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Maryland college student killed in possible hate crime laid to rest
The funeral for Bowie State University senior Richard Collins III took place on May 26. Collins was fatally stabbed while visiting friends at the University of Maryland College Park campus.


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Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo granted new sentencing hearings
The life sentences that Lee Boyd Malvo received for his role in the 2002 sniper shootings which occurred in Virginia were thrown out Friday by a federal judge, because Malvo was 17 at the time of the attacks.


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Washington man killed after early-morning car crash in Northeast
Patrick Kincaid, 33, swerved his car into an oncoming SUV, police said.


















Southeast D.C. man charged in five armed robberies
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Long holiday weekend means cracking down on teen drinking in Fairfax parks
County police, addressing concerns over park safety, will patrol trails and recreation areas, with a focus on Scott’s Run Nature Preservere


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‘400 years is long enough’: Virginia’s ‘first contact’ Indian tribes demand federal recognition
The six tribes were stripped of their land and language, then erased from state records by racist officials. After House approval of recognition, all eyes are on the Senate.


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