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BALTIMORE (AP) The jury is going back to its deliberations this morning in the theft trial of Baltiore Mayor Sheila Dixon. The jury has spent days deliberating in a case that prosecutors say involves Dixon's use of gift cards that were donated to needy families.

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) A Roman Catholic priest has been sentenced in Montgomery County to 10 years of probation after being convicted of a third-degree sex offense involving an altar boy. Aaron "A.J." Cote must register as a sex offender after his sentencing in circuit court.

BALTIMORE (AP) State prosecutors have dismissed charges of theft and misconduct in office against a Baltimore police officer Michael Sylvester. Meanwhile, authorities say Sylvester remains suspended while an internal affairs investigation continues.

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