Boy, 6, critically injured after sledding into passing car in McLean

(Antonio Olivo / The Washington Post)

The boy was with other kids playing on the site of a vacant house in McLean.


Wrestling: Robinson wins its quad meet with DeMatha, South County and Centreville

(Joey LoMonaco / For The Washington Post)

WRESTLING | Robinson beats DeMatha, South County and Centreville in a quad meet Wednesday in Fairfax.


Going Out Guide, Northern Virginia

(Bob Horowitz / Bob Horowitz)

Going Out Guide, Northern Virginia


Brace for it: Robert and Maureen McDonnell could ultimately be cleared on appeal

(Steve Helber / AP)

Brace yourself: Despite convictions for corruption, the ex-governor and his wife could get off.

Drivers ask about getting started with express lanes

Questions arise about E-ZPass Flex rules and the toll signs.


Fairfax County adopt a pet

(Mary O'Malley / Mary O'Malley)

Three cats, Chuckie, Gail and Chrissy, are available.


Fairfax County Animal Watch

Incidents reported by the animal control divisions of police in Fairfax County, Fairfax City and Vienna.


Ice hockey: Flint Hill adjusts well to varsity; La Plata’s seniors suit up one more time

ICE HOCKEY | In their first year in the NVHSL’s varsity division, the Huskies are on the verge of a playoff berth; La Plata’s seniors prepare for their final two games as teammates.


Fairfax County volunteer opportunities

Meals on Wheels, tax assistance, animal welfare, grief support, riding programs and help for seniors.

Weather messing with meetings on I-66′s future

A second public session on Virginia’s HOT lanes plan has been called off because of wintry weather.