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Fairfax

Hearing on John Geer shooting by cop set for Friday

Hearing on John Geer shooting by cop set for FridayA judge will decide if the Fairfax County police chief has the right to not disclose what happened in the shooting.
  • Fairfax
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Local

Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell's son arrested for DWI

Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell's son arrested for DWIRobert Ryan "Bobby" McDonnell was arrested on Thursday morning and charged with
  • Local
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
News

Va. Del. Morrissey: resigning after teen sex case but will run for seat

Va. Del. Morrissey: resigning after teen sex case but will run for seatDel. Joseph D. Morrissey sent a letter Thursday to the House speaker saying he will resign, effective Jan. 13.
  • News
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Pets

Elves to deliver shelter pets on Christmas

Elves to deliver shelter pets on ChristmasImagine if an elf delivered a cuddly friend to your doorstep on Christmas!
  • Pets
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
News

5,100 Va. ex-offenders get voting, civil rights back

5,100 Va. ex-offenders get voting, civil rights backVa. Governor Terry McAuliffe made the announcement on Thursday at an event at the First Baptist Church in Richmond.
  • News
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
News

Metro tests real-time info signs at 4 bus stops

Metro tests real-time info signs at 4 bus stopsThursday, Metro crews are installing and testing real-time customer information displays at four bus stops before putting more signs at additional bus stops in the spring.
  • News
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Springfield

U.S. Senator questions Fairfax County's actions in John Geer case

U.S. Senator questions Fairfax County's actions in John Geer caseA United States Senator is criticizing Fairfax County leaders for withholding information about a fatal police shooting.
  • Springfield
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Local

Grassley pushing for answers in Geer shooting

Grassley pushing for answers in Geer shootingFairfax County elected leaders are responding to another letter from US Senator Charles Grassley asking questions about the fatal police shooting of John Geer.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Alexandria

Man killed in Alexandria house fire identified

Man killed in Alexandria house fire identifiedWilliam Hakenson was killed in a house fire in Alexandria
  • Alexandria
  • 3 days ago
News

Man arrested for 5 taxi robberies in Manassas

Man arrested for 5 taxi robberies in ManassasPolice say they have a man responsible for five taxi cab robberies in the Manassas area in custody.
  • News
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Local

Va. military family gets home makeover before dad's deployment

Va. military family gets home makeover before dad's deploymentAn Alexandria military family got a special Christmas gift before having to separate.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
VA News

The 'Christmas Drone' decorates a tree

The 'Christmas Drone' decorates a treeDrone used to top Christmas Tree
  • VA News
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
VA News

Johns Hopkins mistakenly welcomes wrong students

Johns Hopkins mistakenly welcomes wrong studentsStudents upset over false admission to Johns Hopkins
  • VA News
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
News

Sheriffs support McAuliffe's plan to keep deputies off food stamps

Sheriffs support McAuliffe's plan to keep deputies off food stampsIn a meeting on Wednesday, Virginia's governor released a budge proposal that removes deputy sheriffs from eligibility of food stamps, and The Virginia Sheriff's' Association says it supports that proposal.
  • News
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Local Sports

USOC decides to bid for 2024; city still undecided

USOC decides to bid for 2024; city still undecidedThe U.S. Olympic Committee has decided to bid for the 2024 Olympics.
  • Local Sports
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Local

Wife of accused child molester seems to admit husband's crime

Wife of accused child molester seems to admit husband's crimeA former Democratic Party leader in Va. may face some powerful evidence against him in a new child molestation case.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Report: UVa knew about allegations months before Rolling Stone article

Report: UVa knew about allegations months before Rolling Stone articleA report says UVa officials knew about an alleged sex assault before it was detailed in Rolling Stone.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Local

5 Va. cab drivers robbed in 8 days

5 Va. cab drivers robbed in 8 daysPrince William County police are investigating a series of cab driver robberies in December.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
News

Man beaten with baton in Manassas McDonald's parking lot

Man beaten with baton in Manassas McDonald's parking lotA man was attacked and beaten in a McDonald's parking lot in Manassas after exchanging words with someone inside the restaurant
  • News
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Traffic

I-66 west lanes to close Wednesday for work

I-66 west lanes to close Wednesday for workWestbound lanes of Interstate 66 will close for up to 30 minutes at a time starting at midnight on Wednesday.
  • Traffic
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
News

Chevy Tahoe driver sought in Leesburg hit and run

Chevy Tahoe driver sought in Leesburg hit and runOne person was transported to a hospital
  • News
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Centreville

Man charged with murder in Centreville stabbing death

Man charged with murder in Centreville stabbing deathA 22-year-old man has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of Mario Cedillo-Santiago
  • Centreville
  • 5 days ago
News

Gun activists say Va. gov.'s plan has zero chance

Gun activists say Va. gov.'s plan has zero chanceMonday, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced his proposals for tougher gun control laws.
  • News
  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
Local

Va. Powerball winner waits months to claim prize

Va. Powerball winner waits months to claim prizeJust days before his winning $1 million Powerball ticket was going to expire, a Virginia man claimed his prize.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Traffic

I-95 Express Lanes open to drivers in Va.

I-95 Express Lanes open to drivers in Va.For the next two weeks you can drive the new I-95 Express Lanes in Virginia for free.
  • Traffic
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
News

Friends: Tried to get U.Va. rape victim help

Friends: Tried to get U.Va. rape victim helpFriends of the young woman at the center of the Rolling Stone article that detailed an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia are speaking out.
  • News
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
News

Nest on chimney led to Chantilly house fire

Nest on chimney led to Chantilly house fireAccording to fire investigators, "a nest on top of a zero clearance chimney caught fire"
  • News
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago