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Former Md. School Employee Charged With Theft From Government Program

In Maryland, a former employee of the Charles County school system is facing charges of diverting federal funds, intended for low-income students, for her personal use.

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On Anniversary Of South Capitol Street Shootings, A Push For Reform

One year after the South Capitol Street shootings, a council member is pushing to revamp how the District identifies and treats troubled young people.

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High School Student Brings Loaded Gun To Maryland School

A 15-year-old Tuscarora High School student is behind bars and faces criminal charges for bringing a fully loaded .22 caliber revolver to school. He made his first court appearance Wednesday.

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Frederick County Teen Accused Of Taking Loaded Gun To School

In Maryland, the 15-year-old boy who was arrested for bringing a loaded handgun into a Frederick County high school made his first court appearance Wednesday afternoon.

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Vigil To Honor Victims Of Southeast Drive-By

In the District Wednesday, a vigil will be held to remember the four young people killed in a drive-by shooting in Southeast.

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Daytime Robbery At National Mall Under Investigation

As hundreds of thousands of visitors flock to downtown Washington and the Tidal Basin for the National Cherry Blossom Festival, it appears some thieves could be waiting to strike.

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