Friday Apr 18
The Washington Post
Marine reservist admits swiping, scrapping cartridge cases and ammo cans from Quantico
A U.S. Marine Corps reservist admitted in federal court Friday that he stole more than $56,000 worth of cartridge cases and ammunition cans from the training base at Quantico and sold them for scrap, court records show.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Washington Post
PJ Harveya s under-the-radar visit to D.C.
Hey, isn't that British rocker PJ Harvey, blending in among the cherry blossom-ogling crowds on the Metro on Wednesday, the way only a striking, black-clad rock star can? A tipster spotted Harvey and a silver-haired companion waiting for a train on the platform at the Gallery Place metro stop.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Families, Community Advocate For Special Education Graduates
Advocates for Fairfax County special education graduates gather at the public hearing on the budget on April 10. Photo by Janelle Germanos .
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Want to See Foo Fighters? A Crowdsource Campaign Couldn't Hurt
Some Foo Fighters fans from the state where Dave Grohl grew up are trying a novel way of bringing him back.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Westfield State class plans protest at West Spfld HS after 3 Muslim sisters said they were bullied
Students at Westfield State University are planning to picket West Springfield High School to protest what three sisters called a pattern of anti-Islamic bullying by students and inaction by school officials.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
MacBooks suffer under weight of decorative shells
Walk into any local coffee shop and you'll see a sea of MacBooks with hot pink, teal or other brightly colored covers.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Va. Grandmother Accidentally Overpays Gas Bill by $11,400
It's a simple mistake: a Springfield, Va., grandmother tried to use her computer to pay her gas bill for the first time and overpaid -- by about $11,400.
Accidental Springfield House Fire
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department 4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687 Duty PIO : 703-877-3702 fire-rescue.PA-LSE@fairfaxcounty.gov News Release 14-33 Date: April 04, 2014 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire Thursday, April 3, 2014, at ... (more)
Thu Apr 03, 2014
The Weekly Standard
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Woman Charged with Robbing McDonald's in Springfield
Just before midnight on Monday, a woman allegedly robbed a McDonald's restaurant in Springfield, according to Fairfax County Police.
Wall Street Journal
The 10-Point: Gerard Baker on Campaign Cash, Afghan Youth Vote, Free Web Speech and More
A personal, guided tour to the best scoops and stories every day in The Wall Street Journal, from Editor in Chief Gerard Baker.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Yelp Reviews Brew Fight Over Speech, Honesty
A closely watched Internet free-speech case is headed to the Virginia Supreme Court this month, with many businesses that live and die by online reviews rooting for the owner of a small, suburban carpet cleaner.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Formal budget adoption scheduled for April 29
As they work their way through a challenging budget situation, Fairfax County supervisors are weighing potential budget cuts as well as a possible tax increase.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Driveway Fatality, Cherry Blossom Parking, Abducted Girl Video, Sick...
Patch has 31 community sites from Fredericksburg to Georgetown. Here are some of the top stories in the last 24 hours: Tragedy in Springfield: Wife Accidentally Backs Over Husband After He Slips on Ice AAA Warns: DC to Hand Out 6,000 Parking Tickets a Day During Cherry Blossom Festival Video Released of Man Sought in Wife's Murder, Missing ... (more)
Tragedy in Springfield: Wife Accidentally Backs Over Husband After He Slips on Ice
A tragic accident has left a Springfield man dead Wednesday, after a car his wife was driving accidentally backed over him, after he slipped on ice in their driveway, according to police.
Va. man, 84, dies after slip on ice; hit by car
An 84-year-old man has died after slipping on ice outside his home and being accidentally run over by his wife.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Save the Date: Meet the 8th Congressional District Candidates at Springfield Golf & Country Club
Want a chance to meet the candidates running to represent Virginia's 8th congressional District? The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 8th Congressional District Candidate Reception on Thursday, May 8 from 6-8 p.m. at the Springfield Golf & Country Club.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Audit of Fairfax County warehouse finds lax inventory controls
A Fairfax County auditor is recommending security and procedural changes for the county's surplus property warehouse after a school system employee was charged with stealing computers from the facility.