Local boutique crowdfunds 'breast-free fashion' for cancer survivors

Fashion designer and Take 5 boutique owner Sakina Iskender never expected to be making business decisions based on an episode of TLC's "What Not to Wear."

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 11:05am EST

Residents weigh in on potential Fairfax County bikeshare

Capital Bikeshare is on track to expand to Fairfax County and a public meeting this week will give neighbors in Reston, Va. a chance to weigh in.

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 08:23am EST

Computer glitch stumps Thomas Jefferson hopefuls

Students hoping to be accepted to the elite Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology ran into a major glitch Saturday.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 04:06pm EST

1,582-square-foot mistake costs Fairfax hotel project $30K-plus, months of delays

A Marriott-branded hotel project planned for Fairfax County's Richmond Highway corridor is months behind schedule and more than $30,000 in the hole as a result of a mistake the size of a small home.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 11:54am EST

Two school systems announce 2-hour delays, bus problems

Prince William County Public Schools announced a two-hour delay opening for Friday, Jan. 24.

Friday - 01/24/2014, 02:21pm EST
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Electrical fires leave hundreds in Fairfax County apartment complex in the dark

For hundreds of people at Parliaments Apartments, it was a miserable morning.

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 04:52pm EST
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Making the call: When and why school gets canceled

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 01:49pm EST

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Homeless shelters bogged down as cold snap continues

Homeless shelters throughout the region are scrambling to fill the high demand for beds created by freezing temperatures.

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 08:55am EST

Ted Leonsis' vision on tech and sports: Wow fans

Ted Leonsis, CEO of the company that owns Washington Capitals, Wizards, Mystics and Verizon Center, believes exposing fans to groundbreaking techhnology is an important way to "make sure people want to continue to come to arenas, and that they're wowed."

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 08:35am EST
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Pedestrian, 74, struck by car in Springfield dies

A 74-year-old man died after being struck by a car in Springfield Sunday, Jan. 19, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 10:14am EST

Wexton wins special election for Herring's Senate seat

Democrat Jennifer Wexton has won a special election for the 33rd Senate District, giving Democrats control of the state Senate.

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 07:02am EST

Some voters in 33rd Senate district 'confused'

Democrat Jennifer Wexton, Republican John Whitbeck and independent Joe May are vying for the seat held by Democrat Mark Herring, who was elected attorney general.

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 02:12pm EST
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Reston-based company rolls out Push-to-Talk app for iPhones

Reston-based NII Holdings, which sells a Nextel-branded wireless service in Mexico and Latin America, is expanding its reach stateside, launching an iPhone app that mimics Nextel's once popular Push-to-Talk service.

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 02:05pm EST

Fairfax Co. snow day to be made up next month

Fairfax County snow day to be made up on Presidents' Day holiday

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 01:40pm EST

Woman dies after McLean fire

Marguerite Louise Moran, 90, of McLean, died Jan. 9, 2014, from injuries sustained in the house fire, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue says. She died of smoke inhalation, according to the medical examiner.

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 10:37am EST

Fairfax teacher among 4 finalists for national award

A Fairfax County teacher is one of four finalists for the 2014 National Teacher of the Year.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 09:10pm EST
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Va. police under fire for retaining license plate data

Civil liberties groups are criticizing Virginia police for scanning thousands of license plates and holding on to the data even if the information does not lead to an arrest or conviction.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 03:58pm EST

Police investigate death of man in Herndon

A man was found dead in a creek in Herndon, Va., Friday morning.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 03:20pm EST

Va. teacher among 4 finalists for national award

Fairfax County first-grade teacher among 4 finalists for national award

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 08:11am EST

Bulova: Education to be major focus in 2014

In her State of the County address, Fairfax County Board Chair Sharon Bulova says education and funding public schools will be a major focus of the board's time in the coming year.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 08:14pm EST
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