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Stephen Pitcairn

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  • 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...
  • Pitcairn's killer sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years

    Pitcairn's killer sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years
    John Alexander Wagner was sentenced Friday to life in prison plus 20 years for the 2010 robbery and stabbing death of Stephen Pitcairn, a Johns Hopkins researcher whose murder led to a cry for change in Baltimore. "I am going to show you the same mercy...
  • Justice for Stephen Pitcairn

    Justice for Stephen Pitcairn
    There is no doubt John Wagner, the man convicted of murdering Johns Hopkins researcher Stephen Pitcairn in Baltimore last year, shouldn't have been on the streets that day. Mr. Wagner had a long history of violent crimes and should already have been...
  • City police arrest teen in slaying of church caretaker

    City police arrest teen in slaying of church caretaker
    A teenager was charged Thursday with fatally shooting a 70-year-old church caretaker during a struggle last year over a scooter, a crime that drew outrage not only among the victim's friends and family but from a city reeling from eight killings in a...
  • Woman who helped rob Pitcairn sentenced to 15 years

    Woman who helped rob Pitcairn sentenced to 15 years
    Lavelva Merritt, who helped rob a Johns Hopkins researcher last year as her boyfriend murdered him, was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday under a plea deal struck in May, though half the time was suspended, making her eligible for parole in roughly...
  • Fifteen years is not enough for accomplice in Pitcairn murder

    As completely disheartened and enraged as many of us still are over the senseless, tragic, brutal murder of Stephen Pitcairn last year, this week's article about Lavelva Merritt's trial ("Woman who helped rob Hopkins' Pitcairn sentenced to 15 years," Nov....
  • Wagner, convicted in Stephen Pitcairn killing, files appeal

    John Wagner, who was convicted of murder in the 2010 stabbing death of a Johns Hopkins researcher and sentenced to life in prison, has — as promised — filed appeals in his case. The 38-year-old refused to accept responsibility for the...
  • Latest senseless killing should stir action

    Latest senseless killing should stir action
    This is a sad, sad day for Baltimore. Your story about the utterly senseless, tragic killing of Peter Marvit ("Scientist gunned down in street," Sept. 19) brings us face to face with a reality we are often able to ignore. That reality is that there...
  • Baltimore researcher killing highlights issue of robberies

    Baltimore researcher killing highlights issue of robberies
    An apparent robbery last week claimed the life of a psychology researcher and supporter of Baltimore youth music education, again calling attention to the issue of robberies in the city. After aggravated assaults, robberies are the second-most-...
  • Baltimore's top prosecutor to try murder case

    After his first city prosecution resulted in a mixed outcome last year, with one defendant acquitted and two others convicted of minor offenses, Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein is set to try a murder case Monday. William Carr, 50, is...
  • Primary election: Bernstein for Baltimore City state's attorney

    Primary election: Bernstein for Baltimore City state's attorney
    In the Democratic primary race for Baltimore City State's Attorney this year, long-time prosecutor Patricia C. Jessamy is facing her first serious challenge in eight years from Gregg Bernstein, a former federal prosecutor in the Baltimore U.S. Attorney'...