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Archived coverage: Sniper shootings

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

  • Victims' relatives share pain of trial, joy of verdict

    As the first guilty verdict was read in a Montgomery County courtroom yesterday, Oladell Martin covered her mouth and nose with her hands. Tipped with long orange fingernails, they shook as the next guilty verdict was announced. Seeming to blink back tears, she lowered her hands to her lap. Vickie...

  • Guilty verdict in sniper rampage

    Malvo's testimony key for jurors who convict Muhammad of killing six in Md.

  • More trials hinge on Va. permission

    No other states have begun process to get custody of Muhammad, Malvo

  • Sniper jury to debate

    A Maryland jury was expected to begin deliberations today in John Allen Muhammad's second sniper trial, after jurors saw four weeks of evidence against him and heard Muhammad's claims that he was framed. In closing statements Friday, prosecutors said Muhammad carefully planned and carried out the...

  • What we fear probably won't hurt us

    In providing the first inside account of the sniper shootings, Lee Boyd Malvo offered a graphic reminder of why the region was gripped by fear for three weeks in October 2002. The killings were random, senseless, horrific. They were meant to scare us, and they worked. Baltimore, Malvo testified...

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