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Feds Going After Crooked Car Dealers

A nationwide crackdown on auto dealers has turned up widespread evidence of false ads, deceptive loans and fake odometer readings, says government.

03/26/2015

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15 Immigrants Protected From Deportation Arrested In Crime Sweep

Federal sweep of immigrants with criminal backgrounds finds 15 people who were allowed to stay in the U.S. under President Barack Obama’s executive action.

03/13/2015

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Fake IRS Agents Targeted More Than 366,000 People

Officials say the huge scam has duped about 3,000 people out of more than $15 million.

03/12/2015

Crime scene tape. (Photo: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

How Crime in Maryland Has Changed, and Has Not Changed in Virginia, Over the Last Decade

The national average of crimes per 100,000 people has been steadily dropping for the past decade, but that doesn’t seem to be the case for Maryland.

01/20/2015

White House: Higher Wages Needed As Wealth Gap Widens (Photo by NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Firm to Pay $2M Fine in Fraud Case

A Maryland construction company has admitted to orchestrating phony partnerships to get millions in District of Columbia government contracts and agreed to pay a $2 million fine, ending a two-year fraud investigation.

12/15/2014

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Metro Crime Rate Lowest in Five Years

Metro Transit Police announced Monday that serious crime on Metrobus and Metrorail has dropped to a five-year low for the first half of 2014.

09/08/2014

Police departments use "Wanted Wednesday" to publicize cases that have otherwise gone cold. (Prince George's County Police Facebook page)

Police Departments Use Power of Social Media to Help Solve Cases

Police departments are finding out that the Internet really does know all.

07/23/2014

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Bail Procedure for Criminal Cases in Maryland Under Review

The requirement that defendants have lawyers at all bail hearings went into effect on July 1.

07/15/2014

A pizza delivery man was stabbed during a robbery in Baltimore County. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Pizza Delivery Man Stabbed, Robbed in Baltimore County

Police say a man delivering pizza in was stabbed during a robbery in Baltimore County.

06/24/2014

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Teacher Under Investigation for Inappropriate Contact with Minor Assaults Cop

A female teacher at Potomac High School alleged to have had inappropriate contact with a minor has been charged with assaulting an officer during the course of the investigation, police say.

06/13/2014

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