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  • Police: Suspect killed by Va. police had stolen shotgun

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Police in Newport News say the sawed-off shotgun that a 23-year-old man who was fatally shot by police possessed was reported stolen. Kawanza Jamal Beaty was shot early Saturday during…

  • BREAKING: Bank Robbery on Lee Highway

    (Updated at 6:15 p.m.) Arlington County Police are on the scene of a reported bank robbery in the Waverly Hills neighborhood. The robbery was reported around 5:00 p.m. at the Capital One Bank, at 4700 Lee Highway.…

  • Just Sold in Reston

    This is a sponsored post by Eve Thompson of Reston Real Estate. Even with a holiday week last week, we managed to get 29 houses sold in Reston. Home prices in this group of newly…

  • Warnings for deck safety after Va. family hurt in collapse

    Experts say there are ways to make sure rental homes are safe for your family.

  • Pie Store Planned for N. Glebe Road

    Construction has started for a new pie store planned near the intersection of N. Glebe Road and Lee Highway. Owners Heather Sheire and Wendy MacCallum hope to open the new store by the end of the…

  • Cornerstones Hopes to Outfit 3,000 Kids for School

    The start of school is about two months away, but Reston nonprofit Cornerstones is working now to make sure 3,000 Reston and Herndon students are outfitted for the new year. Cornerstones is holding  its annual…

  • Local Woof: Preventing Dog Bites

    Editor’s Note: The Local Woof is a column that’s sponsored and written by the staff of Woofs! Dog Training Center. Woofs! has full-service dog training, boarding, and daycare facilities, near Shirlington and Ballston. There is was again. Another story…

  • Ballston Restaurant Vapiano Closes After Eight Years

    Italian eatery Vapiano’s Ballston location (4401 Wilson Blvd) has closed. Vapiano had occupied the Ballston location for the past eight years. According to a sign in the building’s window, the last day of business was…

  • Opening Soon: Pure Barre Reston, Located in Herndon

    The Reston/Herndon area’s newest exercise studio will open July 15. Pure Barre Reston will finally start holding classes in its new studio at 12975 Highland Crossing Dr. That’s in the Woodland Park Crossing Center in Herndon.…

  • Arlington Man Seeks to Connect People With Epilepsy Through App

    Editor’s Note: Sponsored by Monday Properties and written by ARLnow.com, Startup Monday is a weekly column that profiles Arlington-based startups and their founders, plus other local technology happenings. The Ground Floor, Monday’s office space for young companies in Rosslyn, is now open.…

  • Free People in Clarendon Closes, Moves to D.C.

    The bohemian women’s clothing store Free People closed its Clarendon location as of the end of last week. The clothing store’s staff could be seen packing away the stock last Thursday. There are now signs…

  • World Police & Fire Games Wraps With Triumphs and Tragedy

    The 2015 World Police & Fire Games wrapped more than a week of competition and camaraderie in Fairfax County with a half marathon and a closing ceremony Sunday at Wolf Trap National Park for the…

  • Lineup for 25th Annual Rosslyn Jazz Festival Announced

    The Rosslyn Business Improvement District has announced the lineup for its annual jazz festival. The event, which BID president Mary-Claire Burick says will be “exciting, bold and fun,” is celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer. In addition to performances covering everything…

  • Morning Notes

    Arlington Resident Advances at Wimbledon — Denis Kudla, an Arlington resident, has advanced to the fourth round at Wimbledon. Kudla, 22, is the last American man standing at the tennis tournament. He will face the Croatian Marin…

  • Reston Zoo Hires New Director

    Reston Zoo has hired a new director, the zoo’s CEO and Corporate Director announced. Mario Lawrence, formerly the curator and assistant director of Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo in Thurmont, Md., took over the Reston…