Fairfax County

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Virginia Counties Near D.C. Fuel Population Gain

U.S. Census Bureau estimates for Virginia show healthy population increases last year in counties near the nation’s capital and in nearly all of the state’s largest cities.


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Teenager Shot, Suspects at Large in Fairfax

A teenager was shot and injured in Fairfax Tuesday evening, police say.


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Confirmed Case of Measles in Fairfax County and D.C.

The Fairfax County Health Department and the District of Columbia Health Department are investigating a confirmed case of measles in an adult with recent history of international travel.


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Former Fairfax Co. Officer Indicted on Embezzlement Charge

A former Fairfax County police officer was indicted on a felony embezzlement charge Monday after an investigation found he was stealing gasoline from the county.


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1 Killed, 2 Arrested in Attempted Robbery in Reston

One person was killed, one was injured and two suspects are still at large after a shooting in Reston on Sunday afternoon.


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 Lawsuit Against Va. Principal Withdrawn

A discrimination lawsuit against a Fairfax County elementary school principal has been withdrawn.



Police Say Attempted Abduction Near Va. Elementary School Was False Report

Police say an attempted abduction near an elementary school in Springfield was a false report.


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Fairfax Co. Sheriff’s Office Temporarily Suspends Use of Stun Guns at Jail

The Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office announced they are temporarily suspending the use of stun guns at the county jail following the death of an inmate in February.


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Head-on Collision Injures 3 in Fairfax Co.

Three people are injured after a head-on collision involving three vehicles on Richmond Hwy Thursday morning, police say.


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Fairfax Co. Reaches Settlement in Wrongful Death Suit

The family of John Geer, a man fatally wounded by a Fairfax County police officer, will receive a settlement of nearly $3 million.