The property was gifted to National Community Church but a developer wants to turn it into large houses.
Darion Aguilar, 19, of College Park believed in “inner peace” and wanted to be a chef, a former classmate said.
In a war few Americans fought, the Wise family would pay an awful price.
Martha Fuqua, a Loudoun driving teacher, has said she unwittingly bought the painting for $7.
Squirrel Hill, a dwelling built more than 300 years ago, has been sold to a buyer who promises to save it.
In court filing, Baltimore Museum of Art says Virginia woman cannot claim ownership of a stolen painting.
In impeccably dressed chauffeur’s years of transporting top officials, “you learn not to be too curious.”
Woman who says she found it at flea market calls museum’s ownership “improperly authenticated.”
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.
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.