Fairfax County

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Marshals Reviewing Procedures After Inmate Escapes Hospital

Federal marshals are reviewing security procedures after an inmate receiving treatment at a hospital overpowered a private guard, took her gun and set off a frenzied manhunt that included two carjackings.

04/01/2015

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FBI Searching For ‘Forever Loyal Bandit’

The FBI is asking for the public’s help in identifying a serial bank robber dubbed the “Forever Loyal Bandit”.

01/22/2015

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Matthew Back In Court In Fairfax As Defense Seeks Gag Order

A Fairfax County judge has rejected a request to impose a gag order on lawyers for the attempted murder trial of a man who is also charged in a separate case with the abduction of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

01/09/2015

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Judge In Jesse Matthew Case Won’t Let Cameras In Courtroom

A judge has rejected a request from news organizations to allow cameras at the upcoming attempted murder trial of Jesse Matthew in Fairfax County.

01/08/2015

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Silver Line Will Link Smithsonian’s Space Museum

When Metro’s new Silver Line opens later this month, it will provide the first public transportation link between the National Air and Space Museum’s locations in D.C. and northern Virginia.

07/08/2014

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Montgomery Co. Fire Chief Appointed Fairfax Chief

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors announced Tuesday that Richard R. Bowers Jr., the Montgomery County fire chief since 2008, will take over in late April.

02/13/2013

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911 Phone Lines Down In Fairfax, Prince William

Authorities in Fairfax and Prince William counties say 911 phone lines are not working after Friday night’s storm.

06/30/2012

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Program Offers Free Cab Rides On St. Patrick’s Day

A nonprofit organization is offering free cab rides to St. Patrick’s Day revelers in the Washington area to help curb drunken driving.

03/12/2012