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D.C. And Maryland Decriminalize Marijuana, But Differently

Both D.C. and Maryland have passed bills decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana, but the devil is in the details.
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Virginia Man Pleads Not Guilty To Threatening Crew, Others On Flight

A 68-year-old Virginia man accused of disrupting a flight he boarded in South Dakota has pleaded not guilty to a federal charge of interfering with flight crew members and attendants.
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Accused Eastern Shore Arsonist Requests Separate Trials For Each Of 62 Fires

An Accomack County judge has delayed a decision on whether to try 62 cases of arson on Virginia's Eastern Shore separately or together.

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New Rules on Handling Sexual Assault in D.C.

Last year, a controversial Human Rights Watch report harshly criticized the Metropolitan Police Department's handling of sexual assault cases. The MPD disputed some of the findings of that report, noting internal reforms were already...

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FBI Adds 1976 Bethesda Murder Suspect To 'Most Wanted' List

William Bradford Bishop Jr. is accused of bludgeoning his wife, mother, and his three children to death inside their Bethesda home in 1976, and the FBI says he may still be alive.
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Pond Search Completed In Alexandria Murder Investigation

Police officials say the FBI helped them with the search for evidence, but they won't say what they found, if anything.
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Protecting Against A New Online Security Threat

The newly-discovered but two-year-old Heartbleed software bug raises new concerns about collective security and personal passwords online.

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Mayor Gray Orders Review Of City's Interactions With Relisha Rudd

Mayor Vincent Gray has ordered two deputy mayors to review how city departments handled missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd.
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Judge Denies Brief On McDonnell Charges From Va. Attorneys General

Five former Virginia attorneys general asked a judge to consider an argument that the corruption charges against former Gov. Bob McDonnell should be dropped.

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Police Release Composite Sketch Of Frederick Assault Suspect

Maryland State Police say the man attempted to assault two women in Walkersville Community Park.

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