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  • Whatever Happened to: More Path Lights Near Hunters Woods

    The last two springs, Fairfax County Police listened to residents’ concerns about the dark stretch of path that runs behind Hunters Woods Village Center and is often a site for crime such as assault and…

  • Moped rider killed in Franconia crash

    WASHINGTON — A man was killed on Monday night after a car crashed into his moped on Franconia Road in the Franconia section of Fairfax County. Fairfax County police say that Peter Kester, 56, was…

  • Morning Notes

    Sweetgreen, Taylor Gourmet Coming to Crystal City — Venture capital-funded salad purveyor Sweetgreen plans to open a 1,700 square foot store in the former Corner Bakery space in Crystal City later this year. And that’s…

  • Tuesday Morning Rundown

    Water Mine’s New Slide — Lake Fairfax Park’s Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole opened its new slide Saturday as part of its $5.5 million expansion. Officials say the larger slide will hopefully attract more teen…

  • Missing worker found dead after Va. silo collapse

    Crews have resumed their search for a worker who remains missing after a silo collapsed at a quarry in Ashburn, Virginia, on Monday morning.

  • Powhatan County deputy fatally shoots man

    POWHATAN, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man by a Powhatan County sheriff’s deputy. State police tell media outlets that officers responding to a domestic violence call on…

  • Ten Things to Do Within Walking Distance of the Crystal Square Apartments

    Want to live an active, car-optional life? Consider one of Arlington’s most walkable, most accessible and most amenity-filled neighborhoods: Crystal City. Yes, Crystal City, the Rodney Dangerfield of the D.C. area. And if you’re going to…

  • Health officials warn residents to avoid tainted creek

    PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Health officials are advising Dinwiddie County residents to avoid contact with a creek tainted by fecal coliform. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality recently investigated a complaint of a foul odor…

  • FBI, Newport News Police plan outreach event

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The Federal Bureau of Investigation in Norfolk has announced a community outreach event aimed at promoting cultural awareness and mutual respect. The event, titled Bridging the Gap, is set for…

  • Herring to speak at 2 National Night Out events

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring will speak at two National Night Out events in Chesterfield County. Members of his staff also will participate, attending 11 other events across the state Tuesday.…

  • Police seek driver for alleged sexual assault

    WASHINGTON — A woman says she was sexually assaulted over the weekend, and that her attacker was someone driving a car that had been used by an Uber driver. Police say they do not know…

  • Man faces federal charges in 2012 Molotov cocktail attack

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Maryland man is facing federal charges in connection with a 2012 firebombing of a corrections center. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia announced charges Monday against…

  • Man Arrested After Foot Chase That Ends on I-395

    A man has been taken into custody after leading Arlington County police on a foot chase that ended along I-395. The chase started around 5:30 p.m. near S. Joyce Street in the Pentagon City area.…

  • Federal charges in 2012 Molotov cocktail attack in Loudoun

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Frederick, Maryland, man is facing federal charges in connection with a 2012 firebombing of the Loudoun County Community Corrections Center. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia…

  • Weekend Sexual Assaults May Be Connected to Courthouse Case

    Arlington County Police are looking into whether pair of sexual assaults over the weekend are linked to a sexual assault in Courthouse last month. Over the weekend, two women, both in their late 20s to…