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Stephen Pitcairn

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  • Mother of stabbed researcher testifies during murder trial

    Stephen Pitcairn got off the Bolt bus in Baltimore around 11 p.m. on July 25 last year, two days shy of his 24th birthday, and called his mother in Florida as he walked home from Penn Station, traveling north on St. Paul Street. "I always feel so safe...
  • Roommate testifies suspect confessed to robbing slain Hopkins researcher

    A roommate of a man charged with killing a Johns Hopkins researcher in Charles Village last summer testified Wednesday that moments after the attack the suspect said he "had robbed someone and that he had hurt him real bad." Tyrine Williams told jurors...
  • Downsizing Maryland's prisons

    Downsizing Maryland's prisons
    The United States contains just 5 percent of the world's population, yet its prisons house nearly a quarter of all the people incarcerated around the globe. We imprison our citizens at a greater rate than any other country; as a result, nearly 1 in...
  • Wagner guilty in slaying of Hopkins researcher

    Wagner guilty in slaying of Hopkins researcher
    After less than three hours of deliberation Wednesday, a Baltimore jury found John Alexander Wagner guilty of first-degree murder and armed robbery in the stabbing of Johns Hopkins researcher Stephen Pitcairn, who was attacked last year as he talked to...
  • Stephen Pitcairn's aunt thanks the citizens and officials of Baltimore

    As a member of Stephen Pitcairn's family I would like to publicly offer my gratitude to the citizens and officials of Baltimore. Over the course of the trial of John Wagner, the man found guilty of my nephew's robbery and murder, I was impressed with the...
  • The generous spirit of Stephen Pitcairn

    When you go to the trial of the man who sank a knife into your friend Stephen's heart as he walked home talking to his mother on his cell phone, you think you've already heard the worst. But during the next eight days of evidence and testimony, you...
  • Hearing postponed for woman who robbed Hopkins researcher

    A violation of probation hearing for Lavelva Princess Merritt, who pleaded guilty to robbery charges in connection with the stabbing death last year of a young Johns Hopkins researcher, was postponed Friday because she mistakenly wasn't transported from...
  • Remembering Stephen Pitcairn's life, death

  • Two lessons from the Stephen Pitcairn murder

    The gripping article on Stephen Pitcairn was a very insightful testimony on how the senseless murder of a brilliant person with infinite potential can devastate a supportive family ("For Pitcairn's family, a journey from happiness to grief," Oct. 1). The...
  • Rare shootings hit Charles Village, Lauraville

    A 22-year-old man was shot in the leg on St. Paul Street in Charles Village early Thursday, just 50 feet from where a Johns Hopkins University researcher was fatally stabbed in a robbery last year. Police said the shooting occurred during a robbery,...
  • Charles Village concerned about crime as burglaries and robberies rise

    Jill DiMaura said she has never felt safer in her Charles Village neighborhood than she has since a shooting last summer at 28th and Barclay streets. "The police have been like neighbors," DiMaura, 52, told local law enforcement officials and city...