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Park Police Seek Man Accused Of Sexual Assault In D.C. Park

Police have released a sketch of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman in a park in Northwest D.C. earlier this month.
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McAuliffe Announces Policy To Make It Easier For Felons To Have Rights Restored

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced a new policy that will make it easier for former felons to regain their voting rights, including removing drug crimes and decreasing a wait time from five years to three.
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Judge Says Ex-Governor McDonnell Can't Withhold Documents From Prosecutors

McDonnell asked to keep the information from prosecutors, saying it would expose his trial strategy, but a judge says prosecutors can't be excluded.
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D.C. And Maryland Decriminalize Marijuana, But Differently

Both D.C. and Maryland have passed bills decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana, but the devil is in the details.
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The Future of D.C.'s Marijuana Debate

Both Maryland and the District moved recently to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana, but activists in D.C. are pivoting to a new effort to legalize marijuana entirely.

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Virginia Man Pleads Not Guilty To Threatening Crew, Others On Flight

A 68-year-old Virginia man accused of disrupting a flight he boarded in South Dakota has pleaded not guilty to a federal charge of interfering with flight crew members and attendants.
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Accused Eastern Shore Arsonist Requests Separate Trials For Each Of 62 Fires

An Accomack County judge has delayed a decision on whether to try 62 cases of arson on Virginia's Eastern Shore separately or together.

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New Rules on Handling Sexual Assault in D.C.

Last year, a controversial Human Rights Watch report harshly criticized the Metropolitan Police Department's handling of sexual assault cases. The MPD disputed some of the findings of that report, noting internal reforms were already...

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FBI Adds 1976 Bethesda Murder Suspect To 'Most Wanted' List

William Bradford Bishop Jr. is accused of bludgeoning his wife, mother, and his three children to death inside their Bethesda home in 1976, and the FBI says he may still be alive.
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Pond Search Completed In Alexandria Murder Investigation

Police officials say the FBI helped them with the search for evidence, but they won't say what they found, if anything.