A former Fairfax County elementary school teacher’s assistant was sentenced Nov. 15 to 12.5 years in prison and 20 years of supervised release for the attempted coercion and enticement of a minor and distribution of child pornography.
A member of the Atomwaffen Division, a white supremacist organization, pleaded guilty Nov. 12 to possessing firearms while being an unlawful drug user and making a false statement in order to illegally purchase a firearm.
The dedication of George Mason University’s new Population Health Center in Fairfax on Oct. 18 was the latest step in an ambitious journey for College of Health and Human Services Dean Germaine Louis.
No grocery store can fully capture the breadth of Asian food, but the City of Fairfax’s new Super H Mart comes close.
Typical Northern Virginia traffic and rainy weather truncated Alec Baldwin’s visit to Dan Helmer’s campaign office on Tuesday, but those obstacles did not put a damper on the mood of the dozens of volunteers who gathered to greet the 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live star before undertaking an…
In 1969, the Virginia Travel Corporation adopted the motto “Virginia is for Lovers” in a push to attract a new generation of visitors.
Matthew Snell, 31, of Md., a Thoreau Middle School teacher, faces charges of carnal knowledge of a child and taking indecent liberties with a child by person in custodial relationship.
When Fairfax County Public Schools appointed Clint Mitchell as the new principal at Mount Vernon Woods Elementary School, the district’s primary directive to its newest administrator was change the culture.
Fairfax County has banded together with nine other jurisdictions in Northern Virginia to form an economic development alliance dedicated to promoting the region as an attractive place to do business.
What if lack of feminine hygiene products kept you in your room for days and you couldn’t go to school? Local teen Girl Scouts in Oakton pondered this question about their peers in developing countries.
On Saturday, Oct.19, the 27th annual Centreville Day 2019 will be held in Centreville’s Historic Park from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The family-friendly event includes children’s activities, a parade, live music and demonstrations, a pet pageant, vendors, martial arts, dancing, food, and crafts. Many o…
If you are a member of the “learning never ends” tribe, then you are probably aware of The Great Courses, a company that produces exceptional video and audio college-level courses taught by top professors, shaped by customers’ input. The courses can be streamed on your laptop, TV, or tablet …
The Fairfax County Police Department is investigating one of its own after an officer violated department policy by detaining a driver and turning them over to federal immigration authorities.
A black Fairfax County private school student who reported being targeted in an assault by white classmates now says her allegations were false, the school revealed in a statement on Monday.
On its website, Fairfax County announced on Oct. 2 that it will no longer accept glass bottles and jars in curbside recycling bins, retroactively effective as of Oct. 1.
There was no shortage of Wawa enthusiasts at the kick-off for construction on the convenience store chain’s new location in the Town of Vienna on Sept. 24.
Until today, Fairfax County residents experiencing domestic and sexual violence had to travel to the Historic Courthouse in Fairfax or the South County Human Services Building in Alexandria to talk with an advocate face-to-face.
A sales and marketing company based in Falls Church is the subject of a new religious discrimination lawsuit filed in Alexandria by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a self-described civil rights organization dedicated to helping American Muslims.
After nine months of research and discussions, Kimley-Horn and Associates turned to the community one last time for its thoughts on how the Town of Vienna should address congestion, parking, and other issues found in the Maple Avenue corridor.
The leap from healthcare administrator and small business owner to candidate for Sully District supervisor was a short one for Srilekha Palle.
While Hurricane Dorian left Northern Virginia untouched, the region might not be as lucky in the future, as climate change exacerbates the intensity of hurricanes and other extreme weather events.
In a 10,000 square-foot, open-plan office accessible from the back of a low-lying, nondescript building in Reston, a team of engineers, software designers, beverage scientists, accountants, and marketing professionals are working to revolutionize drinking water.
The advocacy group 'Mothers Out Front Fairfax County' did not expect its Clean Buses for Kids campaign to see such swift progress.
The one thing everyone who watched Halle Companies’ presentation on its plans for Kingstowne Towne Center could agree on was that the developer’s new proposal is an improvement from its old ones.
Edward Raul Mejia Sandoval, 22 and Manuel Enrique Casco, 34, both of Md., were arrested Sept. 2 after allegedly robbing a local business shortly after 7 p.m. on Sept. 2 in the 700 block of Elden Street in the Town of Herndon. Mejia Sandoval was charged with two counts of robbery and two coun…
Fairfax County Public Schools students likely had a lot on their minds when they woke up on Monday for the first day of a new school year, from anxieties about new classes and teachers to the anticipation of reuniting with friends after the long summer.
The revitalization of West Falls Church will start small with new traffic signals, wider sidewalks, and other infrastructure tweaks, but over the next decade, these changes will add up to an entirely new look for the area between Route 7 and the West Falls Church Metro station.
On August 24, at approximately 9:45 a.m., officers from the United States Park Police were dispatched to a report of a dead body at Great Falls Park. The individual was first reported by a kayaker. Investigation revealed that the man fell onto some rocks and was killed.
Police have arrested Kevin Norton, 50, of Springfield, in a suspected indecent liberties case that occurred on Aug. 14, at the Springfield Town Center.
As Fairfax County makes progress toward embracing solar energy, some local environmental advocates have turned their sights to a new front in the battle against climate change.
Fairfax County has terminated a contract for electronic waste collection, recycling, and disposal services after the local recycling company Securis filed a protest against the county for how it handled the competitive bid process.