When you think of GQ Magazine, photos of attractive, well-dressed men may come to mind. A Virginia man gracing the pages of the latest edition used to be so ashamed of his appearance that he became a recluse and even covered the mirrors in his house so he wouldn't have to look at his face. Now, he is being celebrated as a medical miracle. More>>
Neighbors say an alleged old flame is accused of setting his ex-lover’s Woodbridge house on fire. More>>
Three possible locations for the new FBI Headquarters in the D.C. area have been identified, a joint panel of the General Services Administration and the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Tuesday.
The corruption trial for ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife plunged Tuesday into the sordid details of the couple's marriage and the former first lady's "crush" on a businessman who, according to prosecutors, lavished them with gifts and cash in exchange for promoting his company. More>>
There is perhaps no place in our area that captures what "service" is all about more than Arlington National Cemetery. America's hallowed ground is the final resting place for people who dedicated their lives to serving our country. On Monday, a special group of people put their hands on that ground and showed you are never too young to serve. More>>
The corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, once a rising star in the Republican Party, and his wife began Monday in federal court with jury selection. More>>
Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a decision that could overturn similar prohibitions in the Carolinas and West Virginia. More>>
A fan at Washington Redskins training camp is getting players' autographs tattooed onto his arm. More>>
The Washington Redskins are the team that gave us Michael Westbrook punching Stephen Davis, Dan Snyder landing his helicopter during practices, Albert Haynesworth turning the conditioning test into a sideshow and Mike Shanahan using the podium to remind everyone that he was Robert Griffin III's boss. More>>
The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office says they have a suspect in the 2002 cold case murder of Erica Smith. However, he will never face justice because he committed suicide. The victim’s family FOX 5 about the news. More>>
We are just hours away from the first Metro train to roll on the Silver Line. Metro isn’t the only one counting down until this service begins at noon Saturday. When it happens, Tysons Corner Center and area businesses nearby are hoping to expand with a lot more profit.
Speaking a few dozen yards away from where two people were killed in a tornado that swept through a campground on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Friday it's a blessing more people didn't die in the storm given the short notice that campers had to seek shelter. More>>
After nearly a decade, the wait is just about over. On Saturday, Phase 1 of the much anticipated Silver Line will start running. But perhaps the most important job is the person who will be behind the controls of the inaugural train. More>>
Metro officially opens the first phase of the Silver Line to passengers this weekend, and they say they're ready. Are you? Here's some important info to help make your first ride a smooth one. More>>
At a closed-door meeting during spring workouts, DeAngelo Hall stood before his Washington Redskins teammates and downplayed his "MeAngelo" antics. More>>
Metro's new Silver Line is all set and ready to go for its grand opening on Saturday. The only thing missing now are the riders, but the buzz is building. On Thursday, the transit agency unveiled a new ad campaign, betting the Silver Line will make a lot of people happy. More>>
A doctor in Stafford has been accused of running a pill mill. Investigators say she sold a wide range of prescription drugs to more than 100 people. One of those patients died. More>>
Still looking for plans this weekend? Here are some ideas for you to check out around the area!
