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Wiehle-Reston Metro Station Temporarily Closed Due to Fire Response, Flooding

Metro officials closed the Wiehle-Reston station Thursday night due to fire department activity.

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Fairfax County Police Investigate Light Aimed at Helicopter

Fairfax County police are investigating what they say is a dangerous incident in which someone shone a bright light into the agency’s helicopter.


File photo of a Wal-Mart store. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Man Charged With Setting Fire in Wal-Mart Store in Virginia

Fairfax County fire investigators have charged a man with setting a fire at a Wal-Mart store in Chantilly.


File photo of a computer. (credit: Adam Berry/Getty Images)

State Dept. Official Granted Bond on Soliciting Minor Charge

A State Department official has been granted bond and will be free pending trial on charges he solicited a minor online.


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

Fairfax County Creates Panel to Review Police Procedures

Fairfax County officials are creating a commission to review police department policies after an officer shot an unarmed man and investigative documents were kept secret for 17 months.


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Police: Restraints, Taser Used on Va. Inmate Before Death

Police say an inmate who died in custody after a Taser stun gun was used on her had also been in restraints that included a lightweight mesh hood called a spit net.


File photo of a crime scene. (Getty Images)

Police Investigating After Body Found in Va. Drainage Ditch

Police in Fairfax County say they’re investigating after a man was found dead in a drainage ditch.


Police charged Jesse Matthew Jr. (left) with abduction in the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. (Photos from Charlottesville Police)

Jesse Matthew Jr. Facing Sex Assault Trial June 8

A Charlottesville man charged with the murder of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham will go on trial June 8 in a separate case in Fairfax County.


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Human Bones Found on Fairfax Trail

Bones found near a trail in Fairfax County have now been confirmed to be human remains, police announced Monday.


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Fairfax County Man Arrested on Officer Impersonation Charge

A Fairfax County man has been arrested on a charge of impersonating an officer after police say he was seen trying to pull over cars on an interstate.




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