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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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DNA May Link Rape Suspect To Md. Case

DNA evidence may link a man suspected in rape cases along the East Coast to another sexual assault in Maryland, and police there said they plan to file charges if lab tests confirm a match, authorities said Monday.

07/25/2011

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D.C. Officers To Use Web For Info On Georgetown Suspect

Police in the District of Columbia plan to start a website seeking tips and leads about a suspect whose DNA is linked to the 1998 killing of a young scientist in Georgetown and to a series of violent rapes in Montgomery County in the 1990s, investigators say.

07/05/2011

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Rockville Man Arrested In Attempted 2010 Rape

A Rockville man has been arrested on charges that he tried to rape a woman last fall.

06/24/2011

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Science Spat Over Discovery Of Unusual Bacteria

A scientific tiff went public Friday as the journal Science took the unusual step of publishing challenges to a report about a strange, arsenic-eating bacteria.

05/27/2011

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DNA Leads To Charges In 2004 Frederick Rape

Frederick police say they have charged a Hagerstown man with a 2004 rape based on a DNA sample he gave in Tennessee.

04/13/2011

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