Fairfax County Newswire

Fairfax County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 3,427 in Fairfax County, VA

  1. Public Safety BriefsRead the original story

    5 min ago | Fairfax Times

    ... status was not verified at the February hearing in which Bartley was allowed to come live with her in Vienna. Fairfax County Police say they have identified a third suspect in connection with a fatal Reston robbery and shooting incident that ...

    Comment?

  2. Ebbin backs gay candidate's opponent in Va. delegate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Washington Blade

    State Sen. Adam Ebbin , the only openly gay member of the Virginia Legislature, has endorsed one of four candidates challenging gay rights attorney and talk show host Mark Levine, who's running for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. Levine, who served as legislative counsel to gay former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank , is running for the 45th District seat in the House of Delegates, which includes parts of Alexandria and smaller sections of Arlington and Fairfax counties.

    Comment?

  3. 'These dogs are doing what they love'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    Every muscle tense, every nerve on alert, the wiry yellow Labrador shot from her leash and bounded nimbly up a tortuous vertical maze of concrete slabs, rusted beams and chunks of rubble. Within three minutes, Pryse, a member of Virginia's Fairfax County urban search and rescue team, had homed in on her target: a woman trapped inside a section of cement pipe.

    Comment?

  4. Superintendent tries to smooth over rocky relationship with supervisorsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    The Fairfax County School Board just approved a fiscal 2016 budget, but the cash-strapped school system is already looking toward the next round of the budget cycle.

    Comment?

  5. Police: Unknown if countywide burglaries are connectedRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    ... as jewelry, silverware and other compact, expensive items were what was stolen. Earlier this month, on May 8, Fairfax County police detectives arrested a suspect who they believe is connected to at least four high-end jewelry thefts in the northwest ...

    Comment?

  6. In I-66 planning, ita s home owners vs. commutersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... eastbound flow of I-66 traffic during the morning rush. The blue line shows the build-up of traffic through Fairfax County till it reaches the Beltway. At that point, it scatters, with 38 percent heading north on the Beltway toward Tysons Corner and ...

    Comment?

  7. Thursday Morning RundownRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... The Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority wants your feedback. [ MWAA ] Welcome Home, Search Dogs - Fairfax County's search and rescue dogs are back from Nepal. How are they going to chill out after working hard? [ Washington Post ] Big Summer ...

    Comment?

  8. Fairfax County EDA selects Herbert Frey to run Munich office and work ...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority : .. has selected Herbert C. Frey, who has worked for large multinational companies and has been an entrepreneur, to run the FCEDA's Munich office and work with European companies considering expansion to the United States.

    Comment?

  9. Public Notice: Remember Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

    ... welcome to new Chief Animal Services Officer Tawny Hammond , previously the director of the Animal Shelter in Fairfax County, Virginia. The Austin Humane Society is slammed as well, after taking 50 dogs transferred from the AAC, in addition to their ...

    Comment?

  10. White House measures fence before installing sharp points to foil jumpersRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the death of a man during an attempted apartment robbery , Fairfax County police said. Jalan Merrill, 21, is the third person charged in connection with the robbery, during which Rashad Kejuan Daye, 24, ...

    Comment?

  11. McLean black bear seen eating from bird feederRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    There were two separate bear sightings in residential areas of McLean, Virginia Wednesday morning, including one who was feasting on a resident's bird feeder, reports the Fairfax County Police Department. The reports came about three hours apart from homes a few miles away from each other.

    Comment?

  12. Fairfax Student Competes in Scripps National Spelling BeeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... a sixth-grader at Greenbriar West Elementary School in Fairfax, is among the contestants. Her sponsor is the Fairfax County Times of Reston Her profile on the spelling bee website says: Trisha's best subject in school is math: She participates in ...

    Comment?

  13. Suspect Arrested in Leesburg for May 17 Reston ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Police and U.S. marshals apprehended a Herndon-area man on Wednesday afternoon on charges that he was involved in a May 17 robbery and shooting in Reston. Warrants for robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony were obtained for Jalan Merrill, 21, the Fairfax County Police Department said.

    Comment?

  14. Police: Third Suspect in Custody in Connection with Reston Robbery, ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Fairfax County Police announced today they have identified a third suspect in connection with the robbery and shooting incident that occurred Sunday, May 17 in Reston, in the 11600 block of Stoneview Square. Warrants for robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony have been obtained for Jalan Merrill, 21, of the Herndon area, police said.

    Comment?

  15. Surovell focused on Metro, Medicaid, teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Potomac Local

    Potomac Local sent a candidate survey to Scott Surovell. He's running to become the next Virginia State Senator in the 36th District encompassing south Fairfax County, eastern Prince William County, and North Stafford.

    Comment?

  16. Police: Bear Sightings Reported Wednesday in McLeanRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... of Potomac River Road, heading into Scott's Run Nature Preserve. According to Animal Control Officers and the Fairfax County Wildlife Management Specialist, it is not unusual to see black bears at this time of year and residents should not panic or ...

    Comment?

  17. Mansions replace aging homes as US suburbs get makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... data by the homebuilder group. Last year, 455 single-family homes were demolished in Northern Virginia's Fairfax County, the most in data going back to 2006, according to county records. Almost half were in Pimmit Hills and surrounding ...

    Comment?

  18. Bulova, Garza Commit to Working - As a Team' on Budget ChallengesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Sharon Bulova and Superintendent of the Fairfax County Public Schools Karen Garza have issued the following joint statement on May 26: "Last week, we met to discuss the financial challenges facing both Fairfax County and the Fairfax County Public Schools . We acknowledge that all involved care very deeply about our community, our young people, and our schools.

    Comment?

  19. Fairfax schools to vote on adding gender identity to curriculumRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fairfax Times

    The Fairfax County School Board plans to vote on adding gender identity and sexual orientation to its family life education curriculum for middle and high school students at its June 25 meeting.

    Comment?

  20. Burglars Targeting Homes in Fairfax Area: Media ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    One part of Fairfax County has been hit hard by burglars in recent months, and police are working to determine whether the thefts fit a pattern, according to media reports. The thieves have taken jewelry and other valuables, in one case stealing about $110,000 worth of property.

    Comment?