1 dies, several seriously hurt as bus overturns on I-95

An overturned bus shut down the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 just after Lorton Road in Fairfax County, Va., early Sunday morning. Police are searching for a car that may have caused the accident and ask the public for help.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 01:33am EDT

Democrats see openings in congressional departures

Facing a tough year, House Democrats hope to capitalize on retirements, flip open seats

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 03:08am EDT

Communicating through a disaster

One of the first casualties of natural and man-made disasters is often the ability to communicate. Local first responders, governments, businesses and utilities are preparing for "the next time."

Friday - 03/21/2014, 04:04am EDT

Inova Fair Oaks to mark opening of radiation oncology unit

The Fairfax hospital plans to celebrate the opening of its new radiation oncology center next Tuesday even though the majority of the $45 million, five-story building for the Inova Comprehensive Cancer and Research Institute isn't even finished yet.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 05:43pm EDT

Fairfax electrical worker sent to burn center

An electrical worker is headed to a local burn center after coming in contact with high voltage wires.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 03:29pm EDT

Cellphone tower proposal debated in Vienna

Residents aired their concerns about a proposed cellphone tower at a meeting Wednesday night at Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 08:41am EDT

Arrest made in Bailey's Crossroads sexual assault

An Arlington, Va. man faces charges in connection with an assault that occurred in January.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 05:15pm EDT

Major problems reported with Silver Line construction

The contractor on the project installed the wrong speakers and cables along 11 miles of the subway project and the entire Automatic Train Control system now needs to be replaced.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 12:39pm EDT

Neighbors oppose cellphone tower at Vienna church

Plans to build a cellphone tower close to a school are rubbing some people the wrong way, and it will be the topic of a meeting tonight.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 06:59am EDT

Fairfax Co.'s chronically homeless get new homes, new start

Eighteen chronically homeless people living in the woods and along highways in Fairfax County now have a place to call home. They were placed in apartments as part of a program to ease growing poverty in Virginia.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 04:01pm EDT

World of Beer now hiring for mid-May opening

World of Beer, the large bar and restaurant slated for the ground floor of The Avant apartment building, is eyeing a mid-May opening.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 02:30pm EDT

Fairfax County police get ready to let the dogs out

Two bloodhounds, new recruits to the police force, are about to hit the streets.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 01:49pm EDT

25 years later, still no charges in teen's death

Amy Baker, of Stafford, would have turned 43 years old today.

Sunday - 03/16/2014, 05:54pm EDT
Listen

Weekend concerts: David Crosby, indie rock and electro-folk

This weekend's top concerts include indie greats, an electro-pop superstar and a songwriting legend.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 04:23am EDT

Pedestrian killed in Merrifield

A Falls Church man died after he was hit by a car crossing the street in Merrifield Wednesday morning.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 12:18pm EDT

Services not keeping pace with higher taxes in Northern Virginia

Local lawmakers are encountering growing demands to invest in schools, roads and other services at the same time that homeowners are already feeling the pressure of higher tax bills from higher property assessments.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 08:03am EDT

Driver charged with $6,000 in tolls on 495 Express Lanes

A Fairfax County man who commutes on the 495 Express Lanes each day was sent a court summons and told he'd have to pay $6,000 in tolls, penalties and fees, WTOP Ticketbuster has learned.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 06:45am EDT

Local pets hope for luck of the Irish

What better way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than with a new friend?

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 03:44pm EDT

Va. dance festival offers exchange, workshops for 500 dancers

It's a dance student's dream come true -- a weekend full of workshops and lectures, offered by some of the top names in today's professional dance world.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 09:16am EDT

Just Cats Clinic slated to open in Reston

The vet clinic specializing in feline care will take over the Millennium Bank building at 1601 Washington Plaza.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 06:00am EDT
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