Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
Incident took place at Springfield United Methodist Church on Old Keene Mill Road in Springfield.
Flag flap started when directive not approved by chief went out banning flags on outer ballistic vests.
Suspect was speeding in excess of 100 mph in a stolen car before wreck, according to Virginia State Police.
Dog was left in car Tuesday afternoon with windows closed on Kingstowne Boulevard.
With new school year, here's what you need to know about the duties of school crossing guards at your child's school.
Virginia State Police reported more than 600 traffic crashes across the state and cited thousands for speeding over Labor Day weekend.
John Geer was shot during a domestic disturbance call in standoff with police, in Springfield neighborhood. Geer had two daughters.
Effort will target drunk drivers — 120 arrests during 2013 Labor Day weekend.
Unknown subjects seen installing malicious equipment that steals card information for fraudulent use.
Fighter jets and helicopters to test responses, systems with a variety of scenarios; flights could be delayed or cancelled due to weather.
Michael A. Greenman, 36, struck a 2 to 3-inch lip at the start of new pavement and lost control of his bike, Virginia State Police say.
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Maryland and Virginia State Police are partnering this weekend for "Drive to Save Lives," a national effort to prevent reckless driving.
21-year-old Elizabeth Daly has reached a settlement after being arrested when ABC agents mistook her bottled water for beer.
Seven drivers were charged with DWI and two summonses were issued.
Checkpoint will take place in the Franconia Police District (see map).
Andy Lun Yun died in November 2012.
Scammers are calling residents and telling them to pay up over the phone or be arrested for not showing up for jury duty, the Fairfax County Sheriff's Office says.
Backup begins near Edsall Road.
An electrical anomaly in the electrical power feed into the home caused the fire.