Fairfax Connector unveils revised plan for Silver Line

At a public meeting Thursday, Fairfax Connector officials unveiled a revised plan to provide enhanced service to Reston customers when the Silver Line opens at the end of 2013.

Saturday - 04/20/2013, 04:29pm EDT

Companies bid billions on Phase 2 of Silver Line

It's one of the largest infrastructure projects in the country, and on Friday, the bids for the second phase of the Silver Line were unveiled.

Saturday - 04/20/2013, 01:57pm EDT

Karen Garza confirmed as Fairfax superintendent

A veteran educator from Texas has been confirmed as the new superintendent of Fairfax County's highly regarded public school system.

Saturday - 04/20/2013, 12:47pm EDT

3 teens convicted in Fairfax County sexting case

Three Fairfax County boys have been found guilty on juvenile charges for shooting cellphone videos of themselves and other teens having sex.

Friday - 04/19/2013, 08:11am EDT

When will gold jewelry drop in price?

With the price of gold taking a plunge, bargain hunters aren't likely to score a deal on gold jewelry right away.

Thursday - 04/18/2013, 07:37am EDT

Missing 5-year-old Va. boy, mother found in Las Vegas

A missing Fairfax County boy and his mother have been found in the Las Vegas area, police say.

Wednesday - 04/17/2013, 06:30pm EDT

Va. police hope social media will help find abducted boy

A nationwide search continues for 5-year-old Cameron Serafin, taken from Fairfax County by his mother Rebecca, in what police now say was an abduction.

Wednesday - 04/17/2013, 03:28am EDT

Agreement ends water war in Fairfax County

The big water war between Fairfax County and its independent cities and towns has ended and customers could be the winners.

Monday - 04/15/2013, 06:00am EDT

Fairfax Connector changes planned with Silver Line opening

Fairfax County will hold a series of meetings beginning Monday night asking for feedback on a revised plan for new bus schedules and routes once trains begin running from Wiehle-Reston East to East Falls Church.

Monday - 04/15/2013, 04:17am EDT

New funding to help fix trouble roads in Fairfax Co.

New funding in Fairfax County will be going toward new, wider bridges, and extra lanes.

Sunday - 04/14/2013, 07:41am EDT

Local dentist sentenced for drug distribution, fraud

A Fairfax County dentist has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for illegally distributing prescription medications to patients and employees.

Prosecutors said Friday that 51-year-old Hamada Makarita of Oakton also us

Friday - 04/12/2013, 10:12pm EDT

Fairfax Co. road improvements could ease commutes

It may seem like a rarity around here, but two construction projects have come in under budget, allowing the money to go toward other much needed road improvements in Fairfax County.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 08:29pm EDT

Former owner of 'Biscuit' the Shih Tzu located in Fairfax

The former owner of a Shih Tzu named "Biscuit" has been located, however the dog will remain with its foster family for now and eventually go up for adoption, according to a Fairfax County Animal Shelter news release.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 11:28am EDT

12-year-old belts out 'Longview' with Green Day at Patriot Center, sings at WTOP (VIDEO)

He may have only been about 2 years old when the song came out, but 12-year-old Davis Gestiehr stole the show at the Patriot Center when Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong invited him on stage to sing "Longview," says the Bethesda Patch.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 09:30am EDT

Lawn tractor's exhaust causes $231K house fire

Hot exhaust from a riding lawn tractor accidentally caused a $231,500 house fire in the Fairfax Center area of Fairfax County Wednesday.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 11:55am EDT

Fairfax Co. selects new superintendent

The Fairfax County School Board has announced its finalist to be the next superintendent of schools.

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 06:47pm EDT

Fairfax police shoot, wound man

Fairfax County police shot and injured a man in the Kingstowne area during a call for a report of a suicidal man Tuesday afternoon.

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 04:03pm EDT

Scam targets your tax refund

This could come as a real shock: You send in your tax return and then you get word from the IRS that the agency already has it. Your refund has been sent out to some other address.

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 04:23am EDT

Utility scam targets immigrants in Virginia

Some local residents have been bilked out of hundreds of dollars by a utility scam.

Tuesday - 04/09/2013, 02:24pm EDT

Va. school system rethinks student handbook

The days of zero tolerance in the student code of conduct may be ending in one area school system.

Monday - 04/08/2013, 03:34pm EDT
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