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  • Va. surgeon admits to writing fake prescriptions to addicts

    WASHINGTON — An Arlington, Virginia surgeon is heading to federal prison for charges of writing fake prescriptions to oxycodone addicts. FBI investigators say Dr. Derron Simon admitted to writing the painkiller prescriptions for people he’d never…

  • FBI: ‘Black Hat Bandits’ behind bank heists in Md., Va.

    Federal investigators believe the same group of thieves is behind a series of bank robberies in the D.C. suburbs.

  • FBI names special agent in charge of Norfolk division

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The FBI has named its special agent in charge of its Norfolk division. Director James B. Comey named John S. Adams to the post on Monday. Adams most recently served as…

  • Lawmaker: FBI investigating possible campaign theft

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A top-ranking Virginia state senator says the FBI has informed him that someone has stolen about $600,000 from his campaign finance accounts. Fairfax County Democrat Sen. Richard L. Saslaw told reporters…

  • Most wanted: Cyber special agents for the FBI

    WASHINGTON — The Federal Bureau of Investigations has launched a new recruitment campaign to bring in tech experts who will become “cyber special agents.” The agency recently posted a job listing describing the job, which…

  • FBI: La. hit man reveals plot to kill his former lawyer

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The FBI says a felon from Maryland and a convicted Louisiana hit man allegedly arranged to kill the hit man’s former lawyer. The Louisiana man told authorities about the plot before…

  • FBI agent shoots dog in Glen Burnie Park

    WASHINGTON — Authorities say they are investigating an incident in which a  federal agent walking his dog  shot and killed another dog in a park in Glen Burnie, Md. According to a report by WMAR-TV, an FBI…

  • FBI agent fatally shoots dog in Glen Burnie

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a federal agent shot and killed a dog in a park in Glen Burnie. WMAR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1AbJKP2 ) that an FBI agent fatally shot a great Dane after…

  • Bank robberies increase in the area during holidays

    WASHINGTON — The FBI and local police are trying to end a trend they say takes place every year in December — bank robberies. “Bank robberies increased over the past two years, they’ve tripled in…

  • Norfolk FBI chief gets promotion

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The special agent in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Norfolk Division has been promoted. The FBI says Royce E. Curtin will become deputy associate director of national intelligence for…

  • Md. medical board learns about background checks

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Board of Physicians is moving closer to requiring criminal background checks for medical license applicants. State officials briefed the board Wednesday in Baltimore on the system that state and federal…

  • Arrest made in D.C. armed robbery cases

    After a joint investigation from the FBI and D.C. police, Robert Russell has been arrested.

  • Flight returns to DC area over alleged kidnapping

    United Airlines flight bound for China has returned to Washington Dulles International Airport for a child custody investigation.

  • Study may give Maryland the edge in landing FBI headquarters

    The battle to win the new home of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is down to three sites and two states.

  • Security needs will narrow field of possible FBI HQ sites

    As the time draws near for the General Services Administration to reveal which properties will be considered as the possible new home for the Federal Bureau of Investigation\’s headquarters, it\’s becoming clear security is going to be a major concern.