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Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 05:30 PM EST

Lt. Gov Fairfax, Accusers Invited to Testify to VA Delegates

Lt. Gov Fairfax, Accusers Invited to Testify to VA Delegates

Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax and the two women who have accused him of sexual assault were invited Friday to testify before a General Assembly committee, nearly two weeks after the women offered to testify on their...

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 10:46 AM EST

1 Dead in 2-Car Fairfax Crash

1 Dead in 2-Car Fairfax Crash

One man is dead after a two-car collision on Route 28 in Fairfax County, Virginia, Friday morning, police said.

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 01:53 PM EST

11 MS-13 Members Indicted in Deaths of 2 Va. Teens: Docs

11 MS-13 Members Indicted in Deaths of 2 Va. Teens: Docs

Eleven alleged MS-13 gang members, including a leader, were indicted Thursday on charges that could carry the death penalty in the kidnapping and murder of two Virginia teens whose bodies were found in a Fairfax...

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 at 08:51 PM EST

Republicans, Democrats Spar Over Hearings on Lt. Gov.

Republicans, Democrats Spar Over Hearings on Lt. Gov.

A messy partisan battle is looming over efforts by Virginia lawmakers to investigate two women's allegations of rape against one of the state's top officials.

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 at 09:01 PM EST

Virginia Gov. Signs Ban on People Under 21 Buying Tobacco

Virginia Gov. Signs Ban on People Under 21 Buying Tobacco

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation banning people under 21 from buying tobacco and nicotine products, a measure enacted in a state known historically for its tobacco production.

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 06:10 AM EST

Drug Dealer Who Delivered Heroin to Va. Hospital Sentenced

Drug Dealer Who Delivered Heroin to Va. Hospital Sentenced

A heroin dealer who delivered the drug to a man recovering in the hospital after an overdose may be spared jail time — at least for now.

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 09:14 AM EST

Va. Students Told to Be Slaves for Gym Activity: NAACP

Va. Students Told to Be Slaves for Gym Activity: NAACP

Teachers at a Loudoun County, Virginia, elementary school instructed students to pretend to be slaves during a gym class activity for Black History Month, the president of a local NAACP chapter says.

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 01:56 PM EST

'I'm Disgusted by This Vote': ERA Failure Sparks Tears in VA

'I'm Disgusted by This Vote': ERA Failure Sparks Tears in VA

The failure of a last-ditch effort for approval of the Equal Rights Amendment in Virginia evoked frustration and tears in Richmond on Thursday.

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 06:55 PM EST

Hashish Found Hidden in Chocolates at Dulles Airport

Hashish Found Hidden in Chocolates at Dulles Airport

Customs officers inspecting luggage at Washington Dulles International Airport thought something seemed off about chocolates in a woman's luggage. They searched the treats and found hashish inside.

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 at 02:51 PM EST

Judge Reverses Bail Denial for Activist Who Exposed Breast

Judge Reverses Bail Denial for Activist Who Exposed Breast

After initially ordering a New York woman who mimicked Virginia's seal by exposing her breast outside the Capitol to be held without bail, a Virginia judge has agreed to release her.

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.