Navy prosecutor Lt. Jennifer Schwartau says Seaman Uriel Gerardo Olivas offered an undercover officer money in the murder-for-hire plot.
Authorities say 22 fraudulent online accounts were created for government employees enrolled in the Virginia Retirement System.
Two misdemeanor charges against a Virginia man who says police officers used excessive force during a traffic stop have been dropped.
Around 700 people are left in the dark Thursday morning in Fairfax County, Arlington and Falls Church after a tree fell on power lines in Virginia.
The director of the Virginia Department of Forensic Science says the growing number, complexity and safety requirements of drug cases submitted for testing has created a substantial backlog.
Authorities in Virginia are looking for a bank robber who tried twice and failed before walking off with cash on his third attempt.
The Loudoun County Public School system, which is the first major school system in Northern Virginia to return from summer break, is usually cited as one of the fastest-growing school districts in Virginia. In total, the student body is expected to swell by a few thousand students this year to more than 83,000.
The suit claims former driver Tariq Rasheed pepper-sprayed Justin Lavelle and left him on a highway shoulder. Lavelle was struck by a car and died.
Carilion Clinic announced Wednesday that it will lease much of an 8,300-square-foot building being constructed by the truck stop in Raphine, a small community between Staunton and Lexington.
A juror in Paul Manafort’s case reported during the trial that another juror made comments about the weakness of the former Trump campaign chairman’s defense.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his late 30s. Police say he attacked a woman who had been running in Stonewall Park Saturday morning.
Like many myths, though, Washington’s connections to cannabis are not invented out of whole cloth. Washington did indeed grow industrial hemp on his Mount Vernon estate.
A Manassas, Virginia, man in the country illegally from El Salvador was arrested at Dulles International Airport Tuesday on an outstanding arrest warrant for felony fondling of a child.
Following complaints from families being forced out of their homes by construction of toll lanes on Interstate 66, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam promised on WTOP Wednesday that the group would now be treated the right way.
Authorities found 11 puppies — ranging in age from seven to 14 weeks — inside a shed with inadequate ventilation and no food or water. Two Woodbridge, Virginia, women and a Waldorf, Maryland, man are being sought.
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.