A former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of fatally beating his ex-girlfriend asked an appeals court Wednesday for a new trial, arguing that he was denied his right to an attorney when one of his lawyers fell ill during his trial.
Facing a judge. A man who worked with children — accused of sex abuse inside the Fort Meade military base. He will appear in court Friday on charges he abused two boys.
A Howard County jury convicted a former Maryland School for the Deaf employee on two charges of sexually abusing young students under his supervision.
Jurors began deliberating Friday in a Maryland School for the Deaf child molestation case after the defendant, a former school aide, testified that the seven girls were lying.
A man granted a new trial after his conviction in a 1976 slaying was overturned has pleaded guilty to murder and was sentenced to time served.
A national advocacy group for the deaf said Tuesday it is developing guidelines for courtroom use of American Sign Language after a Maryland judge banned spectators from using ASL during trial proceedings.
A judge says a woman accused of splattering green paint at the Washington National Cathedral is incompetent to stand trial.
A former Maryland School for the Deaf dormitory aide accused of sexually abusing seven girls and asking three of them for nude pictures had been warned that hugging and texting students was inappropriate, a prosecutor said in her opening statement Tuesday.
Jury selection is beginning in Ellicott City for the trial of a former dormitory aide charged with sexually abusing seven students at the Maryland School for the Deaf in Columbia.
A man on trial in the slaying of Washington Redskins star safety Sean Taylor admitted to breaking into the NFL player’s home, kicking down the bedroom door and shooting Taylor, and drew a detailed diagram of the house, labeling himself as the shooter, according to a videotaped confession played for the jury Thursday.
Maryland’s new chief judge has set a deadline for the state’s highest court to issue decisions.
A Baltimore County jury convicts a city police officer who confused his simulation gun with his real gun and shot a colleague.