Top news and notes from across Northern Virginia.

5. I-66 delays in both directions early Tuesday

Early-morning wrecks caused delays early Tuesday on Interstate 66, including a bear struck near the Manassas rest area in the eastbound lanes and a tractor-trailer fire that closed all lanes heading westbound in Fauquier County. Lanes have reopened.

4. Fatal wreck in Stafford County

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal accident early Saturday in the Hartwood area. The driver, Jamison Lane Clark, 18, of Stafford, died at the scene.

3. Winds blowing Tuesday

Temperatures will climb to near 47 degrees on a windy Tuesday, with gusts up to 26 mph, according to the National Weather Service. 

Search your zip code on our weather page for the latest local forecast.

2. Bus strike could grow

NBC4 reports that a Metrobus strike impacting Northern Virginia commuters may soon grow to include workers with the Fairfax Connector.

1. Virginia Hospital Center CEO to retire

Jim Cole, who has led Virginia Hospital Center for more than two decades, announced Dec. 2 that he would be retiring, effective next September.


Judy Collins will bring “Winter Stories” to The Birchmere Music Hall in Alexandria on Dec. 6-7.


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