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The Transportation Security Administration found 1,813 firearms in travelers’ carry-on luggage last year, and as of the end of June 2014, TSA officials have already confiscated 1,025 firearms at U.S. security checkpoints. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Judge: No-Fly List Violated Constitutional Rights

U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown’s decision says the procedures lack a meaningful mechanism for people to challenge their placement on the list.

06/24/2014

A federal judge finds "disconcerting" the Obama administration's position that courts have no role in a lawsuit over drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fed Judge: Obama Administration Stance On Drone Suit ‘Disconcerting’

A federal judge finds “disconcerting” the Obama administration’s position that courts have no role in a lawsuit over drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen.

07/19/2013

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Frederick Man Gets 2 Years in Mail Fraud Scheme

A Frederick man has been sentenced to two years in prison for defrauding the Special Olympics, the National Wildlife Federation and other customers of his bulk mailing business.

07/12/2013

A federal court has given groups suing the state broad access to computers used by the Republican-controlled Legislature to redraw political boundaries in 2011. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Accusing Fraud, Federal Court Orders More Access To GOP Computers

A federal court has given groups suing the state broad access to computers used by the Republican-controlled Legislature to redraw political boundaries in 2011.

02/25/2013

A U.S. District Court is reviewing a case against NYPD that accuses them of "intense" surveillance tactics against Muslims. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Civil Rights Case Accuses NYPD Of Illegal Surveillance Of Muslims

The New York Police Department’s focus on Muslims has renewed the political surveillance of the 1960s and ’70s that was banned under a landmark legal ruling, according to a new court filing by civil rights lawyers.

02/04/2013

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Va. Inmate Seeking Sex Change to Get Court Hearing

A Virginia inmate will get a full court hearing on her lifelong quest for a sex-change operation.

01/28/2013

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Ex-Postal Worker From Waldorf Admits To Embezzling $43,000

A former postal worker has pleaded guilty embezzling more than $43,000 from the Postal Service.

07/17/2012

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Key Figure In Northern Virginia Teen Prostitution Ring Admits Guilt

An alleged street gang member accused of running a prostitution ring that recruited high school girls has pleaded guilty to sex trafficking of a juvenile.

06/26/2012

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Key Figure In Northern Virginia Prostitution Ring To Enter Plea

An alleged street gang member accused of running a prostitution ring that recruited high school girls is set to enter a plea.

06/26/2012

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Ex-Campaign Aide To Mayor Vincent Gray Due In Federal Court

A former campaign aide to District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is due in federal court.

06/25/2012

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