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

Survey: Fairfax County students' inhalant use above national average

The abuse of inhalants among Fairfax County middle school students is above the national average, according to a new survey released by the county.

Friday - 09/27/2013, 08:43am EDT

Silver Line construction could finish by November

Construction of Metro's new Silver Line is entering the final stretch. And Thursday WTOP took a tour of the almost finished McLean Station.

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 04:39pm EDT

Police: Va. man killed after striking tree at 'excessive speed'

A 32-year-old Fairfax man was killed Wednesday after crashing his car into a tree on Popes Head Road, police say.

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 04:30pm EDT

Va. candidates for governor clash in debate

The first prime-time television debate in Virginia's 2013 governor's race, held at the headquarters of Capitol One bank, provoked overstated rhetoric that left both crying foul Wednesday night.

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 11:33am EDT
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Scalia expects NSA program to end up in court

Justice Scalia says it's unfortunate judges will likely determine legality of NSA surveillance

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 02:48am EDT
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