Gory Prince George's
- Seventh murder of the new year.
- Eighth murder of the new year.
- Separate commentary:
Do Post editorial writers live in the same world as the rest of us?
- Judge mulls request to acquit ex-educator of money laundering.
Defense lawyers asked a federal judge Monday to throw out a former Virginia and Maryland educator's convictions on money laundering charges in a drug conspiracy case.
Pamela Hoffler-Riddick was scheduled to be sentenced Monday but instead the judge listened to arguments on her lawyer's request for acquittal. She faces up to 20 years in prison.
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U.S. District Judge Walter D. Kelley Jr. did not indicate when he would rule, but he said he was leaning toward acquitting Hoffler-Riddick on four counts of money laundering. During Monday's hearing, he repeatedly questioned the basis of those counts.
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She lost a job as a regional assistant superintendent in Prince George's County, Md., after her arrest..