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Police search for missing man in Manassas

A police helicopter and Fairfax County police bloodhound have joined the search for a man who walked away from the Community Service Board facility at 7969 Ashton Ave. in Manassas around 10:30 a.m. this morning. Mohsan Mahmood, 31, may be in need of assistance that qualifies him as endangered. Mahmo

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 18:43:00

Police searching for armed robbery suspect near Manassas

Police are investigating an armed robbery near the Red Roof Inn on Va. 234 near Interstate 66 outside Manassas. The robbery appears to be between "known parties," and isn't random, said county police spokesman Nathan Probus. Expect heavy police presence in the area as police search for the suspect.

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 16:30:00

Police search for Triangle stabbing suspect

Police are searching for a woman they say stabbed a female pedestrian this morning in Triangle. At 10:45 a.m. on Sept. 18 Prince William County Police Department officers responded to the area of Potomac Highland Circle and Quantico Gateway Drive in Triangle to investigate a stabbing. The investiga

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

Top Marine general: Commanders need a 'holodeck' for war games

In the future, Marine commanders will be able to conduct large-scale exercises in a holodeck straight out of "Star Trek, The Next Generation," the Corps' top general said on Wednesday. Right now, the Marine Corps uses simulations to train individuals, such as pilots or vehicle drivers, said Marine

MARINE CORP TIMES - 2017-09-20 16:14:00

Tech, not missiles, biggest threat to US

The biggest threat to the Marine Air-Ground Task Force isn't a new weapon system or an increasing number or enemy troops - it's losing ground in the technology war. Phil Chudoba, assistant director of intelligence for Headquarters Marine Corps, told attendees Wednesday at the annual Modern Day Mar

MARINE CORP TIMES - 2017-09-20 23:14:48

Commandant: Amphibious vehicles will be vital in future shore combat

As adversaries advance capabilities to target and defend their shores, Marines moving from ship to land will be ever more reliant on the vehicles that get them there, said the Corps' top general. Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert B. Neller told a standing-room only crowd Wednesday at the annual

MARINE CORP TIMES - 2017-09-20 21:12:42

Queen of Apostles Catholic Church volunteer stole thousands from church in Alexandria, police say

Sandra Cortes was charged with three counts of grand larceny after Fairfax County police said she pocketed thousands of dollars from the church collection at Queen of Apostles Catholic Church in Alexandria, Virginia. ALEXANDRIA, Va. - An Alexandria church volunteer was arrested after she was accused

FOX5DC.COM - 2017-09-21 01:02:00

News Police investigate multiple shootings

Shooting Investigation - On September 19 at 12:00AM, officers responded to the 3100 block of River Heritage Blvd in Dumfries (22026) to investigate a shooting. The initial investigation revealed that the victim, a 19-year-old man of Dumfries, was walking in a wooded area near the above location when

POTOMACLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 20:00:49

Supervisors eye county employee compensation overhaul

Wednesday, Sep. 20, 2017 by Sydney Kashiwagi, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | 0 comments | Email this story After a comprehensive review of how Loudoun County government pays its employees, changes could be coming. Last week, members the Board of Supervisors' finance co

LOUDOUN TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 22:20:40

Church volunteer accused of stealing from collection plate

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A Virginia church volunteer accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the weekly collection has been arrested. News outlets report 53-year-old Sandra Irene Cortes was charged with three counts of grand larceny Sunday. Authorities say Cortes was a volunteer at the Queen of

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-09-20 11:10:07

Church volunteer charged with stealing money

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Police have arrested a church volunteer for stealing from the collection plate. 53-year-old Sandra Cortes is charged with three counts of grand larceny after stealing several thousand dollars from Queen of Apostles Church in Alexandria. The investigation began when another volunte

LOCALDVM.COM - 2017-09-20 03:32:11

Mueller team's focus on Paul Manafort spans 11 years

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team is reaching back more than a decade in its investigation of Paul Manafort, a sign of the pressure Mueller is placing on President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. The FBI's warrant for a July search of Manafort's Alexandria, Virginia, home said the inves

WBALTV.COM - 2017-09-20 01:24:00

GMU Science and Tech campus looks at future on 20th anniversary

George Mason University's Science and Technology campus near Manassas seemed positively remote when it first opened its doors two decades ago. Now, its leaders can't help but talk about how everything seems "just across the street." The school's Prince William campus celebrated its 20th anniversary

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-20 22:32:00

10 Commutes Ranked Across Northern Virginia

Several commutes in Northern Virginia have gotten worse in recent years, according to nearly a decade of survey data from the U.S. Census Bureau. In the latest American Community Survey, residents of counties and large cities were asked questions on a wide range of topics, including the time it take

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-20 19:28:00

Collaboration Of Nonprofits And Homebuilders Improves And Expands Supportive Housing In Alexandria

Pictured (left to right): Jack Gallagher (Richmond American Homes), Chip Devine (Brookfield Residential), Mayor Allison Silberberg, Anne LaFond (Community Lodgings), Lynn Thomas (Community Lodgings), Jerry Berman (M/I Homes), Kristyn Burr (HomeAid Northern Virginia). Formerly homeless families now h

ALEXANDRIANEWS.ORG - 2017-09-20 18:56:06

'History Secret' Presented in Great Falls

On Sept. 13, Pat Wirth, the invited speaker at the Great Falls Historical Society at the Grange, told the history of the Women's suffragist movement About 45 members attended the talk titled "The Best Kept Secret in American History." It was a sad and poignant story of how millions of courageous and


Annandale Woman Steals Thousands From Church: Police

ANNANDALE, VA-An Annandale woman is facing charges for stealing thousands of dollars from a church she volunteered for. On Sept. 7, a parish employee at Queen of Apostles Church (4329 Sano Street, Lincolnia), reported suspicions of a volunteer taking money from weekly collections. The employee said

PATCH - 2017-09-19 19:01:43

State Police: Man crashes into several cars on I-495, carjacks VDOT safety truck

A man has been arrested after a series of crashes and the carjacking of a state safety patrol truck tonight on interstates 495 and 95 in Northern Virginia. It all began around 6:30 p.m., when state police were called to a hit-and-run crash in the westbound lanes of I-495 in Alexandria. A black sedan

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 01:32:00

Fauquier's Robert Duvall brunches in Occoquan

One of Fauquier's more famed residents enjoyed brunch Sunday morning in neighboring Prince William County at Occoquan's Bistro L'Hermitage restaurant. Actor Robert Duvall, 86, lives in The Plains and is well-known and beloved around Fauquier County. On Sunday, the French restaurant posted a Facebook

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-18 01:18:00

Police blotter: Shenandoah County

Sept. 12: A larceny was reported. Someone removed an equipment trailer from property on Harman Road, Maurertown. Sept. 12: A destruction of property was reported. Someone damaged an alfalfa field on Burke Hill Road, Maurertown. Sept. 13: Hirving Ayala, of Mount Jackson, was arrested on charges of ch

NORTHERN VIRGINIA DAILY - 2017-09-19 07:00:00