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Virginia Outlawed Synthetic Marijuana

Gov. Bob McDonnell has signed two bills that make possession of synthetic marijuana a misdemeanor. But distribution would be a felony and manufacturing the drug would be punishable by up to 30 years in prison.

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After Crackdown, ICE Still Has Critics On Both Sides

In Virginia, tensions between Prince William County leaders and the federal immigration enforcement arm, ICE, have eased at least a little in the wake of more than 100 arrests by ICE agents in Northern Virginia this week.

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Maryland Reviews Case Of Olney Murder Suspect

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is reviewing the case of a man from Olney with a history of mental illness who was arrested Wednesday for shooting two people to death.

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Details Revealed In Lululemon Murder Case

The prosecuting attorney in the Bethesda Lululemon murder case is revealing details in court of an unusually brutal attack, allegedly by a woman police say has no prior criminal record.

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Possible Motive in Lululemon Murder Case

Prosecutors in the Bethesda Lululemon murder case say they now believe they know the motive behind the slaying of store clerk Jayna Murray.

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Long Arm Of The Law Is About To Get Longer In Virginia

Prosecutors in Virginia may soon have the ability to try defendants for crimes that took place outside of their jurisdictions. The measure would apply to violent felonies associated with sexual assault.

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Woman To Appear In Court On First-Degree Murder Charge In Bethesda Homicide

Brittany Norwood appeared in a white jumpsuit on a remote-court video feed on her first hearing since being arrested Friday and charged with first-degree murder in the death of 30-year-old Jayna Murray.