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Court: Traffic Stop OK Despite Mistake of Law

Police can use evidence seized during a traffic stop even if it turns out the officers initially pulled a car over based on a misunderstanding of the law, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.

12/15/2014

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Man Shot, Killed Outside Fairfax County Lounge

Fairfax County police say a 20-year-old man has been shot and killed outside a restaurant and lounge in Falls Church.

12/13/2014

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Howard County Police Investigate Fatal Truck Crash

Howard County police say a man has died and five other people are injured after a pickup truck crashed in Mount Airy.

12/13/2014

Thousands take part in the Justice for All March and Rally on Pennsylvania Avenue to the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on December 13, 2014, to protest the killings of unarmed African-Americans by police officers and the decisions by Grand Juries to not indict them. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Families of Michael Brown, Eric Garner Join Protesters in March on Washington

Protesters plan to converge on the nation’s capital Saturday to help bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police and call for legislative action.

12/13/2014

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Driving While Black? App Developers Aim to Help

Though the developers of the soon-to-be released “Driving While Black” smartphone application want motorists to download their product, there is a time when they definitely don’t want users searching for it.

12/11/2014

Poll: 43 Percent Of Americans Believe Race Relations Are Bad

According to a new poll, 43 percent of Americans think race relations are bad.

12/10/2014

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Man Escapes Capture After Falling Through Roof

Authorities say a man who fell through the roof of a dilapidated vacant building in west Baltimore while fleeing police again avoided arrest by secretly escaping a house as firefighters worked to rescue him.

12/08/2014

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Man Fleeing from Police Falls Through Roof, Escapes

Emergency crews are working to rescue a man who fell through the roof of a vacant building in West Baltimore after fleeing from police.

12/07/2014

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Baltimore Police Commissioner Chosen for President’s Task Force

Baltimore City Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts was named to President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, the department announced Tuesday.

12/02/2014

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Obama Wants More Police Wearing Body Cameras

President Barack Obama wants to see more police wearing cameras to record events like the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, but is not seeking to pull back federal programs that provide the type of military-style equipment used to dispel the resulting racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri.

12/01/2014

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