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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

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

WJLA - 2018-08-17 10:21:38

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

INSIDE NOVA - 2018-08-17 10:39:00

Man Struck And Killed By Car In Rockville Pedestrian Crash

ROCKVILLE, MD — A man was struck and killed while walking in Rockville Thursday afternoon, a statement from the Montgomery County Police Department said.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 13:49:04

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

Detectives Investigate Fatal Pedestrian-Involved Collision in Rockville

Rockville, Md. - Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department are asking for the public's help in an investigation in Rockville, Maryland.

LOCALDVM.COM - 2018-08-17 02:10:44

Deputies: Nude Man Seen Near Sterling Elementary School

It happened on Whitewater Drive, not far from Lowes Elementary School when two girls said they saw a nude man walking on a nearby pathway, according to information from theLoudoun County Sheriff's site.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 17:33:59

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.

CNSMARYLAND.ORG - 2018-08-17 15:32:59

Loudoun County Sheriff's Office releases sketch of man who reportedly exposed himself to two juveniles

On Monday, two juvenile females were walking in the area of Lowes Island Elementary School in Sterling around 2:50 p.m. when they observed the male subject standing unclothed near the wood line by Buoy Place and Saulty Drive. The suspect did not approach or speak to the juveniles, according to the L

LOUDOUN TIMES.COM - 2018-08-16 20:06:00

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

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.


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

'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.

WUSA - 2018-08-15 22:05:49

Oakton man charged for allegedly assaulting Vienna officer

While on patrol near the McDonald’s restaurant at 544 Maple Ave., W., on Aug. 5 at 6:49 p.m., a Vienna police officer observed a man drinking a beer and walking in traffic. During his interaction with the man, the officer determined the man was heavily intoxicated, police said.The man reportedly bec

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

2 Gaithersburg Businesses Make Inc 5000 List

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PATCH - 2018-08-15 21:09:24

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

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-08-16 05:04:00

Family files lawsuit after child killed in fall from Fairfax County apartment building window in May

“It has happened before that and no actions were taken,” said Zaidi. “No policies, procedures were put into place.”

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-08-15 22:11:00

Gaithersburg Restaurant Inspections: Woodfield Diner, McDonald's

GAITHERSBURG, MD — Do you know how clean your local coffee shop or restaurant is? Find the most recent restaurant and food service inspections in Gaithersburg and elsewhere in Montgomery County, performed by the Licensure and Regulatory Office at Health and Human Services.


Sterling woman awakened by stranger standing over her, holding small dog

Deputies responded around 2:30 a.m. Sunday to a residence in the 21000 block or McFadden Square after a woman called and said she was asleep on the couch when she was awakened by the lights being turned on. When she opened her eyes, she saw a man standing behind the couch looking down at her, LCSO o


Big Data Firm Opens Reston Office

RESTON, VA -- Reston has just snared another tech company, as big data company BigBear Inc. announced that they would be opening up an office on Sunrise Valley Drive.