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Prosecutors Say Georgetown Rabbi Recorded 150 Women In Ritual Bath

Prosecutors say Rabbi Barry Freundel secretly videotaped more than 150 nude women at a Jewish ritual bath, a far higher number than originally reported.
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'Healthy Dialogue' Needed On Race And Law Enforcement, Says FBI Head

The head of the FBI spoke at Georgetown University Thursday about one of the thorniest and pressing issues of the day: the relationship between law enforcement and minority communities.
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D.C. Shutters First Business For Selling Synthetic Marijuana

For the first time, D.C. is shutting down a convenience store that sold a prohibited form of synthetic marijuana.
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'Next Phase' Begins In Prosecution Of Hannah Graham Murder

 Jesse L. Matthew Jr. has been indicted for abduction and murder in the death of the 18-year-old student.

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How Forensic Analysis May Bring Closure To Guatemalan Families In The D.C. Area

Forensic anthropologists are offering long-sought closure to Guatemalan families — including many in the D.C. area.

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Fairfax Inmate's Death After Tasering Prompts Investigation

The Fairfax County Police Department is launching an investigation into the Fairfax County Sheriff's Office because an inmate at the jail died after being hit by a taser stun gun.
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Bag Checks, Other Measures Planned For National Zoo On Certain Days

A shooting last year caused the D.C. attraction to rethink its security procedures, and it will ramp up screenings on some of its busiest days.

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Montgomery County Schools Plan To Beef Up Background Checks On Employees, Contractors

After the recent arrest of a substitute teacher accused of sexually assaulting a student, Montgomery County school leaders promised action on preventing similar incidents in the future.
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New Documents Shed Light On John Geer Shooting In Fairfax County

More than 11,000 pages of documents were released Friday into the shooting of John Geer by Fairfax County Police, and they include statements by police saying Geer was unarmed and had his hands up at the time of his shooting.

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Crime Rate Down On Metro In 2014

Metro's latest statistics show crime on the transit system is at a five-year low.

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