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Campaign seeks clues for cold cases

WASHINGTON — Local and federal authorities on Thursday will solicit the public’s help in catching a man who they say is linked by DNA and other clues to a series of sexual assaults in Montgomery County and to the killing ...

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Supreme Court revisits confrontation rights

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned the testimony of a DNA expert that helped convict a man of rape, the latest high court case to focus on the meaning of the constitutional requirement that defendants be able to ...

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‘CSI effect’ instruction faulted again

Maryland’s top court on Tuesday unanimously overturned a man’s conviction for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in Salisbury, saying he was denied a fair trial because the judge told the jury that prosecutors did not need scientific evidence to prove ...

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Gaithersburg man gets another 30 days in Aruba tourist case

ORANJESTAD, Aruba — A U.S. businessman who has been jailed in Aruba for nearly three months as a suspect in the death of his traveling companion must remain in custody for at least 30 more days to give investigators more ...

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Death penalty not ruled out in Maryland slain mom case

ROCKVILLE — The top prosecutor in Montgomery County said Wednesday his office may consider pursuing the death penalty against a man who is charged with killing his estranged wife and is suspected in the death of his stepson. “It’s something ...

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