Rural life, sprawl and crawl butt heads in western Fairfax

The area near Cox Farms at Braddock Road and Pleasant Valley Road is one of the few places left in Fairfax County that remains rural. But as development grows, the population booms and people commute, traffic is becoming a problem that could threaten the rural life.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 11:55pm EDT

Va. judge: Abortion clinics lawsuit can go ahead

Va. judge allows abortion clinic's lawsuit challenging new regulations to go forward

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 12:50pm EDT

Next transformation for Tysons: Clyde's

Fairfac County staffers are recommending approval of the 5.79-acre Tysons Central at the intersection of Leesburg Pike and Chain Bridge Road, adjacent to Metro's Greensboro station on the Silver Line. Led by NV Commercial Inc. and Clyde's Real Estate Group Inc., the $750 million redevelopment will feature six new buildings constructed atop a single, conjoined parking structure totaling as much as 2 million square feet.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 12:30pm EDT

Ethical issues emerge as scientists peek into baby genes

The newest frontier in the genetic revolution peaks into a baby's genetic code, but is full of ethical challenges, from how early to do so to how to make use of this health forecast without causing needless worry.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 08:56am EDT

IntelliDyne employees donate PTO to help furloughed contractors

Voluntary donations by more than half of IntelliDyne employees are going to help furloughed government contractors.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 04:29am EDT

Furlough adds insult to injury for Park Police officer

For one local man and his family, getting furloughed during the federal shutdown truly does add insult to injury.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 11:40pm EDT

Puppy death prompts Va. city to tighten regulations

Bringing home a puppy can be a life-changing moment for many people. But for one couple it turned into a nightmare that has prompted a local city to act.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 02:25pm EDT

Quick fix for troublesome iOS 7 bug

Many iPhone and iPad users are reporting a pesky bug that's making it difficult to use iMessage and other features. Apple is promising an operating system update, but here's a quick fix.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 07:42am EDT

2 killed in Fairfax Co. crash

Two people were killed in a one-car crash in Fairfax County early Sunday morning.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 05:37am EDT

Police seek help finding missing Va. man, 77

The Fairfax County police are looking for the public's help in finding a 77-year-old Reston man who has been missing since Saturday morning.

Sunday - 10/06/2013, 08:58am EDT

Fairfax schools return to serving old hamburgers

Fairfax County public schools ditch all-beef patties after students complain about taste

Saturday - 10/05/2013, 03:20pm EDT

Man killed in head-on Va. crash

A man was killed in a head-on collision in the Franklin Farm area on Friday.

Saturday - 10/05/2013, 01:01pm EDT

Police believe Beacon Hill Bandit has struck again

Police believe a Hybla Valley bank robbery Friday afternoon is related to previous robberies at the same bank connected to what the FBI has dubbed the "Beacon Hill Bandit."

Friday - 10/04/2013, 04:53pm EDT

Long shutdown could lead to real hardship in affluent suburbs

There are some visible signs of the federal government shutdown outside Washington. Some scenic bypasses are closed and Gravelly Park along the George Washington Parkway is closed. But the real pain outside of downtown D.C. may not show up for a week or two if the shutdown lasts a while.

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 05:21am EDT

Premature baby born after Va. crash dies

A baby born prematurely after a car crash Sunday morning has died. The crash also killed a 44-year-old driver.

Monday - 09/30/2013, 03:13pm EDT

Federal shutdown could impact thousands of private contractors

With the possibility of government shutdown looming, federal contractors worry the outcome could affect their jobs.

Monday - 09/30/2013, 02:10pm EDT
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Social and mental health integration may help prevent, treat obesity in teens

High school health education classes that focus exclusively on topics of physical activity and nutrition may be a thing of the past. It turns out, integrating cognitive-behavioral components into health curricula makes for happier and healthier teens.

Monday - 09/30/2013, 07:40am EDT

New Fairfax County fire station to begin taking calls

The new Fairfax County fire station on Route 7 seems to have it all: Abundant space, meeting rooms, plenty of parking.

Friday - 09/27/2013, 05:21pm EDT

Mount Vernon opens library dedicated to Washington

Mount Vernon opens $47 million library dedicated to study of George Washington, Founding era

Friday - 09/27/2013, 04:30pm EDT

Police: 62-year-old hotel clerk robbed at gunpoint early Friday

An employee at a Best Western hotel in Fairfax was robbed and assaulted at gunpoint early Friday morning, police say.

Friday - 09/27/2013, 02:56pm EDT
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