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Matt Zapotosky

ReporterAlexandria, Va.


Former state attorneys general, governors and others support the former Virginia governor

  • Nov 16, 2015

Wayne Simmons will be allowed to wait for his trial at home under stringent conditions.

  • Nov 13, 2015

Commonwealth’s attorney concludes officer had “compelling reasons” to fear for his and others’ safety.

  • Nov 13, 2015

The artifacts and fossils expert admitted that he tried to avoid detection by authorities.

  • Nov 13, 2015

The two were arrested after a search of their home turned up illicit materials.

  • Nov 11, 2015

Two Richmond area men were arrested earlier this week on weapons-related charges.

  • Nov 10, 2015

“It was worse than anything I could’ve thought,” says a Riverdale pastor who got the news as he readied to preach.

  • Nov 9, 2015

Dawit Seyoum’s lawyers have argued he is not guilty by reason of insanity in the killing of Carolyn Cross.

  • Nov 9, 2015

The former Howard University student was sentenced to 8 years and 8 months in a bank fraud case.

  • Nov 6, 2015

Traffic is being diverted around the crash scene, an Arlington County Police spokesman said.

  • Nov 4, 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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