Fairfax County News
Homeless shelters throughout the region are scrambling to fill the high demand for beds created by freezing temperatures.
Ted Leonsis, CEO of the company that owns Washington Capitals, Wizards, Mystics and Verizon Center, believes exposing fans to groundbreaking techhnology is an important way to "make sure people want to continue to come to arenas, and that they're wowed."
A 74-year-old man died after being struck by a car in Springfield Sunday, Jan. 19, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.
Democrat Jennifer Wexton has won a special election for the 33rd Senate District, giving Democrats control of the state Senate.
Democrat Jennifer Wexton, Republican John Whitbeck and independent Joe May are vying for the seat held by Democrat Mark Herring, who was elected attorney general.
Reston-based NII Holdings, which sells a Nextel-branded wireless service in Mexico and Latin America, is expanding its reach stateside, launching an iPhone app that mimics Nextel's once popular Push-to-Talk service.
Fairfax County snow day to be made up on Presidents' Day holiday
Marguerite Louise Moran, 90, of McLean, died Jan. 9, 2014, from injuries sustained in the house fire, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue says. She died of smoke inhalation, according to the medical examiner.
A Fairfax County teacher is one of four finalists for the 2014 National Teacher of the Year.
Civil liberties groups are criticizing Virginia police for scanning thousands of license plates and holding on to the data even if the information does not lead to an arrest or conviction.
A man was found dead in a creek in Herndon, Va., Friday morning.
Fairfax County first-grade teacher among 4 finalists for national award
In her State of the County address, Fairfax County Board Chair Sharon Bulova says education and funding public schools will be a major focus of the board's time in the coming year.
Fairfax, Va., officials say web-footed Eared Grebes are being found injured and wobbly throughout the county, most likely because of the recent cold snap.
Candidates are battling to the wire and rallying voters in Northern Virginia, but few residents have taken notice.
Virginia Railway Express train struck and killed a person near Burke, Va.
All lanes have reopened on the Fairfax County Parkway after a crash occurred Wednesday morning.
Fairfax County school officials are still weighing their options as they consider delaying start times for high school students.
A local teenager is leading a nationwide crusade against bullying with the help of a data scientist and web-based technology.
A Fairfax County Public Schools employee has been charged with two counts of embezzlement for allegedly stealing laptops, refurbishing them and selling the computers online, officials say.
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