| 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...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:53 PM
ANNAPOLIS - The 2012 General Assembly session closed without an agreement between the House of Delegates and the Senate on an operating budget for the state. Many other bills passed or failed during the 90-day session.
Budget and Casino Gambling
| 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&...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Everyone who has ever tuned into a cable channel has heard the names Natalee Holloway and Laci Peterson. Show hosts like Nancy Grace have used their TV pulpits to chronicle the disappearance of such white, female victims night after night.
But what about...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 8:13 AM
Next week will mark one year since North Carolina teenager Phylicia Barnes, later found dead in the Susquehanna River, disappeared while visiting relatives in Baltimore for the holidays, and the anniversary is triggering renewed interest.
| Dec 28, 2011
| 5:48 AM
Family and friends are having a vigil tonight for Phylicia Barnes, the North Carolina teenager who went missing a year ago today, and whose killing remains unsolved. Her body was found in April in the Susquehanna River.
The vigil is scheduled for 7 p.m....
| Dec 28, 2011
| 5:41 PM
As relatives marked the one-year anniversary of the disappearance of Phylicia Barnes, the attorney for a Baltimore man questioned in the case claims that police have no leads and have wasted time on a dead end.
"It's not progressing," said Russell...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Fast cars zipped around downtown Baltimore streets and, it turns out, the race promoters' financial messes. A robocall that urged voters to relax and stay home led jurors to a vote of their own: guilty of election fraud. We bade farewell to an iconic...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:29 AM
Today's forecast calls for increasing clouds and a high temperature around 44 degrees. The low temperature is expected to be around 30 degrees with partly cloudy skies tonight.
Here are today's morning traffic issues.
FROM LAST NIGHT.....
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:42 AM
Arrests were made in connection with the bomb threats called into five different Harford County schools. Police arrested and charged two girls from Bel Air, a 14 and a 15-year-old and a 14-year-old Forest Hill girl with making the threats. All three girls...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 1:51 PM
UPDATE: The Baltimore Sun can confirm that the body found yesterday has been determined to be that of Phylicia Barnes, according to two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation.
Two bodies were pulled from the...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 3:22 PM
BALTIMORE, MD -- A Baltimore man has been indicted on a charge of first degree murder in the death of Phylicia Barnes, a North Carolina teen who disappeared in Baltimore in 2010, authorities said.
Charges against Michael Johnson, the ex-boyfriend of...