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.
A lawsuit arguing that Fairfax County Public Schools officials failed to efficiently and properly respond to a student’s allegation of sexual assault will go to trial after a federal judge denied the county school board’s motion for summary judgment on June 10.
Multiple lanes of southbound Route 28 near the on-ramp from eastbound Sterling Boulevard to southbound Route 28 will be closed during overnight hours this weekend for underground pipe installation work, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. The two ramps from Sterling Boule…
A Manassas man is facing multiple charges after an early morning shooting left one man dead and sent others to the hospital. The shooting happened in the 14500 block of Lee Jackson Memorial Highway in Chantilly on May 24 at 1:30 a.m. When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot …
The proposed Lorton Community Center project will go before the Fairfax County Planning Commission during its May 22 meeting, which begins at 7:30 p.m.
It took more than two years and the involvement of a foreign country, but a suspect is at last headed to trial for the December 2016 murders of Springfield residents Kedest Simeneh and Henok Yohannes.
Opioid manufacturers and distributors should be held responsible for the national prescription drug abuse epidemic and compensate Fairfax County for the damages it has experienced as a result, county officials argued in a lawsuit filed in Fairfax County Circuit Court on Apr. 30.
Parking will be free at the Franconia-Springfield, Huntington, and Van Dorn Street Metro stations this summer when the public transit system experiences its longest-ever shutdown.
On April 30, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors filed a lawsuit in Virginia state court against more than 50 known defendants, including opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs, for their role in creating the public health emergency caused by the opioid…
So far in 2019, Fairfax County firefighters say there have been ten significant fires caused by improperly discarded cigarettes, cigars or other recreational smoking materials. They say that the combined monetary damages for the ten fires is very near the $1M mark. They also say all ten fire…
On April 19, City of Falls Church Police arrested Dongfang Chen, 60, and Zao Wen Xie, 55, both of Falls Church, for charges related to sexual assault and administering a massage without a permit.
An El Salvadoran man who is in the United States illegally was sentenced April 12 to more than two years in prison for running an illegal commercial sex business that catered to the Hispanic community in northern Virginia.
Budget season is always a hectic time in Fairfax County, as different groups and interests fight for funding that inevitably seems limited, even as the county advertises $4.4 billion in revenue for Fiscal Year 2020.
George Mason University will double the number of Title IX staff on its Fairfax campus by hiring two new coordinators before the 2019 fall semester, university administrators revealed on Tuesday at a student-organized town hall on sexual assault prevention.
Tuesday marked the 154th anniversary of the Confederate Army surrendering to the Union on April 9, 1865. The American Civil Liberties Union used the event, which ended the Civil War, as another call for action: to remove the Monument Avenue statue honoring Robert E. Lee.