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Handgun Found In Prisoner's Underwear At D.C. Superior Court

U.S. Marshals discovered a loaded handgun in a man's underwear today at D.C. Superior Court.
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D.C. Moves Towards Sealing Records Of Residents Arrested For Pot Offenses

The D.C. Council gave approval to a bill that will allow residents arrested for non-violent marijuana offenses to petition to have their criminal records sealed.
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Search For Hannah Graham Broadened Over Weekend

More than 100 volunteers canvassed areas around Charlottesville, Virginia, where 18-year-old University of Virginia was last seen alive more than three weeks ago.

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After Not Guilty Verdict, Alexandria Cab Driver Goes Back To Mental Hospital

A former Alexandria taxicab driver is on his way back to Central State Hospital in Petersburg now that a judge has ruled that he is not guilty of shooing a police officer because he was insane at the time of the crime.
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Police Closer To Uncovering Mystery Of Four-Decade-Old Disappearances

Police say they are making progress in the finding out what happened to 10-year-old Katherine and 12-year-old Sheila Lyon, both of whom disappeared from a Montgomery County mall nearly 40 years ago.
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UVA Abduction Suspect Jesse Matthew Faced Previous Sexual Assault Allegations

Jesse Matthew, the man accused of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, was twice accused of sexual assault when in college, according to police.

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Cab Driver Who Shot Alexandria Cop Found Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity

Prosecutors quizzed customers of Kashif Bashir — the cab driver who shot Alexandria police officer Peter Laboy — none of whom say signs of his apparent insanity.

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19-Year-Old Sought In Murder At Bowie Swim Club

Prince George's County police are charging Deon Eugene Warren of Upper Marlboro with first degree murder.
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D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier On Body Cameras

Kojo talks with District Police Chief Cathy Lanier about the initial rollout of new body cameras for metropolitan police, their implications on the ground and their impact.

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Fine-Tuning The Language Of Virginia's Child Pornography Laws

Virginia's Crime Commission has been working on fine-tuning the state's child pornography laws, but small changes to the language of the law could have tremendous consequences for the ability to prosecute.

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