Matt Zapotosky

ReporterAlexandria, Va.


Police investigate incident at Braddock Road and Commonwealth Avenue.

  • Sep 3, 2015

A roundup of news from across the Washington region.

  • Sep 2, 2015

The 22-year-old corporal from Missouri was found dead inside his room, family and authorities said.

  • Sep 2, 2015

Boy, less than 2 months old, suffered some kind of medical distress, officials say.

  • Sep 2, 2015

Authorities say they found evidence suggesting he posed as a girl online to entice boys to send nude photos.

  • Sep 1, 2015

The decision was a dramatic win for the former governor, who lost a lower-court appeal.

  • Aug 31, 2015

In a lawsuit over solitary confinement, the state revealed its prisoners slated to die have been given more rec time and visitation privileges.

  • Aug 29, 2015

“I made my decisions” says Ali Amin, who helped a friend become part of the terrorist group in Syria.

  • Aug 28, 2015

The Solicitor General urged Chief Justice John Roberts to reject the former Va. governor’s request for bail while pursuing his high court case.

  • Aug 26, 2015

The order from Chief Justice John Roberts is only a modest win for the former Virginia governor.

  • Aug 24, 2015
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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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