People walk in the terminal at Washington Dulles International Airport. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Transportation Chief: 5 Airlines Probed for Price-Gouging

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Friday the government has opened a price-gouging investigation involving five airlines that allegedly raised airfares in the Northeast after a deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May disrupted rail service.


Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Former Virginia Governor Appeals Corruption Conviction Again

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell is appealing his corruption conviction again.


A woman walks by a Metro train at Metro Center on April 30, 2012 in Washington, DC.  AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER        (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Man Charged in Fatal Metro Stabbing to Get Mental Evaluation

A man charged with killing a passenger aboard a Metro train on Independence Day is scheduled to return to court.


Ronald May prays as he supports a cross at a memorial setup in front of the Armed Forces Career Center/National Guard Recruitment Office which had been shot up on July 18, 2015 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. According to reports, Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, 24, opened fire on the military recruiting station on July 16th at the strip mall and then drove to an operational support center operated by the U.S. Navy and killed four United States Marines there and a Navy sailor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Navy Has Memorial in Virginia for Tennessee Shooting Victim

The Navy held a memorial service aboard a warship on Thursday for a sailor who was killed during a shooting in Tennessee that also claimed the lives of four Marines.


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Weekend Guide: What’s Happening in Your Area July 24 – 26

Celebrate and savor summer’s fresh, local foods, dance the night away and see what’s new on tap this weekend.



‘Bicycle Bandit’ Who Escaped Va. Hospital Takes Guilty Plea

A prisoner who briefly escaped from a Virginia hospital has pleaded guilty in connection with the escape and also acknowledged committing a dozen robberies at banks.



Ikea Offers Repair Kits For Dressers After 2 Children Die

Ikea is offering a free kit to help consumers affix the furniture to a wall after two children died when the furniture tipped over.


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Survivor of Alexandria Shooting Testifies at Hearing

The survivor of a shooting that authorities have linked to the slayings of three Alexandria residents wept uncontrollably as she described the attack in court.



Bears Spotted in Fairfax Co., Authorities Warn Residents to Take Caution

Fairfax County officials are warning residents to be cautious after recent bear sightings in the region.


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Fire in Historic Harpers Ferry Blocks Access to MARC Station

The commercial area in historic Harpers Ferry was devastated Thursday when a fire destroyed a building that housed at least 6 businesses