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Focus on Northern Virginia as center of 'kissing bug disease'

It's called the kissing bug disease and while it sounds cute, it can be deadly.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 09:49pm EDT

Tags: kissing bug, Megan Cloherty, kissing bug disease, Chagas, Northern Virginia

Virginia officials to conduct Rt. 28 congestion study

Route 28, one of Northern Virginia's busiest roads, will be scrutinized this summer.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 06:03am EDT

Tags: Kathy Stewart, Route 28, Northern Virginia, Marty Nohe

Northern Va. residents brace for furloughs

A day without pay is apparently the biggest worry for thousands of people in northern Virginia.

Monday - 07/08/2013, 07:28am EDT

Tags: furlough days, Northern Virginia, Gerry Connolly, Hank Silverberg


Local shooting chapters arm women with safety, confidence, camaraderie

Two local chapters of a national organization are teaching women how to handle firearms in an all-female environment.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 08:31am EDT

Tags: The Well Armed Woman, Rachel Nania, shooting, guns, gun safety, firearms, Northern Virginia, shooting range

Another weekend of HOV closures on I-95 in Va.

The Virginia Department of Transportation again plans closures of the HOV lanes on Interstate 95 in northern Virginia.

Saturday - 05/18/2013, 10:24am EDT

Tags: I-95, Northern Virginia, Virginia Department of Transportation, hov lanes

Sex-seeking cicadas begin to emerge in Southern Maryland

Cicadas have been spotted in St. Mary's County. The worst of the 17-year bug infestation will hit by the first week of June.

Monday - 05/13/2013, 04:12am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, cicadas, brood ii, Mike Raupp, Southern Maryland, Northern Virginia, St. Mary

3 northern Va. residents in W.Va. plane crash

Three northern Virginia residents remain hospitalized a day after their small plane crashed at a Tucker County airstrip.

Saturday - 04/27/2013, 10:55am EDT

Tags: plane crash, West Virginia, Northern Virginia, Tucker County, Fairfax County

Northern Va. schools used for PBS documentary on gun violence

A new PBS documentary examining possible warning signs for school shootings has used two Northern Virginia schools for part of the setting.

Sunday - 02/03/2013, 02:41pm EST

Tags: gun violence, newtown, Northern Virginia, PBS, documentary, Hank Silverberg

Final Va. election push is 'calling and hauling'

With the candidates' cases largely made and voters mostly decided in Virginia's close, nasty and expensive presidential and Senate races, success on Tuesday rests on the most basic and old- fashioned electioneering effort - turnout.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 12:56pm EDT

Tags: voting, Northern Virginia

More changes coming along the Express Lanes project

Drivers should brace for more shifts and twists this week along the Express Lanes project in Northern Virginia.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 07:49am EST

Tags: Express Lanes Project, Northern Virginia, Outer Loop, Inner Loop, I-66, vdot, Adam Tuss