A former contract nurse who worked at the Fairfax County jail has been charged with sexual battery after police say he had inappropriate contact with a female inmate last year.
Police who were responding to a disorderly conduct call in Fair Oaks reported finding 2 people rolling around in a neighborhood street. That’s when, officers said, they interrupted what was a sexual assault.
Reston, Virginia-based government and commercial IT contractor 1901 Group will invest $4 million to expand its corporate offices in Reston and an IT operations center in Blacksburg, Virginia.
This summer, a family of four will move from their one-bedroom Arlington apartment to a new three-bedroom house in Alexandria. They are just one of many local families to benefit from volunteers and staff at Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia.
Fairfax County Police say the stabbing death happened around 1 a.m. in an apartment on the 2900 block of Charing Cross Road, near the Merrifield Shopping Center.
Amazon’s choice of Northern Virginia for half of its new headquarters will jump-start Crystal City, which is still recovering from Base Realignment and Closure-related office vacancies. And, it’s good business for Crystal City’s dominant commercial real estate owner.
Home sales are slowing in the Washington region, but prices are still rising, with the median price of a house or condo that sold in the metro last month hitting the highest level for an October in 10 years.
Rain-slicked roadways and poor visibility Monday night are being blamed for a series of vehicle crashes and pedestrians struck within a three-hour period in Montgomery County, Maryland.
For the sixth straight year, Northern Virginia residents are providing warmth to Syrian refugees facing a cold winter in refugee camps. The region’s annual, month-long blanket and coat drive is underway.
The deaths of two young Saudi sisters, whose bodies washed up along the New York City waterfront last month, have shined a light on the often secretive and risky journeys Saudi women take to flee their homes.
Members of the National Court Reporters Association are making a contribution to preserve the legacies of American veterans whose stories are part of the Veterans History Project.
Venus Iraheta, 18, of Alexandria, pleaded guilty in January to charges of first-degree murder, abduction and gang participation in the death of Damaris Reyes Rivas, 15, last year. Iraheta disappeared for a month afterward; her return was captured live on TV.
The bodies of Helen Hargan, 23, and Pamela Hansen Hargan, 63, were found shot to death inside their McLean house in July 2017. Police believe the crime scene was staged to look like a murder-suicide.
Dozens of people lit candles and stood in the dark Thursday night at the intersection of Fort Hunt Road and Alexandria Avenue in Fairfax County, Virginia, to remember an unarmed driver shot by U.S. Park Police along that road nearly a year ago. See photos of the vigil.
Little Dipper Hot Pot House will open its newest restaurant Nov. 19 in Fairfax’s Mosaic District.
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.
The proliferation of smartphones and social media have provided more avenues for online predators to target children. In the WTOP series, “Preventing Online Predators,” WTOP goes behind the screen with undercover detectives who work to identify and track down child predators on the internet and speaks to a family about how their teen daughter was targeted.