Fairfax County News

August 21, 2017
Virginia police surprise boy at his police-themed birthday party

An officer from the Fairfax County Police Department surprised now 6-year-old Benjamin at his police-themed birthday party. "Thank you for inviting us to swing by your police themed sixth birthday party.

August 18, 2017
Bank assault, car crash leads to injuries in Fairfax Co. new

Several people were injured in Fairfax County Friday morning after an assault and crash that all began when a man and a dog walked into a bank. The Fairfax County police said that a man with a dog walked into the Bank of Hope, near Little River Turnpike and Ravensworth Road in Annandale, around 9 a.m. At some point there was a confrontation; the man assaulted someone, took some keys and fled, the police said.

August 18, 2017
Virginia Women for Trump founder: a I know he will not give ina new

President Trump may be facing heat from both Democrats and Republicans but he's still very popular with his core base, like Alice Butler-Short, the founder of Virginia Women for Trump. Alice Butler-Short at Birthday Celebration for President Trump - "Tea For Trump" organized and hosted by Virginia Women For Trump June 25, 2017 with 530 attendees, all women except for about a dozen men.

August 17, 2017
D.C. police investigating anti-Semitic graffiti as a hate crime

D.C. police are investigating as a hate crime the scribbling of an anti-Semitic slur on the brick wall of a recreation area in Georgetown. The slur, a derogatory term for Jewish people, has been removed from the wall on city property in the 1700 block of 38th Street NW, according to a police report filed Wednesday.

August 17, 2017
County Won't Prosecute Dealer Who Killed 17-Year-Old During Robbery

The Washington Post reports 08-03-2017 in Fairfax County, Virginia, Police said Thursday no charges will be filed against a man who shot a 17-year-old in self-defense during a robbery last year. At around 10:30 p.m. on September 7, 2016, officers responded to the 9700 block of Hagel Circle in Lorton for the report of gunshots.

August 17, 2017
Bond motion judgement continued for accused Warrenton CVS killer

Prosecutors alleged today a CVS employee accused of shooting his manager outside the store July 26 has a long history of paranoia and holding grudges against his bosses.

August 17, 2017
Fairfax Co. police release sketch of suspect in attempted sexual assault new

Fairfax County police have released a sketch of the man suspected of dragging a 22-year-old woman off the sidewalk and attempting to sexually assault her in a wooded area of Reston earlier this week. Fiarfax County police released this sketch of the man suspected of attempting to sexually assault a 22-year-old woman in a wood area of Reston on Aug. 14. The woman told police she was walking in the 12000 block of North Shore Drive near the Tall Oaks Shopping Center about 2:30 p.m., Aug. 14, when a man approached her from behind, dragged her into the woods and began trying to remove her clothes.

August 17, 2017
SOLs expose gaps in Northern Va. student success

Northern Virginia school systems face significant achievement gaps that can be tied to students' economic background among other issues, detailed results of this year's Standards of Learning tests show. Whether tied to income, test format, school quality or other causes , in every Northern Virginia school system, white students passed at higher rates than the systemwide average.

August 17, 2017
Route 28 fix won't mean the end of the Bi-County Parkway

Option 1: Widen Route 28 from four to six lanes in Prince William County to match the widening taking place across the border in Fairfax County. That option is one of the costliest, as the county doesn't own the right-of-way and about 70 businesses in the corridor would need to razed, said Coles District Supervisor Marty Nohe.

August 16, 2017
Heroin Truly Takes Over their Lives'

"This generation has a Superman syndrome. They think they can shoot this stuff in their body or put it up their nose and get away with it.