With new facility, promises of cleaner, newer Metrobuses

Relief is on the way for a residential neighborhood long plagued by bus noise and pollution.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 01:10pm EDT

Fairfax County schools seek power to tax

With a $140 million budget deficit, Fairfax County Public School leaders are hoping they'll be able to shake the money tree.

Saturday - 10/26/2013, 01:53pm EDT

What would you name a baby born on the Beltway?

So what do you name a baby boy when he is born on the Capital Beltway? A few suggestions.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 04:03pm EDT

Sketch released in NOVA students' assaults on or near campus

Sheriff's officials have released a sketch of a suspect after two female students were sexually assaulted this week on or near the Northern Virginia Community College's Loudoun campus.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 12:43pm EDT

Fairfax Co. water main break soaks nearby homes

Fairfax Co. water main break sends water shooting 40 feet in air, soaks nearby homes

Friday - 10/25/2013, 07:20am EDT

Software firm moving Fairfax County headquarters

Software firm Cvent moving to new Fairfax County headquarters, creating 400 jobs

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 08:10pm EDT

Metro manager charged with embezzling farecards

A Metro station manager is accused of taking paper farecards and transferring their value onto SmarTrip cards so that he could sell them.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 05:50pm EDT

Annandale bank robbed Tuesday morning

An M&T Bank in Annandale was robbed on Tuesday morning by a man who implied he had a gun and demanded cash from a teller.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 12:37pm EDT

WRIT: McLean will not be 'Tysonized'

Downtown McLean hasn't changed much in 20 years, perhaps longer. A renewal may be coming, led by Washington Real Estate Investment Trust and the JBG Cos., owners of two key properties.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 11:39am EDT

Shutdown ends, but angst for contractors remains

Shutdown has passed, but many federal contractors feel angst, see more uncertainty ahead

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 05:50am EDT

Drivers paying more to take the Dulles Toll Road

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which operates the toll road, is on track to collect $125 million in tolls by the year's end, a 24 percent increase over 2012.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 05:25am EDT

Fairfax Co. schedules drug take-back for Saturday

Fairfax County will accept old, unneeded medications for safe disposal at local police stations Saturday.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 03:13pm EDT

Deep cuts proposed for Fairfax County Public Schools

The school system faces a $140 million budget deficit. Officials warn everything is on the table in the effort to save money.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 12:59pm EDT

Reston boy, 17, dies after being shot

Boy, 17, dies after being shot at Reston home; acquaintance faces gun charge

Monday - 10/21/2013, 08:42am EDT

Police ID 17-year-old killed in Reston shooting

Police identify the 17-year-old Reston boy who died Sunday morning after being shot on Friday night.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 03:56am EDT

Ex-Va. school teacher gets 43 years for sex abuse

Former private school teacher sentenced to 43 years in prison for molesting female students

Saturday - 10/19/2013, 04:40pm EDT

74-year-old Va. teacher gets 43 years for 1960s molestation

A longtime Virginia private school teacher was sentenced to 43 years in prison on Friday after pleading guilty to child molestation charges.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 06:12pm EDT

Drivers to get a chance to talk traffic in Fairfax County later this month

Later this month, commuters will get a chance to talk to leaders about how to spend new transportation money to fix traffic congestion in Fairfax County.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 08:18am EDT

Woman convicted of sex trafficking 15-year-old

Woman convicted of sex trafficking 15-year-old in DC, Va., Md.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 07:10pm EDT

Region ducks and covers during earthquake drill

The 2011 earthquake that rattled the D.C. region and caused millions of dollars in damage shook the nerves of an area unaccustomed to such temblors. Two years later, a million people participated in a drill to practice how to respond to the next quake.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 02:17pm EDT
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