On Friday, June 21, Prince George's County police charged John Ernest Walsh, 68, with first degree murder in connection with Watson's death after his DNA was matched with DNA taken from the blood-stained interior of Watson's car. Walsh has been incarcerated since 1989 when his parole for a kidnapping and rape almost two decades earlier was revoked. He is accused of killing Watson while he was on parole.
In the bowels of a building where a long-gone manufacturer once made silver, Johns Hopkins University cultivates fledgling firms. The FastForward business accelerator is a first for Hopkins, which will give it a public unveiling on Thursday.
Aiming to excite local seventh-grade girls about science, technology, engineering and mathematics, subject matter experts from the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center recently supported Project DREAM Work's Girls STEM Discovery Day at Harford Community College
Police departments around the country are collecting DNA in largely unregulated databases, The New York Times reported today, providing a broader look at a practice The Baltimore Sun revealed in Maryland earlier this year.
David Simon, the former Baltimore Sun crime reporter and creator of the television show The Wire, has weighed in reports of data collection efforts by the National Security Agency, asking, what's the fuss?Creator of The Wire describes 1980s data collection by Baltimore police in blog post
A Baltimore judge postponed the trial of a second man accused of nearly beheading three young relatives nine years ago until October so that lawyers have more time to prepare arguments on DNA evidence.
Even as the U.S Supreme Court reviews Maryland's law on police collection of DNA samples, many law enforcement agencies in the state are collecting and holding genetic material from murder victims and people never convicted of crimes.
The U.S. Supreme Court will take on Maryland's DNA law after being asked to decide whether the collection of samples from people arrested for certain crimes is a violation of their constitutional rights.
A judge is expected on Monday to hear arguments over whether a key witness can be extradited from Mexico to testify in a planned third trial of two men accused of slashing the throats of three children nine years ago.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over whether collecting DNA from individuals arrested, but not yet convicted, to link them to unsolved crimes violates the Fourth Amendment, in a case centered on a 2003 rape of a Salisbury woman.
A Baltimore jury convicted Alvin Ray Wright Sr. Tuesday of grabbing a 13-year-old girl just a block from her home, throwing her into the basement of a vacant East Baltimore building and repeatedly raping her.
Uncertainty over the economy contributed to a nearly 27 percent drop last year in venture capital funding for young companies in Maryland, Washington and Northern Virginia, the first decrease since 2009, according to new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers.
In an attempt to keep one of his signature initiatives alive, Gov. Martin O'Malley wants state lawmakers to re-authorize police to collect DNA samples from crime suspects before the current statute expires later this year.
A Laurel teen was indicted on armed robbery and assault charges after police matched his DNA to DNA found on a Dallas Cowboys hat left at the scene of a December 2011 armed robbery of a Columbia woman inside her home.
Gloria Jacobovitz, program director for the Howard County Economic Development Authority's Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, previously worked as a physicist. Research she did in 1987 was cited by Serge Haroche and David Wineland in their Nobel Prize for Physics-winning work.
Health organizations have spent millions in the developing world attacking a worldwide epidemic of anemia in pregnant women. This year, a team of undergraduates from Hopkins has invented a device that could help turn the problem on its head.
Maryland's controversial DNA law, which allows police to take samples of suspects' genetic material for possible matching to other crimes, will be reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court next year, the justices announced Friday.
The mother of one of the boys who killed Monae Turnage allegedly helped drag her body into an alley behind the home, then hid the gun used in the accidental shooting in the trunk of a police officer's car.
John Powers is on his third biotech company — and this is the one that he says he's most excited about. He's a minority investor in his latest venture, Baltimore BioWorks, which is taking an unusual tack in the biotechnology sector.