FAIRFAX, Va. - A judge threw out capital murder charges Friday against sniper John Allen Muhammad in the slaying of an FBI analyst, saying prosecutors waited too long to try him.
RICHMOND, Va. - Convicted teenage sniper Lee Boyd Malvo signed an agreement Monday to plead guilty to a second slaying as well as a wounding in the October 2002 shooting spree that left 10 people dead, his lawyer said.
WASHINGTON - Lawyers for convicted sniper Lee Boyd Malvo said Friday that they have negotiated a plea deal with prosecutors in Spotsylvania County, Va., that would give him another life prison sentence and rule out the death penalty.
The judge presiding over the second prosecution of convicted sniper John Allen Muhammad has removed himself from the case after prosecutors claimed he improperly conducted his own investigation into whether Muhammad had been denied a speedy trial.
The Tacoma gun shop where East Coast snipers John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo got their rifle has agreed to pay $2 million to victims and their families. The settlement against Bull's Eye Shooter Supply was announced Wednesday evening.
FAIRFAX, Va. - A judge Wednesday postponed until next year the second capital murder trial of convicted sniper John Allen Muhammad, a former Tacoma resident.
FAIRFAX, Va. - Convicted sniper John Allen Muhammad complained to a judge Tuesday that his jailers refuse to let him wear underwear and have restricted his access to his legal files.
FAIRFAX, Va. - A court hearing for sniper mastermind John Allen Muhammad was delayed briefly Thursday after Muhammad wriggled out of a chain strapped around his waist.
FAIRFAX, VA. - Lawyers for convicted sniper John Allen Muhammad want to bar a prosecutor from putting the killer on trial again because of arguments the prosecutor made during the trial of teenage accomplice Lee Boyd Malvo.
RICHMOND, Va. - Prosecutors violated John Allen Muhammad's due process rights by simultaneously presenting contradictory theories in his capital murder trial and that of fellow sniper suspect Lee Boyd Malvo, attorneys for Muhammad said in court papers Monday.
The chief prosecutor in Fairfax County, Va., said Tuesday that he has decided to go forward with a second death penalty trial for John Allen Muhammad.
The ex-wife of convicted Washington, D.C., sniper John Muhammad said Tuesday that one of the hardest parts of raising her three children is helping them love their father.
A state budget impasse has caused prosecutors to delay a decision on whether to try convicted sniper John Allen Muhammad in Fairfax County, Commonwealth's Attorney Robert Horan Jr. said.
Officials have decided to divide the $500,000 reward in the Washington, D.C.-area sniper case between two recipients, a Tacoma man who was the first to identify John Allen Muhammad as a suspect, and a driver who directed police to Muhammad's car at a rural Maryland rest stop, where he and Lee Boyd Malvo were arrested.
MANASSAS, Va. - Sniper mastermind John Allen Muhammad was sentenced to death Tuesday by a judge who called the Washington-area shootings that left 10 people dead "so vile that they were almost beyond comprehension."
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