Va. mom dies after hornet sting

On a typical Saturday afternoon earlier this month, Melodye Creason decided to trim back the azaleas in front of her family's Annandale home before running an errand. It was a life changing decision, says her husband of 24 years, Rich Creason.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 10:22pm EDT
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Truland tells court of plan to abandon all contracts

The bankruptcy court trustee overseeing Reston-based electrical contractor Truland Group Inc. is throwing in the proverbial towel on what electrical subcontracts the company was working on when it shut down last month and has asked the federal judge overseeing its liquidation effort for permission to abandon its claim to the tools it has been storing for work on those job sites.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 12:44pm EDT

Voters head to polls for special election Tuesday

Tuesday's special election will be the last time Northern Virginia voters go to the polls before new photo ID requirements kick in.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 12:19pm EDT

White-nose syndrome affecting bats throughout the U.S.

It's in 25 states and five Canadian provinces.

Saturday - 08/16/2014, 06:25pm EDT
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True Food Kitchen aiming for late September opening, The Melt Shop to bring more grilled cheese

True Food Kitchen, the latest restaurant to join the Mosaic District development in Merrifield, aims to open Sept. 23.

Friday - 08/15/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Va. group helps kids dealing with suicidal thoughts

The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board partners with Fairfax County Public Schools to get teachers trained in suicide prevention.

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 07:36pm EDT

Fund set up to aid Reston teen injured in Go Kart crash

A Go Fund Me account has been set up to help the family of Ayrton Climo as the Reston teen-ager remains in a Canadian hospital.

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 09:30am EDT

How your cat could be used to hack neighbors' Wi-Fi

A local cat named Coco has demonstrated how it's possible for a house pet to stealthily map out neighbors' Wi-Fi networks.

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 08:50am EDT

USA TODAY kicks off new daily fantasy sports website

USA TODAY is ready for some football. Fantasy football, that is. And eventually, basketball. And baseball. And hockey.<

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 07:29am EDT

Fairfax Co. firetruck slides off road into pole

A Fairfax County firetruck barreled into an electric pole Tuesday morning in the Alexandria section of the county, police say.

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 08:49am EDT

Meetings set for Reston's master plan

There will be two chances this fall for Restonians to weigh in with their thoughts on the future of Reston’s neighborhoods and village centers.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Herndon-area fire causes $900K in damages

Smoking materials improperly discarded on a deck of a townhome in Herndon, Virginia area caused $900,000 in damages, destroyed two homes and damaged four others Sunday evening.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 12:11pm EDT

5 Va. teachers in running for national award

Five Virginia teachers have been selected as state finalists for the 2014 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 03:13pm EDT

Tests come back from kittens whose mother had rabies

An outdoor cat whose kittens were recently adopted has tested positive for rabies.

Friday - 08/08/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Body of US general arrives at Dover Air Force Base

Body of US general killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan arrives at Dover Air Force Base

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 12:34pm EDT

Virginia theater pleads: 'Save Our Butts'

University Mall Theatres wants to replace 500 of its old chairs with new leatherette seats. But it needs the public's help.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 11:21am EDT

General killed in Afghan attack was engineer

2-star general killed in Afghan attack was 34-year Army vet, trained as engineer

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 01:44am EDT

Gannett splits publishing, broadcasting in two

Gannett splits publishing and broadcast wings, following Time Warner, News Corp. and Tribune

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 02:54pm EDT

Cuomo orders flags at half-staff for Albany native

Cuomo orders flags flown at half-staff on state government buildings for slain New York native

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 11:37am EDT
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