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Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 08:40 PM EDT

Juvenile Killed in Tragic Construction Accident in Virginia

Juvenile Killed in Tragic Construction Accident in Virginia

A juvenile died after being trapped in a ditch in Fairfax County Tuesday night, police said.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 08:52 PM EDT

Tow Truck Driver Strikes Man, Then Punches Him in Face: PD

Tow Truck Driver Strikes Man, Then Punches Him in Face: PD

A tow truck driver was arrested in Woodbridge, Virginia, on Thursday after he struck a car owner with his truck, punched the man in the face and drove off, police say.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 08:23 PM EDT

Northern Virginia Sees Jump in Intestinal Illnesses

Northern Virginia Sees Jump in Intestinal Illnesses

Health districts in Northern Virginia are reporting a significant increase in the number of intestinal illnesses during the last month.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 12:22 PM EDT

Worker Guilty of Raping, Impregnating 2 Disabled Clients

Worker Guilty of Raping, Impregnating 2 Disabled Clients

A man whose job was to help adults with disabilities has pleaded guilty to raping two clients in Fairfax County, Virginia, leading to pregnancies for both women.

Monday, Jul 22, 2019 at 04:35 PM EDT

Herndon Child Maddie Hartman Dies of Rare Cancer

Herndon Child Maddie Hartman Dies of Rare Cancer

A 6-year-old girl from Virginia who was diagnosed with a rare kind of cancer has died, her father told News4.

Monday, Jul 22, 2019 at 10:58 AM EDT

Virginia Veteran Sues Accused Fake Psychologist

Virginia Veteran Sues Accused Fake Psychologist

A Virginia man and his nonprofit have filed a multimillion dollar lawsuit against a woman accused of posing as a psychologist to treat him, and more than 100 others.

Sunday, Jul 21, 2019 at 09:40 PM EDT

Stafford Man Charged With Killing 78-Year-Old Grandfather

Stafford Man Charged With Killing 78-Year-Old Grandfather

A 24-year-old man shot and killed his grandfather at a mobile home in Stafford County, Virginia, on Sunday, authorities say.

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 08:11 PM EDT

Mother Gets 3 Years for Injecting Her Ill Son With Her Blood

Mother Gets 3 Years for Injecting Her Ill Son With Her Blood

A Fairfax County woman who injected her disabled son with her blood, leading to dangerous infections, will spend another two years behind bars.

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 02:05 PM EDT

Virginia's Governor Hints at Plan for Free Community College

Virginia's Governor Hints at Plan for Free Community College

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he could soon be rolling out a plan for free community college tuition.

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 11:45 PM EDT

Woman Badly Hurt After Fleeing Pickup Stuck in Path of Train

Woman Badly Hurt After Fleeing Pickup Stuck in Path of Train

A woman who had just escaped a crashed pickup truck that was stuck on train tracks received life-threatening injuries Thursday night when a train struck the pickup, which then struck her, police said.

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.