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Sexual Assault Reported In Dorm At American University

Public safety officers at American University are asking anyone with information to come forward after reports that a student was sexually assaulted in her residence hall early Wednesday morning.

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Will Ethics Reform Accomplish Anything? Some Virginia Legislators Raise Doubts

Fairfax County legislators take the unusual step of disclosing campaign contributions in the course of their work, but some legislators that just wouldn't work to address Virginia's ethics issues.

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UVA Students Reflect On 'Rolling Stone' Retraction

After Rolling Stone Magazine identified "discrepancies" in a story published last month detailing a sexual assault at the University of Virginia, some students say the magazine is the real abuser.

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To Track Down Warrants, Maryland Lawmakers Want To Target Tax Returns

Montgomery County authorities are pushing for an expansion of the "warrant intercept program," which targets the tax returns of those with outstanding warrants.

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Fairfax County Leaders Outline Plan To Address On-Campus Sexual Assaults

Leaders in Fairfax County are concerned about the threat of sexual violence on college campuses, and are hoping to do something about it.

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Maryland Gov.-Elect Pledges To Reduce Heroin-Related Crime

Larry Hogan says his lieutenant governor will oversee his administration's effort to reduce heroin-related crime across the state.
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In Writings, Charles Severance Expresses Fascination With Guns

Court documents in a high-profile Virginia murder case are revealing new details about Charles Severance, the man Alexandria police and prosecutors say engaged on a killing spree that lasted more than a decade.
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Police Urge Sexual Assault Victims Of MCPS Substitute Teacher To Come Forward

Jose Pineda was first arrested after an incident in September, when a female student at Roberto Clemente Middle School accused him of inappropriately touching her. Montgomery County Police say there could be more possible victims.
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Rabbi Fired After Charges Of Voyeurism

Prominent D.C. rabbi Barry Freundel, accused of secretly videotaping women in a ritual bathing area, has been fired from Kesher Israel, the synagogue he led in Georgetown.
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Listen: Civil Rights Lawyer Reacts To Ferguson Verdict

Barbara Arnwine, president and executive director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, explains why she blames the prosecutor, and not the grand jury, for the lack of an indictment in Ferguson.

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