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Raining money: Motorists nab cash spilled by armored truck on highway, causing crashes
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Police say an armored truck spilled cash on a New Jersey highway, causing multiple crashes as motorists stopped to grab the money. Police Capt. Phil Taormina says it looks as if the armored vehicle had an issue with the locking device on one of its doors.
Girls basketball: King George withstand's Sharp's 35 points, tops Mountain View
King George girls basketball coach Neil Lyburn likes the progress his veteran Foxes are making this season. Wednesday night’s 68–47 victory over visiting Mountain View was their fourth straight without a loss and their second this week over a Commonwealth District opponent. A wave of depth that incl
Officials say 6 charged with severely beating 3-year-old boy
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey say six adults have been charged with severely beating a 3-year-old boy. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced the arrests Wednesday. All six of the suspects live in the same house an
19 charged in Virginia drug-trafficking ring
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Federal, state, and local officials say 19 people have been arrested on federal drug-trafficking, firearms, and other charges after a months-long, multi-agency investigation.
Rolling Thunder comes to an end; 2019 will be last ride
WASHINGTON — One of the nation’s most iconic displays of support for military veterans, those missing in action and prisoners of war is coming to an end. The annual Rolling Thunder ride — which has brought thousands of bikers to the D.C. area for decades — is hitting the brakes. They won’t be riding
Basketball game doubles as memorial for A.J. Gibson
Lumped in among the matching black Nike PG 2.5 basketball shoes that paced about King George’s pregame huddle on Thursday night was a single pair of brown UGGs. Their owner, Myra Frye, hoisted her right arm among the teenagers, counted down from three and led a chant of “One Luv!” The Foxes’ team mo
Cops use fake Amazon boxes, GPS to track would-be package thieves
(AP) - The explosion in online shopping has led to porch pirates and stoop surfers swiping holiday packages from unsuspecting residents. The cops in one New Jersey city are trying to catch the thieves with some trickery of their own.
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.
Missing Teen Sought In Fredericksburg: Police
FREDERICKSBURG, VA—Authorities are looking for a girl not heard from since three months ago, according to Fredericksburg Police. Phoebe Guanciale, 17, is described as white, 5-0, 150 pounds with blonde hair and hazel eyes. She may be with Matthew Batty.
Man to serve just over 3 and a half years for improper touching of child in Stafford
A Stafford County man was ordered Thursday to serve three years and eight months in prison for improperly touching a 6-year-old child earlier this year. Laurence Neel Hume, who will turn 61 Monday, was sentenced in Stafford Circuit Court to a total of 10 years, with six years and four months suspend
Man wants to move Holland Tunnel decorations
NEW JERSEY (FOX 5 NY) - A commuter who drives through the Holland Tunnel every day is taking extreme measures to reposition the Christmas decorations on the tunnel sign. Every holiday season the sign is decorated with 2 wreaths and a Christmas tree.
Christmas Parade Saturday In Stafford
STAFFORD, VA—When is a Christmas parade more than just a Christmas parade? Find out for yourself Saturday at "Christmas in Stafford," a holiday celebration that includes a 5k run, a so-called Reindeer Run, live music, games, food, pictures with Santa and, yes, a Christmas parade.
Woman’s diamond ring, flushed down toilet 9 years ago, resurfaces thanks to city employee
(RNN) – Paula Stanton of New Jersey was heartbroken nine years ago when she lost a diamond ring she was given for her 20th wedding anniversary. She’d accidentally flushed it down the toilet, and, at least usually, what goes down does not come back up in those scenarios.
VIDEO: Bomb Threats Reported Across the United States and Southern Maryland
On Thursday, December 13, at approximately 2:10 p.m., police responded to Exploration Drive, in Lexington Park for the reported bomb threat. At least one bomb threat was also reported in Charles County.
Winter Weather Alert: Closings and delays in the DC Metropolitan area
WASHINGTON (ABC7) — With a Winter Weather Advisory ineffect for areas south of DC throughout midnight and a Winter Weather Warning in effect for Spotsylvania, and King George until midnight, there are several school systems either closing or delaying class on Monday.
As King George faces maintenance backlog, water fees may rise again
Usually, when people stand up at public meetings to complain about their water bills, members of governing bodies go on the defensive, giving drawn-out explanations about the reasons for the cost.
VIDEO: Police rip toddler from mother's arms at benefits office
NEW YORK (AP) — Outrage built Monday over a video showing police officers violently yanking a toddler from his mother’s arms at a Brooklyn public benefits office, with officials criticizing police for not de-escalating the situation and clients of the facility complaining it is indicative of how the
Mom in tot tug video gets community service in other case
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A mother who was violently separated from her toddler by New York police in a widely viewed videotaped encounter has agreed do community service to resolve her New Jersey legal case.
High school winter track season's top performances
Long jump: 1. Trevor Thomas (CF) 20–4.5; 2. Xavier Jones (CF) 20–4; 3. Isaac Haywood (Lou) 20–1; 4. Elijah Lambos (St) 19–1; 5. Jaden Brinson (CF) 19–0; 5. Thomas Yates (EV) 19–0.
Fredericksburg Crime Report, 12/12/18
1000 block Wicklow Drive, 12/11, 4:15 p.m. A Citizen reported that she left her car keys in her unlocked vehicle and they were stolen. No suspects or witnesses at this time. 1000 block Ellis Avenue, 12/11, 2:45 p.m. A City resident reported that three packages confirmed to be delivered to her reside