Instead of engaging in another round of contradictory, back-and-forth podium sessions with Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III stood at the microphone and said he has coaches who believe in him. He implied he wasn't even allowed to do "the bare minimum" as a quarterback a year ago. More>>
A fierce storm packing powerful winds, softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at a campground Thursday, killing two people and injuring more than two dozen, officials said. More>>
The most stressful part for Jay Gruden was setting up the schedule. Sixteen days of Washington Redskins practices and meetings, all on him. Gruden takes the field Thursday for his first training camp practice as an NFL head coach, the culmination of a long climb that took him through the AFL and UFL before his final launching pad stop as the offensive coordinator with the Cincinnati Bengals. More>>
Before you get to Metro's new Silver Line, you may have to deal with the ride before the ride. As FOX 5 reported last week, there is little, if any, parking in Tysons Corner. Instead, buses will funnel passengers to the new rail line from as far out as Loudoun and Prince William counties. More>>
A U.S. Postal Service report ranks the nation's capital No. 1 - for late mail delivery. More>>
Most Metro lines will have regular weekend service as the silver line opens. More>>
Prince William County Police say a Dumfries man stabbed and killed a pit bull and fatally injured a pit bull puppy in a domestic dispute. More>>
A 10-year-old girl was sexually assaulted and police say a 40-year-old probation counselor with Arlington County is responsible. More>>
Some kids come home from summer camp with mosquito bites or poison ivy. The kids you are about to meet may come home with a career. More>>
In just five days, Metro's new Silver line will officially open to passengers, and WMATA is working out the kinks all week long. Timelapse video shared by Metro shows a Silver line train making a run. More>>
Mark Kawar had the day off from work on Friday. So what did the Falls Church resident have planned for the day? He did what he normally did for his typical morning commute, but a little more extreme. He planned on visiting and exiting all 86 of Metro’s stations!
Still looking for plans this weekend? Here are some ideas for you to check out around the area!
A Fredericksburg, Va., father of three sets of twins died unexpectedly at home Sunday. Wayne Beale was 45 years old and suffered from heart failure, friends say, when he died of a respiratory illness. Friends of Beale's widow, Joni, are now raising money to help the family.
It only takes one accident to foul up traffic on I-66 and the highly congested highway has more than its share. On Thursday, Virginia's Department of Transportation announced a vision for the future of this infamous commuter route. More>>
Prince William County is seeking details from the federal government on immigrant children being housed in the county after crossing the border into the U.S. unaccompanied.
Police have kicked off a campaign to make the area around the Vienna Metro station safer for pedestrians and bicyclists. More>>
It is ten days and counting until Metro's Silver Line opens through Tysons Corner and Reston, but there may be one thing noticeably missing. In Tysons Corner, those Metro stations will have little if any parking. More>>
A hit-and-run victim in Manassas has turned detective after he says police responded poorly to a crash outside his home last Friday night. After looking over security footage and following clues from the scene, James Carpenter thinks he has found his driver.
It was a strange sight for many people in D.C. and Virginia on Tuesday. Baseball plates were placed near the Metro stops and under those plates were a special gift: free Nationals tickets! More>>
More than 130 small breed dogs are looking for a home after being rescued from a deplorable puppy mill in Virginia. More>>
A local charity is counting its blessings after an anonymous donation turned into a small fortune. Someone walked into a Virginia Goodwill store in June and left behind a diamond ring. More>>
Prosecutors in Manassas have backed off plans to use explicit photos of a 17-year-old in a sexting case. They had hoped to use the photos as proof the teenager sent a video of his genitalia to a 15-year-old girl. More>>
Here is a startling stat for you. The time it takes you to type out one text on your phone driving at a speed of 55 miles per hour is the same as driving blindfolded for the length of a football field. Despite the risks, drivers are still not heeding the warnings. More>>
You may want to check your bank statement tonight. ATM skimmers are increasing their targets and the next bank could be yours. There are new cases of the crime just reported in the D.C. area. More>>
The man who is the primary focus in three high-profile murders in Alexandria has been indicted by a grand jury in Loudoun County on an unrelated gun charge. More>>
Fairfax County Police want the public’s help to identify the thieves caught on surveillance video. Police say they placed skimmers on ATMs to access customers’ card numbers. More>>
The Silver Star is one of the highest military decorations in the United States. It is awarded for valor, gallantry and combat and for one Virginia veteran, those qualities never faded over time. More>>
An injured hawk that's spent three months in a rehabilitation center is set to be released into the wild at Turkey Run Park along the Potomac River in northern Virginia. More>>
Prince William County police say a 31-year-old man stabbed a 44-year-old man to death at his Woodbridge home Wednesday night. Another man was also wounded. The victim's wife tells FOX 5 it was an unprovoked attack.
