The principal of an elementary school in Prince William County, Virginia, who is accused of embezzling school district funds, is now facing criminal charges.
A judge has ruled that a Fairfax, Virginia, police officer did not have cause to pull over a driver in December and threw out the drunk driving charges against the man. That driver, the former head of the Federal Aviation Administration, resigned from his position after his arrest. That ended the man's tenure in federal government, a profession he entered after a 25-year career as a commercial airline pilot.
A 54-year-old civilian engineer from Northern Virginia has been indicted on theft and other charges in connection with a plot to benefit from about $10 million from U.S. Navy contracts. And with alleged conspirators working with federal agents, the man should be wary that others will say things to put the heat on him and get it off of themselves.
In an unusual case concerning felony drug charges playing out in an Alexandria, Virginia, courtroom, prosecutors will need to prove that a drug contains a banned substance, something defense lawyers said could be hard to do.