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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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D.C. Police: Teen Committed 3 Armed Robberies in 15 Minutes

Police in the District have arrested a teenager believed to be responsible for three armed robberies that occurred within a 15-minute time span Wednesday morning near Sherman Circle in northwest.


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Police Search for Armed Man Responsible for 3 Robberies

Police in the District are searching for a man armed with a rifle or shotgun believed to be responsible for three incidents Wednesday morning in northwest.


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Police: It’s a Myth, Crime Rate Does Not Go Up During Summer

The myth that the crime rate goes up during the summer is just that — a myth.




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