Fairfax County kicks off menstrual supply drive for Women’s History Month
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is marking Women’s History Month with a menstrual supply drive. Starting today (Monday) through March 29, sites throughout the county will collect new, sealed packages of tampons, pads, liners and menstrual cups. Those supplies will go to local shelters and nonprofits, including Bringing...
Free Bikeshare Rides Offered During Bus Strike — “Fairfax County is offering free Capital Bikeshare rides for the duration of the Fairfax Connector work stoppage. Enter promo code TRYCABIFFXMAR24 for a free 45-minute ride on a classic bike. This is just one transportation alternative. Please visit our website…for more travel options.” [Fairfax Connector/Facebook]
Chance Lunch Delivery Leads to Dog Adoption at Virginia Shelter: 'Love at First Sight'
Alan Moncayo quickly fell for Jihoo, a 65-lb. pit bull mix who had spent 240 days at the shelter
Minor critically injured in Metrobus crash in Virginia, police say
Fairfax County, Virginia, police are investigating a crash involving a sedan and a Metro bus that injured an unidentified minor Sunday evening. According to a statement from the department, the crash happened just after 4 p.m. near the intersection of Gallows Road and Anderson Drive in Merrifield. Fairfax County Police...
Police: Teen was speeding while driving under the influence before crash that ejected 5 others
IDYLWOOD, Va. — A 17-year-old boy is facing charges after police say he was speeding while driving under the influence before a deadly crash that ejected five teens from the car. The crash happened in November 2023 in Idylwood. According to the Fairfax County Police Department, the 17-year-old was...
Fairfax County Connector workers head into 12th day of strike on Monday
FAIRFAX, Va. — Fairfax Connector bus service will remain suspended through Monday as workers continue to strike. Monday represents the 12th day of the strike that began at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Feb 22 when bus workers walked off the job, citing unfair labor practices. Those on strike are asking for better pay, more sick leave, and a retirement plan.
Great Falls Bank Robber Arrested In Montgomery County, Police Say
A police helicopter is being credited for helping investigators in Maryland apprehend a bank robber who held up a Wells Fargo in Virginia on Friday morning. Michael Allen Reid, 61, crossed over state lines from his Maryland home on March 1, when he walked into the bank branch on Walker Road in Great Falls, took out a gun, demanded cash, and fled in a vehicle.
The Virginia State Police need your help in finding a missing man.
FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA (WOAY)- The Fairfax County Police Department is looking for Solomon Mensah Dadzie. Soloman is a black 79-year-old male. He is 5′-8 and weighs around 165 pounds. He has brown eyes and grey hair. He was last seen on March 1st at 6 pm on 4700 block of Chambliss St. He is possibly wearing a burgundy hat, gray jacket, and khaki pants. He also walks with a cane. He suffers from a cognitive impairment and his disappearance is a credible threat to his health and safety.
16-year-old with pickax joined in 2016 killing of 14-year-old, feds say. He’s sentenced
He was “stabbed and hacked” to death in Virginia, officials said.
Senior Alert canceled for Fairfax County man
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: The missing man has been found safe, according to Virginia State Police. ORIGINAL STORY: Virginia State Police have issued a Senior Alert on behalf of the Fairfax County Police Department. Police are looking for 79-year-old Solomon Mensah Dadzie, last reported seen in the 4700...
Teen charged in connection to fatal crash in Fairfax County
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (DC News Now) — The Fairfax County Police Department said it arrested a teenage boy in connection to a fatal crash that happened on Nov. 20, 2023, in Idylwood. Police said the teenager, who was 17 years old at the time of the incident, was driving under the influence when the car […]
Missing person alert: Fairfax County Police searching for missing 15-year-old
Luz “Leila” Avila Lopez was last seen on camera leaving Herndon High School in Herndon at 3 p.m. on Tuesday. She did not get on the school bus to go home. Lopez was last seen wearing a white jacket, gray sweatpants, black socks, and flip-flops (photo far right).