Latest from Rachel Weiner

Retired NYPD officer attacked D.C. police officer like ‘junkyard dog,’ prosecutor alleges

Thomas Webster, 54, is accused of violence during the Jan 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
  • Feb 23, 2021

Pakistani woman says Northern Virginia housekeeping job was labor trafficking

Rehana Bibi is suing in federal court in Virginia. The family she worked for denies the allegations.
  • Feb 21, 2021

U.S. alleges wider Oath Keepers conspiracy, adds more defendants in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

A Cincinnati-area married couple was recruited by a self-styled militia group led by three U.S. military veterans, prosecutors say.
  • Feb 19, 2021

Edward Bonds, an athlete, coach, and singer, dies of complications of covid-19

Bonds worked as a parking enforcement officer in Alexandria.
  • Feb 19, 2021

Arlington debates implementing a police review board with teeth

A committee tasked with suggesting reforms also proposed expanded traffic cameras.
  • Feb 18, 2021

Right-wing UCLA student accused of sitting in vice president’s Senate chair during Capitol riot

Christian Secor registered America First Bruins, followed far-right activist Nicholas Fuentes and had white supremacist ties, the FBI alleged.
  • Feb 17, 2021

Virginia man ordered jailed until trial on charges of planning for Jan. 6 attack

Thomas Caldwell, of Berryville, is charged with conspiring with two Ohio members of the conservative Oath Keepers to obstruct the electoral vote count
  • Feb 12, 2021

Justice Department under Biden seeks to move forward with Julian Assange extradition

Advocates for the WikiLeaks founder had hoped for a change of course.
  • Feb 12, 2021

Former FBI official, a Navy veteran, is ‘key figure’ in Jan. 6 riot, prosecutors allege

New court documents lay out details of what prosecutors allege is coordination between far-right groups.
  • Feb 11, 2021

Five more charged in Capitol riot allegedly teamed with Kansas City Proud Boys

Two previously charged Proud Boys face counts listed as federal crimes of terrorism.
  • Feb 11, 2021