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Police Discover Human Remains Near Industrial Park on Wimsatt Road in Springfield »

Major Crimes detectives are working to determine the identity of humans remains discovered today (February 11) while helping another jurisdiction search for a missing juvenile. Our detectives began their search…

Feb 11 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
News

Detectives Investigating  Shots Fired in Herndon Area »

Reston Police District – Shortly before 10 on Feb 11th, officers were sent to a home on Poener Place for…

Feb 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Grand Larceny from Bloomingdales in Tysons Corner Leads to Traffic Pursuit »

Shortly after 9 p.m. last evening, officers received an alarm activation at Bloomingdales in Tysons Corner Center. As they were…

Feb 9 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Detectives Investigating Multiple Cars Broken into Overnight »

West Springfield Police District – Detectives are investigating multiple cases of vehicle break-ins during the overnight hours on Tuesday, January…

Feb 9 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

UPDATE: Still Searching for Missing Teen and Baby; Detectives Canvassing Area Today »

Detectives are still searching for 16-year-old Lizzy and her 5-month-old baby boy, Aiden. She was initially reported missing on January…

Feb 7 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Schools

Fairfax County Public Schools Is Looking for Bus Drivers for 2016-17 School Year »

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is searching for full-time bus drivers to join its force of 1,200 drivers who drive more than 16,000,000 miles each year.   Two bus driver job fairs will be held:  Thursday, March 16, and Wednesday, March 22, where transportation staff members…

Feb 6 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

TJHSST Senior Named Finalist in 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search »

Prathik Naidu, a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST), has been named a finalist in the 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. Naidu was named one of…

Jan 26 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
City News

Alexandria Man Charged in Setting Fire »

  Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department fire investigators charged Scottie Alton Reina, 41, of the 6400 block of Richmond Highway, Alexandria, Virginia, with maliciously…

Dec 6 2013 / Comments Off on Alexandria Man Charged in Setting Fire / Read More »
Book Reviews

Spinning The Lathe of Heaven

Recreational reading is getting harder and harder to fit in so when I pick something for pleasure I usually need a connection to something in order to ensure it’s not a complete waste of my time.…

Aug 1 2014 / Read More »

A Rite of Spring

Spring bursts forth, sometimes from fresh seeds and sometimes from roots that were established many years before. During my first semester at George Mason University I was fortunate enough to stumble into a college course that…

Apr 27 2014 / Read More »
Technology

Researcher Offers New Predicting Tool for Hurricane Strength and Destructive Power

Vasu Misra, associate professor of meteorology and co-director of the Florida Climate Institute, and fourth-year doctoral student Michael Kozar introduce in the Monthly Weather Review of the American Meteorological Society a new statistical model that complements…

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

Australian National University Team Successfully Replicates Crucial Steps in Photosynthesis

An Australian National University (ANU) team has successfully replicated one of the crucial steps in photosynthesis, opening the way for biological systems powered by sunlight which could manufacture hydrogen as a fuel. “Water is abundant and…

Aug 21 2014 / Read More »
Police Reports

FCPD RECAP February 10, 2017

  SULLY DISTRICT STATION No significant events to report. MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION TRAFFIC STOP/WARRANT SERVICE/NARCOTICS/ARREST: 8700 block of Richmond Highway, 2/9/17, around 11:25 p.m. Neighborhood Patrol units were on Richmond Highway when they saw someone…

Feb 13 2017 / Read More »

FCPD RECAP February 9, 2017

  SULLY DISTRICT STATION LARCENIES: 14800 block of Edman Road, purse from vehicle 5600 block of Pickwick Road, merchandise from business 5600 block of Stone Road, wallet from business STOLEN VEHICLES: 14400 block of Cool Oak…

Feb 9 2017 / Read More »
Health and Wellness

Local Primary Care Doctors Provide Helpful Physical Exam Guide

Comprehensive Primary Care, a premier healthcare facility serving residents in eight convenient locations throughout Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia, recently announced the publication of their physical exam guide. In an effort to assist patients in managing…

Feb 13 2017 / Read More »

FDA Approves Perjeta for Type of Late-stage Breast Cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Perjeta (pertuzumab), a new anti-HER2 therapy, to treat patients with HER2-positive late-stage (metastatic) breast cancer. Intended for patients who have not received prior treatment for metastatic breast cancer…

Jun 10 2012 / Read More »

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