Fairfax County News
Fairfax County Public Schools is getting national recognition for its commitment to the safety of its student athletes.
The 21-year-old who was struck and killed by a Metro train early Sunday morning has been identified as Patrick Sibley, a rising senior and star volleyball player at George Mason University.
Fairfax County police officers described the bloody crime scene three years ago when 19-year-old Vanessa Pham's body was found fatally stabbed in her small white sedan.
Students in seven of Fairfax County's 25 high schools will no longer have the option to purchase soda.
Despite spending $5.2 million more on research in 2012 than in 2011, George Mason University experienced a year-over-year decline in executed licenses and options, startups, invention disclosures, patents issued, new patent applications and license revenue.
High-end grocery store The Fresh Market will anchor a new mixed-use development in Falls Church slated to open in fall 2014.
A local church offers a twist on the usual Sunday services - here, you can get God and walk your dog.
Fairfax County police still investigating fall from moving car that led to death of girl, 17
Fairfax County officials are trying to figure out why a 17-year-old girl jumped out of a moving car driven by her grandparents.
A 26-year-old Virginia man charged with bigamy has been married simultaneously to a sailor in Norfolk and a woman living in the City of Fairfax, police say.
Too many kids are sleep deprived, and the start of a new school year only makes matters worse.
A Virginia lawmaker is suing an agency responsible for doling out money under a sweeping transportation package passed by the General Assembly this year.
Virginia's embattled governor has just four and a half months left in his term. He's under fire for the gift and loan scandal. But he's been touring the state touting the accomplishments of his administration over the last three and half years.
Vending machines are a convenient way to snag a candy bar, a soft drink, or — with the help of a new Fairfax, Va., business — some hair extensions.
An investigation into why a Silver Line test train derailed is underway.
This type of scam happens a lot this time of year.
A local town is trying to carve out an identity in the midst of suburban sprawl -- and it's doing it by selling itself as a dining destination.
A pedestrian has been struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Interstate 66 at U.S. 50, Virginia State Police say.
Fairfax County police are investigating a robbery Monday in the Mount Vernon area.
Police are looking for two suspects who robbed two men in the Falls Church area Sunday morning.