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Metro says transit system crime dropped 27 percent in 2014

A new report shows serious crime in the Metro system was down last year after significant reductions in thefts of smartphones and bicycles.

2nd mistrial declared in ex-FBI agent's murder trial

A second mistrial has been declared in the case of a former FBI agent charged in the shooting death of his wife.

Metro says transit crime dropped significantly in 2014

The transit agency said crime is down in several areas, including robberies, electronic devices thefts and bike thefts.

Big drop in cellphone snatches drives down crime on Metro

Big drop in cellphone snatches drives down crime on Metro

There was a 27 percent drop in crime from 2013 to 2014, according to Metro Transit Police.

Prince William County crime report

A listing of incidents reported by police in Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park.

Alexandria and Arlington crime report

Among incidents reported by police in Alexandria and Arlington.

Southern Maryland crime report

Reports from the Maryland State Police and the Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties sheriff's offices.

Anne Arundel County and Howard County crime report

Listings of incidents reported recently by police in Anne Arundel and Howard counties and Annapolis.

Prince George's crime report

Among incidents reported by police in Prince George's County, Greenbelt, Hyattsville and Laurel.

Loudoun County crime report

Reports from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office and the Leesburg, Middleburg and Purcellville police.

Fairfax County crime report

Among incidents reported by police in Fairfax County, Fairfax City, Falls Church, Herndon and Vienna.

Montgomery County crime report

These are among the incidents reported by Montgomery County police.

D.C. crime report

These were among incidents reported by D.C. police.

Four Va. universities respond to bill that would require police notification of sexual assaults

Four Va. universities respond to bill that would require police notification of sexual assaults

Virginia schools say they will work with the legislature, but there are concerns about deterring victims from coming forward.

Police ID Va. couple killed in apparent murder-suicide

Police have identified a couple who died in an apparent murder-suicide at a nursing home in Fishersville.

Va. Senate panel OKs mandatory campus sex assault reporting

Legislation to mandate reporting of alleged campus sexual assaults to police is advancing in the General Assembly.

Va. Senate panel OKs mandatory campus sex assault reporting

Legislation to mandate reporting of alleged campus sexual assaults to police is advancing in the General Assembly.

Correction: Campus Sexual Assault story

Virginia lawmakers are far from consensus on legislation dealing with sexual assault on college and university campuses.

Va. lawmakers far from consensus on campus sexual assault

Virginia lawmakers are far from consensus on legislation dealing with sexual assault on college and university campuses.

Hundreds of thousands of college students will be asked about sexual assault on campus this spring

Hundreds of thousands of college students will be asked about sexual assault on campus this spring

A major national survey will address campus sexual assault.

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Benning Heights, DC Crime Stats*

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