A temporary ruling from the Supreme Court allows police officers to continue collecting DNA samples from suspected criminals. But that decision may be overturned soon.
Baltimore County’s police chief has directed officers to resume DNA sample collections from people charged with crimes of violence.
Maryland State Police are charging a Delaware man with murder in the death of a church worker whose body was found in an embankment in Worcester County three weeks ago.
Montgomery County police say a Texas prisoner has been arrested in a 2003 sexual assault in Silver Spring.
A 52-year-old Washington, D.C.-area man is charged in an alleged 2004 indecent assault on a then-23-year-old woman on a Boston subway.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History is developing its first major exhibit on the human genome with a $3 million pledge from the philanthropic foundation of Life Technologies Corp.
The Maryland Court of Appeals won’t reconsider a ruling that effectively barred police from collecting DNA samples from people arrested on charges of committing a violent crime or attempting to commit one.
A Hagerstown man convicted of a 2004 rape in Frederick based on a DNA sample he submitted in Tennessee has
been sentenced to life in prison.
The mother of a 13-year-old Baltimore boy who admitted to accidentally shooting a girl with a rifle is herself under investigation.
Maryland’s attorney general wants to keep a state law that allows police to collect DNA from people charged with a violent crime, burglary or attempts to commit those crimes.
A major court decision could change the way police catch criminals in Maryland. It’s a ruling that’s sparking outrage among public safety officials.
Maryland State Police are halting the collection of DNA samples from people charged with certain violent offenses after a ruling by the state’s highest court earlier this week.