Police in Virginia on Thursday backed off efforts to take sexually explicit photos of a 17-year-old to prove a sexting case against him. More>>
Heavy rain hitting our area has led to a Flash Flood Watch to be issued for the District of Columbia and portions of Maryland and northern Virginia until midnight. More>>
Authorities in northern Virginia say parents and school administrators need to wake up and take seriously the perils of teens and sexting. More>>
It's a sport that requires intense concentration. For some wounded warriors, archery also served as a distraction on Thursday. More>>
Do you recognize the man in this sketch? Fairfax County police say he stabbed a woman as she watched the fireworks on the 4th of July. More>>
A Manassas teen could be forced to have a picture snapped of his genitalia by a Virginia cop in a bizarre sexting case. More>>
Another round of thunderstorms and showers could be passing through your area Wednesday afternoon and evening as the National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10 p.m. for Washington D.C. and many of the surrounding metro areas in Maryland and northern Virginia. More>>
Police in Virginia Beach have arrested two juveniles and charged them in the savage beating of Iraq War veteran Sean Dutrow over the 4th of July weekend. More>>
Storms that passed through the D.C. area on Tuesday have caused tens of thousands of customers to be without power while bringing down numerous trees and downed power lines. More>>
It has been more than ten months since an unarmed man was shot to death by Fairfax County police and there is still no resolution in the case. John Geer was standing in the doorway of his Springfield home last August talking with officers when one of them opened fire. A friend of Geer’s is speaking out in hopes of bringing attention to the case. More>>
Anthony Rivera turned 102 years old on Tuesday. He lives in the Willow Oaks nursing home at Birmingham Green in Manassas. More>>
Some MARC and VRE customers can expect delays this afternoon because of high heat. More>>
Authorities say a man was allowed to board a flight from Washington to Atlanta after an unloaded handgun was confiscated from his carry-on bag. More>>
Alexandria police are saying very little about the murder of a 43-year-old woman found dead inside her home on the 4th of July. Aside from calling it a homicide and asking for help, police have said nothing else -- not even how she died. More>>
Authorities say an injured hiker fell about 20 to 30 feet from the top of a waterfall at the Scott’s Run Nature Preserve. More>>
A battle is brewing between Prince William County and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The county says thousands of people that Prince William County police have turned over to the government are no longer in the system. More>>
Metro says the red, orange and blue lines will be affected by work this weekend. More>>
Some MARC and VRE customers can expect delays this afternoon because of high heat. More>>
The search continues for whoever stabbed a woman while she was watching fireworks on Friday. It happened in the parking lot of a shopping center on Leesburg Pike in Falls Church.
A little boy in Virginia has received an honor that has been bestowed upon fewer than 100 people in the United States. More>>
The sheriff's office in Alexandria, Virginia, says it has increased jail security with the arrival of a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks. More>>
Take it from a veteran D.C. reporter: Metrorail is the way to get into and out of the District on the Fourth of July. But there are some tips you should know that will make your trip easier. And, if you're seeing the fireworks (and riding home on Metro), don't miss the last two tips on my list -- they are crucial.
Wednesday was a big day for 9-year-old Tara Sankner. The little girl has been battling Astrocytoma, an inoperable form of brain cancer, for most of her life. Today was not only her last day of chemotherapy, but she also had her wish granted by the Make-a-Wish Foundation.
It is going to get hot and humid Wednesday with areas generally feeling like the temperatures are in the upper 90s to just over 100 degrees. Because of this heat, the National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. for many areas along the Interstate 95 corridor in D.C. Maryland and northern Virginia. More>>
Virginia state Del. Joseph D. Morrissey says there's no chance he'll resign after being indicted on charges he had an improper sexual relationship with a teenager. Morrissey told reporters Tuesday outside the Henrico County Circuit Courthouse that he was innocent of any wrongdoing.
