Virginia

Prosecutors say a judge's decision granting lawyers in a Chicago terrorism case unprecedented access to secret intelligence-court records could jeopardize national security.   (Credit: Thinkstock)

Northern Va. Man Gets 21 Years in Child’s Sexual Abuse Case

A northern Virginia man has been sentenced to 21 years in prison in a case that prosecutors say involves the repeated sexual abuse of a child.

03/21/2015

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6 Teens Charged With Assault by Mob in Northern Va. Attack

Prince William County Police have arrested six teenagers on charges of assault by mob in an attack on a 16-year-old boy at a Boys & Girls Club in Woodbridge.

03/21/2015

Smoke filled the L'Enfant Plaza station during the rush hour on Jan. 12, 2015. The station was temporarily closed after the station with smoke. One person died as several were injured as a result of the incident. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

911 Center Setup Slowed Response to Deadly D.C. Metro Smoke

A policy of routing calls about emergencies on the Metro subway to a supervisor at the District of Columbia’s 911 call center contributed to delays in getting firefighters to a fatal rail malfunction early this year.

03/21/2015

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UVa. Students Grill Law Enforcement Officials About Arrest

University of Virginia students grilled law enforcement officials about an arrest that left a student injured, and some were not satisfied with the answers.

03/20/2015

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Judge Denies Bid from Prince William Republicans for Primary

A judge on Friday turned aside a lawsuit from Prince William Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart and other county Republicans who say a clerical error is denying them their right to run for re-election through a state-run primary.

03/20/2015

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High School Students Compete in Va. Robotics Competition

Hundreds of Virginia high school students are competing in a regional robotics competition.

03/20/2015

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Va. Communities, Groups Earn Main Street Achievement Awards

Communities and organizations across Virginia have been recognized for their volunteer and investment efforts.

03/20/2015

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School Closings & Delays – March 20

School Closings & Delays – March 20

03/20/2015

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)

U.Va. Arrest Raises Questions About Agency’s Powers

An arrest that left a University of Virginia student bloodied and shouting allegations of racism has prompted some lawmakers to question whether state liquor control agents should have the power to arrest people.

03/19/2015

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Lawyer: Injured U.Va. Student Asked ‘How Could This Happen?’

A University of Virginia student who was bloodied during an arrest by a state liquor control agent says in a statement read by his attorney that he kept wondering how such a thing could happen.

03/19/2015