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Reston Winter Storm Update: 'Significant' Snow Risk

RESTON, VA -- Well, it looks like we're going to get some decent snow after all as a last gasp before spring here in Reston. And perhaps not once, but twice. It will be a cold, wet, sleety, messy Tuesday before the precipitation transitions to snow in the wee hours of Wednesday and continues into th

PATCH - 2018-03-20 12:17:54

Man Dies In Arlington County's First Homicide Of 2018

ARLINGTON, VA - A man was found murdered in the Ballston-Virginia Square neighborhood of Arlington on Friday evening, marking the first homicide in Arlington County of 2018, police said. Police were dispatched to the 4100 block of 11th Place N. at about 7:35 p.m. for the report of a possible death.

PATCH - 2018-03-19 18:59:40

Charles County Sheriff's Office Investigating Fatal Crash in Waldorf

The Charles County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash on Plaza Drive in Waldorf that occurred on Monday, March 19, 2018 at approximately 7:15 p.m. Officers are asking anyone who witnessed the crash or stopped at the crash site to render aid to please call Cpl. C. Collins at 301-932-2222

SMNEWSNET.COM - 2018-03-20 01:09:50

Woman Raped, Terrorized For Months In Woodbridge: Police

WOODBRIDGE, VA-A man was arrested Friday for terrorizing, assaulting and raping a female acquaintance over several months at a Woodbridge residence, according to Prince William County Police. Khurram Abbas Chaudhary, 31, of Woodbridge, was charged with rape, malicious wounding by caustic substance a

PATCH - 2018-03-19 20:48:31

Winter Storm: Hour-By-Hour Forecast For Arlington

ARLINGTON, VA - It's the first day of spring, but you wouldn't know that from the forecast alone. Forecasters are calling for snow Tuesday and Wednesday. While much of the winter has been a bust for the DC region, the latest forecast from the Capital Weather Gang indicates that Arlington could get 1

PATCH - 2018-03-20 13:35:00

Shooter at Great Mills High School is dead, sheriff says

St. Mary's sheriff's deputies instruct the parents of students at Great Mills High School where to go to pick up their children, after Tuesday's shooting. An ambulance crew navigates its way around other emergency vehicles while leaving Great Mills High School after Tuesday's shooting. Updates will

SO MD NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 15:30:00

Car Thief Busted After Story Falls Apart In Stafford: Police

A man driving a stolen car lost police during a chase but later was found walking nearby and provided a phony story that quickly fell apart. STAFFORD, VA-A man driving a stolen car lost police during a chase but later was found walking near the area and provided a phony story that quickly fell apart

PATCH - 2018-03-20 13:30:17

Watch Live: 2nd Eaglet About To Hatch On DC Bald Eagle Cam

WASHINGTON, DC -- It's time for eagle-mania in the D.C. area once again, as everyone eagerly awaits the second eaglet hatching under the watchful eye of the DC Bald Eagle Cam, which you can watch here. It is also embedded below. The first eaglet hatched Saturday in the nest high about the D.C. Polic

PATCH - 2018-03-19 18:58:09

Owner Shoots And Kills Dog At Fairfax County Park: Police

A Customs and Border Protection officer has been arrested and charged for shooting his dog in the head and leaving its dead body at a Fairfax County park. Fairfax County Police charged Mark Cochrane, 61, of Reston with charged with felony animal cruelty, hunting or discharge of firearms in certain p


Oxygen truck overturns in Manassas, causing possible hazmat situation

MANASSAS, Va. - Authorities are responding to a possible hazmat situation after an oxygen truck overturned following a crash in Manassas. Prince William County police tweeted that the crash happened at the intersection of Dumfries Road at Cobb Drive and Pinnacle Ridge Drive. A sedan and the oxygen


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Police: Reported barricade situation at hotel in Capitol Heights

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. - Police have responded to a reported barricade situation at a hotel in Prince George's County. The incident was reported just after 8 a.m. Friday as a domestic violence situation at a hotel located along the 8800 block of Hampton Mall Drive in Capitol Heights. Police believe a


Suspicious death investigation becomes homicide case

Homicide Investigation *CASE RECLASSIFIED - On March 16, the body discovered inside of a burning vehicle at Veterans Park located at 14300 Veterans Dr in Woodbridge underwent an autopsy at the Medical Examiner's Office in Manassas. Based upon further examination of the victim's body and the prelimin


FBI's Andrew McCabe Fired, Effective Immediately, Before He Could Retire

WASHINGTON, D.C.-(CBS/WOWK) - Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has been fired, effective immediately the Department of Justice said late Friday night. The decision comes as FBI officials recommended his firing, as they wait for a Department of Justice Inspector General report critical of him


Body found inside burned out car in Woodbridge park, Prince William County police say

WOODBRIDGE, Va. - A man's body was found in a burned out car in a Prince William County park Thursday morning, according to officials. Prince William County police said fire crews were called to Veterans Park in Woodbridge after a citizen reported that a car was on fire inside the park. The burning


Woman Threatened With Knife To Her Neck In Dumfries: Police

DUMFRIES, VA-Authorities are looking for a man who threatened a woman by holding a knife to her throat and then taking her cell phone Wednesday in the 17300 block of Cusack Lane, according to Prince William County Police. Osha Chester Collier, 37, of the 2100 block of Huntington Creek Road in Nathal


Woman found dead in motel fire in Fairfax

FAIRFAX, Va. - Firefighters found the body of a woman while battling a fire at a Fairfax motel on March 15. The fire started at the Lee High Inn on Fairfax Boulevard around 1:30 a.m. Firefighters believe the blaze started in the room where the woman was found. The woman, who has not been identified,


Truck driver electrocuted after vehicle comes in contact with power lines

LORTON, Va. - A truck driver was electrocuted after the vehicle he was driving made contact with powers lines Thursday morning in Lorton. The incident was reported around 6 a.m. near Mordor Drive and Furnace Road. The driver was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The incident is sti


Man Electrocuted Thursday In Lorton: Police

LORTON, VA-A man was electrocuted Thursday morning after coming into contact with power lines in the area of Mordor Drive and Furnace Road, according to Fairfax County Police. Bobby Blevins, Jr., 47, was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. Shortly after 6 a.m., police went to th


Fairfax County teacher arrested for child porn, Arlington County police say

The Arlington County Police Department said 56-year-old Robert Rowe of Arlington, a teacher at Sandburg Middle School in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County, was charged with possession of child pornography. ARLINGTON, Va. - A Fairfax County teacher has been charged with possession of child por