Fairfax County News
With Gov. Bob McDonnell embroiled in an ethics scandal over gifts he and his family accepted, Virginia lawmakers are talking about how rules governing gifts to politicians should be strengthened.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Tuesday appointed Lt. Col. Edwin Roessler Jr. as chief pf police. Roessler has served as acting chief since March.
The Fairfax County Animal Shelter has reopened its doors to new dogs after a mysterious illness swept through.
A Spanish court says "black box" data recorders show that a train conductor was on the phone and traveling at 95 mph (153 kph), almost twice the speed limit, when the vehicle derailed, killing 79 people.
Fairfax County is about to get a new police chief.
The Fairfax County Animal Shelter will begin adopting dogs again after being forced to temporarily shut down due to widespread illness.
Route 7 between Alexandria and Tysons in Virginia is a heavily congested corridor with about 62,000 vehicles on a typical workday.
There's a big demand for sports fields in Fairfax County and the school board thinks it has the solution.
About a dozen dogs at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter are showing signs of an upper respiratory illness and one has died of dog pneumonia.
An 85-year-old Alexandria man has died from injuries he sustained from a car crash on May 29.
A Fairfax County animal shelter is suspending intake of new dogs after an outbreak of an unspecified upper respiratory illness sickened about a dozen dogs.
Heavy traffic pushes many commuters to Virginia Railway Express and Metro. Both railways are over capacity, but new transportation funding could make the experience much smoother.
From new interchanges to toll lanes to bus rapid transit, Fairfax County leaders want the state to study potential solutions to traffic congestion on two major county roads.
A 72-year-old Alexandria man was arrested for making a bomb threat at the Fairfax County Courthouse Wednesday.
NVTA approves 32 new projects.
Students in Fairfax County elementary schools now spend a half day in class on Mondays, but that could change.
A faulty furnace sent three people to the hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning.
It's still early in the season, but some of the first positive test results are popping up for West Nile virus from mosquitoes.
State orders Univ. of Northern Va. to shut down, school was raided by immigration officers
Police are looking for a woman who robbed a Vienna bank on Saturday and who they believe robbed another bank earlier in the week.
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