• Analysis: White defendants more likely to get plea deals in Va.

    WASHINGTON — White defendants accused of a number of crimes in Virginia are much more likely than black defendants to get a plea deal that includes lesser charges or a reduced sentence, according to an…

  • ACLU sues D.C. officer for alleged attack on boy

    A 14-year veteran of the Metropolitan Police Department is now facing
    a lawsuit.

  • Deaf inmate says D.C. jail denied him interpreters

    A profoundly deaf D.C. man says he was wrongly
    denied a sign language interpreter and
    handcuffed when he had visitors preventing him
    from signing during a 51-day sentence served
    last year at the District\’s contractor-run
    Correctional Treatment Facility.

  • Drones in region’s skies to forever redefine privacy

    Whatever the outcome, it\’s clear drones will
    forever change the Old Dominion and other
    jurisdictions nationwide.

  • ACLU files for information on county executive’s spending

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland is filing new public information act requests Friday, after getting information earlier this week that indicated police officers and staff researched Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold\’s political opponents.

  • Arrest after Metro incident sparks lawsuit

    Lawrence Miller says he spoke up and was arrested after a controversial incident where Metro Transit Police appeared to slam a man in a wheelchair to the ground. Now, Miller is suing Metro Transit Police for violating his right to freedom of expression, false arrest and other claims.