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  • County police will suspend collecting DNA evidence in some cases

    The Baltimore County Police Department announced Friday that, in the wake of a Maryland Court of Appeals opinion, it will discontinue collection of DNA samples at the time of arrest from suspects charged with certain violent crimes. But in a press...
  • WHAT JUST HAPPENED

    Maryland authorities have stopped collecting DNA samples from suspects arrested on violent crime and burglary charges after the state's highest court ruled the crime fighting tool that has helped solve dozens of cold cases unconstitutional. On Friday,...
  • Youths charged in killing of girl, 13, admit guilt

    Youths charged in killing of girl, 13, admit guilt
    Two city youths charged with fatally shooting a 13-year-old girl in the chest and then hiding her body under a pile of trash in an East Baltimore alley admitted to their respective roles in the killing Tuesday afternoon in juvenile court. A 13-year-old...
  • Rape cases dismissed by Baltimore police later found valid

    Rape cases dismissed by Baltimore police later found valid
    The young East Baltimore woman gave police a vivid description of her rape: A man snatched her off the street and used a pocketknife to force her into the darkness of Ellwood Park. Then the pregnancy test conducted during her medical examination came...
  • Judge decides DNA evidence to be admitted in Harris murder trial

    Judge decides DNA evidence to be admitted in Harris murder trial
    The trial against three men accused of murdering former Baltimore City Councilman Kenneth N. Harris will go forward with DNA and photographic evidence that defense attorneys tried vigorously to quash, a judge ruled Monday. The decision by retired...
  • DNA testing could solve condos' messy mystery

    DNA testing could solve condos' messy mystery
    Someone of the canine persuasion has been leaving his business all over the Scarlett Place condominiums near the Inner Harbor. And the condo board says the only way to find the culprit: mandated DNA tests for every dog in the building. "We pay all this...
  • New death penalty law, appeals delay trials in killing of correctional officer

    New death penalty law, appeals delay trials in killing of correctional officer
    In the past five years, since corrections officer David McGuinn was stabbed to death at the hulking House of Correction in Jessup, there have been major changes in Maryland's corrections system — new prisons built, new programs added and tighter...
  • DNA, Mladic and the science of justice in the former Yugoslavia

    DNA, Mladic and the science of justice in the former Yugoslavia
    Despite his efforts to stave off his long-overdue date with justice, indicted war criminal Ratko Mladic appeared before a panel of judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague on Friday. Soon he will stand trial for...
  • Students spend break at Summer Initiatives

    Students at Howard County's Summer Initiatives for Talent Development program think kids shouldn't spend their summers watching television or hanging out with friends when they can extract DNA from fruits and vegetables or debate whether schoolchildren...
  • In Bishop case, Maryland death penalty law gets first trial

    The man accused of fatally shooting a Towson gas station owner in a murder-for-hire scheme is due in court this week — the first trial under Maryland's revamped death penalty law, legal experts say. And the trial of Walter P. Bishop Jr.,...
  • Vatz: Death penalty opponents are disingenuous

    Vatz: Death penalty opponents are disingenuous
    What can one say in the argument over capital punishment that hasn't been said before? Perhaps only that the case is not one-sided and that both supporters and opponents typically play fast and loose with the evidence. Let us dispense, for now, with...
  • Baltimore police to develop faster DNA testing

    Baltimore police to develop faster DNA testing
    The Baltimore Police Department is taking part in a program to develop and test new technology that could significantly cut DNA analysis time. The National Institute of Justice is putting $1 million toward the project. Police will partner with...