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D.C. council member pushes name change for Redskins

David Grosso, 42, was born and raised in the metropolitan Washington area so it's not tough to see why he's a diehard Washington Redskins fan. Been going to games since he was a boy. Season ticket holder.

BREAKING: 3 more arrested in connection with Boston Marathon bombings

Boston Police said Wednesday that three additional suspects have been taken into custody in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings April 15.  

Woman reveals her own crime while attempting to file complaint on accomplice

Police catch criminals. Criminals confess to crimes. It’s not too often that police catch a criminal who asks for an officer’s help while committing a crime. But that’s exactly what landed a woman behind bars this weekend.

Woman charged with kidnapping girl from school, raping her

A Philadelphia woman was indicted this week, accused of abducting a 5-year-old girl from her school by posing as her mother, raping her and leaving her barely clothed and crying at a playground.

Man stabs choir members after church service

Mass had just ended at St. Jude Thaddeus Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and the choir had begun its closing hymns when it happened.

Mother shot, killed with 10-day-old baby in arms

Police in Birmingham, Alabama are looking for a killer. A young mother was shot and killed Monday while she was holding her 10-day-old baby.

New York officials to seek human remains at 9/11 plane part site

ew York City officials will begin sifting through soil for human remains Tuesday at a site where a part believed to be from one of the 9/11 airliners was found.

Early discussion under way on Boston bombing suspect avoiding death penalty

Preliminary talks have been under way "for the past few days" to allow Boston bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to resume providing investigators with information about the attacks in exchange for having the death penalty taken off the t

Home price rise continues to pick up speed

The pace of home prices increases continued to accelerate in February, according to a measure released Tuesday that showed the biggest gain since near the height of the housing bubble.

UPDATE: Boston Marathon bombing investigation

Here's the latest on the Boston Marathon bombings: