Police Release New Sketch in 1982 Unsolved Murder

Police are hopeful a new, age-progression composite sketch will help advance the ongoing investigation into the 1982 unsolved murder of a Fairfax County woman.


Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Va. GOP Wants Audit of Gov’s PAC Following Returned Gift

The Republican Party of Virginia is calling for an audit of Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s political action committee.


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State Police Complete Review of U.Va. Student’s Arrest

Virginia State Police have concluded their review of an arrest that injured a University of Virginia student and prompted allegations of racism.


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TSA Screeners Find 2 Guns in 2 Days at Reagan Airport

Two handguns have been uncovered in the last two days by screeners at Reagan National Airport.


Polo Ralph Lauren. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Clerk Injured in Hammer Attack at Clothing Store

Police in Leesburg are looking for a man they say hit a store clerk with a hammer at an outlet mall.


Students walk on the University of Virginia campus. (Photo by Jay Paul/Getty Images)

3 UVa Graduates Sue Rolling Stone Over Retracted Rape Story

Court documents show that three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story are suing the publication and the article’s author.


CATTLETSBURG, KY - JUNE 3:  Caterpillar front-loading machinery operates on mounds of coal at Arch Coal Terminals June 3, 2014 in Cattletsburg, Kentucky. New regulations on carbon emissions proposed by the Obama administration have reportedly angered politicians on both sides of the aisle in energy-producing states such as Kentucky and West Virginia.  (Photo by Luke Sharrett/Getty Images)

June U.S. Mine Inspections Result in 139 Citations

Federal inspectors issued 139 citations and three orders at U.S. mine operations in June.


Sisters Sheila (l) and	Katherine (right) Lyon disappeared from Wheaton Plaza in 1975. Lloyd Lee Welch (center) has been charged with first degree murder in their deaths. (Photo credits: and Montgomery County Police)

Police Serve Search Warrant in Probe of 1975 Killings

Police have served a search warrant at a home in Maryland and seized items as part of a continuing investigation into the 40-year-old kidnapping and killings of two sisters.


CHINCOTEAGUE, VA - JULY 29:  Wild ponies come ashore from the Assateague Channel during the annual pony swim event from Assateague Island to Chincoteague on July 29, 2015 in Chincoteague, Virginia. After crossing from the national wildlife refuge, some are auctioned off by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company during the 90th annual event.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

About 130 Ponies Swim from Assateague to Chincoteague for Annual Event

An Eastern Shore tradition celebrated by Marguerite Henry’s book “Misty of Chincoteague” marked its 90th year today.


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Asbestos Reported in Metro’s Oldest Railcars

New documents show that the oldest cars in Metro’s fleet, the 1000-series, contain asbestos.