Attorneys for convicted sniper Lee Boyd Malvo are asking federal judges in Virginia and Maryland to vacate his 10 life sentences for the shootings that terrorized the Washington, D.C., area for three weeks in 2002.
A woman who received a mostly suspended sentence for child abuse after her infant daughter died has been sentenced to the full term after violating probation.
A judge has refused to reduce the sentence of a Potomac doctor convicted a decade ago of beating his wife to death with a rubber mallet.
A former Prince George’s County police officer who shot and killed a furniture delivery man is seeking a new trial and a reduction in his original sentence.
A Frederick man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for leading police on a car chase that injured two people.
A Montgomery County man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the killing of his 12-year-old stepdaughter.
For the first time in his tenure, Gov. Martin O’Malley commuted two life prison sentences on Thursday, for a then-14-year-old boy involved in a fatal robbery and a woman whose boyfriend killed a man she met in a bar.
A former employee of the D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue has been sentenced to spend two and a half years in prison after she pleaded guilty to stealing more than $400,000 in city money.
Justice for Yeardley Love. The man who killed the University of Virginia lacrosse player from Baltimore County will serve decades in prison.
An Army private accused of leaking classified material to the anti-secrecy website Wikileaks will be back in a military courtroom for an arraignment later this month.
Headed to prison. The wife of a former county executive will spend more than a year in jail for her role in trying to cover up her husband’s corruption.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office says a 31-year-old Washington man has been sentenced to more than 24 years in prison for attacks in 2008 against Maryland and Virginia taxi drivers who were working in the District of Columbia.