In Maryland, Prince George's County Council Member Leslie Johnson is continuing with her council work -- days after prosecutors filed a criminal information document charging her with conspiracy to commit evidence and witness tampering.
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.
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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