Fairfax County News
Sixteen historically significant places are being added to Virginia's Landmarks Register.
Fairfax County fire officials say a firefighter was injured while fighting a blaze at a townhouse in Burke.
Fairfax County is working on a formal gun give- back program to get unwanted weapons off the street.
The question of whether schools should have guns and/or armed officers is a subject of nationwide debate since 26 elementary students and staff were killed in a December shooting in Newton, Conn.
The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce has tossed its support to Gov. Bob McDonnell's transportation funding plan, the largest organization in the Washington area so far to back the controversial proposal.
Fairfax County police say they've identified a man who died while jogging in Reston.
Fairfax County Police are trying to identify a man found dead along a walking path in Reston Monday morning.
Inova Fairfax Hospital provided free flu shots Saturday to help slow the flu outbreak and is planning two more later this month.
The Fairfax County School Board will hold a series of meetings this week in order to obtain the community's input on its search for the next superintendent.
It's a fiscal sign of the times. One of the D.C. area's largest, wealthiest counties is feeling the financial squeeze again this year.
Fairfax County launched a new express bus service Saturday. The limited-stop route will take commuters from Burke to Tysons Corner along the new 495 Express Lanes.
Teenage girls across the world are sold into the underground world of sex trafficking every day. But one ring is close to home.
A disruption in emergency services during the June derecho could been avoided. That is the finding of the Federal Communications Commission after looking into the Verizon outage that left more than 1 million people without 911 services.
The Virginia Supreme Court has upheld a Fairfax County death row inmate's convictions and sentence.
Online educational provider K12's Chairman Nathaniel Davis is taking on the additional role of executive chairman.
George Washington's Mount Vernon estate in Virginia displays items from 1st inauguration
A former high-school swim coach has been convicted of misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a minor for having sexual contact with a 17-year- old back in 2001.
Nobel laureate James M. Buchanan Jr., whose theories explored the political world through the same hard lens applied to economics, has died in Blacksburg, Va.
Fairfax County already is looking ahead 40 years with plans for Tysons Corner, and those plans include what could be a tax hike of up to 10 percent.
A high-speed chase ended in a crash not far from Herndon High School Tuesday morning, police say.