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Topic - D.C. Council'S Committee On The Judiciary
A proposed bill in the District that would decriminalize some gun and ammunition charges for nonresidents will send the wrong message about gun laws in the District, the city's office of the attorney general said at a hearing Monday.
Virginia Democrats blocking budget; Speeding Prince George's lawmaker surrenders car; ACLU alarmed about D.C. police surveillance; O'Malley signing gay-marriage bill; Metro crime rate among highest in U.S.; D.C. votes to loosen handgun regulations; Registration begins for Easter Egg roll.
The American Civil Liberties Union sounded the alarm on Wednesday over police officers' ability to use cellphone signals and license-plate-reading technology to track people inside the District.
Mayor Vincent C. Gray's pick to lead the agency that handles 911 emergency calls and 311 service requests says she will improve morale "from the bottom up" and work to make sure emergency calls from Northwest do not end up at dispatch centers in Maryland.