Fairfax County police say sudden, heavy rains flooded a stretch of eastbound U.S. Route 50 in Fairfax, closing the busy roadway for part of the afternoon.
A Fairfax County educator has been named at the 2014 Virginia History Teacher of the Year.
Police say one person was killed and another was injured in a shooting in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County.
A Virginia man has been charged with manipulating a mentally-incapacitated women into prostitution.
Police are investigating a homicide in Springfield, Va., after finding a man lying in the middle of the street.
Authorities say someone set off two soda bottle chemical devices at a movie theater complex in northern Virginia, frightening patrons who fled after hearing what sounded like firecrackers or gunshots.
Fairfax County police say officers stormed a Falls Church home after a man who faced eviction set fire to the house during an 11-hour standoff.
Virginia health officials are informing people who were at various locations in Loudoun and Fairfax counties between April 23 and May 1 that they may have been exposed to a person with measles.
A 13-year-old girl who plays quarterback for a youth league in Fairfax, Virginia, received a Twitter shoutout from the NFL.
Three Fairfax County rescue dogs and their handlers are heading home after two weeks searching for victims of a deadly mudslide in Washington state.