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Maryland police reform laws begin

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Several new far-reaching laws aimed at increasing accountability in the investigations of police shootings and complaints against officers are taking effect this week in Maryland — a response to mass protests against racial injustice in policing that swept the country last year. The ambitious police reform measures were approved by the…MORE

Racine: Want an abortion? Come to DC!

Maria LeafWMAL.com WASHINGTON–The 5th annual Women’s March will take place at Freedom Plaza and in front of the Supreme Court on Saturday. The topic? Abortion rights. Washington, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine is now inviting those who want to have an abortion, regardless where in the nation they live to come and have the procedure…MORE

McAuliffe, Youngkin to meet for debate in northern Virginia tonight

McAuliffe, Youngkin to meet for debate in northern Virginia tonight

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin are set to meet Tuesday evening for the second and final debate in Virginia’s closely watched gubernatorial election. Five weeks from Election Day and with early voting already underway, recent polls suggest a tight race between McAuliffe, who is seeking a second term after his…MORE

Maryland newspaper gunman gets more than 5 life prison terms

Maryland newspaper gunman gets more than 5 life prison terms

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A man who killed five people at a newspaper in Maryland was sentenced on Tuesday to more than five life sentences without the possibility of parole. Anne Arundel County Judge Michael Wachs ordered the sentence for Jarrod Ramos, whom a jury previously found criminally responsible for killing Wendi Winters, John McNamera,…MORE

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