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VRE Santa Train Is Hottest Ticket In Town | Patch PM

Share-worthy stories from the Virginia Patch network to talk about tonight: The VRE's Santa Train will run Dec. 9 and tickets go on sale Monday, Nov. 21. They always - always - sell out fast. TripAdvisor announced the top 25 hottest attractions this fall and a Washington, DC, favorite placed in the

PATCH - 2017-11-16 21:18:17

Jeremy Jones Named Director Of Operations For The Young Marines

The Young Marines, a national youth organization, hired Jeremy P. Jones, as its new director of operations. Jones is responsible for assisting Col William P. Davis USMC (Ret) who is the national executive director and CEO of the Young Marines, and all deputy directors with implementation, review and

PATCH - 2017-11-16 19:46:48

Five plead guilty to VDOT snow removal bribes worth $10.3M

Five people, including two state transportation officials, pleaded guilty this week to a bribery scheme involving more than $10.3 million in snow removal contracts, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. Two supervisors at the Virginia Department of Transportat

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-11-16 18:10:00

Burke Teacher Accused Of Ripping Off Girl's Hijab

BURKE, VA-A teacher at Lake Braddock Secondary School has been placed on leave after allegedly pulling a student's hijab off Wednesday. The student, whose identity has not been released, reported the incident through a series of tweets. She claims the teacher pulled off the hijab, and tried to turn

PATCH - 2017-11-16 22:45:11

EDITORIAL: Following the rules keeps elections fair

Following the rules keeps elections fair In sports, rules are needed to keep things fair. Umpires are there to enforce the rules, which often determine who wins and who loses the game. Sometimes the rules work in your team's favor, and sometimes they don't. But there is no question that without the

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-11-17 02:00:00

Thanksgiving Dinner: Restaurants Open In Manassas Area

MANASSAS, VA - If you don't want to cook on Thanksgiving or need a meal in between, making lunch and dinner reservations is still an option in the Manassas area - but the option is quickly fading. A handful of restaurants are open but tables are going fast and you may be looking at a reservation wai

PATCH - 2017-11-17 16:06:34

High-End Chocolate Shop To Open In Downtown Manassas

MANASSAS, VA - A high-end chocolate shop with its roots in toney Middleburg will open Saturday in downtown Manassas: Old Towne Confections swings open its doors at 9417 Main Street. That address previously was occupied by Social Butterfly. The owner, Stephanie Yowell, opened Middleburg's Finest Choc

PATCH - 2017-11-16 21:24:29

What's inside the $700 billion defense budget plan headed to Trump's desk?

WASHINGTON - The Senate finalized a nearly $700 billion defense authorization bill on Thursday, setting the stage for a 2.4 percent pay raise for troops next year, a boost in military end strength and a build-up in military equipment and readiness. Whether the military will have that much money to

AIR FORCE TIMES - 2017-11-17 13:50:10

Grandview police surround vehicle they say contains materials to make pipe bomb as they search for suspect

GRANDVIEW, Mo. - A police chase out of Lee's Summit has led to police setting up a perimeter in Grandview Friday morning near 150th Terrace and Fuller. Police say at some point during the chase the driver they are chasing pointed a rifle at officers. Officers lost track of him in Grandview after he

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-11-17 11:52:18

Grandview police search for possibly armed suspect

GRANDVIEW, Mo. - Grandview police are searching a residential area near Fuller and 150th Terrace for a suspect they believe is armed. It's believed the suspect is connected to an incident that happened outside of Grandview. Authorities chased the suspect into the area and continue to search for them

KSHB.COM - 2017-11-17 12:37:46

Fox 4 helps Burns and McDonnell surprise local elementary school with news that they're a finalist in Battle of the Brains

GRANDVIEW, Mo. -- Metro schools received a huge surprise Thursday morning. Judges from Burns and McDonnell are rolled up to tell students and teachers they are finalists in the annual Battle of the Brains S.T.E.M. Competition. In the video player above, Fox 4 tagged along as the crew surprised the G

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-11-16 21:02:49

Overland Park dog dies after owner says she was poisoned, resembling similar Waldo incident from last week

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- An Overland Park woman says her beloved dog died -- and the pup's death resembles what happened to a Waldo woman earlier this week. Now she's warning others after fearing someone served up hamburger tainted with rat poison to both dogs. "We took her to the vet," Terrie Walterm

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-11-17 00:01:08

JoCo woman says someone poisoned her dog to death

Several miles away, another woman found a hamburger patty stuffed with suspicious pellets left in the yard for her dog. Updated: 8:00 PM CST Nov 16, 2017 Several miles away, another woman found a hamburger patty stuffed with suspicious pellets left in the yard for her dog. Several miles away, anot

KMBC.COM - 2017-11-17 02:00:00

Same thief suspected of targeting two mothers in as many days

Police are investigating two thefts in different parts of the metro that targeted two women in as many days. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Police are investigating two thefts in

KSHB.COM - 2017-11-17 05:27:41

Stolen car recovered using plate scanner in KCMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two weeks ago, Maria Canant's Chevrolet Malibu was stolen right out of her driveway in Overland Park. On Wednesday night, she received a call she never expected. "They found it last night in Kansas City," said Canant. Canant says her insurance investigator found the stolen vehicle

KSHB.COM - 2017-11-17 00:36:20

Officers search Grandview neighborhood for suspects following police pursuit

Updated: 6:43 AM CST Nov 17, 2017 Grandview police are searching a neighborhood near 150th Terrace and Fuller Street for suspects who fled after a police chase early Friday. The pursuit started in Lee's Summit. Police have not said why they were trying to stop the driver. The chase ended in Grandv

KMBC.COM - 2017-11-17 12:43:00

Oakland A's Hire Design Team For Coliseum Replacement

OAKLAND, CA -The Oakland A's announced Thursday that they have hired four design firms to lead the design process for their plan to build a new baseball stadium near Laney College. The A's don't yet own the proposed site, which is located between Lake Merritt and Interstate Highway 880 and currentl

PATCH - 2017-11-17 14:02:02

Crematorium Opens In East Oakland Despite Belief It Had Been Stopped

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) - A huge crematorium has quietly begun operation in east Oakland, despite the belief of area residents that they had stopped the business from opening because of health concerns. The crematorium near 98th Ave. and the Nimitz Freeway suddenly opened a few months ago. There's no signa

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-16 18:11:47

Yappy reunion as Oakland Yorkie returned after owner says he was dognapped

A particularly large black bear was seen roaming the streets of Kings Beach. The bear was caught on video peeking into businesses in the community north of Lake Tahoe. The Placer County Sheriff's Department shared the video on its Facebook page with the caption, "WOW! Check out the size of this 'sus

SFGATE - 2017-11-17 01:21:00

Oakland giraffe famous for her custom-made coat dies

OAKLAND - An elderly giraffe famous for sporting a custom-made coat to weather the winter cold has died. Oakland Zoo officials said Tiki, which is short for T'Keyah, was suffering from ringbone arthritis and other medical issues and was euthanized Nov. 2. She was one of the oldest living giraffes in

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-11-16 21:23:00