Authorities are investigating the slaying of a western Maryland prison inmate convicted of multiple rapes in Anne Arundel County.
A man in prison in California for several rapes has pleaded guilty to three unsolved rapes in Maryland, extending an already long sentence.
The man accused by prosecutors as the East Coast Rapist confessed to police after his arrest that he raped two teenage trick-or-treaters in Virginia in 2009, but only after complaining that a police sketch that was plastered across the Mid-Atlantic failed to accurately portray him, according to court testimony Thursday.
A convicted rapist was sentenced to three additional life terms, two of them to be served consecutively, for rapes he committed in Maryland in the 1970s.
A preliminary hearing for the man accused by prosecutors as the East Coast Rapist has been postponed after his lawyer requested a court-ordered mental evaluation of his client.
The FBI has launched a website to draw attention to a series of unsolved rapes and a murder in the Washington area that investigators believe are related.
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.
A Connecticut man who police believe is responsible for a series of sexual assaults on the East Coast has been arraigned in Virginia on charges of raping two teenage trick-or-treaters on Halloween in 2009.
A Connecticut judge has agreed to extradite a man suspected in rapes along the East Coast from Connecticut to Virginia.
Maryland officials say the state’s drop in violent crime is mirroring a nationwide 6 percent drop in 2010 noted by the FBI.
A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge has sentenced a Virginia man to 40 years in prison for raping two women in the city’s Canton area.