The nation's highest court refused to hear an appeal that found that Roxanna Santos, an undocumented immigrant, was illegally detained by Frederick County police in 2008.
Former NFL linebacker Brian Backs saw his career derailed by a wrongful conviction, and is now backing an organization that helps the innocent at an event at the University of Virginia.
President Barack Obama ordered a new push in the hunt for the warlord Joseph Kony in Uganda, sending U.S. military aircraft for the first time.
Alexandria city officials have threatened to seize parking spots from the Old Dominion Boat Club using eminent domain, and now the club's members are voting whether to take a compromise or fight back.
A new voter ID law in the Commonwealth of Virginia will restrict the types of identification that can be used at the polls, and state officials are trying to get out the word to the voting public.
All D.C. residents are expected to abide by the D.C. Code. But until recently, most residents didn't have direct online access to the code itself.
The question of accepting federal Medicaid funds is part of what prompted Virginia lawmakers to call for a special session on the budget, but so far there has been little movement.
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