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Singer Aretha Franklin, 'Queen of Soul', gravely ill

In this file photo taken on December 7, 2015 singer Aretha Franklin poses on the red carpet before the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, DC.


Arlington Family Keeps Snapping Turtle As Pet: Report

A quick reminder that snapping turtles are NOT pets! Our officers seized this turtle from a family who thought it was a box turtle and was keeping it in their home. It is illegal to keep wildlife as pets in VA. If you see wildlife in distress, please call our ACO's at 7039319241!pic.twitter.com/1eXq


Water main break causes road closure on King Street in Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- More than a dozen people in Alexandria are being impacted by a water main break on King Street, police said.The water main break that was reported around 5:15 a.m. is in the 3700 block of King Street near Bradlee Shopping Center. Police said the 8" water main break is impacting ab


Toddler Falls From High Rise, Dies In Fairfax County

BAILEY'S CROSSROADS, VA—A toddler died after falling from a high rise building in Bailey's Crossroads Monday afternoon, according to Fairfax County Police.


Montgomery County Police Release Surveillance Photos of Man Wanted for Bank Robberies in Wheaton, Chevy Chase

The man struck next at the BB&T Bank in Colesville, 13350 New Hampshire Blvd., on May 3 just before noon. Police say the man handed a note to a teller demanding money. The teller immediately contacted police, and the suspect fled without any money.


20 New Kingstowne Job Openings: Pet Sitter, Real Estate Agent

Professional Pet Sitter, Becky's Pet Care, Inc., SpringfieldZumba, Hip Hop, Yoga Teachers, Kids in Motion, AlexandriaClient Service Representative, Pet Medical Center of Springfield, SpringfieldPAC Manager, TriNet USA, AlexandriaSales - Real Estate Agent - Broker, United Real Estate, AlexandriaGener


"Unite The Right" White Supremacists (And Counterprotesters) Have Gathered In Washington, DC

Scores of white supremacists had been expected to rally on Sunday in Washington, DC, for the second“Unite the Right” rally, but only a small cadre of right-wing demonstrators ultimately showed up — and were vastly outnumbered by counterprotesters.


Counter protesters outnumber white supremacists at D.C. rally

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 12: Protest groups gather near a white supremacists, neo-Nazis, members of the Ku Klux Klan and other hate groups gathering for the Unite the Right rally in Lafayette Park across from the White House August 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. Thousands of protesters are expected to d


20 New McLean Job Openings: Kids Fitness Teacher, Nurse

Sports Minded Sales and Marketing Associate, IMMEDIATE HIRE, McLeanAutomotive Maintenance Technician, Goodyear, ViennaKids dance fitness teacher, Kids in Motion, McLeanPersonal Trainer/ Strength Coach with mid-level experience, Fast Track Sports Medicine & Performance Center, FairfaxAsset Management


PHOTOS: Aretha Franklin throughout the years in DC

Aretha Franklin acknowledges applause as during the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial October 16, 2011 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP)


Lane Closures Set for Arlington Memorial Bridge This Week

The parkway will also see late evening closures over the coming week to prepare the bridge for rehabilitation later this fall. From Wednesday, Aug. 15 until Sunday, Aug. 19, one northbound lane of the parkway will be closed south of Memorial Circle, near the Potomac River. Closures will start at 7 p


'People were too scared' | Unite the Right attendees vastly outnumbered by counter-protesters

When Unite the Right rally participants arrived in Lafayette Square, counter-protesters and rally attendees stood across from each other, hundreds of counter-protests on one side and a handful of rally participants on the other.


Arlington 'Serial Flasher' May Have Been Arrested In DC: Report

WASHINGTON, DC -- Police have arrested a suspect in a series of indecent exposures in the Fort Myers Heights neighborhood of Arlington, according to a report.


Pedestrian accident kills man in Wheaton

So far, investigators believe the man was trying to cross Georgia Avenue at Veirs Mill Road, when he was struck by a Nissan Rogue traveling south on Georgia Avenue.


Rescuers searching for three people missing in Potomac near Colonial Beach

Maryland Natural Resources, which is the lead agency because the Potomac River is in Maryland, was joined in the search by Virginia Marine Police and the U.S. Coast Guard, in addition to local agencies. Thomson said a Maryland State Police helicopter was also dispatched to help with the search.


Car Smashes Into Inova Hospital In Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, VA—A car crashed into the Inova Alexandria Hospital Saturday, according to the IAFF Local 2141, the union representing Alexandria firefighters.


1 arrest made during 'Unite the Right' rally in D.C.

White nationalist Jason Kessler, center, walks to the White House to rally on the one year anniversary of the Charlottesville "Unite the Right" rally, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in Washington. In the background is a protester holding a sign referencing the woman that died in last year's rally that says,


Gunshots Reported In Arlington Under Odd Circumstances (ICYMI)

ARLINGTON, VA -- Police found a vehicle in Arlington with a shattered window after receiving a report of gunshots, but they haven't found any evidence of a shooting at the scene.


Thousands of counter-protesters expected at 'Unite the Right 2' rally in D.C.

First Amendment gatherings like rallies, marches and protests happen often in the nation’s capital. But Washington, D.C. law enforcement is not treating "Unite the Right 2" like any other event after learning from the violent and deadly clashes in Charlottesville.


DC, Charlottesville on edge as white nationalists prepare to rally

Tension gripped Washington, DC, and Charlottesville, Va., ahead of the“Unite the Right 2” rally, scheduled for Sundayin the nation’s capital on the anniversary of last year’s deadly demonstration in the Virginia city.In Washington, hundreds of extra law-enforcement officers were brought in for the r