Bijan Ghaisar’s family gathered outside U.S. Park Police District Two Station. They held signs and a large, framed photo of Bijan — and were looking for answers.
It is game-on for procrastinators trying to finish their shopping this Christmas Eve before stores close. Here’s the scene Sunday at Springfield Town Center in Fairfax County, Virginia.
A string of thefts from vehicles hit the Fairfax area over the last 12 hours Saturday.
Police will charge a 17-year-old boy from Lorton with murder, after they say he fatally shot a husband and wife in Reston, Virginia. Multiple media outlets report that the suspect espoused neo-Nazi philosophies.
A person was rescued by a civilian boat from the water near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge on Saturday morning.
Fairfax County is generally a safe place to live. But the county’s police chief reminded residents that doesn’t mean that no crime occurs there and residents should lock their vehicles and garages to safeguard their valuables.
Tomas Antonio Pino-Mejia, 19, and Ismael Antonio Gernandez-Navarro, also 19, were arrested this week in connection to the killing of a Virginia teen, related to MS-13.
Reston police have joined two other Fairfax County police districts included in the soon-to-be-launched pilot program to test out body-worn cameras.
A multi-vehicle crash on Virginia Route 28/Sully Road in Centreville, Virginia, near Interstate 66 closed lanes and caused delays on Thursday morning. Lanes were closed again after an officer was hit while directing traffic. Lanes will remain closed until noon, according to Virginia Department of Transportation.
The suspect in a Fairfax County murder earlier this month, whose neck tattoo was cited by police as a distinguishing factor, was arrested in New Hampshire Tuesday night.
A federal jury in Alexandria has convicted a former Metro Transit police officer for attempting to support the Islamic State and obstruction of justice.
For many people, it’s an accomplishment to go for a run or finish a race. And that’s how it started for now-elite runner Sarah Bishop, who after four children and about a decade away from the sport, qualified for the Olympic trials.
Is Darth Vader really a softy? Well, he accompanied Kylo Ren and a gaggle of Stormtroopers — as well as Santa and Mrs. Claus — to visit kids at Inova Fairfax Hospital. See photos and video.
In the wake of several deadly church shootings, police in Virginia have a free crime prevention training program to help make houses of worship safer called “Worship Watch.”
Police said 24-year-old Endless Taylor, who’s suspected of fatally stabbing an acquaintance, has a distinctive tattoo on his neck reading “Pray for Me,” and is believed to still be in the Northern Virginia area.
As WTOP marks 50 years on the radio, those who helped make it what it is today are looking back at their experiences and at the stories that have touched the nation's capital.
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