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Fairfax County Public Schools Change Schedule For March 20

Due to the impending winter storm, Fairfax County Public Schools has cancelled afternoon and evening activities on school campuses. There is no early dismissal for the regular school day. Cancelled activities include extracurricular activities, interscholastic contests, team practices, field trips,

PATCH - 2018-03-20 16:29:41

Guide To Road Treatment, Snow Removal, Outages In Fairfax County

Fairfax County will be under a winter storm warning Wednesday as a wintry mix moves into the area and turns into snow in the early morning. The rain and snow mix with temperatures in the 30s will create hazardous road conditions. Capital Weather Gang forecasters predict much of Fairfax County could

PATCH - 2018-03-20 14:39:21

Fairfax police set dates of medicine-cleanout initiative

Fairfax County police are encouraging local residents to take advantage of free, convenient, confidential and safe disposal of unused or expired medications during Operation Medicine Cabinet Cleanout on Saturday, April 28. Residents may drop off medications at any of the eight Fairfax County distric

INSIDE NOVA - 2018-03-20 11:30:00

Tip, trash helped catch suspected Fairfax County sexual predator, court documents reveal

Jude Lovchik, a suspect believed to be a sexual predator dubbed by police as the Centreville Rapist, was arrested in connection with sexually assaulting four roommates in a Reston apartment on June 6, 1995. RESTON, Va. - A search warrant revealed new details of how detectives connected helped crack

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-03-20 00:48:00

Man Assaults Multiple Officers In Fairfax: Police

FAIRFAX, VA-A man assaulted several police officers Friday night in the 10300 block of Democracy Lane, according to Fairfax Police. Aymen Abdul Razzak Mohammed, 23, of the 9400 block of Lee Highway in Fairfax, was charged with assault on a law enforcement officer, trespassing and resisting arrest. S

PATCH - 2018-03-19 15:44:56

Snow Ushers In Closures of Fairfax County Government, Schools

A light layer of snow in the morning, which greeted some with disappointment today, will likely become thicker, forecasters say. A blend of snow, sleet and freezing drizzle is expected to transform into snow later today. A blanket of three to seven inches is possible, with a high near 33 and a low o

RESTONNOW.COM - 2018-03-21 07:40:58

School closings and cancellations through March 21 in Northern Virginia

A forecast for a wintry mix on Tuesday and several inches of snow Wednesday have schools making decisions about schedules on March 20 and 21. A winter storm watch is in effect from midnight until 8 p.m. Wednesday. Prince William County Public Schools have cancelled evening activities after 6:30 p.m.

INSIDE NOVA - 2018-03-20 15:46:00

Winter storm could bring as much as 15 inches of snow to parts of Frederick County by Wednesday

Parts of Frederick County could see up to 15 inches of snow fall between Tuesday morning and Wednesday afternoon, according to weather experts. The western and northern parts of the county could see accumulation in the range of 13 to 15 inches, with about 10 inches expected in the eastern and southe

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2018-03-20 13:46:00

Dozens injured, 20 vehicles involved in crash after tractor trailer lost load on I-270

GERMANTOWN, Md. - Dozens are injured after a tractor trailer carrying stones and gravel lost its load in a crash early Monday in Montgomery County causing a multi-vehicle collision involving at least 20 vehicles. (525a) SB I270 near Middlebrook Road, multi-car collision, lanes closed pic.twitter.com

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-03-19 13:02:00

20 New Job Openings In Fairfax City Area

FAIRFAX, VA - Businesses across the region are looking for new employees, and Patch and Zip Recruiter have filled our searchable jobs board with tons of opportunities. Here are recent job postings in Fairfax. Click on the job title for complete information. See hundreds of openings at our Fairfax Ci


Man Saved From Freezing Potomac River Near Great Falls

GREAT FALLS, VA-A Virginia teenager was rescued from the Potomac River near Great Falls as water temperatures were near the 40s. The man deliberately jumped into the water before going underwater, WTOP reported. Montgomery County and Fairfax County helped rescue the man after acquaintances had call


Springfield Drunk Driver Caught Fleeing From Police

A Springfield driver faces a DWI charge after leading police on a pursuit in Chantilly Friday. Around 8:37 p.m., officers were called to the area of Lee Jackson Memorial Highway and Majestic Lane for a suspected drunk driver. They found a car in the parking lot, which drove off as officers approache

PATCH - 2018-03-19 19:39:08

Baby Eagle Hatches, 2nd On Its Way: Watch Live | PatchPM

Share-worthy stories from the Virginia/DC Patch network to talk about tonight: D.C. Councilmember Trayon White Sr. (Ward 8) apparently has some very strange, and what many would say very anti-Semitic, views about what caused some recent (brief) snowfall in the D.C. area. There is a small consolation

PATCH - 2018-03-19 19:46:31

Behind the Invisible Wall: On the trail of cash coming through Dulles

CHANTILLY, Va. - Large amounts of seized cash have been piling up at Dulles International Airport, all with a connection to one country. Since July, there have been 10 seizures of large amounts of undeclared cash carried by people going to or coming from Ghana. In September, one man was stopped with


Man Killed In Woodbridge Crash: Police

WOODBRIDGE, VA-A man was killed early Sunday morning in a two-vehicle crash at Prince William Parkway and Noble Pond Way, according to Prince William County Police. The victim, 23, died at the scene and his identity hasn't been released. Three people in the other vehicle suffered minor injuries. Sho


Tractor-trailer driver found dead at I-95 rest area

Updated: 1:59 PM EDT Mar 17, 2018 Maryland State Police are investigating the death of a tractor-trailer driver in Howard County. Jose Ngoran Amoa, 64, of Laurel, was found dead Saturday morning at the rest stop south of the Patuxent River Bridge on the southbound side of Interstate 95. Police sai


'Outstanding Gateway Entrance for Our City' in Fairfax

Artist's rendition of Scout on the Circle showing the Giant Food store. By Bonnie Hobbs It took a while to get there but, at long last, construction has begun on the mixed-use development called Scout on the Circle. The ceremonial groundbreaking was held Feb. 22, and City of Fairfax dignitaries, r


Owner Shoots And Kills Dog At Fairfax County Park: Police

A Customs and Border Protection officer has been arrested and charged for shooting his dog in the head and leaving its dead body at a Fairfax County park. Fairfax County Police charged Mark Cochrane, 61, of Reston with charged with felony animal cruelty, hunting or discharge of firearms in certain p


Police arrest, identify man who fired shots at One Loudoun Friday night

ASHBURN, Va. - Investigators say a man has turned himself in to authorities after police say he fired shots during a domestic incident at One Loudoun shopping center. Investigators say 48-year-old John Abel from Catlett. Va. turned himself in to police on charges of domestic assault, brandishing a f


'It's a Privilege to Serve You' in Fairfax City

Before a crowd of nearly 100 enthusiastic supporters, Fairfax City Mayor David Meyer held his reelection campaign kickoff, Sunday afternoon, March 11, at Historic Blenheim. And although he's only been mayor for six months - taking office after a special election - he previously served on the City Co