Fairfax County News

August 14, 2018
Family Sues After 2nd Child Falls to Death From Va. Tower

A day after a child fell from a balcony of an apartment building in Virginia, a family sued the building. Just months earlier, their young son also died after falling from the building.

August 14, 2018
Hard-Edged Intelligence

The Guardian 's Poem of the week is R Alcona to J Brenzaida by Emily BrontA<<: Reading R Alcona to J Benzaida out of context, without the fantasy or juvenilia labels, was a corrective to my prejudice. As the commentator says here, the imaginary setting allowed Emily to express herself through different personae.

August 13, 2018
A White Supremacist Rally With Hardly Any White Supremacists

The white nationalist "Unite the Right 2" rally, scheduled to take place on Sunday evening in Lafayette Square just north of the White House, turned out to be a spectacular flop. The demonstration faced overwhelming, well-organized opposition-even the public transit system and the weather seemed not to cooperate.

August 13, 2018
The Racist Right Retreats Behind Police Lines

A counterprotester in front of a police barricade during the Unite the Right 2 rally in downtown Washington, August 12, 2018. On Sunday in Washington, DC, several thousand demonstrators rallied in the morning sun and marched in the afternoon rain to protest the presence of a few dozen fascists and white supremacists in their midst.

August 12, 2018
The Latest: Anti-fascists confront police in Washington

The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville , Virginia : A group of about 150 to 200 anti-fascists is confronting police about a half-mile from the White House after a white nationalist demonstration broke up. Antifa members, many of them wearing black masks, marched around downtown Washington on Sunday evening in the rain.

August 12, 2018
The Latest: Anti-fascists confront police in Washington Source: AP

The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia : A group of about 150 to 200 anti-fascists is confronting police about a half-mile from the White House after a white nationalist demonstration broke up. Antifa members, many of them wearing black masks, marched around downtown Washington on Sunday evening in the rain.

August 12, 2018
The Latest: Small group of white nationalists end DC rally

The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia : A group of about 150 to 200 anti-fascists is confronting police about a half-mile from the White House after a white nationalist demonstration broke up. Antifa members, many of them wearing black masks, marched around downtown Washington on Sunday evening in the rain.

August 12, 2018
White nationalists, counterprotesters converge in DC

White nationalists will march in D.C. Sunday to mark the anniversary of the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, a white nationalist event in which a counterprotester was killed and two Virginia State Police troopers died in a helicopter crash. "Unite the Right 2" participants are planning to assemble at the Vienna Metro station from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday.

August 11, 2018
Second child dies after Tysons Corner shooting, police say

A child taken to the hospital after being shot in the Tysons Corner area last week died early Saturday morning, Fairfax County police said in a statement. Veronica Youngblood, 33, of McLean had already been charged with murder in the shooting of her 5-year-old daughter Brooklyn Michelle Youngblood, who was found dead when police arrived.

August 10, 2018
Family of fatally shot McLean man files wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a McLean resident who was shot and killed by U.S. Park Police officers last November filed a wrongful death lawsuit in federal court on Aug. 3. James and Kelara Ghaisar of McLean and Negeen Ghaisar of Pittsburgh, Pa., filed the suit with the U.S. District Court in Alexandria in response to a lack of information from the U.S.