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Man arrested for allegedly showing teen girl explicit video at Alexandria Goodwill
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (ABC7) — Investigators arrested a man accused of showing an explicit video to a teen girl over the weekend at an Alexandria Goodwill store. Santos Portillo-Melendez, 38, is facing one count of obscene sexual display and one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. He was
Argument over dog’s poop ends in Alexandria woman’s arrest
What started as a fight over picking up after a dog’s poop ended in the arrest of an Alexandria, Virginia, woman this week. Fairfax County police said just before 5 p.m. Tuesday, a woman was with her dog that was pooping in the 6800 block of Oxpen Court. Another woman, who was driving by, saw that a
Sixth suspect arrested in brutal MS-13 slaying of Fairfax teenager
STAFFORD, Va. — Police have arrested a sixth suspect in connection with the brutal killing of a Virginia teenager whose body was found in a remote, grassy area of Stafford County.
Greater Alexandria Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead
GREATER ALEXANDRIA, VA — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Flood Warning for your area on Friday, lasting from 6:00 am to 9:18 pm. More info from the National Weather Service is available here.
'Violent' suspect in Virginia deputy's shooting arrested in Cary
CARY, N.C. (WNCN) - U.S. Marshals tracked and arrested a suspect in Cary after officials said he shot a Henrico County deputy multiple times on Tuesday. The deputy was shot during an incident just before 11 p.m. in the 2700 block of Lambert's Avenue, officials said.
Two Suspects Charged in November 2013 Aspen Hill Homicide; Third Suspect Identified
Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division, Cold Case Section have charged Trevon Derick Davis, age 28, of the 600 block of Romsford Drive in Hyattsville, and Bryan Donte Byrd, age 28, of the 3000 block of 25th Street in Northeast, Washington, D.C., with first
New Robinson Landing restaurants, including a restaurant on the pier, earn council’s approval
Council voted unanimously to approve three new restaurant spaces at the former Robinson Terminal South site on the waterfront at Saturday’s public hearing. Applicant Alexandria Restaurant Partners will operate all three spaces, which include a 267-seat high-end, chargrill concept; a 232-seat open-ai
Snow, ice strand dozens of Virginia drivers
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. - VDOT crews are working to clear roads, but the snow continues to fall on Route 33 in Rockingham County. Virginia State Police have responded to dozens of stuck drivers due to this snow and ice falling on the road, which is near the county line with Greene County.
Your Views: E-scooters are not safe, especially in the City of Alexandria
Anyone walking around Alexandria cannot help but notice all the electric scooters scattered hither and yon. How cute and harmless they look, reminding us of the scooters we rode as little kids, but these e-scooters are far from harmless, for they pose serious health and financial risks to scooter op
2 1-month-old puppies beaten to death; Fairfax County police looking for suspects
VIENNA, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - Fairfax County police are looking for a suspect – or suspects – after two 1-month-old puppies were found beaten to death near a dumpster in Vienna.
Car Crashes Into Arlington Creek (Video)
ARLINGTON, VA -- A car crashed into Four Mile Run Wednesday afternoon and had to be pulled out with a crane. The Arlington County Fire Department tweeted video of the car being pulled out of the creek at 2:09 p.m.
Charles County BBQ restaurant shut down after video reveals filthy conditions
INDIAN HEAD, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - George’s BBQ in Indian Head was recently shut down by the Charles County Health Department due to filthy conditions inside. Inside the kitchen, you can see several layers of grease caked on several surfaces and even some condiment containers on the floor. The meat is al
Suspect linked to 3 Prince George's County sexual assaults arrested
PALMER PARK, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - A man linked to three sexual assaults in Prince George’s County has been caught, according to police. On Thursday, police arrested and charged Julian Everett, 35, of New Carrollton, in connection to the 2015 and 2016 sexual assaults of two Howard University students, as
Husband, Stepdaughter Charged In Jacquelyn Smith's Murder Return To Maryland
A man and his daughter charged with Jacquelyn Smith's killing on Dec. 1, 2018 have arrived back in Maryland from Texas. Investigators said the two concocted a story about a panhandler killing Jacquelyn Smith in east Baltimore.
Trump claims he approved John McCain's funeral — here's what actually happened
President Trump escalated his one-sided feud against the late Sen. John McCain this week, claiming in a Wednesday speech that nobody thanked him for the late senator's funeral. The president claimed that he, as president, "had to approve" that funeral.
Former Virginia Preschool Teacher to Be Imprisoned for 41 Years for Sexually Abusing Children
After emotional victim impact statements from parents of young children who were sexually abused at a Virginia preschool, a judge sentenced a former teacher to spend the next 41 years in prison.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames media for his McCain rant
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is offering a distorted account of John McCain's actions in the Russia investigation and trying to blame the media for making him talk about the late senator, despite plain-as-day evidence that he's assailing McCain without any prodding.
DC mayor plans to tear down Wendy's at Dave Thomas Circle, named for Wendy's founder
WASHINGTON (ABC7) — At the intersection of New York and Florida avenues a lone Wendy’s occupies Dave Thomas Circle, named for Wendy’s founder. But the DC intersection is considered dangerous by many.
Woodbridge Restaurant Inspections: 40 Violations At One Place
WOODBRIDGE, VA—Prince William Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in the area. Full reports can be accessed on the health department's website. "In our experience, it is unrealistic to expect that a complex, full-service food operation can routinely avoid any vi
Woman dies in Maryland Avenue crash
Hagerstown police said one person died after the vehicle they were driving crashed into a tree Thursday morning in the 1200 block of Maryland Avenue. The woman’s name is not being released until the family has been notified.