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1 hr ago |

Police: Two Assaults, Robberies of Pedestrians Saturday and Sunday

Fairfax County Police report Wednesday two separate cases of assault and robbery in the Mount Vernon area over the weekend: ROBBERY , 2800 block of Camellia Drive, Saturday, 11:30 p.m. Two men were walking when five to six suspects approached them.


Related Topix: Mount Vernon, VA

5 hrs ago |

Scam Alert: Jury Duty? Fairfax County Law Enforcement Warns Residents of Fake Calls

The Fairfax County Police Department and Sheriff's Office are warning of a scam related to jury duty.


6 hrs ago | Fairfax County

McLean Man Charged With Setting 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 News Release 14-39 Date: April 16, 2014 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department fire investigators charged Michael Gordon, 62, 8350 Greensboro ... (more)


Related Topix: McLean, VA, Fairfax, VA

10 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Man behind Tysons standoff charged with setting fires

A man who spurred the evacuation of a Tysons Corner condominium building faces multiple charges related to the almost eight-hour standoff with police.


Related Topix: Tysons Corner, VA, Fire

14 hrs ago |

New Fairfax County School in Bailey's Crossroads Gets a Name

The Fairfax County School Board has selected Bailey's Upper Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences as the name of the new elementary school in the Seven Corners area.


Related Topix: Bailey's Crossroads, VA, Seven Corners, VA, Falls Church, VA

19 hrs ago | Jay's Giants Blog

Cameron Rises Again

Real estate geeks in the DMV got some small but noteworthy news last week. As reported by Daniel J. Sernovitz with The Washington Business Journal , Arlington-based Paradigm Development Co.


Related Topix: Arlington, VA, Alexandria, VA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Fairfax Times

Fairfax antidrug group warns of marijuanaa s dangers

Lori Shapiro of Fairfax talks about her family's journey with her college-age son Jacob, who is in recovery from drug abuse.


Related Topix: Drugs, Fairfax, VA, Marijuana, Annandale, VA, Drug Enforcement Administration

Fairfax County Police: Do You Recognize This Man?

This photo depicts a suspect who reportedly stole a credit card from a shopping cart at the Burke Walmart, 6000 Burke Commons Road, in March 2014.


Related Topix: Crime Solvers, eGames, Video Games

Fairfax County Warns of Possible Street Flooding

Due to rainfall Tuesday afternoon, Fairfax County is predicting possible street flooding in some low-lying areas of the county.


Related Topix: Weather, Huntington, VA, Alexandria, VA

VIDEO: Thinking About Adopting an Easter Bunny? Fairfax County Animal Shelter Can Help

With Easter on the way, you and your family might be thinking about adopting an Easter bunny of your own.


The Washington Post

Dvorak: Teen suicide: Adults need to listen to kids, and it's time to talk about the issue

Friends and relatives don't necessarily want to talk about it, even though suicide is the third-leading cause of death among American teens.


Related Topix: McLean, VA, Suicide

WTOP-FM Washington


A police standoff is underway Tuesday morning at a 10- story condominium building in a gated community in the heart of Tysons Corner.


Related Topix: Tysons Corner, VA

Police: Three Teens Ambushed Pedestrian, Stole Cash

Fairfax County Police report a man was robbed by three teens one evening last week in the 7600 block of Savannah Street.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

Suspects Lead Police on Chase After Alleged Assault, Robbery of Woman Near Vienna

Fairfax County Police were able to apprehend two suspects early Saturday morning in Prince George's County after the suspects allegedly assaulted and robbed a woman near Vienna.


Related Topix: Vienna, VA

Sexting Ring, Snow Forecast, Congressman 'Cussed Out,' Rabies Quarantine and a 'Latino Time' Apology

Top news from around our Patches in Virginia and D.C. Police: Wife Ran Over Husband, Charged With Attempted Homicide Congressman Moran 'Cussed Out' Over Suggestion to Raise Congressional Pay Fairfax County Police Investigating High School 'Sexting' Ring Dickey's Barbecue Pit Restaurant Opens on Gallows Road Introducing: Del Ray Photo Blogger Meghan ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, James Moran, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arlington County, VA, Occoquan, VA

Fairfax County

Accidental Annandale Townhouse 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 News Release 14-37 Date: April 14, 2014 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a townhouse fire Saturday, April 12, 2014, at ... (more)


Related Topix: Fairfax, VA, Annandale, VA

Man Assaulted, Robbed Friday in Centreville

Fairfax County Police report that a man was assaulted and robbed Friday afternoon in Centreville.


Related Topix: Centreville, VA

Fairfax County Police Investigating High School 'Sexting' Ring

Fairfax County Police are investigating a high school "sexting" ring, a police spokeswoman confirmed Monday.


Another Rabid Raccoon Located by Animal Control in Fairfax County

Fairfax County Police reported Friday another incident involving a rabid raccoon, this time off of Telegraph Road.


Related Topix: Fort Hunt, VA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Crime Solvers Seeks Suspects in Recent Stolen Vehicle and Theft Cases

Fairfax County Crime Solvers is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the persons responsible for stealing three different vehicles along with various items from at least 10 other vehicles during the overnight hours of Friday, April 4 into the early morning of Saturday, April 5. Investigations have determined the suspects pulled door ... (more)


Related Topix: Centreville, VA