Breaking News from Burke VA
Find the latest Burke VA News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.
Boy who jumped off Virginia bridge tried to kill himself, police say. Instead, he killed someone else.
There was no way she could have seen him, the boy on the bridge. Marisa Harris was driving her Ford Escape down a Northern Virginia highway, heading home after a peaceful afternoon hike at Burke Lake in the state's Fairfax County.
7-year-old immigrant girl dies after Border Patrol arrest
WASHINGTON — An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death of a 7-year-old migrant girl who began suffering seizures in immigration custody along the U.S.-Mexico border and spiked a high fever, officials said.
Bijan Ghaisar shooting: Fairfax County police release new video showing fatal shooting of McLean man
FAIRFAX, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - New video has been released by the Fairfax County Police Department showing the fatal shooting of Bijan Ghaisar by U.S. Park Police officers. The department released the video on Thursday saying that it included additional footage at an alternate angle from a different crui
New Art Exhibit and More This Weekend in Reston
For those interested in arts or crafts, there’s plenty to do around Reston this weekend. The Greater Reston Arts Center will host a grand opening tomorrow of the new exhibit STRETCH, featuring work of artists responding to the prompt “if you could do anything, what would that be?”
Man who painted swastikas on Va. Jewish center to be sentenced
FAIRFAX, Va. — The 21-year-old Annandale man who pleaded guilty to spray-painting racist graffiti on a church and Jewish community center and to posting anti-Semitic fliers on campus at Northern Virginia Community College in 2017 will be sentenced Friday.
New Year's 2019: Where To Celebrate Around Burke
BURKE, VA—Ready or not, 2018 is close to coming to an end. If you're one who likes to ring in the new year with a party, there are plenty of options around Burke. And for those who just want a dinner with friends, there are options there as well.
Burke Restaurant Inspections: 'Insect Activity' Found
Ever wonder how clear your local restaurants are? Fairfax County restaurants regularly undergo health inspections, with the frequency depending on the type of food served and how it is prepared. While violations like malfunctioning refrigerators and food that's not warm or cold enough often pop up,
Curbside Leaf Collection Ends Soon In Fairfax
FAIRFAX, VA—Here's some pertinent leaf-collection information from the city:. Curbside leaf collection ends Dec. 28. Please have loose leaves to the curb by Dec. 21. Light yard debris (like grass clippings, weeds) may be included in leaf piles. Please keep stones, branches and other large items out
Fairfax County restores McLean Islamic Center's right to pre-dawn service
On Wednesday, the Fairfax Board of Zoning Appeals unanimously voted in favor of granting the McLean Islamic Center its pre-dawn services. The MIC had to forgo such services for nine months after neighborhood noise complaints.
HOV Crackdown Thursday On I-66 Inside Beltway: Police
FAIRFAX, VA—Virginia State Police plan to conduct a focused High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) enforcement on Interstate 66 inside the Beltway Thursday, Dec. 13, during morning and afternoon rush hour periods, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. All drivers must have E-ZPass or E-ZPass
2-Car Crash In Reston Shuts Down Major Road: Police
RESTON, VA -- Police had to shut down the northbound lanes of Reston Parkway Wednesday morning after a two-car crash. The crash shut down both northbound lanes of Reston Parkway at Bowman Towne Drive after the crash, which caused minor injuries to the victims, Fairfax County Police tweeted at 9:36 a
Fairfax County police searching for missing, endangered 81-year-old woman
FAIRFAX, Va. (ABC7) — Fairfax County police are searching for a missing 81-year-old woman who they say is endangered due to mental and physical health issues. Police said Norma Martin was last seen Sunday at 1 a.m. near Route 123 and Fairfax Boulevard in Fairfax.
018-3-545 – Laird v. Fairfax County
Laird v. Fairfax County, Case No. 1:17-cv-1408, Dec. 4, 2018. EDVA at Alexandria (Hilton). VLW No. 018-3-545 11 pp. Download Full-Text Opinion.
Missing 81-year-old Fairfax County woman has health issues, police say
WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - Fairfax County police say they're asking for help in locating an 81-year-old woman who has health issues who was last seen Sunday morning. Investigators say Norma Virginia Martin was last seen Sunday at around 1 a.m. near Rt. 123 and Fairfax Boulevard.
Fairfax County Police Recap Tuesday, Dec. 11
BURGLARY: 8100 block of Bluebonnet Drive, 11/28/18 to 12/10/18. The homeowner reported someone gained entry into the home and took personal property. 6100 block of Woodmont Road, package from residence.
UR football player committed suicide, according to medical examiner's office
Augustus Lee, a University of Richmond redshirt freshman defensive back from Fairfax, died of asphyxiation and the manner was suicide, according to Alvin E. Hopson III, the administrator for the Virginia Department of Health’s Central District Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident on Route 602 Causing Delays
An accident involving two vehicles on Route 602 by Bowman Towne Drive is causing lane closures and delays. Both northbound lanes on Route 602 (Reston Parkway) are closed at Bowman Towne Drive.
Featured Burke Home: $679K With Redone Spa Bath
BURKE, VA—You'll get plenty of upgrades and feel right at home in this Burke four bedroom. Among the improvements are a spa-like bath with dual vanities in them master bedroom and kitchen with a breakfast bar. The home looks and feels cozy with a fireplace in the family room. When it gets warmer, th
They’re lit: Virginia’s top Christmas light displays for 2018
WASHINGTON — Of all the Christmas season’s glorious sights, some are not so easily found. That’s where Holly Zell comes in. The Merrifield resident calls herself “the de facto expert for tacky lights in Fairfax County.” She serves as something of a curator, and has singled out the area’s best displa
Endangered Man Missing From West Springfield Area
Fairfax County Police are searching for a missing endangered man from the West Springfield area. Joseph McArdle, 56, was last seen Dec. 1 in the 8600 block of Powder Horn Roas. He is considered endangered due to mental or physical health concerns.