In a Montgomery County courtroom Thursday, lawyers feuded over whether or not Lee Boyd Malvo, one of the DC Snipers of 2002, should be considered for a resentencing hearing. Malvo, 32, was 17 when he was arrested. The judge gave him 10 life sentences – six in Montgomery County, Maryland, and four in Virginia. […]

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VIA CNN: Washington (CNN) — John Allen Muhammad, the mastermind of the 2002 sniper attacks that terrorized the suburbs of the nation’s capital, is scheduled to die by lethal injection Tuesday evening at a state prison near Jarratt, Virginia. Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine denied a clemency request from Muhammad’s lawyers, closing off what is likely […]


VIA WASHINGTON POST: John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo’s killing spree in October 2002 happened just long enough ago that the saga now belongs in the collective millennial-age, post-9/11 scrapbook of Washington area anxiety and paranoia. Remember? The squatting while pumping gas, the jumping around, the zigzagging through strip-mall parking lots? And as Virginia […]

VIA CNN: WASHINGTON (CNN) — Virginia prosecutors are asking a state court to set a November 9 execution date for John Allen Muhammad, convicted in a series of sniper-style shootings that terrorized the Washington area in 2002. In a letter dated Wednesday, Senior Assistant Attorney General Katherine B. Burnett said the November date “has been […]