Matt Zapotosky

ReporterAlexandria, Va.


The Apple Financial Services adviser preyed on the elderly and widowed, pilfering their savings.

  • Oct 21, 2014

The man is expected to survive; police asking those with surveillance footage to come forward.

  • Oct 20, 2014

13 members were indicted in 3 Va. killings, but experts said the case is part of a resurgence by the group.

  • Oct 17, 2014

Lawyers for hunger-striking detainee urge judge to order changes in military’s force-feeding methods.

  • Oct 17, 2014

Contributions during the former governor’s trial were less than during the two quarters before it.

  • Oct 16, 2014

The ex-Va. governor is arguing that the circumstances around it provide grounds for a new trial.

  • Oct 15, 2014

Proceedings against ex-Va. governor appropriate, prosecutors say; dismissed juror part of new trial bid.

  • Oct 14, 2014

Police decided after a review of the case that they had enough evidence to go before a grand jury.

  • Oct 14, 2014

New York Times journalist James Risen tried to fight a previous subpoena to the Supreme Court.

  • Oct 10, 2014

In another victory for Democratic plaintiffs hoping to break up black-majority districts, federal judges threw out the map because it concentrates black voters, diluting their influence elsewhere.

  • Oct 7, 2014
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Matt Zapotosky covers the federal district courthouse in Alexandria, where he tries to break news from a windowless office in which he is not allowed to bring his cell phone. Before that, he covered local law enforcement in Prince George's County and Southern Maryland.

A proud graduate of Ohio University, Zapotosky spends his free time rooting for the Detroit Lions and Washington Nationals. He lives with his girlfriend and two cats in Northwest D.C.
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