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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.
1.7 magnitude earthquake hits Loudoun County area, USGS says
LEESBURG, Va. (ABC7) —A 1.7 magnitude earthquake struck the Loudoun County area early Friday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.The small earthquake reportedly hit the Lansdowne area a little after midnight. There were no reports of injuries or damage."We hear some residents felt a sli
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.
Small earthquake in Loudoun County overnight
A small earthquake was reported in Loudoun County late Thursday.The U.S. Geological Survey reported themagnitude 1.7 earthquakehad an epicenter near Lansdowne around 11:23 p.m.Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office reported that some residents in the Lansdowne area "felt a slight shake and rumble."A small
Endangered Man Reported Missing In Prince William County
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VA — Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing and endangered man. Ronald Anthony Bergeron, 35, of the Triangle area of Prince William County is being sought.
In Virginia town, African-American elders hold mixed views on confederate statue
LEESBURG, Virginia — Gertrude Evans, 70, was born into the Jim Crow South and lived through the rocky integration of Leesburg when firemen filled a swimming pool with cement and garbage rather than permit its integration.
Police searching for man accused of robbing 12-year-old at knife point
Just before 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to the 11700 block of Wisteria Pond Way to investigate a robbery. The victim reported that she was walking in the area when a man approached her with a knife before taking her cell phone and a ring. The suspect is described as a white male, appr
Missing Woodbridge girl last seen July 17
“While Ariana is believed to be missing under voluntary circumstances, detectives are concerned for her safety,” Probus said.
Trial begins for man accused of shooting and killing wife, cop, and wounding two cops
MANASSAS, Va. - Jury selection is underway in the trial of a Woodbridge army veteran, charged with killing his wife, shooting and killing a police officer, and wounding two others in 2016.
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
'Does another child have to die?' | Family speaks out after toddler falls, dies from 24th floor
Now, the Zaidis are speaking out, suing the building's owners, and demanding the apartment managers do more to keep children safe.
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.
Woman charged with using parking lot as a bathroom
A woman who failed to show up in court for 19 months after she was photographed using a business's parking lot as a bathroom had a bond hearing on Wednesday.Jacqueline D. Poffenberger, 26, of Woodbridge, Va., was recently arrested on a bench warrant, according to court records. She was charged by th
Names in the News – Fauquier County – August 2018
Christina Marie Fowlerof Catlett graduated Cum Laude from James Madison University with a degree in interdisciplinary liberal studies.Hannah Elizabeth Twomeyof Broad Run graduated Cum Laude, Honors Scholar, Distinction in Health Sciences from James Madison University with a degree in health sciences
Sketch Released Of Suspect Who Exposed Himself To Teen
SPRINGFIELD, VA—A new sketch could provide more leads into an indecent exposure case targeting a teenage girl in Springfield earlier in August. Fairfax County detectives are canvassing the Newington Station area around 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15 for any information on the suspect.
Mission BBQ, Sbarro: Prince William County Restaurant Inspections
"In our experience, it is unrealistic to expect that a complex, full-service food operation can routinely avoid any violations," according to Virginia Department of Health's website.
Flights on hold at Reagan National Airport due to power outage
ARLINGTON, Va. - A power outage has occurred at Reagan National Airport Wednesday night, authorities said. Inbound and outbound flight have been put on hold, according to an airport spokesperson. We are aware of an airport wide power outage and investigating. Updates to follow. (950pm) Several peopl
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.
Teen sentenced to 48 years for 2016 murder
Nieto plead no contest to first degree murder and related charges in April. On November 4, 2016, deputies responded to Ashburn Meadows apartments for reports of a stabbing. Upon arrival, they found a 19-year old man bleeding from his neck, back, and leg and 22-year-old Guillermo Piedra-Espinoza dead
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