Prosecutors in Virginia may soon have the ability to try defendants for crimes that took place outside of their jurisdictions. The measure would apply to violent felonies associated with sexual assault.
Virginia is taking steps to join the small number of states that allow the use of familial DNA in criminal investigations. Familial DNA searches have been used in California and Colorado, but many states are not using the technology over privacy concerns.
The Post wraps up Friday's legislative action in the House on the state's budget, O'Malley proposes the creation of a Prescription Drug Monitoring program to investigate questionable prescriptions, and a Baltimore County school comes under fire for the salary of its new deputy schools superintendent.
A teenage girl has been charged in connection with the shooting death of a high school student in Southeast, and the National Zoo launches an online quiz to raise money called "Are You Smarter Than a Curator?"
Brittany Norwood appeared in a white jumpsuit on a remote-court video feed on her first hearing since being arrested Friday and charged with first-degree murder in the death of 30-year-old Jayna Murray.
Earlier this month, the Special Committee on Aging heard testimony from actor Mickey Rooney about becoming a victim of elder abuse. Washington is in no mood to increase funding for social programs, but this cause may be the exception.
A federal judge has told Montgomery County, Md., it can't force pro-life counseling centers to tell clients to seek medical attention elsewhere. Later this week, the board will decide if it will appeal the ruling.
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