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Poe museums offer unique glimpses of horror master

George Gonzalez, Special to the Washington Post
Apr 4 2014 - 8:27pm

Because of the grisly and often mysterious themes in Edgar Allan Poe's writing, his death in 1849 remains one of the most enduring mysteries in American literature. After traveling from Richmond, Va., to his home in New York, Poe, known for his short fiction and poetry, was found delirious in Baltimore wearing someone else's clothes. He was taken...

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Mom accused of killing kids in ‘Demon Assassins’ case will use insanity defense

Dan Morse, The Washington Post
Mar 14 2014 - 10:07am

WASHINGTON -- A Maryland woman accused of stabbing her children in a bloody exorcism was formally indicted on first-degree murder charges Thursday. Her attorney said he plans to pursue an insanity defense.

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Cop accused of killing girlfriend’s puppy

Justin Jouvenal, The Washington Post
Mar 8 2014 - 7:53pm

WASHINGTON -- A Baltimore police officer has been charged with killing his girlfriend's 7-month-old puppy after it went to the bathroom on the carpet in his residence in Silver Spring, Md., Montgomery County police said.

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Openly gay Boy Scout gets his Eagle ranking

Teresa Vargas, The Washington Post
Feb 10 2014 - 9:36pm

CHEVY CHASE, Md. -- History passed quickly in a Chevy Chase, Md., church Monday night.During a regular meeting of Boy Scout Troop 52, the scoutmaster announced that a member had earned the coveted Eagle Scout ranking. He invited the 17-year-old to stand and receive a badge. And with that, Pascal Tessier was recognized as one of the nation's first...

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Three dead after shopping mall shooting

The Washington Post
Jan 25 2014 - 4:40pm

COLUMBIA, Md. -- Violence erupted at a suburban mall in Columbia, Md., on Saturday morning, after a shooter emerged from among weekend shoppers. Police confirmed that three people were left dead, including one believed to be the shooter.

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Charges: Mother rushed to stab children in exorcisms because demons were leaping from one to another

Dan Morse, The Washington Post
Jan 22 2014 - 10:23am

WASHINGTON -- The Montgomery County, Md. mother accused of stabbing her four young children during a bloody exorcism -- killing two of them -- believed that demonic spirits were jumping from one child to the next and that she had to keep attacking them, a Montgomery County prosecutor said in court Tuesday.

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Utah man killed in double-fatal Maryland crash

The Associated Press
Jan 21 2014 - 7:07am

GAITHERSBURG, Md. -- Police in Maryland are investigating a crash in which two drivers died in Gaithersburg.

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Police: Women killed toddlers in 'exorcisms'

The Washington Post
Jan 19 2014 - 8:39am

WASHINGTON -- A Germantown, Md. mother and another woman accused of killing two toddlers and trying to kill two other children believed that they were releasing demonic spirits that had possessed the siblings, Montgomery County police said Saturday.

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Poe museums offer unique glimpses of horror master

George Gonzalez, Special to the Washington Post
Apr 4 2014 - 8:27pm

Because of the grisly and often mysterious themes in Edgar Allan Poe's writing, his death in 1849 remains one of the most enduring mysteries in American literature. After traveling from Richmond, Va., to his home in New York, Poe, known for his short fiction and poetry, was found delirious in Baltimore wearing someone else's clothes. He was taken...

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GALLERY: Washington DC earthquake rattles nerves

People stand outside of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, after is was evacuated following an earthquake in the Washington area. The 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as Rhode Island and New York City. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

The Associated Press
Aug 23 2011 - 2:12pm

Buildings were evacuated after an earthquake hit the in Washington area. The 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as Rhode Island and New York City.

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