The trial of a German man charged with killing his elderly socialite wife remains on target to start early next month, a judge said Thursday, after hearing from a doctor and lawyers in the case.
A judge says a woman accused of splattering green paint at the Washington National Cathedral is incompetent to stand trial.
Jury selection has begun in Ellicott City for the trial of a former Maryland School for the Deaf dormitory aide charged with sexually abusing seven female students in Columbia.
A Prince George’s County jury will soon deliberate the fate of a man charged with killing a northern Virginia community activist.
When President Barack Obama addressed the death of Trayvon Martin last year, he did so passionately, declaring that if he had a son, he would look like the slain teen. His commentary marked a rare public reflection on race from the nation’s first black president.
The court-marshal of an Army private who sent troves of classified documents to WikiLeaks is turning to information gathered from Guantanamo Bay detainees.
Lawyers for the man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy say his prosecution was “predicated on a lie,” and they intend to file a motion for a new trial.
The second round of pretrial hearings in the Sept. 11 case sputtered to a close Thursday with the judge ordering the government to remove censorship equipment from the courtroom at the U.S. base in Cuba but little progress on fundamental legal issues that must be resolved before the long-stalled case can go to trial.
A man who shot and killed his girlfriend over interrupting his sleep was sentenced to life in prison for the murder.
Roger Clemens’ defense may have regained the momentum in his perjury trial when a scientist testified that the government’s physical evidence against the former pitcher could have been contaminated.