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Virginia State Police search for missing woman

NORFOLK, Va. — The Virginia State Police issued a Critically Missing Adult Alert after a woman was reported missing to the Norfolk Police Department. On Wednesday, 24-year-old Olivia Oliver was reported missing to Norfolk police at 5:30 p.m.


Fairfax County Makes Decision On School Schedule Feb. 21

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA -- Fairfax County schools will open two hours late on Thursday after a snowy and icy Wednesday forced the cancellation of school entirely. Fairfax County tweeted late Wednesday afternoon that all schools will open two hours late on Thursday.


No Real Estate Tax Hike In Proposed 2020 Fairfax County Budget

Fairfax County Executive Bryan Hill proposed the 2020 fiscal county budget Tuesday to the Board of Supervisors. The budget keeps the real estate tax the same at $1.15 per $100 of assessed value.


Fairfax County leads state in number of weather-related crashes since midnight

Virginia State Police say Wednesday’s winter storm has kept them busy across the Commonwealth. From midnight to 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, VSP says it has has responded to a total of 477 traffic crashes and 318 disabled vehicles. Fortunately the majority of those crashes have only involved damage to vehic


NTSB Sets Hearing On Cause Of Fatal Natural Gas Explosion

WASHINGTON (AP) – The National Transportation Safety Board has scheduled a hearing to determine the probable cause of a fatal natural gas explosion more than two years ago. The NTSB said in a news release Tuesday that the hearing is scheduled for April 23 at its conference center in Washington. The


Justin Fairfax accuser says Dems are ducking her case: ‘Pure cowardice’

The attorney for a woman who has accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of raping her while they were undergraduates at Duke University nearly two decades ago is accusing state Democrats of “pure cowardice” for signaling they won’t proceed with public hearings on the allegations against him.


‘I am dreaming of a way to kill almost every last person on earth’: A self-proclaimed white nationalist planned a mass terrorist attack, the government says

A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant and self-identified white nationalist was arrested after federal investigators uncovered a cache of weapons and ammunition in his Maryland home that authorities say he stockpiled to launch a widespread domestic terrorist attack targeting politicians and journalists.


Fairfax County Police Department is the first in the nation to adopt Public Safety Cadets program

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. - The Fairfax County Police Department is always recruiting, but since December of 2018 it's been inspiring future law enforcement officers in a new way. FCPD was the first in the nation to adopt the Public Safety Cadets program, which teaches students aged 14 to 21 the ins and o


Fairfax City's Annual Restaurant Week

02/19/2019 — The second Annual Fairfax City's Restaurant Week will return during the week of March 3, 2019, through March 9, 2019. This year twenty-three independently-owned and diverse restaurants will take participate with the historic City of Fairfax. Owner of Dolce Vita Italian Kitchen + Wine Ba


Snow continues to fall in DC area with rain and sleet to follow this afternoon

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — The DC area was slammed by snow fall for hours Wednesday morning. But it's only phase one as the snow will transition to rain, sleet, and then ice this afternoon.


Squatter Discovered In Reston: Police

RESTON, VA -- A man was arrested after being discovered squatting in a vacant apartment in Reston, police say. Police were called to an apartment complex in the 1800 block of Oracle Way on Feb. 15 just before 6 p.m. after the property manager reported a man living in a vacant apartment, according to


Attempted murder charged in shooting

GREEN SPRING — A Green Spring man has been charged with attempted murder after a woman was shot multiple times as his home Wednesday night. Paul David Puffinburger II, 48, was arrested Tuesday afternoon, the 2nd time he was taken into custody since the shooting.


Fuel tanker bursts into flames on Virginia highway

FINCASTLE, Va. — No one was seriously hurt when a tanker truck overturned and caught fire Wednesday morning on US 220 North in Botetourt County, Virginia. The crash was reported at 6:24 a.m.


Virginia police responding to report of active shooter in Henrico County

(CNN)Police in Henrico County, Virginia, are responding to a report of an active shooter at a school, the department tweeted Wednesday afternoon. "At this time there are no reported injuries and no confirmed reports of gun fire. We are continuing to investigate," police tweeted.


Snow totals climbing; thundersnow reported in western Maryland

The late-winter storm coating the region in ice and snow this morning has dropped as much as 4.8 inches in some areas, and sparked the elusive "thundersnow" in eastern West Virginia and western Maryland.


Woman Arrested For Burglary, Cocaine In Woodbridge: Police

WOODBRIDGE, VA—A woman was arrested Monday after breaking into a home while armed with a blunt object in the 14000 block of Felty Place and then exacerbating her problems after being arrested, according to Prince William County Police. Bridget Nibblins, 31, of the 3200 block of Mountain Laurel Loop


Taxi Driver Foils Counterfeiter In Sterling: LCSO

STERLING, VA—A man tried the same trick one too many times, and now he's in jail, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Alexander Alago, 32, of Sterling, was arrested last weekend and charged with three counts of felony forging coin/bank notes.


Virginia school librarian charged after slapping 10-year-old girl

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- Jasmine Webster says the outrage is still fresh after finding out a librarian at a Virginia elementary school slapped her 10-year-old daughter a few weeks ago.


Reporter helps driver who wrecked Jeep in the snow

MCLEAN, Va. — Slick roads led to accidents all over the D.C. Metro area today. WUSA9's Peggy Fox was driving behind a young woman who crashed her car on a busy street. The Jeep Patriot was sideways in the road, tire tracks showed it had slammed into the curb.


Va. House Democrats say law enforcement should take lead on Fairfax allegations

The Democratic caucus in the Virginia House of Delegates said Tuesday that the sexual assault allegations against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax should be investigated by law enforcement "outside of the political arena."