Traffic relief coming to I-66, just not yet

Still, officials are optimistic about the changes.

Sunday - 07/20/2014, 09:05pm EDT

Glimpsing the future at Wiehle-Reston East open house

Reston's future as a transit-oriented community officially gets started next week, when the first Silver Line Metro train departs from the Wiehle-Reston East station.

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 12:55pm EDT

Progress report: Barcelona, Bartaco under construction

Work has begun on the interior space for Barcelona Wine Bar and Bartaco, two new restaurants that will open soon at Reston Town Center.

Friday - 07/18/2014, 06:00am EDT

Man badly burned in kitchen accident at senior housing building

A maintenance worker at Hunters Woods Fellowship House was badly burned by hot grease as he assisted a resident at the senior housing building Thursday afternoon, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue officials said.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 06:41pm EDT

FCPS superintendent backs $5.5M school start change

Fairfax County Public Schools will start later in the 2015-2016 school year. Superintendent Karen Garza is on the record about which of four proposed plans she supports.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 07:51am EDT

Fairfax County police to crack down on jaywalking by Vienna Metro station

There have been 24 crashes involving pedestrians or cyclists near the Vienna Metro station in 2013-14, according to the Fairfax County Police Department -- and now officers are hoping jaywalking fines can curb crashes.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 07:54am EDT

Large diamond ring donated anonymously to Goodwill

Large diamond ring donated anonymously to Goodwill; bidding reaches $9K

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 11:05am EDT

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
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