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Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 09:19 PM EDT

Juvenile Detention Officer Sexually Assaulted Minor: Police

Juvenile Detention Officer Sexually Assaulted Minor: Police

A juvenile detention officer in Fairfax County, Virginia, was charged with raping and having sexual contact with a minor, authorities say.

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 02:03 PM EDT

Coast Guard in 'Race Against Time' to Find 2 Firefighters

Coast Guard in 'Race Against Time' to Find 2 Firefighters

The U.S. Coast Guard and a number of other law enforcement agencies are in a "race against time" to find two missing firefighters — including one from Fairfax County, Virginia — as the search for the men...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 01:10 PM EDT

Woman Found Dead After Fall at Va. Hotel; Son Arrested

Woman Found Dead After Fall at Va. Hotel; Son Arrested

A man was charged with the murder of his mother after she was found dead in the lobby of a Crystal City hotel Tuesday, police say.

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 09:20 AM EDT

3 High Schoolers Arrested in Killing Outside Va. Store

3 High Schoolers Arrested in Killing Outside Va. Store

Three high school students are in custody in connection with a fatal shooting outside a convenience store in Stafford County last month, authorities announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 06:44 PM EDT

Virginia Music Teacher Guilty of Soliciting Minor

Virginia Music Teacher Guilty of Soliciting Minor

A jury convicted a Virginia music teacher of solicitation of a minor Monday.

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 11:49 AM EDT

Kids Give Back, Make Birthday Bags in Fairfax County

Kids Give Back, Make Birthday Bags in Fairfax County

"We're trying to teach kids that they can make a difference," one leader said. News4's Molette Green reports.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 02:50 PM EDT

George Mason U. Apologizes for 'Inadvertent' Threat Alert

George Mason U. Apologizes for 'Inadvertent' Threat Alert

George Mason University "inadvertently" warned students about an armed person on campus on Tuesday morning. There is no threat, the Northern Virginia school quickly said in a follow-up message.

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 07:34 PM EDT

App Allows Loudoun Co. Students to Report Safety Concerns

App Allows Loudoun Co. Students to Report Safety Concerns

Loudoun County public school students will soon have a new way to report safety concerns or even suspected crimes. The sheriff’s office will be rolling out a new app called “Safe to Talk.”...

Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 10:07 PM EDT

Arlington Close on Court Program to Address Mental Illness

Arlington Close on Court Program to Address Mental Illness

A Virginia county is close to starting a specialized court program to address mental illness.

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 08:44 PM EDT

This Summer's Prince William Co. Fair Could Be the Last

This Summer's Prince William Co. Fair Could Be the Last

The Prince William County Fair is winding down, and it could be the last. Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports the fairgrounds are being sold.

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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.