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Metro Crime Highest In Five Years

Metro crime statistics show the transit agency has hit a five-year high in the number of rapes, robberies and assaults.

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Stolen Goods Still Unclaimed In Montgomery County

Police in Montgomery County, Md., are still trying to return thousands of dollars in stolen goods following a string of burglaries in Gaithersburg, Germantown and Montgomery Village.

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Real Estate Experts Advise Homeowners In Wake Of Scam

Experts in Loudoun County, Va., say there are some obvious red flags to watch for when trying to buy a home.

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MoCo Police Want Victims To Claim Goods

Police in Montgomery County, Md., are sitting on a cache of stolen jewelry, electronics, and money.

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Woman Charged With Mortgage Fraud Arraigned

A woman from Ashburn, Va., who fled to Turkey after being implicated in a mortgage-fraud scam is back on American soil, working her way through the justice system.

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Va. Bill Would Allow Castration Option For Sex Offenders

A bill to permit an option of castration for chronically violent sex offenders in Virginia is moving forward in the General Assembly after passing through the Senate this week.

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