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Gray Signs Bill Decriminalizing Marijuana

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signed a bill that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana, putting the city alongside the 16 states that have taken similar steps.
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Body In Kenilworth Park Believed To Be Kahlil Tatum

A body found in Kenilworth Park is believed to be that of Kahlil Tatum, suspected abductor of 8-year-old girl Relisha Rudd.
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Charles Severance To Decide Whether To Fight Extradition To Virginia

The man wanted for questioning in connection with three potentially-related murders in Alexandria, Va., has until Wednesday to decide whether to fight extradition after being arrested on unrelated charges in West Virginia.

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Foot Search For 8-Year-Old Relisha Rudd Resumes At Kenilworth Park

A search for missing 8-year-old girl Relisha Rudd at Kenilworth Park in northeast D.C. has so far been unsuccessful, but will resume today.

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Warner Wants Ukraine's Help Fighting Cyber Crime

The hackers responsible for the security breach at Target stores came from the Ukraine, and Virginia Sen. Mark Warner wants their help in putting a stop to these crimes.

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Man Charged For Abducting, Assaulting 12-Year-Old Girl

Police have arrested a 22-year-old man for allegedly abducting and sexually assaulting a young girl while she was waiting for her school bus.
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Lanier Describes Search For Missing 8-Year-Old As 'Recovery Operation'

On Thursday, D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier described the search for missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd as a "recovery operation," raising the specter that she has been killed by Kahlil Tatum, the last man seen with her over a month ago.
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Digital Billboards Aiding In Search For 8-Year-Old

Digital billboards along the East Coast from Georgia to Maryland are displaying photographs of a slaying suspect from the Washington, D.C., area and a missing girl police say could be traveling with him.
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Police Search D.C. Park For Missing Relisha Rudd

Police are searching a park in Northeast D.C. for clues related to the disappearance of 8-year-old Relisha Rudd.
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Maryland Senate Dramatically Increases Penalties For Hazing

A particularly egregious case at Salisbury University has prompted Maryland Senate lawmakers to increase the penalties for hazing ten-fold.

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