Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: wheaton

Suspect’s uncle is focus of investigation into 1975 slayings (access required)

WASHINGTON — A day after charges were announced in the 40-year-old kidnapping and slayings of two sisters from Maryland, investigators are turning their attention to the suspect’s uncle and others they say were involved in the crime and subsequent cover-up. ...

Read More »

Murder charges in case of Md. sisters missing since 1975 (access required)

WHEATON — Forty years after two young sisters vanished from a suburban Maryland mall, an imprisoned sex offender has been charged with murder, authorities said Wednesday, bringing some clarity to a baffling case that made parents afraid to let their ...

Read More »

‘Jewish Indiana Jones’ admits to Torah fraud, gets more than 5 years

NEW YORK — A Jewish charity co-founder who claimed he traveled the world as a “Jewish Indiana Jones” to rescue Torahs has pleaded guilty to fraud charges, saying he lied when he claimed he had personally obtained vintage Torah scrolls ...

Read More »

Default rate on college loans in Maryland rises to 7.8%

COLLEGE PARK — The percentage of college students in Maryland who defaulted on their federal student loans increased last year, as a tough job market for new grads put pressure on student borrowers. The percentage of borrowers in the state ...

Read More »