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Former Fairfax County High School student arrested on child porn charges

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. — A former Fairfax High School student was arrested after police said they found nude images of teenage girls on his Dropbox accounts. 18-year-old Ergi Masati was arrested on October 23, 2018 and charged with five counts of possession of child pornography, the Fairfax County Poli


Man exposed himself to 3 girls walking home from school in Fairfax County, police say

CENTREVILLE, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - Police are searching for a man they say exposed himself to three girls while they were walking home from school Wednesday in Fairfax County. Officers say the girls were near Stone Middle School close to the intersection of Sully Park Drive and Deer Pond Road in the Cent


Mental evaluation ordered for Fairfax Co. mom accused of killing kids

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A Virginia judge has ordered the mental evaluation of a woman charged in the fatal shooting of her two daughters in the Tysons Corner area. The Washington Post reported last week that the judge ordered the evaluation of competency to stand trial for 33-year-old Veronica Youngblood


Things to Do INSIDE in Prince William, VA

Don’t let bad weather “rain on your parade” – there are plenty of fun activities to enjoy inside. Prince William is full of indoor activities ranging from indoor sports & games facilities, top-notch museums, movie and planetarium complexes, and a variety of craft beverage locations to enjoy. So whet


Fairfax County Police Recap Thursday, Jan. 17

13900 block of Deviar Drive, electronic devices from residence. 13900 block of Rockland Village, necklace from location. 4800 block of Stonecroft Boulevard, cell phones from location.


Driver trapped in overturned vehicle in 2-car crash on Lee Highway in Fairfax County

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (ABC7) — A driver is trapped in an overturned vehicle after a two-car crash Wednesday morning on Lee Highway in Fairfax County. Fairfax Fire and Rescue crews are working to remove the driver from the vehicle.


Manassas woman killed in two-vehicle crash on Route 29 in Culpeper

A Manassas woman died at the scene of a two-vehicle crash Wednesday night in Culpeper County. Virginia State Police Trooper I.R. Ewing is investigating the incident that occurred at 6:10 p.m. on U.S. Route 29 at Route 674 across from the Elkwood Post Office.


RSVP Northern VA Holds Volunteer Seminar

As part of Volunteer Arlington’s celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, RSVP Northern Virginia will hold free information sessions on senior volunteering at Washington-Lee (Liberty) High School (1301 N. Stafford St., Arlington) on Monday, Jan. 21. The sessions will begin at 10 a.m. and run conti


One person dies in house fire in Fairfax County

One person died Thursday morning in a fire in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County, officials said. The fire started around 9:42 a.m. at a one-story house in the 7700 block of Schelhorn Road, Fairfax County Fire officials said.


Peeping Tom Sought In Woodbridge: Police

WOODBRIDGE, VA—Authorities are looking for a male who was peeping through the window of an apartment in the 14300 block of Westminster Lane early Wednesday night, according to Prince William County Police. He's described as being of an unknown race or age, around 6-0, 140 pounds with a thin build. H


Fairfax County students bring exercise into the classroom with Workout Wednesday

SPRINGFIELD, Va. (ABC7) — Students at Saratoga Elementary in Springfield, Virginia are getting a kick out of Workout Wednesday. "It really gets your blood pumping," said sixth grader Bryce Redd.


SWAT training scheduled this afternoon on Minnieville Road

The Prince William County police SWAT team is conducting an exercise this afternoon in the 13000 block of Minnieville Road in Woodbridge. The training is set to begin at 2 p.m., and an increased police presence should be expected.


Former UMBC Player Was Asked Not to Join Duke Student Section at Virginia Game

Former UMBC point guard K.J. Maura will not join Duke's student section for Saturday's matchup against Virginia, according to The Duke Chronicle's Hank Tucker. Maura was a member of the 2017-18 UMBC squad that reached the NCAA Tournament as a 16-seed and upset the No. 1-seeded Cavaliers last March.


Fairfax County Public Schools Cancel Afternoon, Evening Activities

With an inch of snow anticipated tonight and tomorrow, activities at Fairfax County public schools or on school grounds are canceled for this afternoon and evening. FCPS wrote in a tweet today (Jan. 17) that the “expected wintry weather in our area tonight” prompted the decision.


Prince William County School Board approves new boundaries impacting more than a dozen elementary schools

The Prince William County School Board voted 7-1 to approve new elementary school boundaries at a meeting Wednesday where the board heard from about 60 parents and community members.


Marie Kondo ‘Tidying Up’ method sparks book donations, wait list for decluttering books in Fairfax Co.

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Does it bring you joy? Keep it. If not, let it go have a life with someone who will appreciate it more than you do. That’s an oversimplified version of the decluttering philosophy of Marie Kondo that’s being enthusiastically embraced in the metro D.C. area.


Family of Virginia mom killed after Snapchat post pleads for change in driving law

RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) - A family pleading for change visited the Virginia State Capitol Wednesday, holding a photograph of Lakin Ashlyn Gabel that was uploaded to Snapchat in 2017.


Here's Who Donates to the School Where Karen Pence Teaches

In 2015, the Schwab Charitable Trust gave Immanuel Bible Church in Springfield, Virginia, $8,000 in donations, similar to amounts it gave in previous years. The church’s school, where Second Lady Karen Pence began teaching art this week, openly discriminates against LGBTQ people. Huffington Post rep


Double dose of winter weather with snow likely Thursday night, wintry mix expected over weekend

WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - The D.C. region is in for a rough double dose of winter weather beginning late Thursday night into Friday morning and then again over the weekend. FOX 5's Mike Thomas says Thursday will stay mostly dry during the daylight hours with light snow beginning after dark in the even


Fairfax County Planning Commission considers cycling trails in Huntley Meadows Park

FAIRFAX, Va. - The Fairfax County Planning Commission is considering an amendment to the county's comprehensive plan that would forgo a cycling trail in Huntley Meadows Park in Alexandria.