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By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Lee Boyd Malvo
“Blue Caprice” is based on the Beltway sniper murders that terrorized the region in October 2002. The debut film from director Alexandre Moors tells the story from the inside, from the point of view of the two killers as they form their twisted alliance and embark on a violent spree.
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.
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.
A note promising a series of murders until D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo is released from prison was found beneath the body of a slain pregnant woman in her Brooklyn, N.Y., apartment over the weekend. But criminal profilers say they are skeptical of the killer's professed identification with the series of shootings that terrorized the D.C. area 10 years ago.
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.
The man authorities call the "East Coast Rapist," who terrorized random women up and down the Eastern Seaboard for more than a decade, faced a judge Monday in the first of what is likely to be numerous sex-assault cases as investigators from Rhode Island to Virginia mix science and shoe leather to bring charges in one of the most terrifying crime sprees in recent history.
Al Qaeda has decided if it wants to get a government worker's attention, threaten to kill him.
D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson will get married in a ceremony in California Sept. 4, the Sacramento Bee reported.
Montgomery County police are investigating claims made by convicted D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo that he and his partner had additional victims across the country.
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.
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.
"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.
At the funeral of Iofemi Hightower, her classmate Mecca Ali wore a T-shirt with the slogan: "Tell Me Why They Had To Die." "They" are Miss Hightower, Dashon Harvey and Terrance Aeriel, three young citizens of Newark, N.J., lined up against a schoolyard wall, forced to kneel, and then shot in the head.
Malvo also said that there are still unidentified victims from the pair's shooting spree and that he contacted the families of some of those victims.
"For the entire period when I was almost 15 until I got arrested, I was sexually abused by John Muhammad," Malvo said in the interview.