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D.C. Police Release Video Of Playground Shooting Suspect

D.C. police are asking the public for help in identifying and locating a person of interest in connection with a shooting at a playground that occurred last week.
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Another Bottle Bomb Device Explodes At Virginia Theater

A movie theater complex in Tysons Corner, Virginia, was evacuated after someone set off a "bottle bomb" early Sunday, the second time in just a week.

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U.S. Assistance to Nigeria

Seven weeks after militants kidnapped almost 300 girls in northern Nigeria, the Nigerian military says where they are. The U.S. is one of four countries providing military assistance, raising questions about Nigeria's human rights record. We get an update.

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D.C. Police Seek Man In Connection With Three Violent Robberies

The man is suspected of robbing three women over the last two weeks, and stabbing two of them in the neck during the crimes.
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Device Theft And Overall Crime Down On Metro, Report Says

Metro says thefts of devices are down 42 percent in the first three months of the year compared to the same period a year ago, and overall crime is down 31 percent.
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Fairfax Police Release Audio From 911 Calls From Movie Theater Bomb Scare

The Fairfax County Police Department has released 911 calls from a very frightening weekend incident at a popular movieplex in Tysons Corner, Virginia.
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Renting Out A Home You Don't Own Has A Name: Burglary

A Maryland woman has pleaded guilty for renting out a Prince George's County home she did not own.
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Former D.C. Council Candidate Charged For Accepting Shadow Campaign Funds

Kelvin Robinson, a former candidate for the D.C. Council in Ward 6 and current D.C. health official, has been charged for accepting shadow campaign donations from businessman Jeffrey Thompson.

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Eight Charged In Abduction, Murder Of Waynesboro Police Officer

Eight members of a division of the Bloods street gang have been charged in connection with the kidnapping and murder Kevin Quick, a police officer in Waynesboro, Virginia.

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Vienna Man Sentenced To 7 Years For Hiding Body Of Friend Who Overdosed

A Vienna man who admitted hiding a friend's body in the woods after a heroin overdose rather than seeking help for her has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison.

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