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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.

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 06:50 PM EDT

'To Fill a Need': Retirees Work With Kids in Va. Program

'To Fill a Need': Retirees Work With Kids in Va. Program

When senior citizens pair up with children, magic happens, according to participants in the GrandInvolve program in Fairfax County. Nearly 160 seniors participate in the program. One fifth-grade girl said she...

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 05:54 PM EDT

Sheriff: Drunk Woman With Cats in Suitcase Arrested in Va.

Sheriff: Drunk Woman With Cats in Suitcase Arrested in Va.

An intoxicated woman carrying cats inside a suitcase was arrested in Stafford County, Virginia, the sheriff's office says.

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 06:12 PM EDT

'Human Error' Let Man Who Shot Va. Officer Buy Gun Again

'Human Error' Let Man Who Shot Va. Officer Buy Gun Again

Virginia State Police are conducting an exhaustive review of their "Do Not Sell" list for firearms after a man who shot a police officer in the head in 2013 was recently allowed to buy a gun legally.

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 07:57 AM EDT

Most Virginians Will Get Credits on Electric Bills

Most Virginians Will Get Credits on Electric Bills

Dominion Energy customers will get a one-time customer credit by July 1.

Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 at 10:31 AM EDT

Unique Tattoo May Help Identify Slain Man Found in Stafford

Unique Tattoo May Help Identify Slain Man Found in Stafford

The Stafford County Sheriff's office has released a photo of a unique tattoo found on a body discovered in a wooded area of Fredericksburg in hopes that someone can help identify the slain man.

Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 at 08:57 PM EST

Publisher of Local Newspaper Arrested, Accused of Wire Fraud

Publisher of Local Newspaper Arrested, Accused of Wire Fraud

The publisher of a local newspaper in Northern Virginia has been arrested and stands accused of defrauding investors in the newspaper company, law enforcement officials said Friday. Brian Thomas Reynolds, 52, of...

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.