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Delaware man charged in murder-for-hire plot

A federal grand jury in Maryland has indicted a Delaware man in what prosecutors say is a murder-for-hire plot that was an attempt at retaliating for the shooting death of a cousin.

Va. man sentenced for Internet sex crimes

A King George County man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison soliciting sexually explicit photos of minors over the Internet.

Artifacts under the lights for documentary marking anniversary of Lincoln's murder

Artifacts under the lights for documentary marking anniversary of Lincoln's murder

Assassination artifacts are under the lights for a documentary marking the anniversary of Lincoln's death.

Counselor charged in sex assault of disabled man

Baltimore Police say a residential counselor at an assisted living facility has been charged with sexually assaulting a developmentally disabled man at the facility.

Virginia man convicted of capital murder

A Henrico County ma has been convicted of capital murder in the fatal shooting of a convenience store owner.

Local digest: Md. man charged with second-degree murder

A roundup of news from across the Washington region.

Alexandria and Arlington crime report

Among incidents reported by police in Alexandria and Arlington.

Prince George's County crime report

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

Anne Arundel County and Howard County crime report

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

Southern Maryland crime report

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

Loudoun County crime report

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

Montgomery County crime report

Among incidents reported recently by Montgomery County, Rockville and Takoma Park police departments.

Fairfax County crime report

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

Prince William County crime report

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

Fairfax judge appointed to Alexandria murder trial

The Supreme Court of Virginia has appointed a Fairfax County judge who presided over the trial of D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo to oversee the murder trial of a man accused of three slayings in Alexandria.

DNA links man to crimes in Phoenix, Virginia

Authorities say a man accused to a sexual assault in east Phoenix also is being linked by DNA to two armed robberies in Virginia.

Henrico County man's capital murder trial begins

A Henrico County man is on trial on capital murder and other charges.

Md. officer suspended after assault charge

A Prince George's County police officer has been suspended after he was charged with assault over the weekend.

Navy avoids lectures to fight sexual assaults

When it comes to sexual assault prevention, Navy leaders have gotten the message from their sailors: Enough with the boring PowerPoint presentations.

Man reconvicted in wife's 1972 murder in Maryland

A man who spent more than 40 years in prison for his wife's 1972 murder in Prince George's County has been convicted of the crime for a second time.

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Lanier Heights, DC Crime Stats*

These percentages represent the risk of personal and property crimes for this area as compared to the national average. Crime statistics provided by Onboard Informatics.

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