Mid-Air Plane Crash Kills County Resident
A Burke resident was among those killed when two small planes collided in mid-air on Memorial Day in Fauquier County. Because employees of the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration were involved in the crash, official from Canada are investigating.
Dozens of people showed up at the Westfields Marriot Thursday and Friday to protest the Bilderberg Conference. The secretive conference draws politicians, international businessmen and others.
McAuliffe Hints at a Run for Governor
Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe left little to the imagination Saturday about his potential 2013 gubernatorial bid. He spoke to a packed house Saturday at the 2012 Democratic Party of Virginia State Convention at George Mason University.
Local Student Gets to Semis in Scripps National Spelling Bee
Hunters Woods Elementary School student Jae Canetti's competitive journey through the English vocabulary ended in the semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday.
A Maryland man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for his role in a 2010 Centreville home invasion that led to the murder of Jose Rosales Cardona, a Manassas Park resident.
Fairfax County Police shot a man on Olde Mill Court on Memorial Day after the man confronted police with a knife. The police were serving the man with an arrest warrant.
The leader of a MS-13 clique in Springfield was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison on charges of sex trafficking underage girls.
Hypothermia Shelter Inspections Lead to Changes
Some winter hypothermia shelters could be forced to make changes for the 2013-14 season due to a wave of new inspections.
Adopt a Kitten or Cat
The Fairfax County Animal Shelter is experiencing an influx of cats and kittens, with all of the shelter’s cages now full and an additional 100 cats being housed outside the shelter with foster caregivers. Consider adopting one!
Coming This Week
The Fairfax County Human Services Committee will kick off a series of public hearings on June 4 regarding gaps in the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board budget and the agency’s budget management plan.
Friday’s storms ushered in a cool front that will keep temperatures in the 70s for the first part of the week. There is a chance for some showers on Wednesday.