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Manassas Man Holding Machete Accused of Chasing Victim

Edgar Gregorio Medina Ayala, 46, of 9255 Taney Rd. is charged with brandishing a machete; assault and battery and public intoxication.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 18:39:52

Massive Reston Town Center Expansion Is Coming

Reston Gateway is a mixed-use development that will span 4.8 million square feet and will be situated between Sunset Hills Road, Reston Parkway, Town Center Parkway, and the W&OD Trail.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 13:34:30

Low player turnout causes Virginia high school to cancel varsity football season

"Based on these recommendations, it was decided by school and division officials that playing at the varsity level would expose student athletes to a higher risk of injury and participation posed a serious safety threat,” Manassas Park principal Pamela Kalso said in a letter to parents.

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-08-17 00:02:00

Do you know how bad is Belly Fat for your health?

Belly fat not only impacts appearance, it can affect your whole body. Losing belly fat will help clothes fit better, but more importantly, it will improve overall health. Belly fat can potentially lead to a variety of health issues such as Type II diabetes, heart disease, and even some types of canc

PATCH - 2018-08-17 16:32:24

Fairfax County Notes, 8/16/18 edition

News of interest from across Fairfax County:FAIRFAX ELECTION OFFICIALS ON HUNT FOR POLLWORKERS:The Fairfax County Office of Elections is seeking election officers (pollworkers) to assist voters during the Nov. 6 general election.With 243 precincts countywide, “it takes thousands of enthusiastic and

INSIDE NOVA - 2018-08-16 11:30:00

Teen Accused Of Murdering Reston Couple Ruled Incompetent: Report

The Washington Post reportsthat the now-18-year-old Lorton teen, who was charged as a juvenile with the killings of 43-year-old Buckley Kuhn-Fricker and 48-year-old Scott Fricker on Dec. 22, has been held at a juvenile detention center in Fairfax after he was hospitalized from a self-inflicted gunsh

PATCH - 2018-08-16 14:29:48

Fairfax Co. police release sketch of suspect who exposed himself to teen girl | WTOP

A teenage girl was playing soccer around 8 p.m. on Aug. 6 in the area of Northumberland Road and Goldolphin Drive in Springfield, Virginia, when a man approached her from behind. The man touched her and then exposed himself, Fairfax County police said.

WTOP - 2018-08-15 22:50:00

Fairfax to Replace Water Tank At George Mason University

FAIRFAX, VA — Fairfax Water is set to begin construction on an all-new, 155 feet high water tank that will improve service to the George Mason University campus and Fairfax businesses and homes.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 23:11:25

Pentagon says military parade proposed for Veterans Day delayed until 2019

Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman, said Thursday that the military and the White House "have now agreed to explore opportunities in 2019."

WUSA - 2018-08-17 00:16:19

Another northern Virginia school cancels varsity football season, citing lack of interest

Manassas Park High School will play a junior varsity schedule, principal Pamela Kalso wrote in a letter to parents on Tuesday. Team practices were routinely drawing only 15 players, she said, which raised safety concerns.


Judge: Teen charged with killing couple still incompetent

Friends and family say the slain parents, 48-year-old Scott Fricker and 43-year-old Buckley Kuhn-Fricker, intervened in their daughter's relationship after learning the boy espoused neo-Nazi philosophies.

WHSV - 2018-08-16 18:46:00

Herndon Man Wins Lottery Jackpot

HERNDON, VA -- A Herndon man scored the top prize playing the Virginia Lottery's Ford Expedition Plus $100K game, meaning he drove off with lots of cash in a brand new truck.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 12:41:20

26 McLean, Tysons Businesses Make Inc 5000 List

In all 297 Virginia companies made the competitive list, seven more than last year. Among the top companies nationwide are Vienna's DGC International at 11, Woodbridge's TechAnax at 22 and Manassas' Ecology Mir Group at 42.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 13:15:28

InFive: Woman stabbed to death, Manassas Park cancels football season, and family sues in fatal fall from apartment tower

Top news and notes from across Northern Virginia.5. Woman stabbed to death in ManassasA Manassas-area woman wasstabbed to deathin her home Monday night, and the fellow tenant who first reported the crime has been charged with murder, according to Prince William police.Gloria Jean Piper, 60, was foun


Police: Brawl Breaks Out At Fast Eddie's In Fairfax, Police Said

Earlier in the week, a man was assaulted outside of Fast Eddie's, according to police reports. Christopher Philip Swainson, 23, of no fixed address, was found and charged with assault and battery.


Police: 2-year-old boy dies after fall from 24th-floor balcony

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - “I mean it’s scary,” said one Skyline Towers resident who is 4 months pregnant and living in a 26th floor apartment.


Parents sue high-rise after another child dies in fall from upper floor in Fairfax Co.

FAIRFAX CO., Va. -- There's a legacy of tragedy at a Falls Church high-rise apartment building. Two children have been killed and one hurt, all after falling from the Skyline Towers over the last three years.


Police arrest man accused of fatally stabbing Manassas roommate | WTOP

WASHINGTON — Police arrested a man who they say fatally stabbed his roommate in their Manassas, Virginia, apartment Monday.Police arrested 68-year-old Willie Dawson on Tuesday and charged him with murder after the death of 60-year-old Gloria Piper, with whom he shared a residence in the 8300 block o


7-Eleven Robbed At Gunpoint In Herndon: Police

The man entered the 7-Eleven at 160 Elden Street at around 2:35 a.m. and displayed a handgun, instructing the employee to open the register and give him cash, according to areportfrom the Herndon Police Department.


Boy Helps Neighbor In Need During Emergency In Fairfax County

The woman asked Joseph to call 911, prompting him to run home and tell his mom. Thanks to him, police and the fire and rescue department came within minutes to help the fallen person.