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 Fairfax Co. Aims to Overhaul Treatment of Mentally Ill Defendants

Fairfax Co. Aims to Overhaul Treatment of Mentally Ill Defendants

Fairfax County officials are working to avoid sending mentally ill people through what they call a revolving door of arrest and incarceration. "Where we identify a deficiency, where we identify something that's not right, we don't try to sweep it under the rug," County Board Chair... Watch »

2 hours ago
Woman Sexually Assaulted by Uber Driver: Police

Woman Sexually Assaulted by Uber Driver: Police

A woman was sexually assaulted by an Uber driver in Arlington early Sunday morning, police said. Read »

3 hours ago
Mom Accused of Murdering Her Dad, 6-Year-Old Daughter

Mom Accused of Murdering Her Dad, 6-Year-Old Daughter

A central Florida woman is set to appear in court Monday after authorities say she shot and stabbed her father and... Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
Water Taxis Would Benefit Local Commuters, Study Says

Water Taxis Would Benefit Local Commuters, Study Says

Water taxi services could be financially viable on the Potomac and Anacostia rivers, according to a recently... Watch »

4 hours ago
Capitol Police Chief to Step Down

Capitol Police Chief to Step Down

The chief of the U.S. Capitol Police is planning to retire in January. Read »

2 hours ago
U.S. Olympic Committee Asks DC to Reconsider 2024 Games

U.S. Olympic Committee Asks DC to Reconsider 2024 Games

D.C. could still be in the running to host the Olympics. Read »

4 hours ago
Man Who Decapitated Wife Was 'Trying to Get the Evil Out'

Man Who Decapitated Wife Was 'Trying to Get the Evil Out'

As grim new details emerged on Monday about the Arizona man accused of decapitating his wife, officials released... Read »

2 hours ago
Disabled Students Shackled for Misbehaving: Lawsuit

Disabled Students Shackled for Misbehaving: Lawsuit

A sheriff's deputy in Kentucky illegally shackled two disabled children in a school after they misbehaved, a lawsuit... Read »

3 hours ago
'Easy Transition': Older Pets Become Instant Companions

'Easy Transition': Older Pets Become Instant Companions

Alba and Steven King never thought of adopting a cat -- they’ve always wanted a dog. It certainly never crossed... Watch »

3 hours ago
 U.S. Police Chiefs Meet in D.C. to Talk Spike in Crime

U.S. Police Chiefs Meet in D.C. to Talk Spike in Crime

Police chiefs from across the country met at the Newseum Monday to discuss responses to a spike in violent crime in... Watch »

6 hours ago
'I'm Blessed': D.C. Child Recovering From Gunshot Wound

'I'm Blessed': D.C. Child Recovering From Gunshot Wound

The little girl who was shot in the arm Friday as she played in the courtyard of her apartment building is... Read »

6 hours ago
Chuck Brown Mural’s Days May Be Numbered in Petworth

Chuck Brown Mural’s Days May Be Numbered in Petworth

A popular mural of the Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown, may not be able to survive redevelopment in northwest D.C.’s... Read »

5 hours ago
Woman Accused of Hitting, Spitting on Police at Wolf Trap

Woman Accused of Hitting, Spitting on Police at Wolf Trap

A woman has been charged with assault after she allegedly punched a police officer and spit in his face at a concert... Read »

5 hours ago
John Oliver Pushes for DC Statehood

John Oliver Pushes for DC Statehood

With (yet another) bill in the U.S. Senate pushing for D.C. statehood, the District gained a new advocate on Sunday... Read »

Aug 3, 2015
Most Durable Counter Tops for Busy Kitchens

Most Durable Counter Tops for Busy Kitchens

Consumer Reporter Erika Gonzalez learns that quartz and granite counter tops last the longest and withstand the most... Watch »

6 hours ago
Group Urges Asbestos Inspection for Metro

Group Urges Asbestos Inspection for Metro

A non-profit environmental group urged Metro to conduct car-by-car inspections to assess whether any workers or... Read »

Aug 3, 2015
How Jordan Reed Plans to Stay Healthy for All 16 Games

How Jordan Reed Plans to Stay Healthy for All 16 Games

News4's Jason Pugh sits down with Redskins tight end Jordan Reed, who shares the changes he's made so he can stay on... Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
Radio Legend Donnie Simpson to Return to Air

Radio Legend Donnie Simpson to Return to Air

Radio legend Donnie Simpson is returning to the D.C. airwaves. Read »

Aug 3, 2015
Suspect in Memphis Officer Killing Turns Self in

Suspect in Memphis Officer Killing Turns Self in

The ex-con accused of killing a Memphis police officer has turned himself into federal authorities, ending an... Read »

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