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Convicted Rapist Slain In Western Md. Prison

Authorities are investigating the slaying of a western Maryland prison inmate convicted of multiple rapes in Anne Arundel County.


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Calif. Prisoner Pleads Guilty To 3 Md. Rapes

A man in prison in California for several rapes has pleaded guilty to three unsolved rapes in Maryland, extending an already long sentence.


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Police: Man Accused Of East Coast Rapes Confessed

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.



Man Given 3 Life Sentences For 1970s Rapes

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.


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Lawyer For Alleged Serial Rapist Seeks Mental Exam

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.


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Outreach Campaign To Solve D.C.-Area Rapes, Killing

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.


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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.


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Suspect In East Coast Rapes Arraigned In Va.

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.


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Suspect In East Coast Rapes To Be Sent To Va.

A Connecticut judge has agreed to extradite a man suspected in rapes along the East Coast from Connecticut to Virginia.



Maryland Mirrors Nation’s Continuing Crime Decline

Maryland officials say the state’s drop in violent crime is mirroring a nationwide 6 percent drop in 2010 noted by the FBI.



Man Gets 40 Years For 2 Rapes In Canton Area

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.