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.
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.
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.
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.
While some ancient traditions continue to live on unmodified, some go through a few changes to adapt to modern times.
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.
The advocacy group 'Mothers Out Front Fairfax County' did not expect its Clean Buses for Kids campaign to see such swift progress.
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.
A Fairfax County Public Schools music teacher has been convicted on three counts related to the solicitation of a minor, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced on Monday.
Almost two decades after leaving Fairfax County for the federal government, Jonathan Fahey hopes to return to the county’s Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, this time as the top prosecutor.
Virginia delegate and dentist Ibraheem Samirah (D-86th)--who currently represents parts of both Loudoun and Fairfax counties in a district represented by Republican Delegate Tom Rust from 2002 to 2016--interrupted Republican President Donald Trump’s speech in Jamestown on July 30 to protest …
Fairfax County has identified just over $2 million in damages and other expenses resulting from rain that flooded the Washington, D.C., metropolitan region on July 8.
Fairfax County NAACP President Kofi Annan has resigned from leading Fairfax County’s branch of one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the U.S.
A semblance of normalcy has returned to the Greenspring Retirement Community more than two weeks after an outbreak of respiratory illnesses struck the senior living facility, putting 23 people in the hospital and possibly contributing to three deaths.
Individuals can now obtain free cable and trigger firearm locks as well as locking medication boxes from the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board as part of a “Lock and Talk” program launched recently launched by the Suicide Prevention Alliance of Northern Virginia.
Inova Health System, the largest nonprofit healthcare system in Northern Virginia, has made its network of providers and facilities available to additional Medicaid and, potentially, Medicare members after coming to an agreement with Optima Health, the health insurance provider announced on …
Last month, approximately 150 community members, local businesses, elected officials and County leaders came together to celebrate the completion of the Huntington Levee and improvements to Farrington Park. Mount Vernon District Supervisor Dan Storck welcomed those assembled and thanked form…
A wanted sex offender suspected of attacking a woman in Reston on June 11 is in custody after FCPD detectives arrested him in Fairfax on July 17.
After a month of build-up, the Virginia General Assembly’s special session intended to look at gun violence prevention legislation lasted all of 90 minutes.
Given the frequency with which it occurs, gun violence has become a near-constant topic of discussion in U.S. national politics, but it is particularly urgent in Virginia right now as state legislators prepare to convene on July 9 for a special session to address the issue.
An Alexandria man was sentenced June 28 to 10 years in prison for enticing a minor to engage in sexual conduct and transferring obscene matter to a minor.
The Virginia General Assembly will reassemble in Richmond on July 9 for a special session to consider legislation intended to address gun violence after a Virginia Beach city employee killed 12 people on May 31.
Fairfax County is on track to host Virginia’s first state-funded self-driving public transportation project after receiving a grant for an autonomous electric shuttle pilot planned for the Merrifield area.