Fairfax County News
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.
A baby born prematurely after a car crash Sunday morning has died. The crash also killed a 44-year-old driver.
With the possibility of government shutdown looming, federal contractors worry the outcome could affect their jobs.
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.
The new Fairfax County fire station on Route 7 seems to have it all: Abundant space, meeting rooms, plenty of parking.
Mount Vernon opens $47 million library dedicated to study of George Washington, Founding era
An employee at a Best Western hotel in Fairfax was robbed and assaulted at gunpoint early Friday morning, police say.
The abuse of inhalants among Fairfax County middle school students is above the national average, according to a new survey released by the county.
Construction of Metro's new Silver Line is entering the final stretch. And Thursday WTOP took a tour of the almost finished McLean Station.
A 32-year-old Fairfax man was killed Wednesday after crashing his car into a tree on Popes Head Road, police say.
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.
Justice Scalia says it's unfortunate judges will likely determine legality of NSA surveillance
A bus with students from a Tae Kwon Do school in Herndon was involved in a crash Wednesday afternoon and two children were hurt.
Students seeking a master's in business administration from Georgetown University could soon find themselves heading to evening classes at the Tower Club in Tysons Corner instead of the school's D.C. campus as early as fall 2014.
10 Virginia schools named 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools
A large power transformer caught fire in the Sunset Hills area of Reston at about 8 a.m. The fire caused about 700 Dominion Virginia Power customers to lose power for about a half hour before it was restored again.
Police: car involved in chase that killed 14-year-old from DC had been stolen
Fairfax debate before business elite carries 'oops' factor, can clarify campaign's direction
A 29-year-old Fairfax County man was robbed at gunpoint on Saturday, police say.
15-year-old charged with involuntary manslaughter in fatal Va. crash
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