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  • Man attacked with tire iron near Md. Porta Potty by ex-girlfriend, lovers

    WASHINGTON — A 32-year-old man is recovering after being attacked and nearly bludgeon to death with a tire iron near a Porta Potty. Montgomery County Police have arrested the victim Andres Hernandez’s ex-girlfriend and the…

  • Candlelight vigil held for slain grandmother

    WASHINGTON — A candlelight vigil was held Friday night in remembrance of a 67-year-old Frederick County woman who was found dying in her front yard. The vigil was held at Brunswick High School, where the…

  • People gather to remember man killed Christmas Eve

    WASHINGTON —  Standing around a makeshift memorial, more than a dozen people gathered to remember a man who was killed on Christmas Eve. Raymond Robinson, 29,  was suspected of robbery on Dec. 24 and was…

  • Manassas fire destroys house, displaces 8

    MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — Manassas officials say eight people were displaced after a fire destroyed their house. A city spokeswoman says the fire Brackets Ford Circle was ignited early Friday after ashes from a fire…

  • Glantz-Culver Line

    FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG Cincinnati 3½ 2½ (51) Virginia Tech Sun Bowl At El Paso, Texas Arizona St. 9 7½ (65) Duke Independence Bowl At Shreveport, La. Miami Pk 3½ (61) South Carolina Pinstripe…

  • Director appointed to medical marijuana commission

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Medical Marijuana Commission has announced the appointment of its first executive director. The panel said Friday that Hannah Byron has been named to the position. Bryon has been assistant…

  • New Year’s Resolutions for Home Design

    This is a sponsored column by Cindy Beyer, ASID,NCIDQ. Beyer is a Reston-based interior designer and Reston Now Best Reston Business Award winner. Find her online at www.CindyLBeyer.com. With the New Year approaching, it is time…

  • Family picks up police officers’ breakfast bill

    WASHINGTON — By job description, police officers have to act quickly. But on Christmas morning, a family traveling through the area beat a group of officers to the punch. Six Prince George’s County Police officers…

  • Your Beermonger: Beers of the Year 2014

    Editor’s Note: This sponsored column is written by Nick Anderson, beermonger at Arrowine (4508 Lee Highway). Saving me from finding one more angle for a Christmas-themed column, I realized that the 26th will mark the last “Your Beermonger”…

  • Live Beyond 9 Lives: How to Spot FVR in your Cat

    This is a sponsored post by veterinarian Elizabeth Arguelles, owner of Just Cats Clinic at Lake Anne Plaza. She writes weekly on Reston Now. Have your ever heard your cat sneeze and noticed watery eyes, a runny…

  • Heart of Dallas Bowl

    FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG Louisiana Tech 4 6½ (57½) Illinois Quick Lane Bowl At Detroit North Carolina 3 3½ (68) Rutgers St. Petersburg (Fla.) Bowl UCF 3 2½ (49) NC State Tomorrow Military Bowl…

  • Arlington Homes Hit Record Median Price

    The median cost of a home in Arlington hit $590,000 in November, the highest on record according to a real estate data firm. The median price of a home is up 18.4 percent over last year,…

  • Md. officer whose K9 partner died to get new one

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Hagerstown police officer still mourning the death of his K9 partner in October soon will get a new police dog. Hagerstown City Council members on Tuesday approved of two new…

  • Police need help finding 2 Mont. Co. teens

      WASHINGTON — Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s help locating two missing teenagers. Daniela Carmen Quintanilla, 15, of the 18000 block of Lost Knife Circle in Montgomery Village, was last seen on…

  • Minimal damage from fire in tunnel along W.Va.-Va. border

    BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say a Christmas night fire caused minimal damage to an Interstate 77 tunnel along the Virginia-West Virginia border. The Virginia Department of Transportation says all lanes of the East River…