Rosslyn-Ballston Corridor now Rosslyn-to-Tysons

Metro's Silver Line, scheduled to open early next year, has changed the dynamic in Northern Virginia. The transit-oriented Arlington office corridor is shifting north and west.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 06:11pm EDT

Not a car or bicycle, but a blend - an ELF vehicle

Car-bicycle blend known as an ELF vehicle is making 1,200 mile trip along East Coast trail

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 12:45pm EDT

Maltese and Bichon Frise dogs need second chance

After Fairfax County animal control officers took 23 small dogs from a Springfield area home, some of the dogs are being put up for adoption.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 12:08pm EDT

Columbia Pike streetcar takes next step

The Columbia Pike streetcar has approval for its next planning steps from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 05:25am EDT

2 delegates call for tightening Va. ethics laws

With Gov. Bob McDonnell embroiled in an ethics scandal over gifts he and his family accepted, Virginia lawmakers are talking about how rules governing gifts to politicians should be strengthened.

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 06:54pm EDT
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Roessler named Fairfax Co. police chief

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Tuesday appointed Lt. Col. Edwin Roessler Jr. as chief pf police. Roessler has served as acting chief since March.

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 03:58pm EDT

Va. animal shelter reopens its doors after mysterious illness

The Fairfax County Animal Shelter has reopened its doors to new dogs after a mysterious illness swept through.

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 01:30pm EDT

Spain investigators: Train conductor was on phone

A Spanish court says "black box" data recorders show that a train conductor was on the phone and traveling at 95 mph (153 kph), almost twice the speed limit, when the vehicle derailed, killing 79 people.

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 12:15pm EDT

Fairfax County to announce new police chief

Fairfax County is about to get a new police chief.

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 07:54am EDT

Va. animal shelter gets ready to adopt dogs again

The Fairfax County Animal Shelter will begin adopting dogs again after being forced to temporarily shut down due to widespread illness.

Monday - 07/29/2013, 06:00pm EDT

Mass transit could improve Route 7 traffic

Route 7 between Alexandria and Tysons in Virginia is a heavily congested corridor with about 62,000 vehicles on a typical workday.

Sunday - 07/28/2013, 06:53am EDT

Fairfax to convert more sports fields to synthetic turf

There's a big demand for sports fields in Fairfax County and the school board thinks it has the solution.

Saturday - 07/27/2013, 06:15pm EDT

Va. animal shelter needs help containing outbreak

About a dozen dogs at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter are showing signs of an upper respiratory illness and one has died of dog pneumonia.

Saturday - 07/27/2013, 08:17am EDT

Alexandria man dies from May car crash injuries

An 85-year-old Alexandria man has died from injuries he sustained from a car crash on May 29.

Friday - 07/26/2013, 03:06pm EDT

Va. animal shelter suspends intake after illness outbreak

A Fairfax County animal shelter is suspending intake of new dogs after an outbreak of an unspecified upper respiratory illness sickened about a dozen dogs.

Friday - 07/26/2013, 01:52pm EDT

New taxes could alleviate VRE, Metro commutes

Heavy traffic pushes many commuters to Virginia Railway Express and Metro. Both railways are over capacity, but new transportation funding could make the experience much smoother.

Friday - 07/26/2013, 07:48am EDT

Tolling, HOV eyed as part of Fairfax County Parkway study

From new interchanges to toll lanes to bus rapid transit, Fairfax County leaders want the state to study potential solutions to traffic congestion on two major county roads.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 05:23pm EDT

Fairfax Co. man arrested for making bomb threat at courthouse

A 72-year-old Alexandria man was arrested for making a bomb threat at the Fairfax County Courthouse Wednesday.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 11:35am EDT

Congestion-easing transportation project approved in Northern Va.

NVTA approves 32 new projects.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 08:17am EDT

Fairfax County debates longer Monday school day for elementary schools

Students in Fairfax County elementary schools now spend a half day in class on Mondays, but that could change.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 07:57am EDT
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