The two men suspected in a series of bottle bomb incidents at movie theaters in Maryland and Virginia were indicted on Tuesday by a grand jury in Prince George's County. The charges are quite serious, including conspiracy as well as manufacturing and distributing "a destructive device." Each defendant is also charged with multiple counts of second degree assault. More>>
Metro says weekend work will only affect the red line over the Independence Day holiday weekend. More>>
July 1st marks the start of a number of new laws across our region and D.C.s minimum wage increase to $9.50 per hour.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A Virginia legislator has been indicted on charges that he had an improper sexual relationship with a teenage girl. The charges by a special Henrico County grand jury against House delegate Joe Morrissey include sexual abuse of a minor and possession of sexually explicit images of a minor. The 56-year-old Democrat is a former Richmond prosecutor. He has served in the House of Delegates since 2008. The grand jury was convened after a man called police last August... More>>
A group of students at T.C. Williams High School are facing serious charges after being arrested for using their phones for a crime known as upskirting. More>>
Starting this Sunday, your ride on Metro will cost you more. Rail fares will increase by an average of three percent. More>>
It was a solemn welcome home ceremony for a local Marine killed in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. David Stewart was one of three Marines killed last week. His body arrived home to Stafford County in a patriotic motorcade Friday afternoon. More>>
The lacrosse player for the University of Maryland who is accused of groping a 49-year-old woman at a concert in Virginia is now free on bond. More>>
The weekend is here and if you are looking for something to do, we have you covered. More>>
Metro is closing three subway stations and platforms on the red line this weekend and will offer free shuttle buses as an alternative. More>>
The Fairfax County school board has voted to eliminate half-day Mondays that have been in place for decades and will add 13 days to the school year. More>>
In just a few weeks on July 27, Metro's new Silver Line will open in Western Fairfax County, but along with the anticipation comes concerns about crime. Now, Fairfax County police have formed a new unit called the Tysons Urban Team to help increase safety. More>>
An apartment complex in Alexandria is being terrorized by a man who neighbors say is peeping into windows and touching himself. He has apparently targeted a number of women and police have released video of the suspect hoping to get help in identifying him. More>>
A program by the National Park Service aimed at removing garbage cans seems to be backfiring. Officials hoped people would take their trash home with them after visiting areas along the George Washington Memorial Parkway, the Iwo Jima Memorial, Great Falls Park and Roosevelt Island. More>>
A University of Maryland lacrosse player remains in a regional Virginia jail after failing to answer routine questions about drug use.
A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by a University of Maryland Lacrosse player at Jiffy Lube Live on June 22 is disputing a police report about the crime. More>>
Surveillance footage shows three men breaking into Virginia liquor store and stuffing merchandise into their duffel bags before fleeing through a broken window. More>>
Fire and rescue crews are investigating an early morning house fire at 5600 Willow Valley Road. Officials say one person inside the home suffered serious injuries and was taken to the hospital. More>>
A new emergency alert system for Arlington County is being rolled out Wednesday. The system gives warnings about dangerous weather, a neighborhood evacuation and road closures. More>>
A woman is recovering after she was hit by a car while pushing a stroller. The incident happened Tuesday night at Glebe Road and Commonwealth Avenue in the Delray section of Alexandria.
He has been with the department less than a year, but an Arlington County police officer is in the spotlight after a photo went viral and has the internet buzzing. More>>
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says a man was shot during a confrontation with deputies in Sterling. More>>
$31,000 in less than two hours. That is how much thieves in Loudoun County were able to charge on credit cards stolen from one woman. It all began last Saturday afternoon at a T.J. Maxx store when the woman was distracted by two other customers.
