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Paul Ebert has sent more murderers to the death chamber than any prosecutor in the country, but he had never witnessed an execution. Then he met John Allen Muhammad.
During the Beltway sniper siege, all eyes were looking for white vans. Yet the snipers did their killing from a hole cut in the trunk of a 1990 Chevy Caprice - and so the futile search began.
From the moment news broke that five people were murdered in random shootings in Montgomery County, parents wanted to know: How could the schools keep their children safe?
Former Montgomery County Executive Doug Duncan remembers the terror of the sniper attacks and the "camaraderie" that brought together the families of the victims.
Ask people about the three weeks of terror in October 2002 and some struggle to find the right words to express themselves.
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Join WTOP for a multimedia look back at a dangerous time in D.C., when many needlessly lost their lives and the region was paralyzed by fear.
Mike Semel, deputy local editor for news and investigations, The Washington Post
As the region begins to mark the 10th anniversary of the D.C.-area sniper shootings, some may remember the terror, while those touched by the violence remember the pain.
License plate technology now in use could have made a life-or-death difference for the victims of the Beltway snipers in 2002.
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