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  • Wiehle-Reston East Metro station closed for hour after flooding

    WASHINGTON – The Wiehle-Reston East Metro station was closed shortly at around 8:30 Thursday night after a pipe broke and flooded the station. Metro says Fairfax Fire and Rescue was responding to reports of fire…

  • Arlington Public Schools Closed Friday

    Arlington Public Schools will be closed Friday, the school system announced tonight. From APS’ School Talk email: All APS Schools will be closed and offices will open at Noon on Fri, Mar. 6. Essential personnel should…

  • Appeals court tosses gag order in ex-coal company CEO’s case

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday invalidated a sweeping gag order in the case of a former coal company executive accused of violating safety standards at a West Virginia mine where…

  • DEVELOPING: Arlington County Nearly Out of Road Salt

    (Updated at 6:00 p.m.) Arlington County has nearly run out of road salt during today’s snow storm. We hear that county roads crews have been unable to fully treat some treacherous stretches of roadway this afternoon due…

  • Snow Update: FCPS Closed on Friday

    Updated, 6:35 p.m. Thursday: Fairfax County Public Schools have announced there will be no school Friday. After nearly 12 hours of snow in Northern Virginia, roads remain “treacherous” Thursday night, says the Virginia Department of…

  • Reston Association Plans District Meetings for March

    How should Reston Association’s money be spent and what should be the association’s priorities through 2020? Reston Association is in the midst of drafting its strategic plan for the next five years, as well as…

  • Miami women beat Virginia 62-52 in ACC 2nd round

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Necole Sterling scored 15, Adrienne Motley 13, and eighth-seeded Miami beat No. 9 seed Virginia 62-52 in the second round of the ACC tournament on Thursday. Miami (19-11) held Virginia to…

  • Pike Residents Organize Snowball Fight as Snowfall Continues

    (Updated at 4:40 p.m.) As Arlington weathers yet another March snowfall, residents are organizing another March snowball fight. Today, at 4:30 p.m., at Penrose Square — the corner of Columbia Pike and S. Barton Street —…

  • Loaded handgun found in Virginia traveler’s bag

    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration says a traveler attempted to board a plane at Lynchburg Regional Airport with a loaded semi-automatic handgun. The TSA says the Lynchburg man was stopped Wednesday by…

  • Reston Real Estate: Just Listed

    This is a sponsored post by Eve Thompson of Reston Real Estate. In spite of the snow and ice, 16 new properties came on to the Reston real estate market in the last week. The…

  • Rental Report: Apartment Fitness

    Editor’s Note: This biweekly sponsored column is written by Rick Gersten, founder and CEO of Urban Igloo, a rental real estate firm that matches up renters with their ideal apartments, condos or houses. Please submit any…

  • The Right Note: Free the Bake Sale

    The Right Note is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in the column are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ARLnow.com. Stories abound about the results…

  • Few drivers braving Fairfax roads as conditions worsen

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Few drivers are braving the roads of northern Virginia’s Fairfax County as conditions deteriorate amid heavy snow. Plows were working all over the county at midday Thursday, but they struggled to…

  • 2 Virginia women sentenced in Medicaid fraud scheme

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Two women have been sentenced for their roles in a fraud scheme that cost Medicaid more than $2 million. Fifty-year-old Lisa Marie Barrett of Norfolk received an eight-year sentence, while 34-year-old…

  • Progressive Voice: Housing Affordability and Ladders to Success

    Progressive Voice is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in this column are those of the individual author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ARLnow.com. (Updated at 5:00 p.m.) “Sorry young…