Just like well-known scams in which callers claim to be from the Internal Revenue Service, this phishing scam plays on fear in the Chinese community.
Fairfax County investigators confirm two children and a woman died in a murder-suicide by shooting after they were discovered in a Herndon, Virginia, house.
As lawyers question potential jurors — including asking whether they could remain impartial after seeing graphic photos of the victims — prosecutors shed light on some key testimony expected at trial.
Three years after three members of a D.C. family and their housekeeper were tortured and killed, the case remains one of the most heinous crimes in recent memory. Now — even as several frustrating, agonizing questions remain unanswered — jury selection has begun in the trial against the only man charged with their killings.
Fairfax County music teacher Ryan Pick thought he was soliciting a 12-year-old girl, when it was really an investigator, court documents say. He faces multiple charges of sex offense against children.
A former Fairfax County police officer was recently indicted as the person responsible for his baby’s death last year. His attorney plans to point out the case’s complicated details make it far from a cut and dried conclusion for the jury.
Ryan Thomas Pick, who teaches at Cameron Elementary School, was charged Monday in Hanover County, Virginia, with a felony count of proposing sex to a minor as well as four counts of sex offense with a minor by computer, court records show.
Speaking in code, recruiting shooters over text message and hiding weapons are just some of the details to come out of court documents which outline how two men planned the shooting that killed a 10-year-old girl.
Makiyah Wilson was killed when five men sprayed her Northeast neighborhood with bullets on July 16; a little more than a month before that, two of the alleged shooters were in jail in Maryland.
The calls from the D.C. region for official investigations into potential priest abuses started shortly after the Pennsylvania grand jury released its report alleging more than 300 priests abused children across the state for decades.
“There is no greater injustice than to know that your wounds have been acknowledged by the world but not by your church,” said Winnie Obike. The Maryland woman believes the cardinal’s removal is the only way to move forward.
A frustrating crime is popping up on the radar of the Arlington County police: Drivers are reporting that the wheels are being stolen from their cars.
Last week’s report from a Pennsylvania grand jury accused the archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, for allegedly covering up their offenses during his service in Pittsburgh. Now, thousands are calling for his resignation online.
At least three people are under arrest after more than 150 ATV riders swarmed throughout downtown D.C. Sunday. One man whose bicycle was hit by an ATV said more needs to be done to curtail the dangerous organized rides.
It was a turbulent week for the Catholic Church after a Pennsylvania grand jury report alleged a decadeslong, systematic cover-up of child sex abuse by more than 300 priests. The Archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, told WTOP how he believes the church can move forward from this scandal.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.