Homeless shelters bogged down as cold snap continues

Homeless shelters throughout the region are scrambling to fill the high demand for beds created by freezing temperatures.

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 08:55am EST

Ted Leonsis' vision on tech and sports: Wow fans

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."

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 08:35am EST
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Pedestrian, 74, struck by car in Springfield dies

A 74-year-old man died after being struck by a car in Springfield Sunday, Jan. 19, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 10:14am EST

Wexton wins special election for Herring's Senate seat

Democrat Jennifer Wexton has won a special election for the 33rd Senate District, giving Democrats control of the state Senate.

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 07:02am EST

Some voters in 33rd Senate district 'confused'

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.

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 02:12pm EST
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Reston-based company rolls out Push-to-Talk app for iPhones

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.

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 02:05pm EST

Fairfax Co. snow day to be made up next month

Fairfax County snow day to be made up on Presidents' Day holiday

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 01:40pm EST

Woman dies after McLean fire

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.

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 10:37am EST

Fairfax teacher among 4 finalists for national award

A Fairfax County teacher is one of four finalists for the 2014 National Teacher of the Year.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 09:10pm EST
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Va. police under fire for retaining license plate data

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.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 03:58pm EST

Police investigate death of man in Herndon

A man was found dead in a creek in Herndon, Va., Friday morning.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 03:20pm EST

Va. teacher among 4 finalists for national award

Fairfax County first-grade teacher among 4 finalists for national award

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 08:11am EST

Bulova: Education to be major focus in 2014

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.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 08:14pm EST

Fairfax, Va. reporting downed birds off migratory path

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.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 05:39pm EST

Va. special election could shift state Senate control

Candidates are battling to the wire and rallying voters in Northern Virginia, but few residents have taken notice.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 05:05pm EST

VRE Manassas trains to be impacted after train hits, kills pedestrian

Virginia Railway Express train struck and killed a person near Burke, Va.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 04:03pm EST

Crash clears on NB Fairfax Co. Parkway

All lanes have reopened on the Fairfax County Parkway after a crash occurred Wednesday morning.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 10:28am EST

Still no decision on Fairfax start times, budget impact unknown

Fairfax County school officials are still weighing their options as they consider delaying start times for high school students.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 02:36am EST
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Fairfax County teen leads anti-bully crusade

A local teenager is leading a nationwide crusade against bullying with the help of a data scientist and web-based technology.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 02:00am EST

Va. public school employee charged with embezzlement

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.

Monday - 01/13/2014, 05:14pm EST
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