An Ashburn man pleaded guilty Tuesday to defrauding the Paycheck Protection Program, a federal initiative designed to help businesses pay their employees and meet their basic expenses during the coronavirus crisis, according to the U.S. Justice Department.
A Fairfax County Library Board of Trustees member is facing criticism for comments about the diverse titles featured on the library's online catalog. The Virginia Library Association expressed opposition to Phillip Rosenthal's comments in a letter, while the NOVA Equity Agenda Coalition took it a step further and called for his resignation or removal.
Members of a police consulting firm hired by the city of Fredericksburg completed their initial round of community engagement this week as they review the city's police department and its deployment of chemical agents and arrests of protesters between May 31 to June 2 in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
A former U.S. Army Green Beret living in Gainesville was arrested Friday for allegedly conspiring with Russian intelligence operatives for more than a decade to provide them with national defense information, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
D.C. street performer Malik DOPE was one of three acts at risk of being sent home during NBC's "America's Got Talent" results show Wednesday night. But he received a last-minute reprieve from two celebrity judges.
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The Virginia Department of Health reported 1,013 new coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing the cumulative total in the state to 117,592 cases. Twenty-three deaths were reported Friday. A total of 2,550 people have died from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic and 9,460 people have been hospitalized.