The superintendent of Stafford County Public Schools has apologized to the transgender middle school student who was forced to sit alone in a hallway during an active shooter drill, while her classmates took cover.
Two murdered women — killed 18 years apart — have several things in common, but the inability to conclusively link the cases is frustrating one victim’s family.
Officials at a Virginia middle school are facing criticism after allegedly barring a transgender student from using the boys’ or girls’ locker rooms during an active shooter drill.
Residents may resume normal water use but should take the following precautionary measures after a boil alert
Stafford County officials are urging residents south of Eskimo Hill Road, east of Interstate 95 and in the Mountain View Road and Ramoth Church Road areas to boil their water or use bottled water for consumption until further notice.
At least two tractor trailers were involved in a series of multi-vehicle crashes Tuesday, leaving at least four people injured and snarling traffic in Virginia along I-95 and Route 1 in Stafford and Prince William counties for hours.
The standard in Stafford County, passed in 2016, requires 900 feet between cemeteries and all sources of drinking water — public or private. The move blocked the All Muslim Association of America’s proposal for a burial ground on Garrisonville Road.
A Virginia woman who pleaded guilty to faking a will to keep a drug dealer’s home from being seized has received a year of home detention.
With the start of the school year, some local school systems are keeping an eye on social media and even turning to social media-scanning software for help in preventing school shootings.
Late last month, the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office began asking residents to register their surveillance cameras as part of the Stafford County Operation Public Eye, or SCOPE, program. So far, about 55 people have signed up.
The string of school shootings this year has school systems across the nation ramping up security in the new academic year. In Virginia, Stafford County Public Schools has just added a tip line to its mobile app.
A Stafford County, Virginia, woman was taken into custody by sheriff’s deputies and hit with DUI and child endangerment charges after trying to evade police on Telegraph Road.
Two Virginia men found driving a stolen vehicle are facing additional charges including possession of counterfeit currency.
A man was found stabbed to death in Stafford County Wednesday night, and the suspect Sheriff’s deputies have in custody is the victim’s own brother.
An African-American man from Alexandria, Virginia, has filed a federal lawsuit over the insistence of a white deputy that he show identification after the driver’s car broke down in Stafford County last year. The deputy had confirmed to the driver that he had done nothing wrong and wasn’t suspected of having done anything wrong, the suit says.
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.