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2 killed in Fairfax County single-car crash identified

WASHINGTON — The men killed last weekend in a single-vehicle crash on Route 28 in Fairfax County, Virginia, near Dulles International Airport have been identified. Fairfax County police identified the men on Friday as 28-year-old Subid Singh of Annandale and 29-year-old Anjil Thapa of Vienna.


MS-13 Members Charged With Kidnapping, Murder In Fairfax County

A federal grand jury indicted 11 MS-13 gang members Thursday for the 2016 kidnappings and killings of two juveniles in Fairfax County. Prosecutors say Edenilson Misael Alfaro, a high-ranking MS-13 member authorized lower-ranking members of MS-13's Park View Locos Salvatrucha clique in Virginia to lu


Justin Fairfax accuser calls on Virginia lawmakers to probe sexual assault claims 'immediately,' with clock ticking

The legal team for one of the two women accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault blasted the state General Assembly for not addressing the allegations, calling for an investigation into the matter “immediately” before the legislature adjourns on Friday.


MCA confab to feature Fairfax superintendent

The McLean Citizens Association will host a forum with Fairfax Superintendent Scott Brabrand on Tuesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. at the McLean Community Center. Brabrand will discuss his priorities and challenges for the coming fiscal year. A question-and-answer session will follow.


Fairfax County police dog dies during robbery call

A 2-year-old Fairfax County police dog collapsed and died Friday while on a robbery call, Police Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr. said in a statement. Doby served on a canine team that responded to a call in the area of Arlington Drive in the Mount Vernon patrol district, the statement said. His handler


Fairfax Co. police mourn death of K-9 officer 'Doby'

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. — Fairfax County Police Department announced the sudden death of one of their K-9 officers on Thursday. Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr. said K-9 "Doby," collapsed and stopped breathing while responding to a report of an armed robbery in Alexandria.


Republican candidate 'Aiken' for a chance to become Mason District supervisor

Gary Aiken is aware that he faces a somewhat uphill battle in his campaign to become Fairfax County’s next Mason District supervisor. Conventional political wisdom holds that unseating an incumbent always presents a challenge, and when she concludes her sixth consecutive term this year, Supervisor P


'It'll Never Be Enough:" Virginia to Pay $520,163 to Man Wrongfully Imprisoned for 11 Years

The General Assembly has approved more than $520,000 in compensation for Gary Linwood Bush, who served almost 11 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of two bank robberies.


Police: Man dead after being hit by driver traveling in wrong direction on Rt. 28

CHANTILLY, Va. - A Chantilly, Va. man is dead after his car was hit head on, by a driver, traveling in the wrong direction on Rt. 28 Friday morning. Fairfax County Police say the crash occurred around 2:30 a.m. in Chantilly. An unidentified person, driving a 2015 BMW 323i was traveling north, in the


Authorities search for Reston bank robbery suspect

RESTON, Va. — Fairfax County Police Department is still searching for a man who robbed a bank in Reston around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday. Police said the man entered a BB&T bank in the 2500 block of Fox Mill Road, implied he had a gun and demanded money. The man then left the bank with the cash.


Police searching for critically missing 13-year-old boy from Northeast DC

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — The Metropolitan Police Department are asking for the public's assistance in locating a critically missing boy from Northeast DC. Authorities say 13-year-old Jayvaun Oryan Brown was last seen in the 100 block of 5th St, NE on Feb. 21 at approximately 8:22 p.m.


Prince William probation officer sentenced for aiding gang members

A former probation officer was sentenced Friday to nearly four years in prison for obstructing a federal grand jury investigation into armed drug traffickers and gang members. According to court documents, Abass Conteh, 28, of Dumfries, served as a Virginia Department of Corrections Probation and Pa


Women who accuse Fairfax invited to testify before legislators

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia House Republicans have announced plans to hold a meeting where Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and the two women who have accused him of sexual assault can testify.


Four Student Athletes Win State Wrestling Titles

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) It was a stellar showing for PWCS wrestlers at the 2019 state championship, held at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax. Four individual student athletes took state titles in their weight classes.


Woman seriously injured after Virginia Beach Oceanfront shooting

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – One woman is in the hospital after an early-Saturday morning shooting at an Atlantic Avenue hotel. At approximately 12:48 a.m., dispatch received a report of a firearms violation at the Hyatt Hotel, located at 2705 Atlantic Avenue. When officers arrived, they located an adult w


Worker Thwarts Shoplifting In Vienna: Crime Report

Vienna Police responded to a variety of incidents the week of Feb. 15-21, including an attempted shoplifting at Giant Food. The incident happened Feb. 14 between 1:30 p.m. and 1:48 p.m. A store employee reported two men filling a shopping cart with items and walking out without paying. When the empl


Man Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash In Chantilly: Police

CHANTILLY, VA—A man was killed early Friday morning after a two-vehicle crash on Route 28 and Westfield Boulevard, according to Fairfax County Police. One of the drivers was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died, and another person has been hospitalized with serious injuries.


Fairfax Station Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

FAIRFAX STATION, VA — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Overcast throughout the day. Rain starting in the afternoon.


Gamestop in Vienna Closed, Starbucks to Follow

If you had a game on pre-order at the Vienna Gamestop (203 Maple Ave E), you might be surprised to show up and find the store completely boxed up. According to an employee sitting in the otherwise empty storefront, the chain closed last week and consolidated with the store in the Tysons Corner Cente


Annandale Makes List Of Best Foodie Suburbs

ANNANDALE, VA—Foodies need not venture into DC for dining destinations. Annandale was named as one of the best suburbs in the country for food lovers. The new list from Thrillist released this month identified 11 suburbs that the publication says have "true destination-worthy-eats."