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Abuse Charges For 2 After Child Run Over In Gainesville: Police

GAINESVILLE, VA—Two people have been arrested after a 3-year-old boy was inadvertently run over by his father at a work site last month in the 54400 block of Fallen Oaks Lane, according to Prince William County Police. Kenneth Albrecht Toone, 39, and Erin Renee Knox, 29, both of the 5400 block of Li


Multiple people fought law enforcement officers over weekend, police say

It was a rough weekend for police officers in Prince William County. Multiple people today face charges of assaulting a law enforcement officer. Assault and Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer [LEO] – On April 20 at 4:02 PM, officers responded to the Prince William Medical Center located at 8700 Su


15 tornadoes touched down in Virginia during outbreak on Good Friday

RICHMOND, Va. -- Four additional tornadoes were confirmed Monday by the National Weather Service (NWS), bring the total in Virginia to 15 on Good Friday, April 19. The 15 tornadoes rank as the 3rd most on any single day in Virginia recorded history and the second most for a non-tropical event.


Gainesville Community Choir to Hold Concerts in May

Gainesville Community Choir’s (GCC) performances have grown in popularity and the group nows requires a larger venue for their concerts. This year’s concert “Step in Time” will only further their reputation for excellence and entertainment.


Virginia DMV wants drivers to get 'REAL ID'

(WRIC)-- The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles wants drivers to switch over to the REAL ID. By October 2020, you must have a REAL ID in order to board a domestic flight or access federal facilities such as military bases. It will also meet federal requirements.


DC 5th grader among Americans killed in Sri Lanka bombings

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (FOX 5 DC) - A student from a DC school has been identified as one of the victims killed in the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, according to school officials.


Fairfax County Police searching for missing 12-year-old boy

CHANTILLY, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Police in Fairfax County are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 12-year-old boy. Adrian Hearn was last seen near the intersection of Point Pleasant Drive and Middle Ridge Drive in Chantilly at around 4:05 p.m. Monday, police say.


Boundary planning begins for new high school

Overcrowding continues to be a problem at many schools in the county. To provide relief for some at the upper level — specifically Battlefield High School in Haymarket, Patriot High School in Nokesville, and Stonewall Jackson High School in Manassas — a 13th high school is being built.


Big rig driver charged for fiery Bealeton crash

A tractor-trailer ran a red light early Monday morning and collided with a mini van in Bealeton, according to the Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office. The 2009 Toyota Sienna “caught fire and was engulfed in flames,” Sgt. James Hartman said. “However, the driver escaped with minor injuries.”


Tractor-trailer reportedly runs red light, causes fiery crash at Va. 28/U.S. 17

A Manassas man driving a Toyota van was transported to Fauquier Hospital early Monday morning, after he crashed into a tractor-trailer that reportedly ran a red light at the intersection of U.S. 29 and Route 28 in Bealeton, according to a Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office press release.


Virginia State Police investigating deadly crash

ORANGE COUNTY, VA (WWBT) - Virginia State Police are investigating a deadly crash in Orange County. Police said the crash happened at 11:45 a.m. on Ponderosa Drive on Monday. Troopers said Lester M. Steenberg, 71, of Barboursville, was driving a 2013 Can-Am Spyder northbound when it ran off the righ


Virginia taxpayers will get money back from the state in October

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) -- It's been a busy year for David Kembel Tax Services in Roanoke. Kembel just opened a second location in Salem and said it's been non-stop this tax season.


Body Found In Burned Virginia Apartment Building

Authorities in Virginia say one person was found dead in a Centerville apartment building that was damaged in an overnight fire. Ken Molestina reports.


Virginia police officer saves choking infant at Chick-fil-A. 'He knew what he had to do and he did it.'

Ashlee Hubbard and her fiance knew her 7-month-old daughter, Ava, was in serious danger when her face started turning red and then blue while she was gasping for air. Frantic, Hubbard said her first reaction was to try and remove whatever was lodged in her baby's throat.


Virginia State Police looking for missing elderly man

LOUDON COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Virginia State Police need your help locating a missing elderly man. Police say Albert Vandegriek, 87, of Sterling, Va. was last seen April 22 around 2 p.m. at Providence Village Drive in Sterling. He was driving a white 2004 Subaru station wagon with VA plates ZJ-2363.


One dead, dozens displaced after Centreville apartment fire

CENTREVILLE, Va. - More than 30 people are displaced after an early morning fire tore through a Fairfax County apartment complex causing about $600,000 worth of damage. The community is also mourning the death of one person who didn't make it out.


Man Rapes 11-Year-Old Girl in Woodbridge: PWC Police

WOODBRIDGE, VA—Authorities are looking for a man who raped an 11-year-old family member Saturday, April 20, at a home in the 12100 block of Old Salem Court, according to Prince William County Police. Tanes Omar Torres-Romero, 31, of the aforementioned address, is wanted for rape and aggravated sexua


Suspects quickly arrested for car theft at Opal Sheetz

The suspects (clockwise from top left): Shade Wingate, Delonte Foutain, Ian Locus and Previous Sandridge. Police early Saturday morning arrested four men in Warrenton who allegedly stole a car just minutes earlier in Opal.


Virginia residents will need a ‘REAL ID’ to board an airplane starting October 2020

Virginia residents who want to board an airplane will soon need a star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is a REAL ID credential. Without the star, they will need another form of approved identification to board their flight or enter a secure federal facility.


Car stolen from Sheetz in Fauquier, recovered by cops less than 10 minutes later

Less than 10 minutes after a car was reportedly stolen from an area gas station this past weekend, local law enforcement had located it, resulting in four arrests. At 1:42 a.m. on Saturday, a customer of the Sheetz in Opal entered the store and reported that three men got into his car and drove away