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Burglaries And Thefts Surge Across D.C.

D.C. Police say burglaries and thefts are surging across the District, with many thieves snatching smartphones and breaking car windows to steal valuables.

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Local Bus Driver Works After Computer Confiscated For Child Pornography

A Montgomery County school bus driver continued to shuttle students to and from school even after his computer was seized in a child pornography sting.

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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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