Virginia

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house is seen on the University of Virginia campus on December 6, 2014 in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Rolling Stone magazine issued an apology for discrepencies that were published in an article regarding the alleged gang rape of a University of Virginia student by members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. (Photo by Jay Paul/Getty Images)

Victim Advocates Worry About Discredited UVa Rape Account

With the account of an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia debunked by police, advocates for sexual assault survivors are worried a movement that gained tremendous momentum in the past year could suffer a setback.

03/24/2015

13-year-old Kaylie Elizabeth Rivera-Ortiz was reported missing March 24. She was last seen at the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. (Credit: Prince George's County Police Dept.)

13-Year-Old Girl Reported Missing from Prince George’s County

The Prince George’s County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in searching for a missing teenager.

03/24/2015

Finding Rover App

New App Uses Facial Recognition Technology to Find Lost Dogs

Finding a lost pet isn’t an easy feat, but a new app is using innovative technology in the hopes of making it easier to bring Fido back home.

03/24/2015

Hand Sanitizer

Report: Almost Everything We Do to Avoid Germs is Useless

If you’re obsessively compulsive about using hand sanitizer, or you classify yourself as a germaphobe who avoids public surfaces at all costs, a new report might surprise you.

03/24/2015

School Safety Tape

2 Students Charged After Bomb Threat at Va. Middle School

Two students have been charged with making threats against a middle school in Virginia, police say.

03/24/2015

The X-Files

‘The X-Files’ & ‘Downton Abbey’ Theme Songs Sound Eerily Similar

Sci-fi fans were overjoyed Tuesday after Fox announced it’s bringing back “The X-Files” for a special six-episode event.

03/24/2015

4D Ultrasound of Unborn Babies

4D Ultrasounds Show What Happens When Pregnant Women Smoke

Ultrasound images have gotten so good that many pregnant women are getting 4D scans made for keepsakes, but a new study says those high-def scans can actually shed light on the harmful effects of smoking while pregnant.

03/24/2015

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Va. Man Charged in Lesbian Custody Case Slams Cell Bill Evidence

A Virginia businessman who authorities say aided a woman who renounced being a lesbian and fled with her daughter during a custody dispute says prosecutors shouldn’t be allowed to use cellphone bills in their case against him.

03/24/2015

Chad Leroy Miller. (Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office)

Va. Girl Scout Leader Arrested for Child Pornography, ‘Indecent Liberties With a Child’

A Spotsylvania Girl Scout leader has been arrested for numerous counts of child pornography and “indecent liberties with a child while in a custodial role,” according to the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office.

03/24/2015

An Arlington man was tased and arrested after police discovered him doing naked push-ups and other exercises in the middle of the street.  (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

UVa. Student in Bloody Arrest to Plead Not Guilty

The attorney for a University of Virginia student says his client will plead not guilty this week to charges stemming from his highly-publicized arrest last week outside a Charlottesville bar.

03/23/2015