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Virginia State Delegate Indicted On Sex Charges

A state delegate in Virginia's Henrico County is facing criminal charges over an alleged sexual relationship with a teenage girl.
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Judge: Former Attorney General Can't Testify In McDonnell Case

A federal judge is refusing to allow a former Virginia attorney general to testify as an expert witness in former Governor Bob McDonnell's corruption trial.
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Plea Deal Falls Apart In Chris Brown Assault Case

Singer Chris Brown was close to a plea deal in his assault case that would have kept him out of jail, but the talks have fallen apart because prosecutors and defense attorneys can't agree on what the singer would acknowledge happened last year.
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Cadet Charged With Stealing Drugs From Baltimore Police Evidence Room

The cadet has been charged with 10 offenses, including theft and possession with intent to distribute narcotics.
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Virginia Man Cited For Attempting To Board Flight With Loaded Gun

A spokesperson with the TSA says officers detected the handgun with five rounds of ammunition in the man's carry-on bag.
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Former Ward 1 Candidate Pleads Guilty To Shadow Campaign Charges

Another D.C. Council candidate has been charged with taking part in an illegal campaign finance scheme that was orchestrated by businessman Jeffrey Thompson: Jeff Smith, who ran in Ward 1 in 2010.
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Severance Now Considered 'Primary Focus' Of Alexandria Murder Investigation

Alexandria Police Chief Earl Cook doesn't want to call Charles Severance a "suspect" in the murders, but the chief has a new way to describe Severance's relationship to the ongoing investigation: He's the "primary focus."
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After Leesburg Hearing, Severance Case Cleared For Trial

In Virginia, prosectors in Loudoun County are moving forward with charges against Charles Severance, a man Alexandria prosecutors say they want to question in connection to three unsolved murders.
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Interrogation May Produce More False Confessions Among Teens, Study Finds

Routine police interrogation techniques may be to blame for a high rate of false confessions among teenage suspects, according to a new study from social scientists with the University of Virginia.
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Lawmakers Say Wage Bump, Prison Reform Needed To Help Area Fathers

Many fathers in the D.C. area are spending time in prison instead of with their families thanks to mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent offenses — something lawmakers would like to see changed.

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