Man charged in slaying of Rockville woman

A man has been charged with murder in the death of a 45-year-old woman who was reported missing from Rockville on July 19 and whose body was found in D.C. later that day. Raymond Williams, 35, of the 11100 block of Dewey Road in Kensington, is accused of killing Azin Naimi, Montgomery County police said. Police said Naimi was killed in the building she rented as an art studio on the 12000 block of Nebel Street in Rockville. Williams worked in the same building, but not with Naimi, police said.

Police seeking doctor on the run

Authorities are looking for Dr. Ravi Veluri, who is wanted for allegedly touching a patient inappropriately and making inappropriate comments. A 24-year-old woman told police that the incident happened last week at the Family Care Medical Center, located at 4810 Beauregard St. in Alexandria. Anyone with information about Veluri's whereabouts can call Fairfax Crime Solvers at 866-411-8477.

Va. prison officials sued for banning law guide

Two nonprofit organizations claim that Virginia prison officials have unconstitutionally prohibited inmates from receiving a book that explains how to file lawsuits. The National Lawyers Guild and the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a suit against state Department of Corrections Director Gene Johnson and other officials in federal court. The groups say officials violated their First Amendment and due process rights by preventing inmates from accessing their book, "Jailhouse Lawyer's Handbook: How to Bring a Federal Lawsuit to Challenge Violations of Your Rights in Prison."

Band performance canceled after threats

An appearance at a Frederick bar by a band linked to neo-Nazi groups was canceled after threats were made against the establishment. Call the Paramedics, a heavy metal band, was scheduled to perform Wednesday at Krug's Place, but the show was canceled after the bar received threatening calls, the Associated Press reported.

- Compiled by Emily Babay