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Crime scene tape. (Photo: Heather Curtis/NewsRadio 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

U.S. Capitol Building

Plan to Attack U.S. Capitol Thwarted; Ohio Man Arrested

United States officials have arrested an Ohio man in connection with a plan to attack the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.

01/14/2015

The top three officials at the Justice Department agency that oversees the federal immigration court system used their positions to help relatives get paid internships, according to a report released Thursday by the Justice Department's inspector general. Photo credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Off-Duty FBI Agent Kills Dog After Animals Fight

Police say an off-duty FBI agent shot and killed a large dog that attacked his smaller dog in Glen Burnie as a 4-year-old boy looked on.

12/29/2014

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Islamic State Recruits Broadly, Not Just Fighters

The three teenage girls from Colorado swapped Twitter messages about marriage and religion with recruiters for the Islamic State group, then set out for Syria with passports and thousands of dollars in stolen cash. Authorities intercepted them in Germany, then returned them to their families without criminal charges.

12/16/2014

FBI Sony cyber attack impossible to prevent

FBI Says No Way To Stop Sony Hackers

Bureau cybersecurity agent tells a Senate panel the malware used to hack Sony would have gotten past about 90 percent of online defense programs.

12/11/2014

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New Profiling Guidelines Won’t Affect Border Stops

New racial profiling guidelines being announced by the Obama administration would restrict the ability of the FBI and other law enforcement agencies to take into account religion, national origin and other characteristics during investigations. But they would exempt agents from the Department of Homeland Security who do border checks and screen passengers at airports, according to a U.S. official familiar with the plans.

12/06/2014

File photo of a gun store. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Black Friday Opens Busiest Season For Gun Purchases

More gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system — 186,000 last year, a rate of 512 gun sales a day, as states fail to consistently provide thorough, real-time updates on criminal and mental histories to the FBI.

11/28/2014

Police face off with demonstrators as protests continue in the wake of 18-year-old Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FBI Sends 100 Additional Agents To Ferguson

The FBI has sent nearly 100 additional agents to Ferguson, Missouri, to help law enforcement there as officials prepare for possible unrest ahead of a grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting.

11/22/2014

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Service Held 20 Years After D.C. Shooting Rampage

A memorial service was to be held Friday for two FBI agents and a District of Columbia police sergeant shot and killed 20 years ago inside the Metropolitan Police Department’s headquarters, an event that shocked the city at a time when it was known as the nation’s murder capital.

11/21/2014

Jasmine Leighlin Baker. (Photo credit: Baltimore County Police)

FBI Joins Search For Missing 12-Year-Old in Md.

A 12-year-old Baltimore County girl has gone missing, and police are asking for the public’s help to find her.

11/12/2014

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