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Md. AG Files To Halt DNA Collection Decision

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.

05/01/2012

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Police Outraged By Court Ruling That Bars Them From Collecting DNA Samples

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.

04/28/2012

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Md. Police Halt Some DNA Collections After Ruling

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.

04/27/2012

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Man Convicted Of 2004 Md. Rape Based On DNA

A Hagerstown man has been convicted of a 2004 rape in Frederick based on a DNA sample he submitted in Tennessee.

03/29/2012

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‘CSI: Baltimore School For The Arts,’ Bio Science With A Twist

On Tuesday local students got a chance to test out their CSI skills at the Baltimore School for the Arts.

03/27/2012

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Montgomery Co. Police Make Arrest In 2007 Rape Inside Hotel

Police in Montgomery County say they’ve used DNA to arrest a suspect in a rape case from 2007.

02/28/2012

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Professor Asks Residents To Help Solve Mystery

Harvard University Professor Henry Louis “Skip” Gates Jr. is asking all residents of Allegany County who are of Irish descent to get their DNA tested to help solve a 150-year-old family mystery — who is Gates’ great-great grandfather?

02/06/2012

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Colo. Man Charged In 2000 Dundalk Slaying

Baltimore County Police say a Colorado man has been charged with a slaying in Dundalk in 2000.

01/20/2012

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Crucial DNA Evidence Presented In Skating Rink Rape Trial

DNA evidence is the focus in the trial of one man accused of gang-raping a girl at a popular Baltimore County roller skating rink.

01/05/2012

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Md. Duct-Tape Rapist Gets 85 Years For 1998 Attack

A man convicted of four sexual assaults in two states is headed for trial in Hagerstown for a 1998 rape near the western Maryland town of Smithsburg.

01/03/2012

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Authorities Try Anew To Solve 90s Rapes, Killing

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 of a young scientist in Georgetown in the 1990s.

12/14/2011

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DNA Links Stepfather To Gaithersburg Girl’s Killing

Twelve-year-old Jessica Nguyen was found stabbed to death inside her family’s townhouse on Raven Avenue. Montgomery County Police arrested David Rich Hang– Nguyen’s stepfather– for her murder.

10/20/2011

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