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After Three Weeks, Prosecution To Rest Case Against McDonnells

Prosecutors are expected to wrap up their corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell today.
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Annual 'Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over' Campaign Cracks Down On Drunk Drivers

We've all heard this warning more times than we can remember: don't drink and drive. Yet the federal government says more than 10,000 Americans die each year in drunk driving crashes, and now, the annual "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" crackdown is underway.
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Search For Suspects Underway After Police Officer Shot In Southeast D.C.

A D.C. police officer is listed in stable condition after an attempted carjacking erupted in gunfire in the early morning hours Wednesday.

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Vandalism At Manassas Mosque Prompts Calls For Hate Crime Investigation

A local mosque has been vandalized, prompting a prominent Muslim civil rights organization to call on law enforcement to investigate it as a hate crime.
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McDonnell Prosecutors Expected To Wrap Up Case This Week

Prosecutors will put the finishing touches on their case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen this week in the corruption trial that has rocked the commonwealth's political landscape.

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Travon Bennett Convicted For Honor Student's Murder In Prince George's

Travon Bennett was found guilty of second degree murder, armed robbery and other charges relating to Marckel Ross' death.
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In Wake Of Launch, Critics Of SketchFactor App Fight Back — With Humor

A new app that allows users to designate D.C. streets on a scale of how "sketchy" they are has drawn plenty of controversy since it launched — and some critics are fighting back with humor.
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3-Year-Old D.C. Girl Killed By Stray Bullet In Prince George's County

Police in Prince George's County say a 3-year-old girl is dead after being struck by gunfire.
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Death Of James Brady, Former White House Press Secretary, Ruled A Homicide

Brady, who suffered a bullet wound to his head in an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, died earlier this week. The ruling by the Virginia's Office of the Chief Medical examiner means the shooter, John W. Hinckley, could face new criminal charges.
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How Sketchy Is That D.C. Street? There's An App For That

Judging how safe a neighborhood is can be scientific as much as it can be subjective, but a new app born in D.C. lets users rate streets, corners and blocks based on how "sketchy" they are.

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