Alford Plea

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‘Ruthless Killer’ Gets 85 Years in Murder of Md. Mom, Daughter

A man accused of killing five women in Prince George’s County and who was convicted on federal charges in a series of home invasions entered an Alford plea on Wednesday in the slayings of a nurse and her daughter.


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Hearing Set for 12-Year-Old Accused of Killing Toddler

A disposition hearing is set for a 12-year-old boy accused in the beating death of a 2-year-old foster child living with his family.