Fairfax County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Fairfax County, VA.

Results 1 - 20 of 2,127 in Fairfax County, VA

  1. Deceased in Alexandria House Fire IdentifiedRead the original story

    13 min ago | Fairfax County

    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 14-120 Date: December 18, 2014 William A. Hakenson, 53, of 7032 Barbara Road, has been identified as the deceased in the house fire, December 15, 2014. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire, Monday, December 15, 2014, at approximately 9:50 p.m., in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County.

    Comment?

  2. Express Lanes Q&ARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... Lanes will run 29 miles, from Garrisonville Road in Stafford County to just north of Edsall Road in the Fairfax County portion of Alexandria. The HOV lanes will no longer exist in the 29-mile stretch, but will change into toll lanes on which HOV ...

    Comment?

  3. LAWLOR v. DAVISRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | FindLaw

    Upon consideration of the petition for a writ of habeas corpus filed December 16, 2013, and the respondent's motion to dismiss, the Court is of the opinion that the motion should be granted and that the writ should not issue. Mark Eric Lawlor was convicted in the Circuit Court of Fairfax County of capital murder in the commission of, or subsequent to, rape or attempted rape, Code A 18.2-31 , and capital murder in the commission of abduction with intent to defile, Code A 18.2-31 , and was sentenced to death on each conviction.

    Comment?

  4. Grassley pushing for answers in Geer shootingRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    Fairfax County elected leaders are responding to another letter from US Senator Charles Grassley asking questions about the fatal police shooting of John Geer. Grassley pushing for answers in Geer shooting Fairfax County elected leaders are responding to another letter from US Senator Charles Grassley asking questions about the fatal police shooting of John Geer.

    Comment?

  5. Unattended Stove Causes $150,000 Damage in Burke House FireRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... to the townhouse fire Tuesday afternoon. There were no injuries but five people were displaced by the fire. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a townhouse fire Tuesday, Dec. 16, at approximately 1:55 p.m., in the Burke area ...

    Comment?

  6. Fairfax, Prince George's counties competing fiercely for new FBI headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | TBD.com

    ... the CIA's Langley headquarters was completed in 1961. "I think the recent election bodes well for Virginia," Fairfax County Supervisor Jeff McKay (D) said. "I wish it didn't, but in the real world I think it does, at least when it comes to the FBI." ...

    Comment?

  7. VIDEO: Santa's 2014 Harley Ride to Area SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Santa led Fairfax County Police and officers from other jurisdictions on visits to local schools Tuesday. Watch a video of the ride below.

    Comment?

  8. Donation from Council for the Arts of Herndon, Dranesville Supervisor ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... the Town of Herndon, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the County of Fairfax through the Arts Council of Fairfax County, The Nelson J. and Katherine Friant Post Foundation, and the generosity of our donors, sponsors and volunteers.

    Comment?

  9. Fairfax Package Theft: Tips to Thwart Potential ThievesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... and you did not receive it, report the theft or loss to the original company, the shipping company, and the Fairfax County Sheriff's Office at 703-691-2131. Many of these crimes occur during broad daylight. As always, be alert about suspicious ...

    Comment?

  10. A win for Herndon votersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fairfax Times

    ... to November in order to coincide with state and national elections. Herndon is second municipality within Fairfax County to move its local election from May to November, following the city of Falls Church's lead. The city of Fairfax and towns of ...

    Comment?

  11. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WASH-FM

    Elves in Virginia are delivering more than toys this year and it's going to enrich the lives of so many families. The Fairfax County Animal Shelter is putting a holiday spin on the adoption process this Christmas by having volunteers dress up as Santa's elves and hand deliver adopted animals to the family's houses.

    Comment?

  12. Accidental Burke Townhouse FireRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fairfax County

    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 14-119 Date: December 17, 2014 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a townhouse fire Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at approximately 1:55 p.m., in the Burke area of Fairfax County. The townhouse is located at 5546 Falmead Road.

    Comment?

  13. Morning NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ARLnow.com

    ... and Vornado/Charles E. Smith president Mitchell Schear. [ PR Web ] Man Arrested for Arlington Attack - Fairfax County Police have arrested a man wanted for allegedly attacking his ex-wife's boyfriend in Arlington. In the June 15 attack on Columbia ...

    Comment?

  14. Centreville man charged with murderRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fairfax Times

    Daniel Jacinto Marco Cedillo, 22, was charged with the murder of his roommate, Mario Cedillo-Santiago, 29. “They are not related,” said Fairfax County Police spokesman Don Gotthardt.

    Comment?

  15. One killed, two injured in fire in Fairfax County Monday nightRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fairfax Times

    One person was killed and two were injured Monday night in a house fire in Fairfax County, authorities said.

    Comment?

  16. Senator, activists demand answers in death of unarmed Springfield man killed by police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WJLA-TV Arlington

    SPRINGFIELD, Va. From a powerful U.S. Senator to activists organizing a protest, pressure is mounting on Fairfax County over its handling of the case of a man shot and killed by county police.

    Comment?

  17. Grassley now seeks answers from Fairfax prosecutor on John Geer police slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Fairfax County Commonwealth's Attorney Ray Morrogh, left, with Fairfax City Police Chief Carl Pardiny, speaks during a news conference in October. Morrogh investigated the Fairfax County police shooting of John Geer for four months, then passed the case to the U.S. attorney in Alexandria.

    Comment?

  18. Probe of fatal police shooting in Fairfax moves to Justice Dept.'s civil rights divisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    The federal investigation of the Fairfax County police shooting of John Geer, who was killed by an officer in August 2013, has now moved from the U.S. attorney's office in Alexandria to the Justice Department's civil rights division, officials familiar with the case said. The civil rights division will decide whether a criminal civil rights charge is warranted in the death of Geer, who was unarmed when he was shot as he stood in the doorway of his Springfield townhouse.

    Comment?

  19. New Route 50 Westbound Lane Opening Thursday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    The Virginia Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that a third lane of westbound Route 50 will open Thursday, Dec. 18 from Stonecroft Boulevard in Fairfax County to Pleasant Valley Road in Loudoun County. Lanes will be temporarily closed between 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18 and 5:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 19 in order to complete the traffic shift.

    Comment?

  20. Overpass would give McLean drivers access to 495 from Jones Branch DriveRead the original story

    Tuesday | Fairfax Times

    Fairfax County is moving forward with construction plans to complete a new crossing of the Capital Beltway to help people navigate Tysons.

    Comment?