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One dead, dozens displaced after Centreville apartment fire

CENTREVILLE, Va. - More than 30 people are displaced after an early morning fire tore through a Fairfax County apartment complex causing about $600,000 worth of damage. The community is also mourning the death of one person who didn't make it out.


Fairfax County Police searching for missing 12-year-old boy

CHANTILLY, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Police in Fairfax County are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 12-year-old boy. Adrian Hearn was last seen near the intersection of Point Pleasant Drive and Middle Ridge Drive in Chantilly at around 4:05 p.m. Monday, police say.


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.


Loudoun sheriff’s office searching for missing Sterling man

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is searching for 87-year-old Albert Vandegriek of Sterling, according to Virginia State Police. Vandegriek is described as a white male with white hair and blue eyes. He is approximately 6-feet, 2-inches tall and weighs about 195 pounds.


Centreville Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

CENTREVILLE, VA — Here's a look at the week-ahead weather, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Partly cloudy until afternoon. Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.


Sheriff: Manassas man injured in fiery crash after truck runs a red light in Bealeton

A Manassas man suffered minor injuries early Monday morning after his van was struck by a tractor-trailer truck that drove through a red light on U.S. 17 in Bealeton, according to the Fauquier County Sheriff's Office.


Virginia State Police looking for missing elderly man

LOUDON COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Virginia State Police need your help locating a missing elderly man. Police say Albert Vandegriek, 87, of Sterling, Va. was last seen April 22 around 2 p.m. at Providence Village Drive in Sterling. He was driving a white 2004 Subaru station wagon with VA plates ZJ-2363.


Fairfax County leaders and community members discuss protecting the environment

FAIRFAX, Va. - Each year when Earth Day approaches many reflect on how we can do better to take care of mother earth. Fairfax County residents and government officials say they all play a part in order to make a difference.


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.


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


After Overdosing, Man Assaults Officers In Manassas: Police

MANASSAS, VA—A man suspected of having overdosed on drugs was arrested Saturday, April 20, in the Prince William Medical Center at 8700 Sudley Road after kicking and biting officers, according to Prince William County Police. Charles Henry Ziegler, 34, of the 10600 block of Provincial Drive, was cha


Teen and mother sue Northern Virginia private academy over handling of alleged attack

A 15-year-old girl and her mother are suing a private school in the Northern Virginia suburbs and its administrators over their handling of an alleged sexual attack by a classmate.


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


Man Rapes 11-Year-Old Girl in Woodbridge: PWC Police

WOODBRIDGE, VA—Authorities are looking for a man who raped an 11-year-old family member Saturday, April 20, at a home in the 12100 block of Old Salem Court, according to Prince William County Police. Tanes Omar Torres-Romero, 31, of the aforementioned address, is wanted for rape and aggravated sexua


Fairfax City Restaurants: Roaches Among 18 Violations At Eatery

FAIRFAX, VA—Fairfax 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 violations,"


Prosecutor allegedly threatened after Smollett charges dropped

Ballard Croft says the threats came in the form of emails and calls but declined to provide additional details. Smollett was charged with lying to police about being the victim of a racist, homophobic attack in January. Charges were dropped last month.


Father guilty in his young son’s car crash death

Jose Albert Zapata talked by phone with his wife before the accident, according to the investigation. By .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) A Fairfax County man Monday afternoon pleaded guilty in Fauquier County Circuit Court to a child abuse and neglect charge in the car crash


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.


Accused peeper charged with secretly filming woman using medical building restroom in Va.

LEESBURG, Va. (ABC7) — A 31-year-old Lovettsville man has been charged with peeping and secretly filming a woman using the restroom. On March 25 at about 4:45 p.m., a woman said she was in the women’s restroom at a medical building in Lansdowne when she spotted someone with a cell phone in the n


Body Found In Burned Virginia Apartment Building

Authorities in Virginia say one person was found dead in a Centerville apartment building that was damaged in an overnight fire. Ken Molestina reports.