Two Locals Charged with Shooting Incidents at Bailey’s Crossroads

March 12, 2018 1:21 PM0 comments

Nehemias Perez Escobar, 35, and Irvin Rodriguez Perez, 23, both from the Falls Church area of Fairfax County, were arrested over the weekend and are facing charges after an investigation determined they were behind the shooting incidents that resulted in damage to senior living apartments last month. Escobar and Perez […]

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New Target Small-Format Store Opens At Tinner Hill Site to Rousing Fanfare

March 7, 2018 10:03 PM0 comments

In the long and storied tradition of ceremonial and obligatory ribbon cuttings to welcome new businesses in the City of Falls Church, Tuesday night’s marking the opening of a new major national brand retailer, Target, was unusually festive.

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New Founder’s Row Papers Filed, Plan Swaps Hotel for Senior Housing

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Mill Creek Residential, in charge of the development of the 4.3-acre Founder’s Row project at the intersection of N. West and W. Broad Streets, has submitted new paperwork to City Hall in Falls Church, with a goal of getting its long-delayed project moving forward.

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Temporary Signal Installed at Annandale & Hillwood Intersection After Winds Down Pole

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A traffic light pole at the intersection of Hillwood Avenue and Annandale Road that was toppled over in extreme winds last Friday afternoon has been replaced with a temporary signal. From last Friday until Wednesday afternoon, the intersection had been operating with restricted lanes and a stop sign in place […]

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New Target Store Opens With Ribbon Cutting in F.C.

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Today marks the opening of the store to the public, with a public grand opening celebration set for Sunday, March 11.

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15-Year-Old Charged With George Mason High School Threat

March 5, 2018 5:17 PM0 comments

A 15-year-old student at George Mason High School in the City of Falls Church was arrested Monday after school staff found a list he wrote with names and plans to cause harm to people at the school, police reported Tuesday evening.

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F.C. School Board Adopts Gun Control Resolution

March 2, 2018 4:35 PM0 comments

At a special meeting Friday morning, the Falls Church School Board unanimously approved a resolution calling on the Virginia General Assembly “to prioritize the protection of students and local government employees by passing legislation that more effectively regulates access to firearms in the interest of public safety.” The resolution takes […]

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Falls Church Man Charged With Impersonating an Officer

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Steve Maldonado, a 38-year-old AT&T employee from Falls Church, is facing charges after an investigation revealed he sent text messages and set up a voicemail greeting identifying himself as an officer with the Fairfax County Police department. Maldonado allegedly created a prepaid phone number and account, and used it to send […]

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Fallen Tree Temporarily Traps One Occupant in Lake Barcroft

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A large tree fell onto a house and trapped one occupant in his bed before Fairfax County Fire & Rescue responders could free him in his Lake Barcroft home around 3 a.m. Friday morning. At approximately 3:47 a.m. units were dispatched to the 3500 block of Highview Place in affected area. Upon […]

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Power Outages Plague F.C. as Extreme Winds Close Schools, Delay Government Friday

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Extreme high winds affecting the region, downing trees and power lines, have resulted in delays, closures and thousands without power in the City of Falls Church Friday.

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