Todd Hitt of Arlington pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Alexandria to running what prosecutors described as a Ponzi scheme under the guise of soliciting investments for an office building in Herndon and other projects.
A spokeswoman for Virginia governor Ralph Northam said a reception to celebrate Black History Month has been moved from Wednesday to later this month while the administration is thinking through better ways to honor it.
The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said the Leesburg woman apparently had been clearing fallen branches the night before around her residence when the large branch fell and struck her.
Virginia’s Roman Catholic Diocese of Richmond has published a list of 42 priests with a “credible and substantiated” allegation of sexual abuse against a child.
Fairfax is the second richest county in the nation — yet at Second Story, there’s a desperate need for bed space for homeless teens.
A recently unsealed court document says a former contestant on both “American Idol” and “Fear Factor” worked as a courier for a drug ring and was trying to deliver nearly 2 pounds of fentanyl when she was arrested last year.
A college professor avoided talking directly about her accusation that Virginia’s lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her, but she wasn’t shy about publicly discussing her research and thoughts on the growing number of women reporting abuse.
The woman was attacked on a Saturday afternoon, during Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3, 2016, at the pool in the 200 block of South Pickett Street.
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney has been appointed by the U.S. Conference of Mayors to develop a strategic agenda as the new chairman of the group’s Children, Health and Human Services Standing Committee.
The possibility of HOV lanes on Fairfax County Parkway drew opposition from the public at a Board of Supervisors’ Transportation Committee meeting Tuesday afternoon.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia lieutenant governor’s accuser’s appearance at Stanford(all times local): 6:40 p.m. The college professor who accused Virginia’s lieutenant governor of sexual assault was welcomed to a Stanford University…
Compare a 40-hour workweek to how much time people waste in traffic in the D.C. area and you’d be sitting around for nearly a month, according to number crunching by INRIX, Inc. that ranks the region’s congestion as second worst in the nation.
Ninety-six people who applied to be head of IT security for Virginia elections had their names, resumes, salary information, references, education history, home addresses, emails and phone numbers exposed.
The D.C. Office of Unified Communication and 911 call centers in Maryland and Virginia have rolled out a new system that uses a cellphone users’ data to help pinpoint their location when they call for help.
Hunter Mill District Supervisor Cathy Hudgins says there’s a clear need around Reston for new streetlights, and believes residents are currently dissuaded from taking pedestrian paths through Reston because the sidewalks are poorly lit.
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.