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Stafford man gets 3-year sentence for relationship with a teenage girl

A Stafford County man whose relationship with a teenage girl including featuring her in pornographic videos was ordered Monday to serve three years in prison. Naveed Ahmad Sarwari, 27, was sentenced in Stafford Circuit Court by Judge Michael Levy. The three-year active sentence was the best Sarwari


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.


Suspect in King George robberies arrested in Maryland, where he faces more charges

A man suspected of robbing two 7–Eleven stores in King George County last month was arrested Wednesday in southern Maryland, authorities said. Emanuel Ramone Mansfield, 35, of Suitland, Md., a former King George resident, is charged in King George with two counts of robbery and two counts of using a


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.


King George resident can weigh in on budget plan

The King George Board of Supervisors recently dealt with several financial issues with short- and long-term implications. First is the fiscal year 2020 proposed budget of $85.3 million, a 4.23 percent increase from the current spending plan. After County Administrator Neiman Young factored in school


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.


King George sets no-wake zone on Upper Machodoc

Jeff Stonehill recently was describing to the King George County Board of Supervisors the impact that fast-moving boats are having on the Machodoc Creek Marina that he and his wife, Marcia, bought last year.


Trump sues Maryland Rep. Cummings to block subpoena seeking president's financial records

President Donald Trump and his business organization on Monday sued Rep. Elijah Cummings — the House oversight committee chairman — alleging the Baltimore Democrat crossed a constitutional line with a subpoena to the president’s longtime accountant seeking years of financial statements.


Former middle school teaching assistant arrested on second-degree rape charge

CHARLES COUNTY, Md. — A former teaching assistant at a Charles County middle school was arrested after being accused of having inappropriate contact with a female student. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office said Anthony Tyrone Williams, 23, made inappropriate comments to one student and had inappro


Suitland Man Arrested for Armed Robbery of Subway in Bryan’s Road

On April 9, 2019, at 9:30 p.m., a lone male suspect entered the Subway in Bryan’s Road, implied he had a gun and demanded money. The suspect stole money and fled on foot. An investigation revealed the suspect had previously committed two armed robberies at convenience stores in King George County, V


Spitting on deputy proves costly for Stafford man

A man who spit on the back of a deputy's head during an altercation at his home in southern Stafford County in late 2017 was ordered Monday to serve three years in prison. Gregory Lane Pitts, 58, had previously been convicted of assault on a law-enforcement officer. The three-year sentence imposed b


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.


Police Investigating Gunshot Reports In Fredericksburg

FREDERICKSBURG, VA—Authorities are seeking information from the public regarding reports of gunfire shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday, April 21, in the 300 block of Tyler Street in the Mayfield area, according to Fredericksburg Police. No injuries were reported, and unspecified evidence has been recovered


Fredericksburg Restaurant Inspections: 25 Violations At 1 Eatery

FREDERICKSBURG, VA—Rappahannock Area Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in the Fredericksburg area. Full reports can be accessed on the health department's website. "In our experience, it is unrealistic to expect that a complex, full-service food operation can


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.


Virginia State Police searching for suspect in interstate hit-and-run

RICHMOND, Va (AP) - Virginia State Police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect in a hit-and-run incident on Interstate 95 in Henrico County. Authorities say the incident happened shortly before 5:30 p.m. Saturday north of Parham Road.


Body Found In Burned Virginia Apartment Building

CENTERVILLE, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say one person was found dead in a Centerville apartment building that was damaged in an overnight fire. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Capt. Tracey Reed tells news outlets the fire started early Monday morning at the Bent Tree Apartment complex and wa


Military father drives from Georgia to Virginia to surprise daughter at dance

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Talk about dedication after a military father stationed in Georgia drove to Virginia to surprise his daughter at her elementary school’s Daddy Daughter Dance.


Police: Driver involved in Easter Sunday crash that killed pedestrian in DC faces murder charge

WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - The driver of a vehicle involved in a collision that left a pedestrian dead and several others injured has been arrested and charged with murder, police say.


Virginia Armed Robbery Suspect Flees Police, Crashes Into Potomac River

ARLINGTON, VA. (WJZ) — In Northern Virginia, an armed robbery suspect is in custody after leading police on a chase before crashing his car into the Potomac River. It happened in Arlington County Sunday afternoon. Police said the suspect robbed a store on Columbia Pike and took off.