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  • D.C. sniper Malvo wants life sentences tossed

    Attorneys for convicted sniper Lee Boyd Malvo are asking federal judges in Virginia and Maryland to vacate his 10 life sentences for the shootings that terrorized the D.C. area for three weeks in 2002.

  • ** FILE ** Lee Boyd Malvo (left) and John Allen Muhammad are pictured in October 2002.

    In interview, D.C. sniper Malvo says he was sexually abused

    Convicted D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo said in a television interview that aired Thursday that he was sexually abused by John Allen Muhammad, his adult accomplice in shootings that terrorized the Washington area 10 years ago.

  • "This is just a good place to get peace of mind," says Stephen Askins of New Carollton, Md., who came to the Reflection Terrace in Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Md. on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 to "get away from it all" for a little while. Askins, who has lost both his parents and grandparents, said he did not know that this spot is a memorial to the 2002 Washington area sniper victims. In the foreground, someone left flowers at the memorial, presumably in honor of the 10-year anniversary of the attacks. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Residents remember D.C. sniper shootings 10 years later

    Ten years after the Beltway snipers terrorized the D.C. area, residents said they can remember the collective fear felt each day another death was reported and the paranoia that accompanied the most mundane errands.

  • D.C. sniper: Others involved

    Convicted D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo told actor William Shatner on a cable TV special that he and his partner tried to recruit fellow shooters for their 2002 spree and his accomplice killed one man for backing out, according to the program, which aired Thursday.

  • ** FILE ** In a Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, photo, convicted sniper Lee Boyd Malvo enters a courtroom in the Spotsylvania Circuit Court in Spotsylvania, Va. Malvo, convicted in the deadly sniper attacks that terrorized the Washington area in 2002, says two others planned to participate in the attacks but backed out. (AP Photo/Mike Morones, File)

    D.C. sniper claims co-conspirators, more shootings

    D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo said he and partner John Allen Muhammed were supposed to have had help in carrying out their attacks, which terrorized the Washington area in 2002.

  • Meredith Hulley/Special to The Washington Times
A sign for "Trunk-or-Treat" sits next to the parking lot behind the church, where the event is held.

    CITIZEN JOURNALISM: Halloween made a lot less scary

    In the fall of 2002, the Washington region was gripped by fear. Snipers indiscriminately targeted individuals in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

  • Sniper shows how domestic violence hurts us all

    "You have become my enemy and as my enemy, I am going to kill you." So said D.C. sniper John Allen Muhammad to his then-wife of a dozen years, Mildred, in 1999.

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