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

ICF to support utility's energy efficiency plans

Consulting and technology services provider ICF International Inc. says it has been awarded a $9.4 million contract to support the energy efficiency program of a major U.S. utility.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 09:16am EST

Fairfax County fighting for FBI headquarters

Officials in Fairfax County are pushing to house the FBI headquarters on a site in Springfield that currently houses large, federally owned storage warehouses well past their prime.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 06:49am EST

Pipe bomb explodes in Treasury official's mailbox

Officials are investigating an apparent pipe bomb that destroyed a mailbox at the Virginia home of the Treasury Department's inspector general, but a department official says there's no reason to suspect it was linked to the inspector general's work.

Friday - 01/04/2013, 09:02am EST

Reston Zoo director enters plea in wallaby death

The director of the Reston Zoo has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty in connection with the drowning of an injured wallaby.

Friday - 01/04/2013, 08:01am EST

Judge in Va. rules EPA overstepped authority

A federal judge has ruled that the Environmental Protection agency exceeded its authority by attempting to regulate stormwater runoff into a Fairfax County creek as a pollutant.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 07:30pm EST

Holiday light show ending at Virginia park

It's the last weekend to see a holiday light show at the Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 08:16am EST

Three Woodbridge men arrested on rape charges

Prince William and Fairfax county police arrested three Woodbridge men on charges of raping four women in separate incidents New Year's Day.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 03:01pm EST

Suspicious device in Vienna was a grenade

A suspicious device was found in a parking lot in Vienna Wednesday morning.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 01:43pm EST

Centreville man killed New Year's Eve in fiery crash

A Centreville, Va., man was killed on Monday morning in a crash on Route 28.

Tuesday - 01/01/2013, 01:40pm EST

Arrest made in killing of high school football star

Police are searching for the motive for the stabbing death of a former high school star who is being remembered as a man who always smiled and got along with everyone.

Monday - 12/31/2012, 03:38pm EST

Police calling teen's death homicide, make arrest

Fairfax County police have released the name of a teen found dead in Vienna Friday evening and are treating his death as a homicide.

Sunday - 12/30/2012, 10:04am EST

Fairfax police investigating suspicious teen death

Police in Fairfax County say they're investigating as suspicious the death of a 19-year-old found in minivan.

Sunday - 12/30/2012, 07:35am EST
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