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Feds Investigate Death of Black Inmate in Fairfax Jail

The Department of Justice says it has launched a civil rights investigation into the death of a black inmate earlier this year who was subjected to shocks from a stun gun during a cell transfer.


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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.


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Victim in Jesse Matthew Attack Testifies About Aftermath

A woman who was sexually assaulted by Jesse Matthew nearly a decade before he was charged with abducting and killing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham says that testifying about her ordeal forced her to relive an experience she had put into emotional “cold storage.”


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Jesse Matthew Signs Plea Agreement in Fairfax Attempted Murder Case

Prosecutors have concluded their case against Jesse Matthew with testimony linking him to DNA found under the fingernail of a woman sexually assaulted in 2005.



Victim in Jesse Matthew Case Describes Brutal Attack

A decade after she was brutally attacked, a woman told jurors how she screamed, kicked and scratched to fend off an attacker that authorities say is also responsible for the abduction and killing of University of Virginia Student Hannah Graham.


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87-Year-Old Woman Dies After Fairfax House Fire

Fire officials say an 87-year-old woman died after she was exposed to smoke from a town house fire in Fairfax.


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Fairfax Police Arrest Suspect in String of Jewelry Thefts

Fairfax police have arrested a 39-year-old man they believe is connected to a string of high-end jewelry thefts.


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Va. Couple Testifies About Bizarre Home-Invasion Attack

A McLean lawyer and his wife have testified about surviving a brutal, bizarre home-invasion attack that prosecutors say was carried out by another pair of lawyers.



Charles Severance Trial Moved to Fairfax

A judge has granted a change in venue for the trial of a Virginia man in the shooting deaths of three Alexandria residents over a 10-year span.


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I-495 Closures Planned so Officials Can Put up Sign

Virginia officials plan to close lanes of northbound Interstate 495 just north of the Dulles Access Road during nighttime hours Monday so they can install an overhead sign structure as part of a project to allow the shoulder of the road to be used for rush hour traffic.