Changes should make voting in Fairfax County easier in 2016

After hours-long waits during the 2012 presidential election, the Fairfax County Electoral Board said Tuesday it has moved to follow all 57 recommendations from a bipartisan commission to keep the long lines from happening again.

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 05:12am EDT

Tickets still available for arts festival opening night party

plan to attend the opening night party for the 23rd annual Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival this Friday.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Fairfax County parents can weigh in on school start-time plan

Starting next week, parents can let the school board know what they think about a plan to move back high school start times.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 05:12am EDT

Report shows widespread causes for domestic violence

The findings were compiled by the Fairfax County Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team.

Sunday - 05/11/2014, 06:39pm EDT

3 arrested after fans scammed for Wizards tickets

Three men are under arrest in Fairfax County charged with selling multiple Wizards fans fake playoff tickets.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 02:04pm EDT

Children's Science Center to open interactive spaces

Children's Science Center, a nonprofit that has been operating as a museum without walls for several years, has announced it will open two permanent Northern Virginia locations in Fairfax and Loudoun counties.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 10:00am EDT

Fairfax County residents speak out about limits to home gatherings (Video)

Fairfax County is considering whether to regulate how frequently people can host large gatherings in their homes.

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 07:29am EDT

S.C. driver killed in crash at 495 Express Lanes entrance

An out-of-town driver hit the brakes suddenly at the entrance to the 495 Express Lanes and the three-car, fiery crash that followed sent five people to the hospital.

Wednesday - 05/07/2014, 07:36pm EDT

Va. woman gets 6 months in trail crash

Va. woman sentenced to nearly 6 months for trail crash with bicyclist

Wednesday - 05/07/2014, 09:51am EDT

Fairfax considers limiting size of home gatherings, events

The Fairfax Board of Supervisors is considering limiting how many people can be at a private residence at any one time.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 05:17pm EDT

Smithsonian makes deal to offer online courses

Smithsonian makes deal to offer online education through The Great Courses

Monday - 05/05/2014, 06:55am EDT

$1.9B loan secured for Dulles Rail

Virginia congressmen say they have secured a critical piece of funding that will pave the way for construction to begin on the final phase of the Dulles Rail project.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 12:34pm EDT

Springfield pastry chef raises needed bakery funds on Kickstarter

The crowdfunding effort will help Soul Cakes by Tanya move out of Tanya Logan's home kitchen and into a commercial bakery in Lorton, Va.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 04:55am EDT

Psychologist view: The honest truth about cheating

Cheating on a spouse or romantic partner is messy, painful and nearly always spells the end of the marriage or relationship. So why do people do it?

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 09:15am EDT

Woman, 48, charged after hosting teen drinking party

A woman was charged with delinquency of a minor after a teen was hospitalized after a party the woman hosted.

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 03:25pm EDT

General Dynamics to cut 170 jobs in Ladson

General Dynamics says it will lay off about 170 employees at its plant in Ladson by the end of the year.

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 01:14pm EDT

Fairfax County schools superintendent proposes change to teacher salaries

Administrators at Fairfax County Public Schools are facing a tough decision: What to fund and what to cut while addressing a multi-million- dollar budget shortfall for 2015.

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 08:56am EDT

It's the season for bear sightings in Fairfax County

After a black bear was spotted Saturday at a Vienna, Va. home, Fairfax County police are advising residents to take precautions to avoid attracting bears.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 03:05pm EDT

Virginia leaders offer solutions to I-66 gridlock

Every day, thousands of people sit in traffic on Interstate 66. And while the Virginia Department of Transportation studies the I-66 corridor from the Capital Beltway to US 15, state officials have a variety of ideas on how to lessen the gridlock.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 08:15am EDT

Region's economic future not looking so bright

The D.C. area could have it tough in the next five to 10 years, economically speaking.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 06:06am EDT
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