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Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 at 12:02 AM EST

Parents Angered at Meeting Over Va. School's 'Slave Game'

Parents Angered at Meeting Over Va. School's 'Slave Game'

Parents expressed anger at a Virginia school board meeting after teachers at a school told students to act like slaves and slave owners for a Black History Month gym activity.

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 at 08:52 PM EST

Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Near Va. Gas Station Where He Worked

Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Near Va. Gas Station Where He Worked

A man in his 70s was struck and killed while walking home from work on Leesburg Pike. Meagan Fitzgerald reports.

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 at 06:59 PM EST

Va. Police Probe Snapchat Account With Nude Photos of Teens

Va. Police Probe Snapchat Account With Nude Photos of Teens

A Snapchat group with photos of nude Fairfax County high school students is under investigation by county police.

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 at 07:04 PM EST

Prosecutors Play Video of Moments Before Va. Woman's Death

Prosecutors Play Video of Moments Before Va. Woman's Death

In court, prosecutors showed cellphone video of the minutes before a woman was shot to death in Alexandria. Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports the case against her employer, with whom she was...

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 at 06:39 AM EST

Virginia Bill to Ban Hand-Held Phone Use While Driving Fails

Virginia Bill to Ban Hand-Held Phone Use While Driving Fails

Both the House and Senate passed legislation that would have outlawed hand-held phone use while driving, but the two chambers couldn't agree on compromise language to get a single bill through both chambers.

Monday, Feb 25, 2019 at 05:06 PM EST

Youth Leader Pleads Guilty to Improper Behavior With Girl

Youth Leader Pleads Guilty to Improper Behavior With Girl

A former youth worship leader and music teacher at a Virginia church pleaded guilty to two more counts of indecent liberties of a minor Monday, having already been convicted of five counts last year.

Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 at 02:46 PM EST

Virginia Lawmakers Adjourn Scandal-Marked 2019 Session

Virginia Lawmakers Adjourn Scandal-Marked 2019 Session

Virginia lawmakers have wrapped up this year's scandal-marked legislative session.

Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 at 02:27 PM EST

Extra Legislative Day Cost Virginia Taxpayers $30,000

Extra Legislative Day Cost Virginia Taxpayers $30,000

Virginia lawmakers voted to add an extra day to this year's legislative session because of a heated disagreement over whether they'd had enough time to study a proposed budget before voting on it.

Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 at 11:10 AM EST

Lawsuit Dropped After Virginia Changes Happy Hour Ad Laws

Lawsuit Dropped After Virginia Changes Happy Hour Ad Laws

This summer, Virginia's happy hour advertisements can get a little spicier.

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 04:06 PM EST

Va. Delegate Shares Family Experiences with Racism in Speech

Va. Delegate Shares Family Experiences with Racism in Speech

With Virginia still reckoning with revelations last month that the state's governor wore blackface in college, Virginia's youngest black state delegate used his floor speech Thursday to share his family's...

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.