The State of NoVa: John

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 04/16/2013

Arlington’s John Walls, waiting for wife and daughter to finish Boston Marathon, witnesses explosions

He was waiting in grandstand for his wife and daughter to finish the race.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:02 AM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Walls, Cindy Walls, Katie Walls, Boston Marathon, Bishop O'Connell High School

Posted at 05:06 AM ET, 04/05/2013

McLean’s John Tran named first Asian-American judge in Virginia history, to join Fairfax bench

Va. General Assembly elects him to Fairfax County Circuit Court bench.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:06 AM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County, McLean | Tags:  John M. Tran, Judge Gerald Bruce Lee, Fairfax County Circuit Court

Posted at 05:10 AM ET, 03/21/2013

Are you smarter than a Fairfax supervisor? John Cook invites residents to figure out county budget

Budget simulation ‘game’ simplifies dollars, lets citizens decide tax rate

By Tom Jackman  |  05:10 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County | Tags:  John Cook, Fairfax County, Va., Fairfax Board of Supervisors

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 03/19/2013

New Prince William police chief Stephan Hudson wants to expand, diversify his force

Stephan Hudson takes over in P.Wm., John Clair in Quantico

By Tom Jackman  |  11:26 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Police | Tags:  Stephan M. Hudson, John Clair, Prince William County Police Department, Quantico Police Department

Posted at 05:14 AM ET, 01/11/2013

Last call for John’s Place, king of the Northern Virginia dive bars, in Fairfax City

The Fairfax City joint closes up after 35 years of adult fun

By Tom Jackman  |  05:14 AM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John's Place, John Shokoor, Fairfax City, Va., pinball

Posted at 05:33 AM ET, 12/06/2012

Ashburn’s Marguerite McCausland recalls surviving crash of United Flight 553 in Chicago in 1972

Marguerite McCausland, a United stewardess at the time, marks 40th anniversary of crash of Flight 553.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:33 AM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ashburn | Tags:  Marguerite McCausland, United Flight 553, Watergate plane crash, John "Duke" O'Malley

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 12/05/2012

Annandale’s John McHenry collapses while waiting for jury duty, saved by other jurors and defibrillator

Nearby defibrillator in Fairfax courthouse beats “the Widowmaker.”

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Annandale, Fairfax County, Courts | Tags:  John McHenry, Fairfax County, Annandale

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Hey man, look at all the cop cars. Was that a garage door? What is this, some kinda police station?

Driver, allegedly on drugs, used police-type car to damage police HQ.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:23 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax City | Tags:  Fairfax City police, Anthony John Skrobacz, Mercury Grand Marquis, hit and run

Posted at 04:30 AM ET, 11/27/2012

John Frey, longtime Fairfax circuit court clerk, drops out of race for Virginia attorney general

The Fairfax circuit court clerk entered race last year.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:30 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Frey, Virginia attorney general, Fairfax County Circuit Court

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 06/08/2012

Prince William discretionary funds issue erupts into battle between supervisors

A last-minute set of amendments has put a freshman supervisor at odds with a long-time supervisor.

By Tom Jackman  |  03:34 PM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Politics | Tags:  Peter Candland, John Jenkins, Prince William County, discretionary funds

Posted at 06:39 PM ET, 06/05/2012

Prince William board mostly eliminates ‘discretionary funds,’ but not without some political weirdness

The practice of donating to select nonprofits, without standard county review, is over.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:39 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Politics | Tags:  Prince William County, Peter Candland, John Jenkins, discretionary funds

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 12/07/2011

Fairfax Clerk John Frey announces run for Virginia attorney general (UPDATE: Democrats demand he resign)

The longtime clerk of the Fairfax County Circuit Court becomes the third Republican candidate in the race. He is not stepping down from the clerk’s office.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:51 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County, Politics | Tags:  John Frey, Virginia

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 05/12/2011

GMU professor helps create viral rap videos — about economics

Professor Russell Roberts wrote books, recorded podcasts, produced a blog, but had never done a video about economic theory. Here came New York producer John Papola, and a viral rap video hit was born. Now a second one has been launched.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:30 AM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George Mason University, Media | Tags:  Russell Roberts, John Papola, Keynes v Hayek video, Virginia