Daily Archives: June 24, 2020

Virginia Releases Names of Care Facilities With Outbreaks But Withholds Data for Many

While Virginia has finally released the names of all nursing homes and assisted living facilities that have had COVID-19 outbreaks, the News4 I-Team found the state is still withholding the number of cases and deaths in many of those locations.  Gov. Ralph Northam touted his decision to release the information late Friday after families and legislators have called for transparency…

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Two former state legislators who pleaded guilty to bribery charges have secured early release from federal prison amid the COVID-19 crisis. Federal Bureau of Prisons records reviewed by the News4 I-Team show former Prince George’s County state Del. Will Campos has been transferred to a halfway house more than a year before his projected release date.   Campos pleaded guilty…

Teen Suspect in 4 DC Killings Had Been Released Due to Coronavirus Concerns, Sources Say

A 16-year-old boy charged with killing four people and committing several other violent crimes in D.C. was released from custody just weeks before the homicides because of concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, sources tell News4.  Michael Mason, of Southeast D.C., was arrested last week and charged in the killings of 31 year-old Terrance Griffin, 20-year-old Jaszel Henderson, 21-year-old…

Fairfax County Schools Asks Parents to Choose: Virtual Or In-Person Learning for Fall

Parents with students in Fairfax County Public Schools have some big decisions to make before fall 2020: Choosing whether to return to in-person classes or to keep their children in virtual education. The virtual learning option would have students log on for full-time schooling. Interactive instruction will be offered four days a week. Parents could also choose the in-person option,…