P&G selling pet food brands to Mars for $2.9B

Procter & Gamble is selling some of its pet food brands to McLean-based Mars for $2.9 billion as part of its turnaround plan that includes concentrating on its most profitable core businesses.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 11:45am EDT

Planned community Reston, Va., turns 50

Reston, Va., turns 50, while it's founder turns 100.

Sunday - 04/06/2014, 12:49am EDT

Dogs head to Washington State to find mudslide victims

On Thursday morning, three dogs with a grim task ahead of them boarded a plane at Dulles International Airport en route to Seattle, Wash.

Friday - 04/04/2014, 08:56am EDT

America's wealthiest counties: Six of top 10 richest counties in D.C. area

Fall Church City, Va., ranks No. 1 with a median household income of $121,250.

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 03:02pm EDT

Lights go on at Reston Little League field Friday

When a Reston Little League Class AAA game gets underway at Brown's Chapel Field on Friday, it will usher in a new era at the Reston Association park.

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 09:30am EDT

Now open: Cold Spoon Frozen Yogurt at Hunters Woods

Reston has a new choice in its growing frozen yogurt options.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Big week For Reston at 50 and its founder at 100

This week kicks off the heart of the many celebrations in honor of founder Robert E. Simon's 100th birthday and Reston's 50 anniversary.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 09:30am EDT

Fairfax County police start distracted driving training (Videos)

April is distracted driving month and the Fairfax County Police Department held it's first-ever distracted driver training session for officers.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 05:14pm EDT

Apple sends email offering refund for app purchases without parental consent

Apple has sent an email to some iTunes users, offering a chance for a refund on App Store purchases made by children without the permission of a parent.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 04:21am EDT

Man arrested for abducting, assaulting girl as she waited for bus

A man is in custody after a 12-year-old girl says he grabbed her, took her to his apartment and inappropriately touched her.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 03:01pm EDT

Reston founder honored on Capitol Hill

Reston founder Robert E. Simon was on Capitol Hill on Tuesday where the 99 year old and the community were honored with an America's Best Intergenerational Communities Award.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 04:30pm EDT

New Reston co-working space hopes to inspire innovation

Refraction, a 12,000-square-foot co-working space at Reston Town Center, hopes to attract new companies and inspire innovation.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 09:30am EDT

Smart shoe insoles aims to help track patients with Alzheimer's disease

The GPS tracker inside rechargeable Smart Soles transmits their location both on demand, but also when the wearer goes outside a set radius, determined by their caregiver.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 05:03am EDT

Chantilly woman wins $3M in lottery, but there's a twist

Elden Market & Deli sold a $3 million Mega Millions ticket, but what Glinda Salgado, whose family owns the Herndon, Va. store, didn't know was that she bought the winning ticket.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 08:33pm EDT

Va. municipality leads nation in lowering smoking

Three areas of Northern Virginia are leading the nation in stamping out smoking among men.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 11:00am EDT

1 dies, several seriously hurt as bus overturns on I-95

An overturned bus shut down the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 just after Lorton Road in Fairfax County, Va., early Sunday morning. Police are searching for a car that may have caused the accident and ask the public for help.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 01:33am EDT

Democrats see openings in congressional departures

Facing a tough year, House Democrats hope to capitalize on retirements, flip open seats

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 03:08am EDT

Communicating through a disaster

One of the first casualties of natural and man-made disasters is often the ability to communicate. Local first responders, governments, businesses and utilities are preparing for "the next time."

Friday - 03/21/2014, 04:04am EDT

Inova Fair Oaks to mark opening of radiation oncology unit

The Fairfax hospital plans to celebrate the opening of its new radiation oncology center next Tuesday even though the majority of the $45 million, five-story building for the Inova Comprehensive Cancer and Research Institute isn't even finished yet.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 05:43pm EDT

Fairfax electrical worker sent to burn center

An electrical worker is headed to a local burn center after coming in contact with high voltage wires.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 03:29pm EDT
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