Fairfax County News

November 20, 2018
Women's Teaching Licenses Revoked for Inappropriate Conduct

The News4 I-Team uncovers a string of women stripped of their teaching licenses for misconduct with students. Scott MacFarlane reports almost every case has remained unknown to parents.

November 19, 2018
Flash Max, the Fire Safety Superhero, Joins the #DoItForDon Holiday Fire Safety Campaign

Christmas trees start more than 200 fires every year and one in every 31 results in death. Many people don't know the important safety tips, but since Sher Grogg tragically lost 6 members of her family, including her brother, Don, his wife and their 4 grandchildren in a fire caused by an overly dry Christmas tree, she has made it her mission to help other families celebrate their holidays safely.

November 18, 2018
Custis, Corridors, Convenience and Chandeliers: A Brief History of Crystal City

The Amazon gods have anointed Crystal City and its neighbors, Pentagon City and a patch of Alexandria land in the northern part of Potomac Yard , and Queens, as the places for their second headquarters. Crystal City is only a half century old, but the land it stands on, as well as adjacent parts, have some stories to tell.

November 18, 2018
Questions remain unanswered 1 year after Va. man fatally shot by Park Police new

The group also promised to keep applying pressure on officials until they get the answers they seek surrounding the shooting of Bijan Ghaisar on Nov. 17, 2017. Family, friends, school mates, community members and more gathered Saturday night to remember the life of a 25-year-old McLean man Bijan Ghaisar who was fatally wounded by U.S. Park Police one year ago.

November 17, 2018
Man Killed Fairfax Co. Teen With 'MMA' Chokehold: Police

A Fairfax County man told police he asked his ex-girlfriend to meet him in a park and then strangled her and hid her body. News4's Julie Carey has the chilling details.

November 16, 2018
Powerful Virginia county could be headed for political transformation

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova is weighing whether to run again. Fairfax County could be headed for a political transformation in 2019, with Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova and one other longtime Democratic supervisor indicating they might not seek reelection, and one of the board's two Republicans saying he will step down in the face of head winds from a growing blue wave .

November 16, 2018
100 years ago: Thirty-two Fairfax County residents killed in WWI

American Legion Post 270 Commander Robert Molepske takes in the Veterans Day Flags for Heroes ceremony led by the Rotary Clubs of McLean and Tysons Corner at the post's home in McLean.

November 16, 2018
Vehicle fire spreads to home, displacing Sterling family of three

A Monday morning house fire in Sterling was caused by an electrical malfunction in the engine of a vehicle parked in the home's carport, displacing the family and causing more than $500,000 in damage, according to the Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office.

November 15, 2018
Public Defenders Blast Arlington Prosecutor's Cash Bail Reforms ...

Arlington's lead prosecutor says she's taking new steps to reform the county's cash bail system, but local public defenders believe her new efforts will do little to change the status quo in county courts. Commonwealth's Attorney Theo Stamos announced earlier this month that her office would no longer seek cash bonds for people accused of most minor misdemeanors, casting it as a bid to ensure that some defendants won't sit in jail simply because they can't afford to pay up as they await trial.

November 15, 2018
Cloud computing company to expand in Montgomery County, adding 580 jobs

An internet technology company with roots in Blacksburg is investing $4 million to expand its operations center in Montgomery County and its corporate offices in Fairfax County.