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Firefighters Capt. Kit Hessel, Trisha Danula, Ryland Chapman, Joe Keiler and Mike Miller stand with Cola, an 8-month-old Great Dane rescued from a house fire on Nov. 29. The phrase “lucky dog” certainly applies to Cola, an 8-month-old female Great Dane whose life was saved late last month by the efforts of a fast-thinking and ... (more)
Fairfax County officials are feeling good about the chances of the new FBI headquarters building being located in the county.
Five Northern Virginia localities are among the U.S. counties with the highest median household income in the nation, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
The Fairfax County School Board approved the acquisition of this office building on Leesburg Pike to ease crowding at Bailey's Elementary School.
Every month, Fairfax County Police receive nearly 1,000 domestic calls for service and on average make more than 160 related arrests.
A 21-year-old Fairfax man was arrested recently after threatening an employee of the Hard Times Cafe in Fairfax City with a knife over Thanksgiving weekend.
State Sen. Mark Obenshain , R-Harrisonsburg, won his point about gaining access to election materials, including the poll books that show who voted, to help prepare for the recount in the race for attorney general that he lost by 165 votes out of more than 2.2 million cast.
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 13-134 Date: December 11, 2013 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a townhouse fire, Tuesday, December 10, 2013, ... (more)
Fairfax County Supervisor John Foust this week announced his intent to seek the Democratic nomination for Virginia's 10th Congressional District, setting the stage for a primary to determine who will take on incumbent U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf .
Justin Kavanaugh remembers the first time he visited the hulking building set amid the strip malls of Chantilly.
"Every master of slaves is born a petty tyrant," argued delegate George Mason during the debates over how the Constitution should be framed.
The following incidents were reported in the Mason, West Springfield and Franconia Districts and pulled from the daily activity report released Monday and Tuesday by the Fairfax County Police Department.
At least four drivers were charged with drunken driving during directed patrols by the Fairfax County Police Department last weekend, according to the latest crime reports from the department.
The Fairfax County Fire Department has responded to a fire on the 11400 block of Summer House.
A 69-year-old man died as the result of injuries he got in a car accident in Fort Belvoir last month, the Fairfax County Police Department announced Tuesday.
Residents along the East Coast and in the Appalachians woke up to snow Tuesday and government workers and students in the DC area were told to stay home as the region saw a round of snow that came just a few days after some parts already got several inches.