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  • Fairfax County man drowns in Lake Anna

    LOUISA, Va. (AP) — Divers have recovered the body of a Fairfax County man who drowned in Lake Anna. Sgt. Scott Renalds with the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office tells The Free Lance-Star (http://bit.ly/1dHeUpn ) that…

  • Person struck by Metro train

    WASHINGTON – Metro trains on the Orange line stopped single-tracking through Falls Church at about 8:30 a.m. Monday, after a person was struck by a train outside of West Falls Church at around 6. Metro says…

  • Rabid fox captured in Fairfax Co.

    WASHINGTON — A rabid fox had a Fairfax County community on alert earlier this week. A young fox with signs of rabies ran toward people in a wooded area near the South Run/Burke Lake Trail of…

  • Russian police officer accused of shoplifting in Virginia

    TYSONS CORNER, Va. (AP) — A Russian police officer who is in Virginia to participate in an international sports competition is accused of trying to steal merchandise from a department store. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1IvJ6AR…

  • Police: Va. karate instructor inappropriately touched student

    WASHINGTON — Police arrested a Fairfax County karate instructor Wednesday who they say inappropriately touched a juvenile karate student. Police arrested Han Tak — a 30-year-old Reston, Virginia, resident — Wednesday afternoon. Tak is charged…

  • Challenge coins offered at World Police & Fire Games

    WASHINGTON — Some in attendance at the World Police & Fire Games will be skipping ubiquitous T-shirts as a memento and opting  for a commemorative challenge coin. Challenge coins feature a group’s insignia and motto. They’re…

  • Shoulder lane to open, relieve Beltway congestion

    WASHINGTON — Next Tuesday, a new left shoulder lane will open up on the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway from the end of the 495 Express Lanes to the George Washington Parkway. “That left…

  • Photos: World Police & Fire Games

    The 2015 World Police & Fire Games are being held in the D.C. region until Sunday, July 5.

  • Mosaic District seeks removal of restaurant

    Another R.H. Cooper Mid-Atlantic restaurant is facing eviction, this time from the Mosaic District. Gypsy Soul has been asked to leave by Eskridge (E&A), the owner of the property, The Washington Post reports. A lawsuit…

  • Va. golfer shoots 3 holes-in-one in single round

    WASHINGTON — A Northern Virginia golfer has shot what many are calling the greatest round of golf ever. Fifty-nine-year-old Patrick Wills, of Woodbridge, Virginia, carded a 14-under-par 57, including three holes-in-one in an amateur tournament…

  • Police identify man whose body was found in pond

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Fairfax County Police have identified the man whose body was found in a pond. Officers say the body of 36-year-old Kenneth Duane Bernhardt of Falls Church was found Saturday in a…

  • Fairfax County schools add class about gender identity, sexual orientation

    WASHINGTON — A big crowd turned out Thursday night for a contentious public hearing and a controversial vote by the Fairfax County School Board. The board voted to amend its curriculum, adding a class that…

  • High-tech 360-degree ‘Peter Pan’ show opens in Tysons Corner

    TYSONS CORNER, Va. (AP) — A new, high-tech theater production of “Peter Pan” is opening this summer in a large tent in Tysons Corner. The production opened Wednesday and will continue through Aug. 16. The…

  • Bear walks by Vienna playground

    VIENNA, Va. — Authorities say a bear wandered past a playground and garden in Vienna. Lucy Caldwell, a Fairfax County police spokeswoman, says the bear sighting was reported to police at about 1 p.m. Monday on Trap…

  • Patient wins lawsuit after anesthesiologist mocks him during surgery

    WASHINGTON — A Vienna, Virginia man has been awarded $500,000 after an anesthesiologist repeatedly mocked and insulted him while the man was sedated during a colonoscopy. The patient had hit “record” on his smartphone’s audio…