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A Virginia man accused in an alleged bomb plot against the U.S. Capitol was scheduled to plead guilty Friday, federal prosecutors said.
A former Louisiana congressman who infamously was caught with $90,000 in cash hidden in his freezer will have to begin serving a 13-year bribery sentence within the next two weeks, a judge ruled Friday.
A Planned Parenthood affiliate in Texas knowingly sent in about $6 million in false claims to Medicaid and took steps to cover up its acts, says a federal "whistleblower" lawsuit that was unsealed Friday.
D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. has been charged with stealing more than $350,000 in government funds and filing false tax returns.
Lawyers for ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich have formally begun the process of appealing his conviction and prison sentence.
A man with extensive ties to white supremacists was sentenced Tuesday to 32 years in prison after pleading guilty to planting a bomb intended to shower poison-laced shrapnel onto Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade marchers.
Redistricting suit likely to roil Virginia Assembly; D.C. Council now has ethics-reform bill; Maryland audit: assisted-living homes not getting inspected; Gray announcing (another) staff shakeup; Virginia's gun background check being challenged; Maryland revokes 157 nursing assistants' certificates; Sun: Franchot has a tin ear; Prince George's police seek accidentally released slaying suspect.
A federal jury in Baltimore acquitted Maryland state Sen. Ulysses Currie on Tuesday in an influence peddling case, who was accused of accepting more than $245,000 in payments from a grocery store chain while he chaired a powerful budget committee.
A normally obscure board in Kansas unanimously approved new regulations Thursday for abortion providers, moving the state closer to becoming the first in the nation without a clinic or doctor's office performing the procedures.