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Match Fixing & International Soccer

Kojo explores the hundred billion dollar soccer gambling economy, and ongoing concerns about the integrity of the Beautiful Game.

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Virginia Police Want To Take Explicit Photos Of Teen In Sexting Case

A Virginia teenager is fighting efforts by police who want to take photos of him in a sexually aroused state to try to prove a sexting case against him.
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Power Failure At 911 Center Takes Out D.C. Police Radios

A power failure at the District's communication center affected 911 services and severely impacted the radio communications system used by police for five minutes.
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Assailants Sought In Deadly Convenience Store Robbery

D.C. police were called to the scene on Colorado Avenue NW Friday and found 76-year-old James Oh suffering from trauma to the head.
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MoCo Legislators Ask Maryland To Decriminalize Drug Paraphernalia

The Montgomery County Council has given final approval to a resolution asking state lawmakers to go further in decriminalizing marijuana, and took a shot at a Maryland Republican for trying to stop decriminalization in D.C.
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Alexandria Woman Killed On Fourth Of July Was Strangled

Police say the woman found dead in her Alexandria apartment during the Fourth of July holiday weekend was strangled.
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Police Arrest 13-Year-Old For Allegedly Shooting Frederick Teen

Police in Frederick have arrested a 13-year-old boy for a Fourth of July shooting that left a 15-year-old girl injured.
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Police Continue To Investigate Killing Of Alexandria Woman Over Weekend

Asabech Abayneh was found dead in her home on July 4, but will police ruled the death a homicide, they do not yet have many clues as to what happened.
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Alexandria Sheriff's Office Increases Security At Jail Holding Libyan Militant

The sheriff's office in Alexandria, Virginia, says it has increased jail security with the arrival of a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks.
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Three Plead Guilty To D.C. Drive-By Shooting That Injured 13

Three men have pleaded guilty for their roles in a drive-by shooting that left 13 people injured in Northwest Washington in March 2013.

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