Target shoplifting charges filed against former sheriff's employee

A former Fairfax County sheriff's office employee faces two charges of petty larceny in connection with shoplifting incidents at a Target store in Leesburg, Virgina.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 10:30am EDT

Man detonates explosives outside father-in-law's home

Marc Cassell was arrested in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 02:08pm EDT

Kaufax, Velkoff elected to top FCPS board spots

The Fairfax County School Board has elected Tamara Derenak Kaufax (Lee District) as chairman and Ted Velkoff (at-large) as vice chair for a one-year term, the school system announced.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 09:30am EDT

Virginia officials to conduct Rt. 28 congestion study

Route 28, one of Northern Virginia's busiest roads, will be scrutinized this summer.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 06:03am EDT

Threat to Fairfax Co. Courthouse prompts police presence

The threat was phoned in at 9:40 a.m., prompting the Fairfax County Police Department to put armed officers at the courthouse entrances and on patrol in the surrounding area.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 11:51am EDT

Tysons high-rise fire blamed on water in a transformer

Water leaking into a transformer in an electrical room Thursday night caused a fire in a high-rise undergoing a major renovation in the Tysons Corner area of Fairfax County, Virginia.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 08:53am EDT

Injured hawk to be released back into wild

Injured hawk that was likely struck by car to be released into wild along Potomac River

Friday - 07/11/2014, 05:13am EDT

Expect I-95 traffic delays during your summer getaway

As many in the region plan for a summer getaway to the beaches in Virginia or North Carolina, transportation leaders are reminding drivers to expect some delays on any trip south on Interstate 95.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 04:58am EDT

Woman stabbed while watching fireworks in Virginia

She has serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 03:58am EDT

Connolly concerned federal shortage could affect Silver Line

When Metro's Silver Line project received approval for $1.9 billion in federal Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loans last May, it seemed as though funding challenges for the line's Phase 2 were solved.

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Another 400 apartment units coming to booming Tysons Corner

Greystar plans to start work soon on a 34-story high-rise near the Silver Line's Spring Hill Metro station to be called Elan Tysons West after acquiring the development site earlier this month from a a joint venture including The Georgelas Group LLC. The 400-unit high-rise, with about 6,500 square feet of ground-floor retail, is just one of several parcels Georgelas took through the Fairfax County entitlement process.

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 03:29pm EDT

2nd hiker in 2 days falls into Potomac

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 02:36am EDT

Candidates set for special election

Two candidates are set to square off in an Aug. 19 special election for a House of Delegates seat to replace retiring Democratic Del. Robert H. Brink.

Monday - 07/07/2014, 05:57pm EDT

Metro answers Silver Line questions in online chat

Lynn Bowersox, Metro's assistant general manager for customer service, communications and marketing, answered questions from future Silver Line readers recently in an online chat.

Monday - 07/07/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Man falls 30 feet along Potomac River

A man suffered serious injuries after falling 30 feet along the Virginia shore of the Potomac River Sunday afternoon.

Sunday - 07/06/2014, 06:33pm EDT

Man, 70, goes missing in Virginia

Chae Won Lim was last seen at the Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax, Virginia.

Sunday - 07/06/2014, 02:05am EDT

Hoagie haven: First Fairfax Wawa approved

Fairfax County, your Wawa is calling.

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 02:14pm EDT

Fairfax supervisors throw out proposed ban on large gatherings

Feel free to plan that big summer party: the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday scrapped plans for proposed new zoning rules on group assembly in private homes.

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Metro choosing its first Silver Line riders

It's been a long time coming and now there's a sweepstakes to be among the first to ride Metro's new Silver Line.

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 01:16pm EDT

Sexual misconduct at Va. school stretched over decades

An investigation into a former teacher at The Potomac School in McLean found that various school officials learned of the sexual misconduct and that he victimized numerous students over several decades.

Monday - 06/30/2014, 04:29pm EDT
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