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Number Of Tickets For Distracted Driving In Maryland Skyrocket

Troopers issued nearly 6,800 electronic tickets for distracted driving offenses in the seven months from October through April, well more than the 5,000 electronic tickets they issued for distracted driving in all of 2013.
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House Hearing Will Explore How D.C. Marijuana Law Affects Federal Police

Today a House committee will hold a hearing on a D.C. law decriminalizing marijuana. Here's what to expect.
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Prince George's Prostitution Sting Featured No Tweets, Arrests

After a widely-publicized plan to live-tweet a prostitution sting, police in Prince George's County changed their minds, citing safety issues for their undercover officers involved.

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Two Arrested For Attempting To Steal 51 D.C. Recycling Bins

Two people were arrested in late April after they attempted to steal 51 recycling bins that D.C. is replacing. Their explanation? The bins said "Take Me!"
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Charles Severance Extradited To Virginia

A man Alexandria Police want to question in relation to three high-profile murders was brought to Virginia Monday afternoon to be booked at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center.
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Using Title IX to Address Sexual Assault on Campus

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education released a list of 55 colleges and universities under investigation for their handling of sexual violence complaints. We talk with the head of the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights.

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Man Stabbed At Ballston Metro Station On Sunday

Authorities say a man was stabbed and seriously injured at the Ballston Metro station.
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Bones Found In D.C. Park, But Police Doubtful They Are Of Missing Girl

A volunteer task force dedicated to finding 8-year-old Relisha Rudd discovered what appeared to be unidentified bones in a D.C. park where authorities had focused their search for the missing girl, but police do not believe the remains are human.
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Prince George's County Police Say They Will Live-Tweet A Prostitution Sting

The Prince George's County Police Department is taking an unorthodox step in its fight against prostitution — it will live-tweet a sting.
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Your Turn: Voter ID Laws Suffer Blow, Changes Coming to Pepco

On Wednesday, nuclear energy giant Exelon bought energy utility Pepco, sparking hopes of improved service for local residents. It's 'your turn' to weigh in on those and other stories in the news.