A former tenant of the woman’s mother is yet another skeptic that the painting was bought at a flea market.
In a deposition, Matt Fuqua raised questions about his sister’s claim that she bought the Renoir for $7.
The Scouts will continue to pitch the project to Fairfax County.
Bride- and groom-to-be are denied their Jefferson Memorial setting, but wind up in a made-for-TV spectacle.
Mike Cassesso and MaiLien Le’s wedding and 23 others may have to be moved because of the shutdown.
After the Navy Yard shooting, Post reporter Ian Shapira witnessed a family’s painful vigil.
Sylvia Frasier’s relatives couldn’t reach her for hours. She worked at the Naval Sea Systems Command.
The National Zoo has recorded more than 529,000 clicks on the video page since the day of the cub’s birth.
Residents near a camp in Fairfax fear that the building will lead to traffic problems and lower property values.
Chronicle of the Horse, locally owned for decades, now belongs to the man behind the world’s largest horse show
Initially spooked by a herd of reporters, 25 goats eventually got to work gorging on unwanted vines.
A French horn player’s departure from the U.S. Army Brass Quintet surprised his band mates.
Ceremony launches a nightly illumination of the Mall obelisk while it undergoes earthquake repairs.
The Hollys, along with hundreds of families, had their anniversary recognized Sunday.
A man walked up to two friends eating at a D.C. pizzeria in Northwest, then casually robbed them at gunpoint.
The BMA asserts that it is the rightful owner of the tiny landscape that was stolen in 1951 while on exhibit.
Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski had been chief of the Air Force’s sexual-assault prevention branch.
New questions are being raised about whether a stolen Renoir was bought at a West Virginia flea market.
Martha Fuqua said she’d gotten the long-missing Renoir from an estate, not a flea market, employee says.
Martha Fuqua of Loudoun County wants to retain ownership of long-missing Renoir she says she found at flea market.
Ian Shapira is a features writer on the local enterprise team. He joined the Post in 2000 and has covered schools, youth culture, criminal justice, and technology. In 2007, Shapira was on the Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the Virginia Tech shootings.
Ian writes features about people who have worked in the intelligence and military communities. He also likes to write a variety of other human interest stories, with a special focus on Fairfax County and Northern Virginia. Some of his favorite pieces have been about former CIA officers, stolen art mysteries, and how people cope with development and cultural changes in Northern Virginia.
Ian grew up in Louisville, Ky . and earned an English degree in 2000 from Princeton. In 2011, he obtained a master’s degree in a weekend interactive journalism program at American University. For fun, he likes SCUBA diving, playing tennis, watching Louisville Cardinals basketball games, reading newspapers, and spending time with his wife and daughter.