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Virginia Couple Charged For Fake Poker Chip Scheme

Officials with Maryland Live! Casino tipped authorities off to four people they believed were passing fake poker chips — two have so far been charged.

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Two Virginia College Students Killed In Separate Incidents

Students at Old Dominion and Virginia Union University were killed over the weekend in separate homicides.
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Murder Suspect In Montgomery County Killing Shot Dead In Israeli Prison

One of the region's most notorious murder suspects — Samuel Sheinbein, wanted for a 1997 killing in Montgomery County — is dead after a gunfight with guards inside an Israeli prison.
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Crimes Against Humanity In North Korea

Last week, a U.N. Commission of Inquiry issued a report detailing crimes against humanity committed by the North Korean regime against its own people. We consider the report's moral implications and explore how other nations might react.

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Rachel Louise Snyder: "What We've Lost Is Nothing"

A string of burglaries in a racially diverse neighborhood exposes hidden racial tensions in a new novel by Rachel Louise Snyder.

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Feds Charge 25 In D.C. Medicaid Fraud Scheme

A wide-ranging scam involving bogus Medicaid claims for home care services in the tens of millions has been broken up by federal authorities.

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Alexandria Releases Audio In Lodato Killing, But Says It Was A Mistake

Police in Alexandria released the audio of the 911 call in the killing of Ruthanne Ladato to The Washington Post, but now say that it was a mistake and will not be made available to other media outlets.
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University Of Maryland Hacked, 309,079 Social Security Numbers Stolen

A data breach at the University of Maryland has compromised the personal information, including Social Security numbers, of hundreds of thousands of students.

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Police Stick To Composite Sketch As Search For Alexandria Shooter Continues

Residents in Alexandria are still on edge after the shooting death of Ruthanne Lodato, but police are resisting calls to create new composite images of the shooter.

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Amber Alert Issued For 5-Year-Old Orange County Girl

Police are asking the public for help in finding 5-year-old Amiyah Dallas, who was last seen Tuesday in the custody of her aunt.

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