Fairfax County News
In Fairfax County, everything from education funding to library hours to how often the grass gets mowed will be affected if sequestration occurs.
WTOP's John Aaron reports
Fairfax County police have arrested two men they say shoot out dozens of car windows and left 30 victims in their week last November.
A 38-year-old woman found dead after an apartment fire in Reston early Monday morning was pregnant, Fairfax Police say.
Some Reston residents are worried that the opening the first phase of Metro's Silver Line will make traffic worse near one of the stations scheduled to open at the end of the year.
Mount Vernon welcomes visitors to celebrate George Washington's birthday with one of his favorite treats.
Police arrested a man after he left a local burn unit in connection with an explosion at a Lorton sub shop.
Fairfax County Police are asking for the public's help to track down the vandals who smashed out the windows of more than 40 cars in Centreville Thursday.
Some creepy-crawly pests are becoming so prevalent in the D.C. area, according to officials, that they're going to be taken out from above.
A simple test can detect early signs of heart disease, but insurance does not not cover it. The chief of cardiology at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital calls it "a mammogram for the heart."
Fewer and fewer homes are going up for sale, and that low inventory is determining prices.
The Boston office of Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications Inc. will help the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority's new marketing efforts in New England.
With the Fairfax County Parkway carrying nearly as much traffic as an interstate highway, one county supervisor thinks the state should study the possibility of widening the parkway to add High Occupancy Vehicle lanes or High Occupancy Toll lanes.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors have hired a new fire chief.
Two men suffered minor injuries and children and staff were evacuated when a crane collapsed on a Mount Vernon school Tuesday.
As Virginia lawmakers continue to debate how to pay for transportation projects in the state, Fairfax County officials fear the loss of $300 million that is slated to help pay for constructing the Silver Line to Dulles.
A combination of overweight kids, too much junk food and precooked and processed food in schools has prompted the Fairfax County School Board to hire a nutrition company.
Fairfax County car owners may soon be able to buy a special Virginia license plate to show some pride in where they live and raise money for a big sporting event.
Mount Vernon estate acquires George Washington painting at auction with help from donor
Fairfax County's school system rejected a local mother's request to stop teaching Toni Morrison's "Beloved," but it raises the question of how parents can help kids deal with tough issues that come up in the classroom.
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