(Courtesy of family/Facebook)

Message board at center of investigation after firefighter's death

Fairfax County officials are investigating a local online message board with a reputation for cyberbullying after the death of a firefighter-paramedic last week. The site, which has no affiliation with the Fairfax County government, was home to several hateful threads aimed at firefighter-paramedic Nicole Mittendorff, whose body was found April 21.

More Fairfax County News | More Local News
Most Shared


San Francisco chief releases racist texts, orders training

San Francisco’s police chief wants all officers to finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal that has rocked the department.

Family Treatment Court offers new start for its graduates

Tears, tissues, graduation tassels and a congratulatory cake marked the 14th Family Treatment Court graduation celebration Friday at D.C. Superior Court. (Photos)

Man shot at TV station charged with arson, other charges

Criminal charges have been filed against a man shot and wounded by police after walking into a Baltimore TV station wearing an animal costume and a fake bomb.

You can take care of next spring's bulbs now

Garden Editor Mike McGrath says you can take steps for better flowers next spring now. He also reiterates the area's lawn-care laws and wishes you a Happy Compost Week!

New comedy recalls the time Elvis met Nixon

Director Liza Johnson imagines what that historic meeting must have been like in the new movie comedy “Elvis & Nixon.”

Redskins move down a spot, take TCU receiver Doctson

The Skins have added a red-zone target for quarterback Kirk Cousins while finding someone who eventually could help replace DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon.

Whistleblowers confirm lawmakers’ concerns about TSA abuses

Lawmakers' concerns about abuses of power at the Transportation Security Administration have been supported by whistleblowers' testimony.

Stock Market Data delayed approx 15 min.

DOW -57.12 17,773.64
NASDAQ -29.93 4,775.36
S&P 500 -10.51 2,065.30