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Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 at 09:44 PM EDT

Alexandria Eliminates Vehicle Decal Requirement

Alexandria Eliminates Vehicle Decal Requirement

Alexandria, Virginia, motorists will no longer have to display a windshield decal on their cars after the city council voted Saturday to eliminate the requirement.

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 11:33 AM EDT

Defendant in Va. Killing Thought Man Was Werewolf: Attorney

Defendant in Va. Killing Thought Man Was Werewolf: Attorney

The defense attorneys for a man accused of stabbing and beating a store manager in Old Town Alexandria last summer say the defendant was in a psychotic state and thought the victim was a werewolf.

Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 at 12:37 AM EDT

Arlington Co. Board Approves $23M+ Amazon Incentives Deal

Arlington Co. Board Approves $23M+ Amazon Incentives Deal

The Arlington County Board voted Saturday to approve a multimillion-dollar incentives package for Amazon, which has announced plans to build its second headquarters in Crystal City.

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 07:12 PM EDT

Chicken Slaughterhouse Plan Sparks Criticism in Alexandria

Chicken Slaughterhouse Plan Sparks Criticism in Alexandria

A proposal to open a slaughterhouse housing several hundred chickens has some residents and business owners in Alexandria's West End upset. News4's Julie Carey tells what would open off Duke Street, and what...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 07:18 PM EDT

Va. Inmates Focus on Addiction Recovery in Volunteer Program

Va. Inmates Focus on Addiction Recovery in Volunteer Program

A group of inmates in Fairfax County, Virginia, are learning how to face their problems with drugs and alcohol through a pilot program that is completely voluntary.

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 04:32 PM EDT

Widow Criticizes Hospital for Video Call With Dying Husband

Widow Criticizes Hospital for Video Call With Dying Husband

A local woman is calling on a change to a Virginia hospital's hospice policy after she says her late husband had to suffer through an agonizing video call during the final hours of his life.

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019 at 07:11 PM EDT

Safety App That Tracks Students' Locations in Use at GMU

Safety App That Tracks Students' Locations in Use at GMU

A tracking app that was designed to help keep students safe is now in use at George Mason University. The school's security staff describes it as a "virtual blue light phone," like the physical phones...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 06:17 AM EDT

Virginia Mother Admits Injecting Child With Her Own Blood

Virginia Mother Admits Injecting Child With Her Own Blood

A Virginia woman who admitted putting her blood in her son’s nose and mouth while he was in the hospital said she did it because she wanted her son to get attention from the hospital staff.

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 06:30 PM EDT

Va. Student Wins $250K Science Prize for Her Work on Planets

Va. Student Wins $250K Science Prize for Her Work on Planets

What if a high school girl in Virginia is the key to discovering hundreds of new planets?

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 08:33 PM EDT

Fairfax Co. Public Schools in Court Over Sexual Misconduct

Fairfax Co. Public Schools in Court Over Sexual Misconduct

Virginia's largest school district is defending itself against three separate federal lawsuits filed by students who say the school system botched sexual misconduct investigations.

Covering Northern Virginia
Meet News4's Northern Virginia Bureau. Bureau Chief Julie Carey has been covering Northern Virginia since joining News4 in 1992. Her reporting has taken her all over the Commonwealth, including Richmond where she has covered the governor, the general assembly, and every election since 1993. Follow Julie on Twitter.

David Culver was born and raised in Fairfax, and after an internship at News4 and stints as a reporter, anchor and producer for WAVY-TV, the NBC station in Norfolk, he joined News4 in December 2012. Follow David on Twitter.