The Centers for Disease Control reported the number of Americans who died from heroin overdoses quadrupled in the decade ending in 2013. We look at what's behind the nation's surge in heroin addiction and what some communities are doing to fight back.
Public officials in Virginia — and in Fairfax County in particular — have a problem when it comes to transparency. A commission outlined the problem for the county police during a public meeting Monday night.
A lame duck, with diminished power to get anything done: This is how many had expected to describe President Barack Obama in his final two years in office. But Obama has had a string of recent victories, and now, he’s setting his sights on other issues. We look at the president's evolution and his political priorities for the remainder of his term.
A fight between a developer and a group of residents in the Grant Circle area of Petworth has prompted a $25 million lawsuit and allegations that the residents used the city's historic designation process to stop the renovation of three rowhouses.
English has been the county's official language since 2012, meaning that official documents are not translated into other languages. Opponents say it's really an anti-immigration statement, and they argued that point at a hearing Tuesday night.
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