Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and Washington. Here are 13 of the top stories from around the region over the past year.
Check out a picture of the rescue.
Check out infrared video of the discovery.
It’s the first homicide in the small city in at least five years.
The alleged crimes happened in a car, in a garage and in the woman’s apartment before she was able to get help.
Falls Church police investigating incident.
Boy was stabbed Thursday night while walking in Falls Church.
Suspect found dancing in the street on New Year’s Eve and was later arrested.
A 41-year-old woman was found dead in her home. Police are investigating it as a "suspicious death.”
Photos from Alexandria’s start to the year — under three inches of snow.
The City of Fairfax signed on the dotted line, completing the sale of its water system to Fairfax Water Thursday.
The Chantilly high school band made history this week in Pasadena.
Find out what caused this fire and how it was discovered.
Several senior residents had to be rescued.
Watch video of the vigil on the anniversary of his death.
Police found the victim injured on a sidewalk.
How many million do you think the top house fetched?
Should state and local officials be held to higher standards? See why one delegate says yes.
Fairfax County needs how many new homes a month?!
Local restaurant abandoning Mexican cuisine for a different menu.
Armed robbery that took place just before 7 a.m. New Year's Day.
Celebration was a big success with hundreds of residents enjoying music, food and fun.
Mark Gibson inspired to run because of “underperforming” Congress.
Voters will have three candidates to choose from.
No injuries in armed robbery. Read a description of the suspect.
DC police start the process, enacting a 2009 law.
A new burger spot is set to open, highlighting fresh ingredients.
The victim was crossing a darkened, six-lane section of Warrenton Road when he was hit.