The effort to get Loudoun County Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio (R) removed from office by a judge has failed. The special prosecutor assigned to the case said there was insufficient evidence to proceed and she asked for a dismissal. The judge, after hearing arguments, agreed. The case was dismissed. More>>
Metro says buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend, and passengers traveling on the blue and yellow lines will also wait longer for trains. More>>
The Virginia Department of Health and Walgreens are teaming up to offer free HIV tests. More>>
Arlington County police are searching for two men who preyed on a 91-year-old woman after they posed as utility workers, talked their way into her home and then took off with some of her most prized possessions. More>>
When Emma Hastings' fingers dance across the computer keyboard, she is marching right into some pretty good company. People like Stephen King and Truman Capote. More>>
The Defense Department reports that three Marines based at Camp Lejeune died last week while fighting in Afghanistan. More>>
Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed part of a roughly $96 billion two-year budget that is aimed ensuring the Democratic governor cannot expand Medicaid without legislative approval. More>>
Authorities were called to Arlington National Cemetery after a man fatally shot himself Friday morning. A U.S. Army spokesperson says the man was discovered with a single gunshot wound in Section 64 near the Columbarium Courts at about 10 a.m. More>>
The last day of school always comes with great fanfare. But at one Prince William County school, it was bittersweet. They are losing a teacher who has been teaching elementary school kids for nearly half a century. As the kindergartners will tell you, she has gotten pretty good at it. More>>
The Alexandria Police Department say they have narrowed the focus of the high-profile murder investigations of Ruthanne Lodato, Ron Kirby and Nancy Dunning and have made Charles Severance its primary focus. More>>
Fairfax County police say they're looking for the boyfriend of a woman found stabbed to death in a Falls Church boarding house. More>>
It seems everyone is trying to beat the pre-summer heat-- including a horse in Loudoun County. Residents of a home in Philomont discovered the horse in their pool, and fire-rescue crews had to be called in to rescue it. More>>
Severe storms struck our region Wednesday night into Thursday leaving behind downed trees and power outages. Several thousand customers in areas of Maryland, D.C. and northern Virginia were in the dark after heavy winds and rain damaged power lines.
A judge in Loudoun County has found probable cause that ex-convict Charles Severance committed a felony by possessing a gun. Severance will remain in custody, and the weapons case against him will be presented to a grand jury next month. More>>
Authorities say four students at an Alexandria high school are suspected of using their cell phones to take inappropriate photos and video of female teachers. More>>
Virginia State Police say they've found an elderly woman who was reported missing Wednesday. Earlier in the day, a senior alert had been issued for a 72-year-old Virginia Dale Alford after she was seen walking away from her Spotsylvania County home. More>>
A plea deal will be on the table for accused gunman Jose Reyes Alfaro, the man who allegedly went on a deadly shooting spree in Manassas killing three and injuring three more. Family members of one of the victims are outraged by the potential deal.
A 911 dispatcher in Virginia took an emergency call on Saturday. It turns out the call she was responding to was about her son.
A task force charged with considering a local restaurant tax in Fairfax County could not come to a consensus on whether to move forward with the idea. It put forth a lengthy report with "no recommendation" on the issue. More>>
Metro says passengers traveling on four of the system's five lines will experience delays of up to 20 minutes this weekend. More>>
Officers are investigating a situation in Alexandria Police were called to the 400 block of Hanson Lane for a suspicious package around 6 p.m. Monday night. During the search of the area, officers found a dead body. More>>
Some students will be able to sit out the SAT's. Virginia's Old Dominion University is starting a pilot program that will grant admission without SAT or ACT scores.
