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Police: Man dead after hit-and-run crash in Falls Church

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (ABC7) — A man is dead after he was hit by a vehicle Friday evening in Falls Church. The driver of the vehicle did not remain at the scene after the collision, Fairfax County Police say.


More snow and rain to hit DC area this weekend; winter advisory, warning issued

WASHINGTON — Those ready for a break from the blast of winter weather this past week won’t see any relief over the weekend. Forecasts predict yet another round of snow headed to the D.C. area.


Rash Of Tire/Rim Thefts Reported In Arlington: Police

ARLINGTON, VA -- Police are searching for a suspect after someone stole the tires and rims off around five vehicles in Arlington County. Police were dispatched to multiple late reports of the thefts on Thursday in the following areas: 1200 block of S. Courthouse Road/2200 block of Columbia Pike/700


Mayor Bowser's request to offer unemployment to federal employees working without pay denied

WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - The Department of Labor has denied a request by Mayor Muriel Bowser to offer unemployment benefits to federal workers who are working without pay. Bowser sent a letter urging Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta requesting a waiver granting federal employees who are deemed exc


Work Accident Kills Man In NoVa: News Nearby

WASHINGTON, DC — The partial government shutdown — now the longest in U.S. history — has sent the country into a tailspin. Federal workers aren't getting paid, museums are closed, and national parks are overrun with trash. Another casualty of the government shutdown: the Smithsonian National Zoo's a


LIST: School closings and delays around the DC area on Friday

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — Several school closings and delays are occurring around the DC area Friday after overnight snowfall. Here is a complete list of delays and closures in the region.


WANTED: Police search for suspects in Northwest DC carjacking

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA — Authorities are still searching for two suspects who assaulted a woman and tried to steal her car in Northwest, police said. The Metropolitan Police Department released surveillance photos of the suspects, asking the public to help identify them.


American Horse Council Offers Internships To College And High School Students

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Horse Council (AHC) will again offer internship programs available to both high school and college students. Students are eligible to apply to one internship, per year in the AHC Internship Program.


With Amazon coming to Virginia, UVA to open data science school with largest donation in school history

CHARLOTTESVILLE -- With Amazon coming to Virginia, the University of Virginia will open a new school focused on data science. The university on Friday announced plans to open a School of Data Science in what would be U.Va.’s first new school since 2007 and 12th total. The majority of the funding wil


Arlington’s Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Event Set for Sunday

Arlington will celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. with a free annual event featuring local performers this Sunday (Jan 20). “Supernatural” actor Christian Keyes is set to host Arlington’s MLK Tribute — now in its 50th year. The event will run from 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at Wake


March for Life Crowd Size: How Many Attended the 2019 Event? [PHOTOS]

Today was the annual March for Life rally, where thousands gathered in Washington, D.C. and at sister rallies around the country to protest abortion. The event took place the day before the Women’s March was scheduled to be held in Washington, D.C. Although exact crowd numbers aren’t available, orga


2019 Women's March On Washington: Start Time, Other Info

WASHINGTON, DC -- For the third straight year, women will march on Washington as part of a worldwide demonstration for women's rights. This year's rally will be held at Freedom Plaza, located at 1455 Pennsylvania Avenue NW just a block from the White House.


Man sought in assault outside Metro station

WASHINGTON — Metro police are looking for a person of interest in an assault outside a station Thursday night that left a man with severe head injuries. In a statement Friday, Metro police said the victim was waiting for a bus outside the Addison Road Metro station at about 9 p.m. Thursday when a ma


Virginia fugitive's name earns her internet fame

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WNCN) -- A Virginia woman wanted for removing her electronic monitoring device has earned her internet fame. A Jan. 15 Facebook post by the Virginia Department of Corrections has received more than 117,000 comments and has been shared 81,000 times -- because of her name.


Operation Gratitude delivers 700 care pouches to Arlington County first responders

ARLINGTON, Va. - Since 2003, Operation Gratitude has been supporting military veterans and first responders. On Friday, it thanked the Arlington County Police Department and Arlington County Fire and Rescue Department with 700 care pouches.


Stranger Grabs Woman Outside Of Her Home: Arlington Police

ARLINGTON, VA -- A frightening incident in Arlington over the weekend has police looking for a suspect who attempted to abduct a woman outside of her home. Police were called to the 6100 block of Wilson Boulevard at around 3 a.m. on Jan. 12 to a report of a suspicious person, and discovered that a w


MD Weekend Events: Art After Hours, Frozen Fest, Whiskey Rocks

MARYLAND — There are plenty of fun events to enjoy in Maryland from Jan. 18 - 20. Whether you opt for an activity close to home or a mini day trip, see what's on tap this weekend. Some attractions you'll find include: Hamilton: A Remix of History and Show Biz, Edgar Allan Poe's 210th Birthday Celebr


Police Warn Of Fake Charity Phone Calls In Arlington

ARLINGTON, VA -- If you get a call from someone claiming to be from the Arlington County Police Department and asking for money, don't buy it. Police are warning of a scam that has been going around where someone who says they're with the police department asks for donations to benefit disabled and


Arlington chapter of Links lauds those who ascended to national leadership

The Arlington chapter of The Links Inc. recently marked Founders Day – marking the 72nd anniversary of the organization’s creation – by celebrating two members from the local chapter who have ascended to become national president of the organization of 15,000 professional women.


Trump, via video, to address projected March for Life gathering of 100,000

An estimated 100,000 people are expected to gather in Washington, D.C., on Friday for the 45th March for Life, with President Trump reportedly sending a message of support via video.