Fairfax County News
Fairfax County firefighters are going door-to-door this weekend checking for working smoke detectors. They are replacing batteries and installing new smoke alarms for free.
Fairfax County officials will be answering questions from the public about the multi-billion project to extend Metrorail through Tysons Corner to Dulles Airport.
A road rage incident on I-66 during Thursday's morning rush hour led to an arrest.
There are some major changes coming to Springfield Mall, where the landlord plans to close all stores except the anchor department stores this summer.
A frightening home scenario played out in a townhouse across from George Mason University. Two armed gunmen broke into the home and threatened to kill the five young men inside before making off with thousands of dollars of electronic equipment.
Fairfax County Police hope their new Twitter account will help them establish greater level of engagement with the public.
A cleaning crew Monday night found an explosive device in a vacant home that's for sale, Fairfax County Police said.
Military base closures have led to major changes for thousands of area commuters. But the growing congestion near Fort Belvoir is presenting a unique challenge for traffic enforcement.
The father of an Oakton, Va. Army private who was shot by his own lieutenant and left to die in Iraq says he's dissatisfied with his meeting with Army Secretary John McHugh.
The effort to repeal the so-called "Kings Dominion law" that prevents local schools from opening before Labor Day has died again.
Leap year birthdays are rare enough. Imagine having one and then having a baby on your birthday.
Red light runners managed to get a break for about a month because of a prominent camera that was on the fritz.
Fairfax County's water wars could end with a merger between the two parties most embroiled in conflict, as Fairfax Water this week offered to work out a mutually agreeable merger with Falls Church's system.
The cost of owning a home in Fairfax County would go up under the proposed budget for fiscal 2013.
A nasty intestinal virus that has been going around can be prevented. All that's needed is soap and water and some elbow grease.
Roughly 100 students and staff were first sent home on Friday from the Fairfax County public school after the spread of what experts believe could be Norovirus. Symptoms of the virus include nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
There's a new candidate running in Virginia, and to say he's finicky about his politics is an understatement.
Pinball is not a thing of the past. There are leagues and tournaments right here in the metro area.
A 23-story mixed-use project could be coming to Reston Town Center.