A Reston, Virginia, man is facing several charges, including attempted capital murder, after the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said he shot at two responding deputies last week.
A recent environmental assessment of the first president’s Virginia home confirmed the 18th century mansion could not maintain museum-quality standards, so a few vulnerable pieces were moved out, including the Longman & Broderip harpsichord Washington ordered from London.
Communities across the region are providing resources to federal workers embroiled in the government shutdown, and Fairfax County is considering a way to alleviate some of their financial burden.
Fairfax County police said Friday night a pedestrian was struck on U.S. Route 50 at Summerfield Road near Jefferson Village Park.
Shoppers at several Northern Virginia grocery stores reached into their hearts and dug into their pockets to help buy groceries Saturday for those in need, including federal workers who have missed a paycheck.
Since 2014, Virginia has seen a 20 percent increase in traffic-related fatalities and a 20 percent increase in fatalities related to unrestrained passengers and drivers, according to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. In 2017, the latest year for which data are available, 308 unrestrained drivers and passengers died in crashes.
Ergi Masati, who graduated from Fairfax High School in 2017, was arrested for five counts of possession of child pornography on Oct. 23, 2018.
Marie Kondo’s decluttering books are enjoying a boost in popularity aided by her Netflix show. In Fairfax County, libraries can’t keep them on the shelves. Plus, people are using Kondo’s tidying method to donate books that no longer bring them joy.
Veronica Youngblood is charged with murder in the 2018 slaying of her 5-year-old daughter, Brooklynn, and her teenage daughter, whose identity hasn’t been released.
Reston, Virginia-based Science Applications International Corp. has completed its $2.5 billion stock acquisition of Chantilly-based Engility Holdings, creating one of the largest government IT contractors.
MNG, which is backed by a hedge fund, holds 7.5 percent of Gannett’s stock and has been rebuffed repeatedly by the company when it has approached it about a sale.
USA Today publisher Gannett says it will review an unsolicited takeover offer from MNG Enterprises, a hedge fund-backed newspaper owner. Also known as Digital First, the company said in a letter Gannett’s current executive team “has not demonstrated that it is capable of effectively running it as public company.”
There is a need for substitute teachers at Fairfax County Public Schools, and some furloughed federal workers and contractors need money to get through the shutdown. Those two facts led to a job fair for feds willing to work with kids and make a few extra dollars in the process.
A northern Virginia woman was surprised to find out one ornament on her live Christmas tree decided to deck the halls by unleashing dozens of tiny insects.
Police in Fairfax County are still looking for the man they believe approached and assaulted two girls Saturday evening in Annandale. See the composite sketch of the suspect.
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.