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Man Sent Threat To Obama, But To Wrong D.C. Address

A convicted child molester was due in federal court on charges that he sent a threatening letter to President Barack Obama albeit to the wrong address.
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Hazing Scandal Prompts Changes At Salisbury University

A resurgence of interest in Maryland about hazing at Salisbury University has prompted a number of changes, both at the school and across the state.

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More Details Emerge On Crash That Kills 1, Injures 16

A speeding white car swerved into the path of a shuttle bus in Lorton, Va., on Sunday, causing the bus to crash and killing one and injuring 16 others in the process.

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Lorton Bus Crash Kills 1, Injures 16

One person was killed and 16 injured early Sunday morning after a bus was run off the road on Lorton, Va.

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73-Year-Old Woman Linked To Alexandria Arsons

Police have arrested Shirley Ann Vigneau, a longtime resident of an apartment complex that has been plagued by fires.
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Georgetown Student Arrested For Ricin Possession

A 19-year-old Georgetown University student has been charged with possession of a biological toxin, and a classmate says the student was obsessed with "Breaking Bad."
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Man Sought In Attempted Abduction At Potomac Mills Mall

Police say a man choked and attempted to abduct a woman Thursday night in a shopping-mall parking lot.
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McAuliffe Approves Extradition Request For Suspect In Three Alexandria Killings

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has approved a request asking West Virginia authorities to extradite a man prosecutors have said is a suspect in three unsolved killings in the city of Alexandria over the past decade.
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Charles Severance Will Stay In Jail Unless Bond Is Posted

The man considered a person of interest in three Alexandria murders will be held in a West Virginia jail.
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Judge Denies Motion In McDonnell Case

A judge again sided with prosecutors in the case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, dismissing and objection linking the McDonnells' criminal case to a civil one against nutrition supplement-maker Star Scientific.

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