An 87-year old man who was attacked in broad daylight and robbed in Arlington on Saturday continues to heal from his injuries. More>>
It was a unanimous vote over the weekend by lawmakers in Arlington County that will soon bring the wrecking ball to one of the area's most intriguing, yet little-visited attractions. It is an underground parking garage that played a major role in the downfall of President Richard Nixon. More>>
Food truck owners in downtown Rosslyn are being served up some heartburn. A skyscraper going up near the Rosslyn Metro station may force the food trucks to relocate from an area where they have set up shop for years. More>>
Montgomery County fire officials have a reminder for anybody thinking of swimming in parts of the Potomac River south of Great Falls: it's illegal and dangerous. This new warning comes after a water rescue team plucked four people to safety Monday afternoon. More>>
The general manager of Washington's Metrorail subway system says he hopes to announce next week the long-awaited start date for Silver Line service in northern Virginia. More>>
Search and rescue crews had to suspend a search for a kayaker who went missing in the Potomac River near Great Falls Friday evening. They plan to resume searching Saturday. More>>
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 10 p.m. Friday for Washington D.C. and portions of Maryland and Virginia. More>>
A judge has denied bond to a Virginia man being held on a weapons charge who is also getting attention from detectives investigating three unsolved slayings in Alexandria. More>>
Crews were finally able to pull a construction worker trapped in a trench overnight to safety. The rescue happened just before 1 a.m. The worker was working in an 18-foot trench in front of a home located in the 7400 block of Venice Street when it collapsed on him and trapped him in mud up to his chest.
Rescue crews are working to pull out a construction worker trapped in a trench in Falls Church. More>>
It's a few days away until we celebrate fathers, grandfathers and father figures for being in our lives and being who they are. But what do we do with them? How do we treat our dads to a day they will enjoy and know they are appreciated? More>>
A Loudoun County judge has denied a motion to issue a gag order in the firearms case against Charles Severance. More>>
More storms that are expected to arrive Thursday afternoon and last until the night is causing a Flash Flood Watch to be issued for a large portion of the D.C. region until midnight.
A Prince William County high school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after she is alleged of having inappropriate relations with a student inside a school. More>>
Storms passing through the D.C. region has caused flooding issues throughout the area as well as houses catching on fire due to possible lightning strikes. More>>
There is a food fight being waged in Fairfax County that could have diners dishing out more money for the food they eat in restaurants, hotels and grocery stores. More>>
Dave Brat doesn't like being tagged a tea partyer, his dad says." He doesn't like those labels," said Paul Brat, who's been watching his son shoot to the top of American political news with his stunning primary defeat Tuesday of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. "He calls himself a Republican and runs on Republican principles."
Later this summer, a new kind of bus service will be offered in the metropolitan area. Buses will run between Alexandria and Arlington, and part of the route will consist of bus-only lanes. It is a first for the area. More>>
Anticipating a swift shake-up in their leadership, House Republicans jockeyed for position on Wednesday after Majority Leader Eric Cantor's stunning primary defeat to an underfunded and unknown political newcomer. More>>
A 16-year-old boy has died and a 14-year-old boy was wounded after a shooting inside a home in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County. More>>
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says his supporters should continue to fight for the conservative values he championed in Congress despite his defeat at the hands of a little-known tea party candidate. More>>
A prominent D.C. lawyer and dog breeder facing multiple counts of animal cruelty had 32 Tibetan Terriers seized from her home in Prince William County. Animal control officers say the dogs were in terrible shape and their fur matted in their own urine and feces. More>>
Authorities say a man was allowed to board a flight from Washington to Houston after an unloaded handgun was confiscated from his carry-on bag. More>>
How would you want to spend your 90th birthday? One Virginia woman did exactly what she did on her 70th and 80th birthdays: She jumped out of a perfectly good airplane. More>>
A battle over lights is brewing in one Alexandria community and it is pitting neighbor against neighbor. The lights are being proposed for Parker-Gray Memorial Stadium at T.C. Williams High School. But some residents are concerned about the impact on their quality of life. More>>
A second alleged victim has come forward in the investigation of a Virginia high school teacher who was arrested for soliciting a minor. More>>
It appears there may be more possible delays on Metro’s Silver Line. More>>
As Uber and Lyft car services compete with each other for customers, their combined struggle with the state of Virginia is intensifying. A day after the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles demanded both companies halt operations in the commonwealth because they don't have the proper authority, both services are still running.
