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.”
Megan Hargan, 35, who lives in West Virginia, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of using a firearm in the commission of a felony for the July 2017 killings.
Fairfax County Police say the stabbing death happened around 1 a.m. in an apartment on the 2900 block of Charing Cross Road, near the Merrifield Shopping Center.
The bodies of Helen Hargan, 23, and Pamela Hansen Hargan, 63, were found shot to death inside their McLean house in July 2017. Police believe the crime scene was staged to look like a murder-suicide.
Fairmont, West Virginia-based MVB Bank is expanding in the D.C. area, relocating its Reston corporate offices and adding a branch in McLean.
Detectives from McLean police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash in the Falls Church area on Monday morning.
A 5-year-old girl is dead, and another child is struggling to recover from gunshot wounds after a Sunday night shooting at a McLean, Virginia, apartment. Veronica Youngblood, of McLean, is facing a charge of second-degree murder.
For residents who live in the area of Georgetown Pike and the Capital Beltway, congestion from cars using their neighborhoods as a cut-through can leave them trapped in their driveways.
Beginning next year, Capital One will be the exclusive issuer of Walmart’s private label and co-branded credit cards in the U.S.
There are claims that a recent Washington-area real estate sale has set the record for the area’s most expensive piece of land. Find out where it is and see a photo.
Law enforcement says a woman who drove to the entrance of the CIA headquarters in Fairfax County, Virginia, had a loaded gun, a passport and $100,000 in cash.
A statue of three llamas was damaged Dec. 21–22 on the grounds of the Potomac School. One of the statue’s llama heads is presumed stolen.
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.
After a year of converting the first floor of its McLean headquarters, Hilton’s “The Social” features a food hall, co-working spaces, a Starbucks and an outdoor terrace — all of which is open to the public.
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.