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  • McAuliffe submits dozens of changes to ethics reform bill

    WASHINGTON – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has submitted dozens of amendments to an ethics bill passed in response to the corruption convictions of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen, saying the measure is…

  • 4 sought in man’s death in Fairfax Co.

    WASHINGTON — A man died Thursday after he was shot multiple times and Fairfax County police are looking for four men who may be involved. Santos R. Zelaya, 64, was found suffering from multiple gunshot…

  • Bomb Threat Closes Pentagon Centre Mall

    (Updated at 1:35 p.m.) The Pentagon Centre Mall is under evacuation this afternoon as the Arlington County Police Department investigates a bomb threat. The ACPD brought bomb-sniffing dogs to the complex that includes a Best Buy and…

  • Pentagon City mall and shopping center evacuated

    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon City Mall and part of the Pentagon City Shopping Center have been evacuated. Arlington police say the mall was cleared out after a bomb threat was made at around 12:30 p.m. No word…

  • Body of boy missing since Sunday found in septic tank

    DUBLIN, Va. (AP) — Virginia authorities on Friday were investigating the death of a 5-year-old boy whose body was found in a septic tank near his home. Noah Thomas was last seen by his mother…

  • Open Houses in Arlington This Weekend

    The real estate inventory in Arlington is booming, and this week’s listings include a two-bedroom condo in Virginia Square for $435,000 and a new four-bedroom townhouses near Columbia Pike for $870,000. See our real estate section for…

  • Swiss bankers avoid prison, get probation for tax fraud

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Two former Swiss bankers avoided jail time Friday for their roles in a tax fraud scheme that helped U.S. customers hide billions of dollars in assets. Prosecutors in U.S. District Court…

  • Crime Report: Chokeholds and Knockouts

    A man was robbed by a team of thieves on Columbia Pike early Wednesday morning, according to this week’s Arlington County crime report. Police say a male suspect put the victim in a chokehold while…

  • ‘Back to Basics’ for Police in Reston, Says New Leader

    Fairfax County Police’s Reston District Station has a new commander. Capt. Ronald Manzo took over as the district’s top cop on March 1. Manzo, a 47-year-old Fairfax County native, has been with FCPD for 22…

  • Arlington Startup Founder Testifies Before Congress About Patent Trolls

    Todd Moore, inventor of the White Noise app and founder of app development company TMSoft, testified before Congress this week (his testimony begins at 1:06:40), advocating for a bill that would curb “patent trolling.” Patent…

  • Morning Notes

    New Democratic County Board Contender — A field of six has been finalized for the Democratic Arlington County Board primary. The candidates include all five who spoke before the Arlington County Democratic Committee earlier this…

  • Tetra Building Needs New Roof, Other Repairs

    A building inspection performed on the former Reston Visitors Center has revealed elements and systems that will need to be replaced in the next 5 to 10 years. Among them: Major elements of the HVAC…

  • Virginia developing rules to limit seclusion use in student discipline

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ State education officials are developing regulations to limit the use of restraint and seclusion to discipline unruly students. Signed into law by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the Virginia legislation requires the state…

  • 2 dead in Virginia Beach house

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) _ Virginia Beach police say two people have been found dead inside a home. Media outlets report that police responding to a call found the bodies shortly after 4 a.m. Friday.…

  • Friday Morning Rundown

    More Cuts For Libraries — Fairfax County Public Library employees say cutbacks are hurting the already struggling system. [Fairfax Times] Police Programs For Teens — The Fairfax County Police will hold a Teen Police Academy…