Fairfax County News
Maryland's spending board approved Wednesday a $297 million contract with Falls Church-based IT company Computer Sciences Corp. that is expected to improve Maryland's process for paying tens of millions of dollars in Medicaid claims each month.
More than a dozen Virginia localities are receiving state grants to encourage students to walk or ride bicycles to schools.
Numerous tips to the Fairfax County Crime Solvers have led to the arrest of two suspects in multiple thefts of high-end eyewear.
Ideology regarding labor unions could once again disrupt the fragile financing plan for one of the region's biggest transportation projects, the second phase of the Metrorail extension to Dulles International Airport.
Drivers should brace for more shifts and twists this week along the Express Lanes project in Northern Virginia.
Metro station names are supposed to be simple and easy to understand. But when it comes to nailing down names for the newest stations there's plenty of confusion.
After a steep spike in whooping cough diagnoses in Fairfax County last year, health officials are now offering free vaccinations against the disease to adults.
Three heavily traveled commuter routes -- the Fairfax County Parkway, Prince William Parkway and Franconia-Springfield Parkway -- will be renamed and renumbered.
Visitors to George Washington's Mount Vernon estate will get a new appreciation for the effort it took to put on an 18th century meal as part of a new exhibition titled "Hoecakes and Hospitality: Cooking with Martha Washington."
The president and CEO of George Washington's Mount Vernon estate is retiring after an 18-year tenure in which he led a significant overhaul to the visitor experience at the popular tourist attraction, the estate announced Wednesday.
New projections show that one-way rates on the Dulles Toll Road could triple to $6.75 by 2018 to bring in the necessary funds to pay for extending Metrorail to Dulles International Airport and Loudoun County.
Drivers on the Dulles Toll Road could soon see rates jump, as they shoulder the financial burden of the massive Dulles Rail project.
Members of the Syrian community living in the D.C. region are watching from thousands of miles away while their homeland is in chaos.
The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board is expected to approve a $1 billion financing plan for I-95/395 express lanes that would run from Garrisonville Road in Stafford County to about Edsall Road in Fairfax County.
President Barack Obama called on Congress Monday to create an $8 billion fund to train community college students for high-growth industries, giving a financial incentive to schools whose graduates are getting jobs.
Investigators from the Virginia Department of Transportation are trying to determine why a 30-foot sign collapsed onto Interstate 66 Saturday.
Authorities say a northern Virginia woman was injured after a 70-foot-tall tree fell through the roof of her home.
Police say a string of four armed robberies committed within a five-mile radius in one hour in Franconia on Thursday are related, and they're asking for the public's help in finding the suspects.
Reston turns up on Foursquare's list of the 10 most romantic places in the U.S.
Police are searching for a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl in the Fair Oaks area of Fairfax County Wednesday morning.