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.

02/09/2015

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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.

02/05/2015

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Snowboarding Va. Boy Critically Hurt After Crashing Into Car

A 6-year-old northern Virginia boy is in critical condition after he slid into a passing car while snowboarding on a steep neighborhood driveway.

01/29/2015

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Superintendent Seeks Pay Raises for Fairfax County Teachers

Fairfax County schools Superintendent Karen Garza is seeking pay raises for teachers in next year’s budget after lagging behind teacher pay in surrounding counties.

01/10/2015

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

Judge Rejects Gag Order Request in Matthew’s Trial in Fairfax

A Fairfax County judge has rejected a request to impose a gag order on lawyers for the attempted murder trial of a man who is also charged in a separate case with the abduction of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

01/09/2015

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County Schools Receive Backlash Over Not Closing Due to Weather

Many local residents, and even schools, are taking to social media to air their complaints Tuesday morning about several local governments that chose not to close as snow fell and roads became treacherous.

01/06/2015

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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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Md. Man Charged After Striking, Killing Man on Shoulder of I-495

A Baltimore man is facing charges after striking and killing a man on the shoulder of I-495 in Fairfax County.

12/29/2014

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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

A Maryland middle school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after he allegedly authored two fiction books depicting a “futuristic school shooting” using a pseudonym.  (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Discrimination Suit Against Va. Principal Moves Ahead

A discrimination lawsuit against a Fairfax County elementary school principal is moving forward after a federal judge rejected the school system’s effort to have the case tossed out of court.

12/25/2014

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