Va. Landmarks Register adds 16 listings

Sixteen historically significant places are being added to Virginia's Landmarks Register.

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 07:19am EST

Fairfax Co. firefighter hurt during townhouse fire

Fairfax County fire officials say a firefighter was injured while fighting a blaze at a townhouse in Burke.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 12:34pm EST

Fairfax to create formal gun give-back program

Fairfax County is working on a formal gun give- back program to get unwanted weapons off the street.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 04:36am EST

Fairfax teachers say no to guns in schools

The question of whether schools should have guns and/or armed officers is a subject of nationwide debate since 26 elementary students and staff were killed in a December shooting in Newton, Conn.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 01:59pm EST

Fairfax Co. Chamber backs McDonnell's transportation funding bill

The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce has tossed its support to Gov. Bob McDonnell's transportation funding plan, the largest organization in the Washington area so far to back the controversial proposal.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 02:24pm EST

Police identify body of jogger found in Reston

Fairfax County police say they've identified a man who died while jogging in Reston.

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 01:08pm EST

Unidentified man found dead on Va. exercise path

Fairfax County Police are trying to identify a man found dead along a walking path in Reston Monday morning.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 05:27pm EST

Inova hosts flu shot clinics

Inova Fairfax Hospital provided free flu shots Saturday to help slow the flu outbreak and is planning two more later this month.

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 01:04pm EST

Fairfax County searches for next superintendent

The Fairfax County School Board will hold a series of meetings this week in order to obtain the community's input on its search for the next superintendent.

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 08:02am EST

Fairfax County experiences slow financial growth

It's a fiscal sign of the times. One of the D.C. area's largest, wealthiest counties is feeling the financial squeeze again this year.

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 07:55am EST

Fairfax launches new express bus service

Fairfax County launched a new express bus service Saturday. The limited-stop route will take commuters from Burke to Tysons Corner along the new 495 Express Lanes.

Saturday - 01/12/2013, 04:59pm EST

Two men arrested in connection with Herndon sex trafficking case

Teenage girls across the world are sold into the underground world of sex trafficking every day. But one ring is close to home.

Saturday - 01/12/2013, 12:44pm EST

FCC to Verizon: Derecho 911 outage 'unacceptable'

A disruption in emergency services during the June derecho could been avoided. That is the finding of the Federal Communications Commission after looking into the Verizon outage that left more than 1 million people without 911 services.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 05:16am EST

Justices uphold Fairfax man's death sentence

The Virginia Supreme Court has upheld a Fairfax County death row inmate's convictions and sentence.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 01:20pm EST

K12 names Davis as executive chairman

Online educational provider K12's Chairman Nathaniel Davis is taking on the additional role of executive chairman.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 08:03am EST

Items from 1st inaugural on view at Mount Vernon

George Washington's Mount Vernon estate in Virginia displays items from 1st inauguration

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 07:10am EST

Former Va. swim coach convicted of misdemeanor

A former high-school swim coach has been convicted of misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a minor for having sexual contact with a 17-year- old back in 2001.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 05:31pm EST

Nobel-winning economist Buchanan dies in Va. at 93

Nobel laureate James M. Buchanan Jr., whose theories explored the political world through the same hard lens applied to economics, has died in Blacksburg, Va.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 05:02pm EST

Tysons Corner could see 10 percent tax hike

Fairfax County already is looking ahead 40 years with plans for Tysons Corner, and those plans include what could be a tax hike of up to 10 percent.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 02:45pm EST

High-speed chase ends in crash near high school

A high-speed chase ended in a crash not far from Herndon High School Tuesday morning, police say.

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 10:08am EST
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