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Fairfax County detectives say human trafficking and gang-related rapes are common in Northern Virginia.
An Asian elephant hailing from the Baton Rouge Zoo will soon call the Elephant Trail exhibit at Smithsonian's National Zoo home.
Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney talks about the latest details behind the investigation in Gov. Bob McDonnell's relationship to an Virginia businessman.
The D.C. ethics board has admonished a legislator for interfering with health officials who were trying to close a business that was infested with rats.
The Blue Angels had to cancel their engagement with the Ocean City Air Show due to sequestration, but organizers were able to find a replacement — one of few that exists.
It may be a good weekend to take a car into the city, as nine Metro stations will be closed for repairs, adding nearly an hour to travel times for some.
A new ad campaign in D.C. is using zombies to persuade young people against using synthetic marijuana, known as "spice."
David Hawkings, columnist for Hawkings Here for Roll Call, talks about what gives a state political clout.
A judge granted a request by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to recuse himself from a case against the former executive chef at the governor's mansion.
A newly renovated Columbus Plaza is making life easier for drivers and pedestrians coming in and out of Union Station.
Governor Martin O'Malley has signed a bill repealing the death penalty, making Maryland the 18th state in the nation to abandon capital punishment.
A majority of Americans polled don't think the Washington Redskins should change their team name.
We hear the continuing saga of a Maryland family on a year-long sailing expedition around the world.
Mayor Vincent Gray's proposal to create a special class of licenses for undocumented immigrants would affect about 25,000 people in the District.
Immigration reform has been bogged down in recent weeks as Democrats and Republicans have squabbled over both the grandeur and the specifics of the legislation.
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