The courtroom was packed Wednesday with family members of both Makiyah Wilson and the three accused gang members, who were ordered held without bond.
“We’re proud that Amazon has recognized all the tremendous things Virginia has to offer,” said Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam following the announcement that Amazon’s new headquarters will come to Northern Virginia.
“For our family, there will always be an empty chair at the dinner table,” said Susie Paul-de Leede who fought back tears talking about her father-in-law Johan de Leede. She called him the rock of their family.
The driver of the sedan that struck and killed 64-year-old Thomas Hendricks Hollowell of Arlington, Virginia, admitted responsibility for the hit-and-run crash.
In videos posted on social media, Stephanie Chase Wheeler suddenly ignited, laying on the ground in the crowd – her upper body engulfed in flames as people nearby try to put them out.
The Associated Press reported that Tala and Rotana Farea’s mother told detectives that one day before the bodies were found last week, a Saudi Embassy official had called her and ordered that the family leave the U.S. because her daughters had applied for asylum.
The reports confirm what 25-year-old Bijan Ghaisar’s family has long said — that he was not armed when he was shot nine times by two U.S. Park Police officers following a chase up the George Washington Parkway last November.
Investigators in D.C. are searching for the person they say set a woman on fire Sunday leaving her in critical condition.
A third person is now under arrest, charged in the shooting death of a 10-year-old girl in Northeast D.C. over the summer. Makiyah Wilson, 10, was shot to death July 16 when four gunmen opened fire on a group of people in an apartment courtyard in the Clay Terrace neighborhood of Northeast D.C. in July. Wilson’s mother said the girl was on her way to an ice cream truck when she was fatally struck.
A medical examiner is testing the suspected human remains found near Sterling Elementary school Saturday morning and has requested additional testing, said Kraig Troxell with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s office.
Daron Wint’s team of public defenders objected to the use of the photo of the 10-year-old boy’s badly burned body, calling it “graphic and disturbing.”
Jurors in the murder trial of the man accused of killing a D.C. businessman — along with his wife, son and housekeeper — heard key testimony from the businessman’s assistant, who prosecutors say unknowingly dropped off $40,000 in ransom at the time the family was being held hostage inside their home.
After their son died in a fire that started in underground tunnels under a Bethesda house, a Silver Spring couple has filed a civil suit against the man who owned the home and who paid their son to dig the tunnels. The family’s lawyer shared details with WTOP about the lawsuit, including why the family waited exactly one year after their son’s death to file it.
Just like well-known scams in which callers claim to be from the Internal Revenue Service, this phishing scam plays on fear in the Chinese community.
Fairfax County investigators confirm two children and a woman died in a murder-suicide by shooting after they were discovered in a Herndon, Virginia, house.
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.