The Metro transportation system has suspended two employees who are facing federal charges in connection with the alleged theft of coins from transit stations in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.
Police are deciding whether to charge a pair of Fairfax County, Virginia, middle school students with a crime, after they allegedly used stolen passwords to tamper with school software.
A jury could not reach a verdict in the case of a former professional football player charged with felony drunk driving, forcing a Fairfax County judge to declare a mistrial.
In its first two years, the Northern Virginia Violent Crimes Task Force, comprised of officers from local police and federal agencies, has tallied more than 200 state and federal convictions of offenders dealing in drug trafficking, drug sales, robbery, burglary and other criminal acts in the area.
School board members in Fairfax County, Virginia, recently voted to let schools in the district decide individually whether to use interior surveillance cameras. The effort to deter juvenile crime was approved with an estimated $885,000 budget.