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Florida Man Gets 57 Years In Prison For Sean Taylor's Death

Eric Rivera Jr. received a sentence of 57 years on Thursday for his role in the 2007 slaying of Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor.

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Virginia Del. Wants To Make It Harder For Sex Offenders To Change Names

It's fairly easy for people in Virginia to change their name, but when it comes to sex offenders, one state lawmaker thinks it should be more difficult.

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Mental Evaluation Ordered For Women Accused Of Killing Kids During Exorcism

The two Maryland women claimed that four children were possessed by evil spirits, and allegedly killed two of them as part of an exorcism.
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Bob McDonnell Formally Charged In Virginia Gifts Case

Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell, along with his wife Maureen, has been charged for illegally accepting gifts from Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams.

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Two People Found Dead Inside Home Near Howard University

Police spokeswoman Gwendolyn Crump says a man and a woman were found shot to death late Monday night inside a home in the 700 block of Girard Street Northwest.
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Charges Filed Against Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell

Prosecutors charged former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, with accepting gifts illegally. We explore the charges and the political implications.

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Kokesh Receives Two Years Probation For Brandishing Shotgun In D.C. Plaza

Adam Kokesh, the libertarian activist who brandished a shotgun in D.C.'s Freedom Plaza last July as part of a protest against gun restrictions, won't be going to prison.
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University Of Maryland Student Killed In Hit-And-Run

Prince George's County police are searching for the driver of a car that hit and killed a University of Maryland student as he crossed the street.
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Muth Found Guilty In Killing Of Georgetown Socialite

A German man who pretended to be a well-connected Iraqi army general has been convicted of first-degree murder in the killing of his 91-year-old socialite wife.
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Internal Affairs Probe Stems From Chris Brown Case

District of Columbia police are opening an internal affairs probe on an officer who responded to the reports that Chris Brown had assaulted a man outside a D.C. hotel.

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