Fairfax County

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Body of Missing 16-Year-Old Boy Found in Fairfax Co. Tributary

Crews have recovered the body of a missing 16-year-old boy in a tributary of the Potomac River Thursday afternoon.


From left to right, Kyle Mathers, 19; Holly Novak, 18; and Dale Neibaur, 19. (Courtesy of Fairfax County Public Schools)

Vigil to be Held for 3 Va. Teens Killed in Texas Crash

Three northern Virginia teenagers who died in a car crash in Texas are to be remembered at a vigil.


From left to right, Kyle Mathers, 19; Holly Novak, 18; and Dale Neibaur, 19. (Courtesy of Fairfax County Public Schools)

3 Herndon High Graduates Killed in Texas Crash

Police say three recent graduates of a Fairfax County high school died when a wrong-way driver triggered a collision on a North Texas interstate.


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Fairfax Co. Firefighter Placed on Administrative Leave After Post Inciting Violence Against Police

Fairfax County says a firefighter has been placed on paid administrative leave after a post on his Facebook page called on people to put police officers in “body bags.”


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3 D.C.-Area Counties Among America’s Happiest, Study Finds

Loudoun and Fairfax counties in Virginia and Howard County in Maryland are among the country’s happiest places, a new study says.



Police Release New Sketch in 1982 Unsolved Murder

Police are hopeful a new, age-progression composite sketch will help advance the ongoing investigation into the 1982 unsolved murder of a Fairfax County woman.



Bears Spotted in Fairfax Co., Authorities Warn Residents to Take Caution

Fairfax County officials are warning residents to be cautious after recent bear sightings in the region.


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Trespasser Struck by Amtrak Train on VRE Line in Fairfax Co.

A man is injured after he was struck by an Amtrak train in Fairfax County Tuesday night.


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Old Bazooka Round Found in Fairfax Storm Drain

An old bazooka round was found by a drain inspector in Fairfax County Tuesday morning.


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Va. Police Investigate Suspicious Death of Woman

Police are investigating what they say is the suspicious death of a woman found on the grass next to a parking garage in Herndon.