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Lorton: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market
LORTON, VA — On the hunt for a new house, and want to get a better understanding of what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Fear not! To save you some time, we here at Patch have compiled the latest batch of five new lis
Virginia DMV Sued for Suspending Licenses of People With Unpaid Fees
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Attorneys involved in a battle over whether it's unconstitutional for Virginia to suspend somebody's driver's license if they don't pay court costs and fines went before a federal judge on Monday.
Lorton Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead
LORTON, VA — Here's a look at the week-ahead weather, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy starting in the evening. Rain starting in the evening. Partly cloudy in the morning.
Suspects arrested in shooting, man flown to hospital
An attempted robbery turned into a shooting Saturday afternoon at store parking lot in Waldorf, with one left in serious condition and two men in custody. Detectives are seeking additional information regarding the alleged targeted shooting of a 27-year-old man that occurred on Saturday at 12:49 p.m
JUSTICE STORY: Virginia wife uses lover to bump off hubby — and later gets pardoned by governor
Thomas McKown, a 27-year-old ex-Marine, drove off one night in a Chevy Chevelle from his home on Fontana Ave. in Chesapeake, Va., and simply never returned. At least that’s the story his wife told police when she reported him missing on Jan. 7, 1969.
First African-American female firefighter in Fairfax County tells her story
HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Felecia Manns made history 33 years ago as the first African-American female firefighter in the Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Department. She recounts the barriers that she broke in her journey, and her favorite memories as a firefighter.
Man arrested with 30 pounds of marijuana
ALLEGANY COUNTY, Md. - Allegany County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man with 30 lbs. of marijuana early Monday morning. Police say they pulled over Omar Teagle, 26, of Waldorf, MD for speeding and a broken light. During the traffic stop, police found 18 packages of suspected marijuana weighing over
Police investigating double shooting in District Heights
DISTRICT HEIGHTS, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Police are investigating a double shooting that happened Monday afternoon in District Heights. According to a preliminary investigation, police say a suspect shot two victims outside of a home in the 5200 block of Daventry Terrace at 1:40 p.m.
D.C. Eagle loses liquor license after bouncer shoves “belligerent” city councilman out the door
It was a quiet weekend at the Eagle bar in Washington, D.C. last weekend. Local alcohol regulators slapped the bar with a $2,000 fine and suspended its liquor license for seven days after a bouncer shoved former mayor and current city council member Vincent C. Gray out the front door.
Deadly officer-involved shooting in Thurmont, MD
THURMONT, Md. - An officer-involved shooting in Thurmont, MD left one man dead early Monday morning. Police said in a statement that the shooting happened around 1:30 on Sandy Spring Lane.
Tip Line Set Up For Brookfield Plaza Shooting In Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, VA—A tip line has been created for the Brookfield Plaza shooting Friday, March 22 in Springfield. Fairfax County Police have identified two people injured by gunshots. Anyone who has videos or other information related to the shooting can call the tip line at 571-234-8055.
Bomb Threats Prompt Arrests At Woodbridge-Area Schools: Police
WOODBRIDGE, VA—Two boys were arrested last week for threatening to bomb their respective schools in Prince William County, according to Prince William County Police. Neither threat, however, was deemed credible.
Dale City townhome fire displaces 2 adults, 1 child
Improper disposal of grilling charcoal has been blamed for a Dale City townhouse fire that displaced two adults and one child early Monday morning, according to fire department officials.
3 Arrested After Arlington Resident Surprised By Burglars: Police
ARLINGTON, VA -- Three individuals are under arrest after they tried to burglarize a home in Arlington, only to be yelled at by the victim, police say. Police were called to the 1600 block of S. Arlington Ridge Road at around 2:40 p.m. on March 23 to a report of a burglary, according to a report fro
Blue Bell ice cream returning to stores in Richmond and elsewhere in Virginia beginning this week
After a three-year hiatus, Blue Bell ice cream returns to store shelves in much of Virginia beginning Monday March 25. The iconic Texas ice cream brand hasn't been available in Virginia since 2015 after the company halted sales here and across the U.S. because of listeria contamination.
Police on scene after 2 shot outside District Heights home
Prince George’s County police are on the scene of what they’re calling “a developing situation,” after a double shooting Monday afternoon in District Heights, Maryland.
Car With 2 Kids Rolls Down Hill, Into House In DC: Report
WASHINGTON, DC -- A car with two kids inside that was parked in gear at the top of a hill rolled into a house in D.C. on Monday, according to a report. NBC Washington reporter Aimee Cho reports that a mom parked the car at the top of a hill on Indian Rock Terrace NW and "accidentally left it in gear
Fairfax City Restaurant Inspections: 18 Violations At One Place
FAIRFAX, VA—Fairfax Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in the 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 routinely avoid any violations,"
Supreme Court rejects foreign company's bid to review Mueller subpoena
Washington (CNN) — An unnamed foreign government-owned corporation will have to turn over information that was related to the special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation to federal prosecutors or continue to accrue escalating fines after the Supreme Court denied the company's request to hear its
What’s next? President Trump still faces long list of investigations
WASHINGTON — On Sunday, Attorney General William Barr released a four-page summary of the Special Counsel Robert Mueller investigation. Barr wrote, "the special counsel's investigation did not find that the trump campaign or anyone associated with it conspired or coordinated with Russia in its effor