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  • Open Houses in Arlington This Weekend

    The weather is supposed to be cold on Saturday on a wintry mess on Sunday before the Super Bowl. If you can brave the elements — and want to get in some pre-football real estate…

  • Central Library Machete Attacker Sentenced to Life in Prison

    (Updated at 11:30 a.m.) A jury has sentenced a man to life in prison without parole for the June 2013 machete attack on two homeless brothers outside Arlington Central Library. Derrick Sutherland, 30, was convicted of…

  • Reston Real Estate: Just Listed

    This is a sponsored post by Eve Thompson of Reston Real Estate. There were 18 new properties that came on the market this week in Reston. That brings the total inventory to 209 active listings, or…

  • Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment

    SUGE KNIGHT-DEADLY ACCIDENT Rap mogul ‘Suge’ Knight arrested for fatal LA hit-and-run (Stations: ‘Suge’ is pronounced like the first syllable of ‘sugar’) WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say rap mogul Suge (shug) Knight has…

  • Marlboro maker Altria’s 4Q profit more than doubles

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc.’s profit more than doubled in the fourth quarter on higher cigarette prices and lower costs for paying down debt. The owner of the nation’s biggest cigarette…

  • Morning Notes

    VDOT to Talk I-66 in Arlington — VDOT officials are expected to provide some specifics about their plan to upgrade I-66 inside the Beltway during a meeting with the Arlington Transportation Commission. That meeting is…

  • Opening Saturday: Hand And Stone Massage and Facial Spa

    Restonians are getting a new place to relax: Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa is opening its location at South Lakes Village Center on Saturday. The spa, located at 11160 South Lakes Dr. in…

  • Two Teen Girls Charged With Setting Car Fire at SLHS

    Two teenage girls have been charged in connection with a car fire at South Lakes High School on Sunday. Fairfax County Police said the two girls intentionally set a car on fire. They have each…

  • Homeless man gets life in prison in machete attack near DC

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A homeless man has been sentenced to life in prison in an attack on two people with a machete in a Washington, D.C. suburb. Arlington County police in northern Virginia say…

  • Brother of man in no fly list suit put on terrorist list

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Just a day before a judge was scheduled to hear arguments on the constitutionality of the government’s no fly list, the brother of the man who filed the lawsuit was placed…

  • Plum’s Gun Show Background Check Bill Dies in Committee

    Del. Ken Plum’s (D-Reston) bill to require a background check for all gun purchases was defeated in a House subcommittee at the Virginia General Assembly session in Richmond on Thursday. The bill had the support…

  • Friday Morning Rundown

    Major Kudos for Sunrise Valley’s Rossbach — Mary Anne Rossbach, a sixth-grade and lead math teacher at Sunrise Valley Elementary School, has been named the 2015 William C. Lowry Mathematics Educator of the Year for…

  • Virginia family sues General Motors after 2012 death

    BRODNAX, Va. — A Virginia family says they plan to sue General Motors after the car manufacturer turned them down for compensation following a deadly crash. On Jan. 6, 2012, Marquis Wood was driving his…

  • Work progressing on $50 million renovation of U.Va. Rotunda

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Work is progressing on the University of Virginia’s Rotunda, with workers removing the old, weathered column capitals. Capitals are the uppermost, load-bearing portion of a column. Their replacements were carved in…

  • Va. middle school students participating in NASA challenge

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Students at nine Virginia middle schools are participating in a NASA program to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The Virginia Department of Education says the state is one of ten…