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Teen Gets More Than 11 Years for Helping Islamic State

A northern Virginia teenager was sentenced Friday to more than 11 years in prison for helping another teen travel to Syria to join the Islamic State and for providing other aid to the militant group.

08/27/2015

(Credit: Virginia State Police)

Extra License Plates, Wig & Letters Found in On-Air Shooter’s Car

Inside Vester Flanagan’s rental car, investigators found extra license plates, a wig, shawl, sunglasses and a hat as well as some stamped letters and a “to do” list.

08/27/2015

(Credit: Fairfax County Police)

Body of Missing 16-Year-Old Boy Found in Fairfax Co. Tributary

Crews have recovered the body of a missing 16-year-old boy in a tributary of the Potomac River Thursday afternoon.

08/27/2015

Remembering WDBJ Shooting Victims

The Latest on The Va. TV Shooting

The latest on the shooting that killed two TV journalists and injured a woman near Roanoke, Virginia.

08/27/2015

MONETA, VA - AUGUST 26: Police stand watch at the crime scene at Bridgewater Plaza on Smith Mountain Lake on August 26, 2015 in Moneta, Virginia. Two employees of WDBJ TV were killed this morning during a live broadcast. The victims have been identified as reporter Alison Parker and camerman Adam Ward. Parker, 24 and Ward, 27, worked for WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia. The suspect, Vester Lee Flanigan, also known as Bryce Williams, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. (Photo by Jay Paul/Getty Images)

On-Air Killings Gripped Millions in Social Media Storm

After the live fatal shooting of two TV journalists , thousands of viewers watched a horrified anchor struggle to comprehend what happened.

08/27/2015

ROANOKE, VA - AUGUST 26: Flowers are left for the two journalists that were killed during a live broadcast on August 26, 2015 in Roanoke, Virginia. The victims have been identified as reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27. The suspect, Vester Lee Flanigan, also known as Bryce Williams, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. (Photo by Jay Paul/Getty Images)

Community, Coworkers and Family Begin Mourning Process After On-Air Shooting Deaths of Local TV Journalists

The day after two young TV journalists were killed on live TV by a former colleague, the community is trying its best to heal.

08/27/2015

U.S. Coast Guard Boat (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Coast Guard Searches for Teenage Boy Lost While Swimming in Potomac

The Coast Guard is searching for a missing teenage boy who was swimming in the Potomac River near Mount Vernon Wednesday.

08/27/2015

(Credit: WDBJ7)

Va. TV Reporter, Cameraman Shot & Killed Were Eager Young Journalists

They were two young journalists, eager and hungry for a story, fulfilling their dreams of working in TV news.

08/26/2015

Beltway traffic (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Improving Economy Shares Blame for Worst U.S. Traffic Ever

More jobs and cheaper gasoline come with a big, honking downside: U.S. roads are more clogged than ever now that the recession is in the rearview mirror.

08/26/2015

(Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images for the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival)

USA Network Cancels ‘Mr. Robot’ Finale Due To Similarities To Virginia TV Killings

USA Network announced the season finale of the series Mr. Robot will not air tonight, citing similarities to Wednesday’s real-life murders of a reporter and cameraman on live television.

08/26/2015