Fairfax County News
A major local school system blames "human error" for a glitch in its hiring process that allowed felons to slip through the cracks.
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."
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.
Students hoping to be accepted to the elite Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology ran into a major glitch Saturday.
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.
Prince William County Public Schools announced a two-hour delay opening for Friday, Jan. 24.
For hundreds of people at Parliaments Apartments, it was a miserable morning.
Homeless shelters throughout the region are scrambling to fill the high demand for beds created by freezing temperatures.
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."
A 74-year-old man died after being struck by a car in Springfield Sunday, Jan. 19, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.
Democrat Jennifer Wexton has won a special election for the 33rd Senate District, giving Democrats control of the state Senate.
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.
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.
Fairfax County snow day to be made up on Presidents' Day holiday
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.
A Fairfax County teacher is one of four finalists for the 2014 National Teacher of the Year.
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.
A man was found dead in a creek in Herndon, Va., Friday morning.
Fairfax County first-grade teacher among 4 finalists for national award
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