A man suspected of repeatedly stabbing a fellow sailor near a naval hospital was arrested Friday, ending an hours-long manhunt, according to the Navy. More>>
The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles has issued a cease and desist order to popular mobile for-hire passenger and ridesharing service companies, Uber and Lyft. More>>
Fairfax County police have arrested a school band director at West Springfield High School for soliciting a minor. More>>
Some children with severe autism have been helped by the soothing power of a service dog. That is why Amy Hoffmann and her family have been desperately trying to raise $13,000 needed to have a service dog trained for their son, Eiji. More>>
Two police officers from Herndon, Virginia drove to Connecticut Wednesday to return signs stolen from playgrounds built to honor two victims of the massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary school. More>>
The Virginia Supreme Court has tossed out the convictions of a former Democratic Party official who was accused of molesting three children. More>>
A Chantilly man who helped stop a sexual assault just steps from the Courthouse Metro station early Saturday morning is talking about the scare. Mitchell Baltimore, a 24-year-old northern Virginia college student, says he did what he hopes anyone who finds themselves in a similar situation would do. More>>
Lawmakers have approved a plan to convert a former prison into a mixed use development that will include office space, retail space and homes. More>>
He is only 10 years old, but he already has some big accomplishments under his belt. One of those achievements is something you can download to your phone right now. More>>
Seven weeks after the militant group Boko Haram kidnapped more than 300 girls from a Nigerian school, their reign of terror continues. The group is being blamed for more bombings, more kidnappings and more deaths. Two educators who came under attack by the terrorists are in the D.C. area and they are sharing their story. More>>
The man arrested Saturday in connection to a series of bottle bomb explosions inside movie theaters in Virginia and Maryland has admitted his involvement in all six incidents. Authorities announced during a Monday afternoon news conference that 20-year-old Manuel Joyner-Bell faces a list of felony charges from five different jurisdictions. More>>
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is investigating two reported incidents of women being inappropriately touched by another person in a women's bathroom at Dulles Town Center last month. More>>
Some Metro riders will wait longer for trains this weekend as work takes place on the rail system. More>>
A Virginia man is in custody and charged with a shocking crime. Herndon Police say he stole memorial signs from playgrounds built for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school massacre because he believes the killings never happened. More>>
An ex-Marine on Friday was sentenced to death for the 2009 murder of a Navy sailor at a barracks in northern Virginia. More>>
Bobby Payne is a get up and go kind of guy. At age 85, he is still working because, as he puts it, "It's ten times better than sitting home and seeing nobody." More>>
The Virginia529 plan is giving 22 newborns a jump on paying for college. The state investment plan is handing out college savings accounts valued at $529 on Thursday, which is being celebrated nationally as 529 College Savings Day.
Local law enforcement officials and the Metro Transit Police will be conducting an exercise at a Metro station set to open as part of the new silver line. More>>
An armed intruder raped a woman in her own apartment in Woodbridge early Wednesday morning. More>>
Fire officials say a 34-year-old woman lost her life in a Lorton condominium fire that displaced three dozen residents. More>>
The fire started in the middle of Tuesday afternoon and raced through the four-story condo complex on Catbird Circle. It spread with a speed and intensity that people had little time to get out. After a condo-by-condo search, one person was found dead. More>>
An Alexandria sheriff’s deputy has been arrested for sexually assaulting an inmate. More>>
Thunderstorms that passed through our region Tuesday evening left thousands without power. More>>
You'll want to keep an eye to the sky this evening. The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for much of the D.C. region until 9 p.m., and some storms could contain large hail and damaging winds.
