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Man charged after allegedly filming woman inside Loudoun County medical center bathroom, police say

LANSDOWNE, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - A man is facing charges after police say he used his phone to film a woman while she was inside a restroom stall at a Virginia medical center. Officials say 31-year-old Jessie O. Scobie from Lovettsville turned himself to authorities over the weekend and was charged with


Loudoun County authorities searching for missing 87-year-old man

Virginia State Police issued a Senior Alert for a missing Loudoun County man Monday evening. According to a news release, Albert Vandegriek, 87, was last seen Monday afternoon in Sterling, Virginia, on Providence Village Drive. Vandegriek was driving a white 2004 Subaru station wagon with Virginia l


Virginia State Police Searching for Loudoun County Senior

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is searching for Mr. Albert Vandegriek, 87, of Sterling, Va. Mr. Vandegriek is a white male with white hair and blue eyes. He is 6'2 and weighs 195 lbs.


Library 'Food For Fines' Drive Huge Hit In Loudoun County

LEESBURG, VA—In quite the interesting way to let patrons pay off overdue fines, the Loudoun County Public Library system collected 15,500 pounds of food and waived $15,100 in fees during its third annual "Food for Fines" drive, nearly doubling the totals for 2018. During the one-week campaign April


DC 5th grader among Americans killed in Sri Lanka bombings

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (FOX 5 DC) - A student from a DC school has been identified as one of the victims killed in the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, according to school officials.


Police: Driver involved in Easter Sunday crash that killed pedestrian in DC faces murder charge

WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - The driver of a vehicle involved in a collision that left a pedestrian dead and several others injured has been arrested and charged with murder, police say.


Virginia DMV wants drivers to get 'REAL ID'

(WRIC)-- The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles wants drivers to switch over to the REAL ID. By October 2020, you must have a REAL ID in order to board a domestic flight or access federal facilities such as military bases. It will also meet federal requirements.


Virginia police officer saves choking infant at Chick-fil-A. 'He knew what he had to do and he did it.'

Ashlee Hubbard and her fiance knew her 7-month-old daughter, Ava, was in serious danger when her face started turning red and then blue while she was gasping for air. Frantic, Hubbard said her first reaction was to try and remove whatever was lodged in her baby's throat.


Trump sues Maryland Rep. Cummings to block subpoena seeking president's financial records

President Donald Trump and his business organization on Monday sued Rep. Elijah Cummings — the House oversight committee chairman — alleging the Baltimore Democrat crossed a constitutional line with a subpoena to the president’s longtime accountant seeking years of financial statements.


Virginia taxpayers will get money back from the state in October

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) -- It's been a busy year for David Kembel Tax Services in Roanoke. Kembel just opened a second location in Salem and said it's been non-stop this tax season.


40 charged by Jefferson County grand jury

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — A man was charged last week by a grand jury seated last week in Jefferson County, W.Va., with driving under the influence involving death and and leaving the scene of an accident involving death in connection with a reported hit-and-run incident on U.S. 340 in January.


Body Found In Burned Virginia Apartment Building

CENTERVILLE, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say one person was found dead in a Centerville apartment building that was damaged in an overnight fire. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Capt. Tracey Reed tells news outlets the fire started early Monday morning at the Bent Tree Apartment complex and wa


Virginia residents will need a ‘REAL ID’ to board an airplane starting October 2020

Virginia residents who want to board an airplane will soon need a star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is a REAL ID credential. Without the star, they will need another form of approved identification to board their flight or enter a secure federal facility.


Grandma's Diner ranked most iconic in all of West Virginia

CHARLES TOWN, W. Va. - MSN just ranked a small family owned diner in downtown Charles Town the most iconic diner in all of West Virginia. Grandma's Diner was built by an African-American landowner named Russell Roper in the mid-1960s and leased the restaurant to a local hometown favorite that many r


Multiple people fought law enforcement officers over weekend, police say

It was a rough weekend for police officers in Prince William County. Multiple people today face charges of assaulting a law enforcement officer. Assault and Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer [LEO] – On April 20 at 4:02 PM, officers responded to the Prince William Medical Center located at 8700 Su


George Washington's will to be displayed in Leesburg

George Washington's will, written just six months before his death in 1799, will be on display in Loudoun County during Leesburg's First Friday festivities May 3. The presentation is part of Clerk of the Circuit Court Gary Clemens' “Famous Signatures” series. The exhibition will also include:


Military father drives from Georgia to Virginia to surprise daughter at dance

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Talk about dedication after a military father stationed in Georgia drove to Virginia to surprise his daughter at her elementary school’s Daddy Daughter Dance.


Aggressive Driver Assaults Woman In Chantilly: LCSO

CHANTILLY, VA—Police are looking for an aggressive driver who assaulted a woman Sunday, April 21, after she pulled over in the area of Route 50 and Loudoun County Parkway, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. He's described as white, in his 50s, and wearing a blue sweatshirt and blue je


UPDATE: At least 15 tornadoes hit Virginia on Friday. For Charles City, it was the first in 26 years.

A tornado with winds up to 135 mph tore through Charles City County on Friday evening, part of an outbreak that spawned at least 14 others in the state. The storm didn't injure anyone in Charles City County, but it blew down the roof and cinder block walls of a gun club in the Ruthville area, accord


Sen. Rubio endorses Meyer for 13th District GOP primary

United States Sen. Marco Rubio (R) has endorsed state Senate candidate and Loudoun County Supervisor Ron Meyer (R-Blue Ridge) in his 13th District primary duel with Supervisor Geary Higgins (R-Catoctin).