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  • Who was guarding Assaye? And what were the rules?

    WASHINGTON — After Wossen Assaye tried to kill himself in an Alexandria jail on Friday, he was taken to Inova Fairfax Hospital for treatment. Alexandria sheriff’s deputies guarded Assaye for 24 hours. Under an agreement…

  • Marshals reviewing procedures after inmate escapes hospital

    ANNANDALE, Va. (AP) — Federal marshals are reviewing their security procedures after an inmate receiving treatment at a northern Virginia hospital overpowered a private guard, took her gun and set off a frenzied nine-hour manhunt.…

  • April Entertainment Guide

    Must-hit events and activities around town for the month of April.

  • Police: Prisoner who stole gun, fled hospital found in DC

    ANNANDALE, Va. (AP) — An inmate hospitalized after a suicide attempt overpowered a guard, took her gun, escaped and carjacked two vehicles Tuesday, setting off a frenzied nine-hour search that ended with his capture as…

  • LEBANON: Add Ski Report

    SOUTHEAST Alabama Cloudmont — Closed for Snow Sports Maryland Wisp — Closed for Snow Sports North Carolina Appalachian Ski — Reopen 04/04 Beech Mountain — Closed for Snow Sports Cataloochee — Closed for Snow Sports…

  • LEBANON: Add Ski Report

    SOUTHEAST Alabama Cloudmont — Closed for Snow Sports Maryland Wisp — Closed for Snow Sports North Carolina Appalachian Ski — Reopen 04/04 Beech Mountain — Closed for Snow Sports Cataloochee — Closed for Snow Sports…

  • Armed prisoner who escaped from Va. hospital captured

    WASHINGTON — An escaped prisoner charged with bank robbery was arrested in Southeast D.C. Tuesday after he fled from a Virginia hospital, launching a manhunt that lasted through the morning and involved two carjackings and…

  • 2 German sailors rescued off Va. after sailboat flounders

    CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — Two German sailors have been rescued after their sailboat lost its mast and was running low on fuel about 90 miles off Chincoteague. The Coast Guard says the two were recovered…

  • Prisoner who fled hospital appears in court

    WASHINGTON — Several hours after he was arrested in D.C., a prisoner who overpowered a guard and fled a Virginia hospital appeared in federal court to face an escape charge. Wossen Assaye, 42, was escorted…

  • IPAR Project Needs Volunteers, Materials

    The Initiative for Public Art Reston (IPAR) is preparing to welcome artist Patrick Dougherty, who will begin a public art installation built from tree saplings at Reston Town Square Park. IPAR says the project needs help…

  • Delegate accused of forgery not certified in Va. Senate race

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials have decided that a delegate charged with fabricating a document is not certified to run as a Democrat in the race for Virginia’s 16th District Senate seat. The 16th District…

  • New Arlington TEDx Conference Looking for Speakers

    Another TEDx conference is coming to Arlington this year, with a theme of “Connectedness.” TEDxArlington is planned for Oct. 3, organized by a of Arlington residents hoping to think about connectedness “in broad terms.” That could mean…

  • Spring Fun at Reston Community Center

     This is a sponsored post by Eve Thompson of Reston Real Estate. Spring has officially sprung in Reston, and it’s time to get out of the house and start having some fun. We are fortunate…

  • Arlington Resident Representing U.S. in Maccabi Games

    Cherrydale resident Ori Hoffer will fulfill every athlete’s dream this winter: representing his country in international competition. Unlike many of the athletes sports fans typically associate with the honor — in their 20s, playing in…

  • Winery Will Be RTC West’s First Tenant

    RTC West, the restaurant-and-retail complex that was just approved by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, has signed its first tenant. Chicago-based Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant will be the anchor for 40,000 square feet…