AMC says it will set up a $25,000 reward for anyone who provides information that directly leads to the capture of the individual or individuals responsible for setting off bottle bombs in its theaters. More>>
Early Tuesday morning, Metro formally took control of Phase One of the Silver Line, which, within months, should link the transit system with new stations at Tysons Corner and Reston. More>>
The family of a Purcellville teen killed by police want answers. They believe he didn't have to die. Police were called for help Saturday afternoon because 17-year-old Christian Sierra was suicidal. Instead, an officer shot him dead. More>>
President Barack Obama led the nation in commemorating Memorial Day, declaring the United States has reached "a pivotal moment" in Afghanistan with the end of war approaching. More>>
Soda bottle bombs filled with acid being set off inside local movie theaters on Sunday have brought the total number of these incidents to four in less than two months. More>>
Firefighters are battling a three-alarm fire in Arlington. The fire is at a four-story apartment building in the 600 block of North Madison Street. More>>
For military families who have lost loved ones, this can be a deeply emotional weekend. The 20th annual Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) National Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp is now underway in Arlington this weekend. It is trying to make the next few days a bit easier, especially for children. More>>
The statue of the rising of the flag during the Battle of Iwo Jima at the Marine Corps War Memorial is a Washington landmark. We don't often have a chance to hear from someone who was there. But as Memorial Day approaches, we got that privilege. More>>
About 70 people -- almost all of whom suffer from Lyme disease -- took on part of the medical establishment in Arlington this week. At the end of it all, the protesters declared a partial victory. More>>
At Arlington National Cemetery, honoring 150 years of sacrifice can take just about three hours. More>>
The sky over D.C. should be clear Friday night, and astronomers predict that will set up a perfect opportunity to view a new meteor shower in the early morning hours of Saturday. Find when you can see it here!
Virginians who want to stock up on batteries, bottled water and other supplies for the hurricane season will get a tax break starting Sunday. More>>
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for most of the D.C. region until 10 p.m. More>>
Recordings of calls to 911 dispatchers underscore the confusion and panic among movie patrons who were subjected to two bottle bombs at a Virginia theater early Sunday morning. More>>
Fairfax County police are investigating a makeshift online porn site after a receiving a tip that it was created by students at McLean High School. More>>
The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake shook the capital of Virginia and surrounding areas. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. More>>
Fire crews remain on the scene of a restaurant in northern Virginia. They were called out around 3:30 a.m. for fire in the duct work of a Macaroni Grill in the Kingstowne section of Alexandria.
It was like a scene from the movie “Psycho.” A Woodbridge woman was in the shower when suddenly a burglar ripped open the curtain. More>>
Burke Centre, Va., is a planned community of more than 5,800 homes, with schools, shopping centers, trails and parks, athletic courts and swimming pools. All the amenities but one: the cell phone service here is weak. One of the biggest of the nation's wireless companies, AT&T, has proposed leasing land in Burke Centre to construct a very large cell tower. More>>
Most Metro lines will operate on a normal schedule over the Memorial Day weekend, with trains operating on a Sunday schedule for the holiday Monday. More>>
The National Transportation Safety Board says in a preliminary report on a deadly hot air balloon crash in Virginia that the balloon hit a power line as it attempted to land. More>>
The corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, is set to go to trial this summer after a judge tossed out a motion to dismiss most of the charges against the couple. More>>
A big debate is underway in Fairfax County. Are high school students awake too early in the morning? There is a move underway to delay school start times and the first public hearing was held on Monday on the matter. More>>
The Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 58-year-old woman who was found in her home as a homicide. More>>
A judge says he'll rule Tuesday on key defense requests in the federal corruption prosecution of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. More>>
The agency that operates the region's Metrorail system expects to take control of the behind-schedule Silver Line extension through Tysons Corner later this month. More>>
A fire in Sterling has closed roads and cut off access to Sully Elementary school. The fire happened at a townhouse on Johns Square. It was placed under control at around 6 a.m.
It was a frightening surprise for a 3-year-old Arlington boy. Something bit him while he playing outside, but his family had no idea what it was until he was rushed to the hospital. That is when they found out he had been bitten by a copperhead snake. More>>
A young man from Vienna, Va., was sentenced Friday to 80 months in federal prison. The charge was tampering with evidence. The defendant had moved the body of a teenage girl who had died of a heroin overdose. More>>