowed her teenage sister to drift too close to the man now accused of murdering her, testifying in the trial of Michael Maurice Johnson that the then-26-year-old's unnerving conduct one...
  • Release of Anderson autopsy report causes concern

    Release of Anderson autopsy report causes concern
    In today's story about the police custody death of Anthony Anderson, there's a reference to some police and prosecutors being irked about the release of Anderson's autopsy report to his family. At least one reader on Twitter wanted to know more about...
  • Defense asks for new trial in Phylicia Barnes murder

    Defense asks for new trial in Phylicia Barnes murder
    Attorneys for the man convicted of killing 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes have asked a judge for a new trial, arguing that prosecutors made improper statements to the jury and withheld information. Michael Maurice Johnson was convicted this month of second-...
  • Barnes' family says verdict boosts efforts to spur better investigations

    Barnes' family says verdict boosts efforts to spur better investigations
    When Phylicia Barnes' disappearance drew national attention two years ago, it prompted calls for stronger response to reports of missing children — particularly minorities. Some who made those pleas said Wednesday that Michael Maurice Johnson's...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Six months later, Phylicia Barnes' family rallies for answers

    Six months later, Phylicia Barnes' family rallies for answers
    In the hours, then days, after her teenage sister went missing during a Christmas visit, Deena Barnes remembers the gripping panic that took over — staying up for two days straight, on the edge of the couch, waiting to catch a glimpse of 16-year-old...
  • Body of man found in park identified

    The body of a man found in Patapsco State Park in April was identified Monday through his knee replacements, according to Maryland State Police. State medical examiner ruled John H. Hagegeorge, died of natural causes and exposure but they could not...