D.C. area pools open for Memorial Day weekend

For some families, it's all about The Water Mine park in Reston, Va.

Saturday - 05/24/2014, 02:33pm EDT
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Dogwood's Attanasio named FCPS' outstanding first-year teacher

Christie Attanasio, a first-grade teacher at Reston's Dogwood Elementary School, has been namedFairfax County Public Schools' (FCPS) 2014 Outstanding First-Year Teacher.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 09:30am EDT

Fairfax Co. board chairman plans to 'pull plug' on limits to home gatherings, events

The head of Fairfax County's governing board says she will vote to strike down a controversial zoning change that could limit the number of people who can visit a home and the frequency of gatherings.

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 08:29pm EDT

Fairfax County police release movie theater 911 calls

Fairfax County Police have released recordings from the 911 calls made during a frightening night last weekend at a Tysons Corner movie theater.

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 10:00am EDT

Measles exposure possible in Virginia, Maryland, D.C. (Map)

A second patient with the measles may have exposed people in Virginia, Maryland and the District between May 11 and 15.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 12:52pm EDT

2 accused with hacking Navy plead guilty in Tulsa

2 men accused of conspiring to hack Navy computers in Tulsa enter guilty pleas

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 05:41pm EDT

What the heck is wrist wrestling and why will Fairfax County profit from it in 2015?

Way down at the bottom of the long list of events for the World Police and Fire Games an athletic competition among first responders coming to Fairfax County next summer is an event called "wrist wrestling."

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 03:19pm EDT

Parents can help keep teens away from cellphone porn

Parents have ways to fight back against the problem of inappropriate pictures and texting.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 09:22am EDT

Va. theater explosions point to coordination

The exploding soda bottles in a busy movie theater complex point to coordination, according to officials in Fairfax County, who have submitted the bottles for analysis.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 07:17pm EDT

Loud 'bang' evacuates movies at Tysons

During a showing of 'Godzilla,' Rick Dunbar heard loud popping noises.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 11:35am EDT

Missed bus means great run for Crestwood girls

The ladies missed the Girls on the Run race, so they came up with Plan B.

Sunday - 05/18/2014, 05:09pm EDT

On 'Kids to Parks' Day, a day of fresh air and fun

It's good for children to drop the computers and embrace nature, officials say.

Saturday - 05/17/2014, 04:01pm EDT

Possible mesovortex damages Lorton family's yard

It's called a mesovortex -- a weather phenomenon with a circular pattern that packs a punch but isn't quite as strong as a tornado. And on Friday morning, it may have hit the region.

Friday - 05/16/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Va. man gets 7 years for hiding heroin death

Va. man, 20, gets nearly 7 years for hiding friend's heroin death; dragged body into woods

Friday - 05/16/2014, 12:47pm EDT

Area high school students show off projects at international science competition

They are some of the smartest kids in the world and they hail from the D.C. area.

Friday - 05/16/2014, 05:40am EDT

Master plan phase II will look at future of Reston's village centers

What should the Reston of the future look like? That’s the question as Fairfax County planners are beginning Phase II of the Reston Master Plan Special Study — about two years behind schedule.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Animal groups agree to pay nearly $16M to Ringling

Animal rights groups, including Humane Society, agree to nearly $16M settlement with Ringling

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 10:18am EDT

Man arrested after 11-hour standoff in Falls Church

It began when sheriff's deputies were serving an eviction notice on Kenney Drive.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 03:54am EDT

Fairfax County superintendent proposes changes to discipline policies

Fairfax County Public School are considering disciplinary policy changes that would shorten suspension times for most serious offenses.

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 07:09am EDT

Changes should make voting in Fairfax County easier in 2016

After hours-long waits during the 2012 presidential election, the Fairfax County Electoral Board said Tuesday it has moved to follow all 57 recommendations from a bipartisan commission to keep the long lines from happening again.

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 05:12am EDT
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