Fairfax County News

October 16, 2017
APNewsBreak: Man charged with murder in Virginia teen death

FILE = This undated file photo provided by the Fairfax County Police Department shows Darwin Martinez Torres, of Sterling, Va. A pretrial hearing is scheduled for Torres, charged in the slaying of a 17-year-old Muslim girl as she walked to a mosque with friends.

October 16, 2017
Capital murder charges filed in Muslim teen's death in Northern Virginia

FILE = This undated file photo provided by the Fairfax County Police Department shows Darwin Martinez Torres, of Sterling, Va.

October 16, 2017
Man indicted on murder, rape charges in death of Muslim teen in Virginia

A grand jury has indicted a man on capital murder and rape charges in the killing of a 17-year-old girl whose death has rattled northern Virginia's Muslim community. The Fairfax County Circuit Court panel handed up indictments Monday against Darwin Martinez-Torres.

October 14, 2017
'It is getting worse every day.' We're holding...

Prince William County Occoquan District Supervisor Ruth Anderson, her team, and Potomac Local will hold an Occoquan District Traffic Think Tank on Thursday, Oct. 19 at Buckhall Volunteer Fire Department Station at 7190 Yates Ford Road. Davis Ford and Yates Ford roads are two very busy thoroughfares commuters from Prince William County use to get to Fairfax County.

October 14, 2017
Firefighters come to rescue of young Inova patients

Royce Carney's face instantly lit up with a smile when the surprise visitors entered his room at Inova Children's Hospital.

October 13, 2017
Hearing set for man charged in Northern Va. Muslim girl's death

A pretrial hearing is scheduled for a Northern Virginia man charged in the slaying of a 17-year-old Muslim girl as she walked to a mosque with friends. Darwin Martinez Torres of Sterling is charged with second-degree murder and is scheduled for a hearing Friday afternoon in Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.

October 13, 2017
Hearing set for man charged in Muslim girl's death

FILE = This undated file photo provided by the Fairfax County Police Department shows Darwin Martinez Torres, of Sterling, Va. A pretrial hearing is scheduled for Torres, charged in the slaying of a 17-year-old Muslim girl as she walked to a mosque with friends.

October 13, 2017
Fairfax County police propose body camera pilot program

Fairfax County took one step closer to implementing a long-awaited pilot program for body-worn cameras on Tuesday when Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr. presented his department's proposal for such a program to county supervisors at a public safety committee meeting.

October 12, 2017
150 years of Fake History, Seems the Civil War WAS About Keeping Slaves

The first years of my life were spent living out west in New Mexico, California, Idaho and Alaska. I sort of knew about the Civil War from watching limited TV as a small child.

October 12, 2017
County residents can now use online 'Nextdoor' network to inform police about suspicious activity

Fairfax County residents using the online "Nextdoor" network can now forward "Crime & Safety" posts and "Urgent Alerts" directly to police online.