Report: Fairfax is Virginia's healthiest area

A new report says counties and municipalities in Northern Virginia tend to be healthier than their counterparts in the southern part of the state.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 08:16am EDT

Fairfax Co. looks skyward hoping to reduce tolls

Fairfax County Supervisor Pat Herrity wants the county to consider selling the air rights above the new Silver Line and to use the proceeds to reduce tolls on the Dulles Toll Road.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 06:29am EDT

Inova Health System opts to keep day-care centers open after protests

Inova Health System has backed down from its plan to close children-care centers at three of its hospitals following protests from employees.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 10:43pm EDT

Fairfax considers changes to ease voting lines

A bipartisan commission in Fairfax County offered 50 recommendations the county could enlist to shorten lines at the polls,

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 03:42pm EDT

Local cybersecurity journalist target of 911 prank

A local cybersecurity journalist says he was targeted by a swatting prank because of a blog post he wrote last year.

Saturday - 03/16/2013, 03:37pm EDT

Fairfax Co. police investigate possible 23rd case of 'serial groper'

Fairfax County police say the "serial groper" may have struck for the 23rd time.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 01:32pm EDT

Marvel, circus producer to team up on live show

Marvel, circus producer Feld Entertainment to team up on live superhero arena show in 2014

Thursday - 03/14/2013, 07:52am EDT

Woman charged with DUI in crash that injured children, officer

A 26-year-old woman has been charged with driving under the influence in connection with a crash that injured two children and a Fairfax County police officer Monday night.

Tuesday - 03/12/2013, 02:00pm EDT
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Despite strides, Northern Virginia still grappling with homelessness

Despite improvements, thousands remain on the streets in Northern Virginia. WTOP takes an in-depth look into how some counties are addressing the issue.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 07:31am EDT
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Pedestrian killed on Fairfax County Parkway

A man was struck and killed by a truck on the Fairfax County Parkway Sunday night.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 04:41am EDT

Man arrested in Herndon after chase

Man arrested in Herndon after he crashed, fled on foot following pursuit

Sunday - 03/10/2013, 03:59pm EDT

Fairfax Co. saw 26 percent increase in bike crashes last year

Fairfax County saw a 26 percent increase in reported bike crashes last year, according to county records.

Sunday - 03/10/2013, 03:31pm EDT

Metro to Centreville and Potomac Mills? Federal study requested

Two Virginia congressmen have introduced legislation to study extending Metrorail to Centreville, Woodbridge and Potomac Mills.

Sunday - 03/10/2013, 12:18am EST
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Fairfax looking to add 911 texting service

Fairfax County is considering updating its 911 emergency system to accept text messages sent to 911, with four major carriers already on board.

Saturday - 03/09/2013, 08:26am EST

Amendments proposed to historic Virginia transportation bill

A bitter fight ensued as a historic transportation package passed through Virginia's legislature. Now, there are concerns about implementing the measure.

Friday - 03/08/2013, 02:40pm EST

Metro to host open houses to discuss Silver Line

Metro to host open houses in Maryland, Virginia to discuss changes with new silver line

Friday - 03/08/2013, 10:14am EST

Large oak to be removed along scenic Va. highway

The death of a local man last year killed by a tree falling on his car in Great Falls is prompting some state action to prevent similar tragedies.

Thursday - 03/07/2013, 04:27pm EST

Fairfax to study red light camera program

Fairfax County is considering whether to install cameras to catch vehicles that run red lights after a seven-year hiatus.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 03:23pm EST

Police warn of utility scam targeting seniors

Fairfax County police are investigating a new scam targeting the county's older adults.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 01:55pm EST

EPA won't appeal Accotink Creek stormwater ruling

EPA declines to appeal ruling that attempts to regulate stormwater runoff in Va. went too far

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 07:51am EST
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