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Violent Crime Up, Property Offenses Down in Virginia

Violent crime increased and property crime decreased in Virginia in 2014.

06/05/2015

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D.C. Delivering Quick Services to Violent Crime Victims

District of Columbia officials are trying a new approach to certain violent crimes that they fear might lead to future violence for the families involved.

03/24/2015

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10 Most Dangerous Places In Maryland

The real estate blog Movoto has compiled a list of the 10 most dangerous places to live in Maryland.

11/18/2014

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NRA Spokesman: Obama Administration Once Again Misses The Mark On Stopping Violent Crime

Striving to take action where Congress would not, the Obama administration announced new steps Thursday on gun control, curbing the import of military surplus weapons and proposing to close a little-known loophole that lets felons and others circumvent background checks by registering guns to corporations.

08/29/2013

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Murder Up, Other Violent Crimes Down in Va.

The frequency of homicides has increased, but the number of violent and property crimes in Virginia has gone down, according to Virginia State Police records for 2012.

05/21/2013

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Maryland House Passes Bill on Violence Before a Minor

The House of Delegates has passed a measure to increase penalties for someone who commits a crime of violence in front of a minor.

03/25/2013

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Opinion: President Obama Finally Comments On Hometown’s Murders

After months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.

08/15/2012

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Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012