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By The Numbers: Crime And Policing In D.C.

Want to know how many people were arrested in D.C. in 2013, and what they were arrested for? Curious how many people call 911 every year in D.C., and how long it takes for police to respond? Look no further.
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Car Thefts In D.C. Region Continue Downward Trend

The rates of car theft in Maryland and Virginia are at historic lows, according to new reports released by AAA Mid-Atlantic.

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McDonnell Defense Begins This Week; Former Gov. Expected To Testify Last

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is expected to take the stand in his own defense at his corruption trial in Richmond, Virginia, but legal experts say his lawyers will likely save his testimony for the very end.

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Man Arrested In Connection To Toddler Shooting

Police say 24-year-old Brian Ray Campbell helped Davon Wallace, who is believed to have fatally shot 3-year-old Knijah Amore Bibb.
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Military Tactics and Reporters Rights in Ferguson, MO

Six days after an unarmed black 18-year-old was killed by police in Ferguson, MO, the small city in the suburbs of St. Louis is in the national spotlight. The shooting immediately raised troubling questions about race and the criminal...

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After Three Weeks, Prosecution To Rest Case Against McDonnells

Prosecutors are expected to wrap up their corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell today.
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Annual 'Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over' Campaign Cracks Down On Drunk Drivers

We've all heard this warning more times than we can remember: don't drink and drive. Yet the federal government says more than 10,000 Americans die each year in drunk driving crashes, and now, the annual "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" crackdown is underway.
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Search For Suspects Underway After Police Officer Shot In Southeast D.C.

A D.C. police officer is listed in stable condition after an attempted carjacking erupted in gunfire in the early morning hours Wednesday.

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Vandalism At Manassas Mosque Prompts Calls For Hate Crime Investigation

A local mosque has been vandalized, prompting a prominent Muslim civil rights organization to call on law enforcement to investigate it as a hate crime.
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McDonnell Prosecutors Expected To Wrap Up Case This Week

Prosecutors will put the finishing touches on their case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen this week in the corruption trial that has rocked the commonwealth's political landscape.