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Fairfax County Police. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Fairfax Police Release Officer’s Name in 2013 Shooting

Sixteen months after a man was fatally shot by a Fairfax County police officer in the doorway of his Springfield home, county officials have released the name of the officer who shot him.

01/05/2015

(Photo Courtesy of Fairfax County Police Department)

Water Main Break Shuts Down Section of Columbia Pike

Traffic is now getting by in both directions on Columbia Pike after a water main break shut down a section of the busy road, police say.

12/30/2014

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Northern Virginia Teen Killed in Car Crash

A 17-year-old northern Virginia boy has been killed in a car crash in Alexandria after another teen who was driving swerved to avoid hitting a deer and instead hit a telephone pole.

12/29/2014

Sean Hall Harris. (Photo credit: Fairfax County Police Department)

Fairfax County Police Search For Man Who Has Been Missing For A Week

Police are asking for the public’s help in searching for a 55-year-old man who has not returned home since Nov. 10 or 11.

11/18/2014

Screenshot from "gallon smashing" YouTube video.

‘Gallon Smashers’ Facing Charges

The Virginia teenagers responsible for a prank that has gone viral, which they dubbed “gallon smashing,” are now facing charges.

03/28/2013

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Fairfax Police Target Underage Drinking & Driving in Public Forums

In an effort to curb drinking and driving from its community’s youth, police in Fairfax County are hosting a series of public forums designed to give residents an opportunity to voice their concerns on the issue.

10/09/2012

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