The death of Freddie Gray after he suffered a fatal injury while in the custody of Baltimore police has led to the suspension of six officers, but the Maryland General Assembly ignored the majority of so-called "police accountability" bills during its yearly session.
In the D.C. area, thousands of undocumented immigrants are awaiting the outcome of a federal appeals court case. In the meantime, activists are holding clinics to help those families navigate their legal situations.
Despite the retraction of the Rolling Stone article about a University of Virginia fraternity, elected officials across Virginia say they're becoming increasingly concerned about sexual assault on college campuses.
What will happen in Virginia when a moratorium on the use of drones by law enforcement ends this June? It depends in part how the General Assembly chooses to handle a showdown with Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
Deadly encounters between police and the communities they serve have put a renewed focus on the use of body cameras on police. Lawmakers in Maryland have given a temporary reprieve on the state's wiretapping laws while a commission comes up with clearer rules.
Juries in Maryland still have a say in handing out one sentence: life without parole. Should that power belong only to the judge? Or does it make sense to maintain the status quo? The state Senate has decided that it isn't ready to take a stance on the issue.
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