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Boy who jumped off Virginia bridge tried to kill himself, police say. Instead, he killed someone else.
There was no way she could have seen him, the boy on the bridge. Marisa Harris was driving her Ford Escape down a Northern Virginia highway, heading home after a peaceful afternoon hike at Burke Lake in the state's Fairfax County.
Fairfax County police release second video in fatal U.S. Park Police shooting
WASHINGTON -- A second video has been released Wednesday in a 2017 fatal U.S. Park Police shooting following the pursuit of a 25-year-old man. The latest video is from another Fairfax County cruiser that responded to the pursuit of 25-year-old Bijan Ghaisar on Nov. 17, 2017.
Video, Photos: Vigil at NRA Headquarters in Fairfax on the 6th Anniversary of the Massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School
In a sane country, of course, the massacre six years ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut never would have happened. In a sane country, of course, we would have had commonsense gun violence prevention measures in place many years ago. And in a sane country, of course, we would
New Year's 2019: Where To Celebrate Around Falls Church
FALLS CHURCH, VA—Ready or not, 2018 is close to coming to an end. If you're one who likes to ring in the new year with a party, there are plenty of options around Falls Church. And for those who just want a dinner with friends, there are options there as well.
Curbside Leaf Collection Ends Soon In Fairfax
FAIRFAX, VA—Here's some pertinent leaf-collection information from the city:. Curbside leaf collection ends Dec. 28. Please have loose leaves to the curb by Dec. 21. Light yard debris (like grass clippings, weeds) may be included in leaf piles. Please keep stones, branches and other large items out
Fairfax Station: 5 Local Open Houses Coming Up
FAIRFAX STATION, VA — If you're shopping for a new house, odds are you've already browsed through all the internet listings for your area. And while you've probably learned roughly what these homes are like from the photographs, you just can't beat an in-person encounter with the real thing.
Fairfax County Police Recap Thursday, Dec. 13
TRAFFIC STOP/NARCOTICS: 3800 block of Havenwood Place, 12/12/18, 10:00 p.m. Officers stopped a car for a traffic violation. The driver, 40-year-old Ivan Moreno Blanco of Alexandria, was arrested for possession with the intent to distribute cocaine. A search warrant was later served at Moreno Blanco’
Driver charged after dump truck strikes woman pushing baby in stroller in Arlington
ARLINGTON, Va. (ABC7) — Authorities have charged the driver of a dump truck who hit a woman pushing a baby in a stroller in Arlington on Thursday. Sixty-three-year-old John Washington, of Silver Spring, was charged with reckless driving and failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, according
Boy who jumped off bridge tried to kill himself, police say. Instead, he killed someone else.
Boy who jumped off bridge tried to kill himself, police say. Instead, he killed someone else. There was no way she could have seen him, the boy on the bridge. Marisa Harris was driving her Ford Escape down a Northern Virginia highway, heading home after a peaceful afternoon hike at Burke Lake in the
Arrest made in stabbing of woman near Rosslyn Metro station
ARLINGTON, Va. -- An arrest was made Wednesday afternoon after a woman was stabbed near Rossyln Metro station in Arlington, Va., police said. The suspect has been identified as 61-year-old Isiah Hill of Washington D.C. He is being held in D.C. pending extradition to the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Northern Virginia Weather: Hazardous Outlook Issued
STERLING, VA—With drenching rain on the way for the Northern Virginia area, a flood watch has been issued by the National Weather Service from 6 p.m. Friday until 6 p.m. Saturday. Approximately 1-2 inches of rain is expected, with up to 3 inches possible.
Drivers Surprised By Giant Middle Finger Sculpture Next To Highway
WESTFORD, VT. (CBS Local) — If you find yourself driving down Route 128 between Westford and Fairfax in northern Vermont, you can’t miss it. Yes that’s right, you’re seeing a seven-foot-tall sculpture of a raised middle finger, carved from a 700-pound block of pine and perched atop a 16-foot pole. O
Capital One cuts ribbon on DC area’s tallest office building
WASHINGTON — Dignitaries, including Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Fairfax County Board Supervisor Sharon Bulova attended a Thursday afternoon ribbon-cutting and ceremony to mark the official grand opening of Capital One Headquarters II, the Washington area’s t
Woman pushing baby stroller hit by dump truck, seriously injured
WASHINGTON — A woman pushing a baby stroller is in the hospital after being hit by a dump truck in Arlington. The crash happened just before 9:30 Thursday morning in Rosslyn at the intersection of Lee Highway and Fort Myer Drive, south of the Key Bridge.
InFive: Missing woman’s car found, Tennessee earthquake felt in Northern Virginia, and local dentist competing on ‘Jeopardy!’
Top news and notes from across Northern Virginia. Police searching for a missing Maryland woman found her car at Great Falls Park. A magnitude 4.4 earthquake centered in Tennessee rattled several southeastern states early Tuesday, with people in Woodbridge and Arlington reporting they felt it, accor
Bijan Ghaisar shooting: Fairfax County police release new video showing fatal shooting of McLean man
FAIRFAX, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - New video has been released by the Fairfax County Police Department showing the fatal shooting of Bijan Ghaisar by U.S. Park Police officers. The department released the video on Thursday saying that it included additional footage at an alternate angle from a different crui
Fairfax County restores McLean Islamic Center's right to pre-dawn service
On Wednesday, the Fairfax Board of Zoning Appeals unanimously voted in favor of granting the McLean Islamic Center its pre-dawn services. The MIC had to forgo such services for nine months after neighborhood noise complaints.
Missing 81-year-old Fairfax County woman has health issues, police say
WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - Fairfax County police say they're asking for help in locating an 81-year-old woman who has health issues who was last seen Sunday morning. Investigators say Norma Virginia Martin was last seen Sunday at around 1 a.m. near Rt. 123 and Fairfax Boulevard.
Fairfax Public-Safety Notes, 12/13/18 edition
News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County this week:. BURGLAR ENTERS McLEAN GAS STATION, STEALS CIGARETTES: Employees of the Chesterbrook Excel gas station, located at 6268 Old Dominion Drive in McLean, arrived at work Nov. 30 at 1:50 a.m. to find the shop had been broken into through a gar
20 New Job Openings In Fairfax City Area
FAIRFAX, VA — Businesses across the region are looking for new employees, and Patch and Zip Recruiter have filled our searchable jobs board with tons of opportunities. Here are recent job postings in Fairfax. Click on the job title for complete information. See hundreds of openings at our Fairfax Ci