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ShotSpotter Sensors Record 249 Gunfire Incidents Near D.C. Schools

A new report from the Urban Institute finds that During that gunshot-detection technology used by D.C. police identified 249 sounds of gunfire within 1,000 feet of a public school during the 2011-12 school year.
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Jury Gets Its Chance In McDonnell Corruption Trial

The trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen enters its sixth week this week — but with final arguments in the bag, it is now up to the jury to decide a verdict on 14 counts.

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"Operation Shakespeare" - Protecting U.S. Military Technology

Kojo chats with investigative reporter John Shiffman, who unearthed the story of an elaborate sting operation designed to combat the illegal theft of American military secrets.

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Former D.C. Council Candidate Sentenced To 60 Days For Thompson Links

Jeff Smith, who ran for a Ward 1 D.C. Council seat in 2010, admitted to taking $140,000 in illegal contributions from businessman Jeffrey Thompson.
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MPD Investigating Three Sexual Assaults In Mt. Pleasant As Related

Police have released the description of a man they believe is involved with three sexual assaults in Mount Pleasant in five days.

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McDonnell To Face Cross Examination From Prosecutors Monday

Prosecutors are expected to get their chance to ask questions of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Monday afternoon, as they try and connect the dots between loans offered by CEO Jonnie Williams and actions by the Republican governor.

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McDonnell To Take Stand Again Today In Corruption Trial

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will take the stand Thursday for the second day, as defense attorneys seek to emphasize how the Republican's relationship with Jonnie Williams did not involve extending special treatment.

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McDonnell Defense Contrasts Governor, First Lady At Corruption Trial

Lawyers for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell questioned former aides on Monday, describing Maureen McDonnell as "diva-ish" in contrast to her husband.

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By The Numbers: Crime And Policing In D.C.

Want to know how many people were arrested in D.C. in 2013, and what they were arrested for? Curious how many people call 911 every year in D.C., and how long it takes for police to respond? Look no further.
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Car Thefts In D.C. Region Continue Downward Trend

The rates of car theft in Maryland and Virginia are at historic lows, according to new reports released by AAA Mid-Atlantic.

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