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  • Md. farmer gets life in prison for worker’s shooting death

    CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors say an Eastern Shore farmer has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a worker who disappeared in 2009. Dorchester County Circuit Court Judge Brett Wilson sentenced 67-year-old William…

  • GWU student convicted of murdering high school friend

    ROCKVILLE, Md. — A jury convicted 25-year-old Rahul Gupta of murdering his high school best friend in a case the judge called “serious and tragic.” A 13-person jury decided on a verdict in the love…

  • Arrest made in killing of 95-year-old Md. WWII veteran

    WASHINGTON – A resident of a Colesville retirement community has been charged with the murder of a 95-year-old veteran who lived in the same complex. Montgomery County police say that Eric S. Dyson, 60, of…

  • Waynesboro man sentenced for slaying of co-worker

    WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) — A Waynesboro man will spend more than 20 years in prison for the slaying of a co-worker. Boyd Wiseman was accused of fatally shooting 38-year-old Jeffrey S. Earhart of Staunton at…

  • DC man pleads guilty in fatal shooting of Howard student

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington, D.C. man has pleaded guilty in the Fourth of July shooting death of a Howard University student killed in a botched robbery attempt. Twenty-eight-year-old Rasdavid Lagarde pleaded guilty Wednesday to…

  • New clues in death of lawyer found in upscale D.C. hotel

    WASHINGTON — New details are emerging in the mysterious killing of a lawyer found dead in an upscale downtown D.C. hotel Feb. 9. A search warrant says David Messerschmitt was stabbed several times in the back. He…

  • Man dead, woman wounded in Cumberland double-stabbing

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A Cumberland man has been arrested in a double-stabbing that left one man dead and a woman in the hospital. The Cumberland Police Department says they responded to a Cumberland home…

  • Alexandria slayings suspect ordered hospitalized

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge has ordered a Virginia man charged with three murders in Alexandria to be hospitalized for a more complete mental evaluation. The judge says Charles Severance’s first evaluation did not…

  • Court won’t rehear ex-U.Va. lax man’s appeal in ex’s slaying

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Supreme Court of Virginia won’t be rehearing a former University of Virginia lacrosse player’s appeal in the killing of his former girlfriend. The court Thursday denied a December petition to…

  • Blacksburg man charged in death of 14-month-old boy

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Blacksburg man faces a second-degree murder charge stemming from the death of a 14-month-old boy. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says 33-year-old Curtis R. Goins initially was charged with aggravated…

  • Fight over Redskins ends in death, fiancée says

    WASHINGTON — A fight in a Chesapeake, Virginia, eatery that left one man dead Dec. 28 reportedly started over the Redskins-Cowboys game, according to the victim’s fiancée. Ronnie Cisko, 36, of Chesapeake is charged with…

  • Woman stabbed to death in Woodbridge

    WASHINGTON — A husband stabbed to death his 21-year-old wife in Woodbridge, Virginia, early on New Year’s Day, police say.  The murder  — the first of 2015 in Prince William County — occurred in a…

  • Man shot to death in Beltsville

    WASHINGTON — Prince George’s County police are investigating an early morning murder in Beltsville, Maryland. Police tweeted that they responded to the shooting death just before 2:30 a.m. Thursday. The man, who was pronounced dead…

  • D.C. man dead after Division Ave. shooting

    WASHINGTON — A 27-year-old Northeast D.C. man is dead after a shooting in the 600 block of Division Avenue, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. Police say the shooting of Gregory Brown occurred just before…

  • D.C. man wanted for murder in fatal NW shooting

    WASHINGTON — D.C. police officers are looking for Marvin W. Lopez, also known as Marvin Lopez Cabrera, who allegedly shot and killed a man in Northwest on Christmas Eve. According to police information, Yamalith Arroyo…