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  • Fake cop attempts to pull over real cop in Virginia

    WASHINGTON – Pretending to be a police officer isn’t a great idea in the first place. Pulling over an actual police officer only makes matters worse. According to Prince William County Police, a man driving…

  • Tiny Sheltie needs a home

    WASHINGTON — The Fairfax County Animal Shelter is hoping to find the owners of a very special Sheltie who was recently brought in. “This little girl is the smallest Sheltie we’ve ever seen,” reads a…

  • Virginia coal company to idle coal mines in 2 W.Va. counties

    BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — Virginia-based Alpha Natural Resources Inc. says it has notified workers at coal mines in two West Virginia counties that the company plans to idle their operations. The decision will mean the…

  • Open Houses This Weekend in Reston

    House hunting? Start here this weekend. Note: Many open houses are Saturday this week rather than Sunday so as to not interfere with Super Bowl fun. 1645 York Mills Lane 4BR,  FB, 2HB SFH $665,000 Open…

  • Judge expresses doubt about constitutionality of no-fly list

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge expressed skepticism Friday about the constitutionality of the government’s no-fly list, suggesting that those who find themselves on it ought to be allowed a meaningful opportunity to clear…

  • N. Va. prosecutor takes on lawmaker felony case

    WASHINGTON — Arlington County Commonwealth’s Attorney Theo Stamos confirmed to WTOP that she is now leading the new felony prosecution of Del. Joe Morrissey, who is already spending his nights in jail and his days…

  • Pastor’s Phone Stolen in Rosslyn

    (Updated at 4:35 p.m.) A pastor’s cell phone was stolen while he was trying to stop a theft inside his church this past Sunday. The incident happened around 5:00 p.m. on January 25 at the Arlington…

  • Now Open: Glory Days Grill at North Point Village Center

    Glory Days Grill opened its doors at North Point Village Center on Wednesday — just in time to welcome crowds to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday. The sports-themed restaurant, located at 1400 North Point…

  • McAuliffe reports gifts valued less than predecessors

    WASHINGTON – Since taking office last January, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has accepted gifts that are far less costly than either of his two predecessors did during their first year in office. McAuliffe instituted a…

  • Courthouse Hotel Breaks Ground, Plans 2016 Opening

    Snow began to fall as developers and Arlington officials broke ground this morning at the future site of the Hyatt Place hotel at 2401 Wilson Blvd. The hotel was approved last spring and is expected to be…

  • SLHS Track Teams Win Liberty Conference Titles

    Multiple event victories by sophomore Devyn Jones as well as domination in the relays led the South Lakes High School indoor track teams to Liberty Conference championships in both the boys and girls divisions Thursday at the…

  • Clarendon Pinkberry Up for Auction

    The Pinkberry in Clarendon has been closed for well over a month, with all the equipment inside sitting, waiting, for someone to use it and serve frozen yogurt again. That day could soon be coming.…

  • No. 2 Virginia, Bennett poised for another ACC title run

    Tony Bennett guided Virginia to its first Atlantic Coast Conference championship in 38 years with a foundation in defense, smart play and hard work. A season later, the No. 2 Cavaliers are off their best…

  • Virginia may ban releasing balloons into the atmosphere

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Legislation advancing in the Virginia Senate would prohibit releasing lighter-than-air balloons into the atmosphere. The measure’s sponsor, Republican Sen. Jeff McWaters of Virginia Beach, says balloons are fouling the state’s beaches…

  • Beyond 9 Lives: Chinese Medicine Can Help Pets Too

    This is a sponsored post by veterinarian Elizabeth Arguelles, owner of Just Cats Clinic at Lake Anne Plaza. She writes weekly on Reston Now. Though relatively new to the West, traditional Chinese treatments such as acupuncture have…