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
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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

Gerald Halpin's Mount Vernon property sells for $18.6M

A 16.5-acre property originally part of George Washington's Mount Vernon estate just sold for $18.6 million, the highest sale price in the Washington area in more than two-and-a-half years.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 09:47am EDT

Court declines to take up Episcopal Church dispute

Supreme Court won't hear dispute over Episcopal Church property in northern Va.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 06:00pm EDT

A Reston built out of Peeps? Use your imagination, win candy

Chesapeake Chocolates at Lake Anne Plaza is holding its own Peeps Show.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Wednesday's Virginia Powerball winner still unknown

The $1 million winner of Wednesday's Powerball has yet to come forward after buying the winning ticket at a 7-Eleven in Springfield, Va.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 10:33am EST

Police investigate threat at George Mason University (Photos)

George Mason University Police are looking for more information about a threat that happened on its Fairfax campus early Thursday morning.

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 08:38am EST

Diva Central prom dress giveaway at RCC Lake Anne

Reston Community Center will be holdings its annual Diva Central prom dress giveaway Saturday, March 8 at RCC-Lake Anne from noon to 6 p.m.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 04:20pm EST

Concrete slabs fall off truck

Huge concrete barriers came off a truck on Va. 123/Ox Road in Fairfax Station, Va. early Wednesday.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 07:11am EST
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