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  • Arlington Public Schools Closed Thursday

    Arlington Public Schools will be closed Thursday due to snow, the school system announced tonight. From APS’ “School Talk” email: “All APS schools and offices will be closed on Thu, Mar. 5. Extracurricular activities, interscholastic…

  • George Washington beats George Mason 67-51

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Patricio Garino scored 15 points and grabbed nine boards to lead George Washington to a 67-51 win over George Mason on Wednesday night. Kevin Larsen and Paul Jorgensen added 11 points…

  • FCPS: No School Thursday

    Fairfax County remains under a Winter Storm Warning through Thursday night. Fairfax County Public Schools have canceled school Thursday as 4 to 8 inches of snow may fall in Northern Virginia. From FCPS: All Fairfax…

  • Small plane crashes in botanical garden in Virginia; 3 dead

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A small airplane approaching a runway in heavy fog crashed into an adjacent botanical garden, killing three people inside the plane early Wednesday. The airplane’s owner, James Beauchamp of Corapeake, North…

  • LEBANON: Add Ski Report

    SOUTHEAST Alabama Cloudmont — Tue Reopen 03/05 wet packed snow machine groomed 3 – 48 base Mon-Fri: 10a-4p, 6p-10p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p, 6p-10p; Maryland Wisp — Wed 8:25 am MG machine groomed 27 – 32 base…

  • LEBANON: Add Ski Report

    PACIFIC SOUTH Arizona Arizona Snowbowl — Wed 6:56 am powder machine groomed 77 – 77 base 40 of 40 trails 100% open, 5 of 6 lifts, Mon-Fri: 9a-4p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p; Sunrise Park — Wed 4:46…

  • Virginia Tech suspends RB McKenzie after arrest in sex case

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer has suspended running back Shai McKenzie following his arrest in a sex case. An arrest warrant filed in Montgomery County juvenile court shows the 19-year-old McKenzie…

  • Fairfax Teen Arrested in Police Impersonation Cases

    Fairfax County Police have arrested a teenager in connection with a series of police impersonations on Fairfax County roads. Police charged Tyler Scott Polkinghorne, 19, of 5066 Dequincey Dr. in Fairfax, with one count of Impersonating…

  • Snowfall Prediction May Mean Imminent Chaos at Grocery Stores

    With forecasters calling for up to 8 inches of snow on Thursday, Arlington residents are hunkering down for yet another snow day. Part of the ritual preparation for many includes heading to the grocery store…

  • Planned closure of small Virginia college stirs alumnae

    SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) — Tears gave way to determination Wednesday as fiercely loyal Sweet Briar College students and alumnae vowed to keep their small private women’s college open. The resolve followed the announcement Tuesday…

  • ‘All Hands on Deck’ for VDOT Snow Crews Thursday

    Arlington residents and area snow crews are gearing up for what may be the year’s final — and most potent — winter storm. Up to 8 inches of snow are expected to fall Thursday, as…

  • After 3 officers hit in 1 week, VSP reminds drivers to ‘move over’

    WASHINGTON — Move over, slow down, and keep your seat belt on. While it may sound like common sense in order to give police, tow trucks and other emergency response the space to safely do…

  • Reston Association Election: Meet Ray Wedell

    Voting in the 2015 Reston Association Board of Directors elections is now open. We will be running candidate profiles Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. The profiles are in a Q-and-A format so each candidate…

  • Malting facility, craft distillery to open in Petersburg

    PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A new malting facility and craft distillery is set to open in Petersburg, creating nine jobs. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday that Big Trouble Malting and Spirits is planning to invest…

  • Murder trial in case of U.Va. student delayed

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — For the first time Wednesday, Jesse Matthew sat face to face with the parents of murdered University of Virginia student Hannah Graham and the mother of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington. Matthew…