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Archived coverage of the shootings in Montgomery and Prince George's counties, Washington, D.C., and Virginia.

Little more than a year after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, an unknown enemy was again menacing the capital region. Sidewalks emptied; residents holed up in their homes. Those with unavoidable commitments ducked their heads as they scurried from house to car, from car to destination, and back again.

Little more than a year after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, an unknown enemy was again menacing the capital region. Sidewalks emptied; residents holed up in their homes. Those with unavoidable commitments ducked their heads as they scurried from house to car, from car to destination, and back again

A stoically defiant John Allen Muhammad, the sniper who terrified the Washington area in 2002 as he orchestrated 10 fatal and seemingly random shootings, was executed Tuesday night by injection in Virginia's death chamber.

Over three terrifying weeks in October 2002, John Allen Muhammad, the so-called Beltway Sniper fatally shot 10 people in the Washington region, ratcheting up anxiety levels all the way from Baltimore to Richmond.

The prosecutors of snipers and John Allen Muhammad say they oppose allowing Malvo to serve his life sentence in a federal prison as part of any far-reaching

CHESAPEAKE, Va. -- Unable to distinguish between right and wrong, Lee Boyd Malvo met the standard for being legally insane when he participated in last year's

Police found this letter Oct. 19 near a Ponderosa restaurant where a 37-year-old Florida man was shot in the abdomen.

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