Going out in Fairfax County could get more expensive

Going out to eat in Fairfax County could get a little bit more expensive if a county board task force recommends instituting a meals tax to help avoid repeating recent budget challenges.

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 07:28am EDT

Fairfax solicits feedback on 4 school start time plans

Parents will have two months to debate four school start time proposals.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 05:54pm EDT

Police need information on serial groper in Bailey's Crossroads

Following several recent attacks at busy shopping centers, the Fairfax County Police Department is asking for the public's help.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 09:51am EDT

Fairfax County police search for sex assault suspect

Police are asking for the public's help in locating a man they say sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl in Fairfax County.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 07:58am EDT

Fairfax County board approves tax increase

Check the couch cushions. The tax bill for the average homeowner in Fairfax County will be several hundred dollars higher in the coming year.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 01:20am EDT
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Area high schools named among nation's best

High schools in Fairfax and Montgomery counties have landed on the U.S. News and World Report's annual list of the Best High Schools.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 02:32pm EDT

Fairfax County may put a meals tax on the ballot to generate $88M

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has created a task force, led by two former board chairs, to explore the possibility of putting a meals tax referendum on the ballot.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 02:25pm EDT

Fairfax County schools to discuss options for later start times

Students at Fairfax County Public Schools may be able to sleep a little longer if the school board approves proposals that would push back the school start time.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 07:54am EDT
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Heroin dealer gets 30 years after 3 customers die

Eugene Asomani Williams pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or more of cocaine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 02:37pm EDT

NFL players team up for 'Ride to Provide' charity event

They rode bicycles to raise money for wounded warriors.

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 02:09pm EDT
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Capital Bikshare may soon need a new supplier

The company currently depends on Public Bike System Company for its equipment, but after filing for bankruptcy, the company's future is uncertain.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 07:07pm EDT

Man dies in McLean crash

A man died when a vehicle struck a tree in McLean, Va. early Friday.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 12:56pm EDT

Rescue dogs, handlers heading home from Wash.

Three Fairfax County rescue dogs and their handlers are heading home after two weeks searching for victims of a deadly mudslide in Washington state.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:38am EDT

Kickstarter campaign would help fund Lorton bakery

A Springfield, Va. pastry chef plans to open a Northern Virginia bakery and hopes a Kickstarter campaign will help fund some key items.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 04:05am EDT

Man behind Tysons standoff charged with setting fires

A man who spurred the evacuation of a Tysons Corner condominium building faces multiple charges related to the almost eight-hour standoff with police.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Tips to keep pets away from danger this spring

With spring here and lawn work on many people's agendas, local veterinarians advise pet owners to take the following measures to protect pets from potential threats this season.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 11:44am EDT

Easter lilies pose a danger to cats

Flowers are common in the home around Easter and Mother's Day, but local veterinarians say they can be dangerous to pets.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:06am EDT

Police standoff in Tysons Corner ends

A police standoff in Tysons Corner lasted nearly 8 hours but ended with no injuries as police forced their way into an apartment.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 02:44pm EDT

'Sipping and painting' the next 'dinner and a movie'?

A look at what makes social painting classes so popular and what a local business offers for patrons who want to paint and imbibe at the same time.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 09:53am EDT

Wounded vets cycling to raise rehab awareness

Wounded veterans cycling in Soldier Ride to raise awareness about disabilities, rehab

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 08:14am EDT
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