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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

Cop Assaulted During Arrest In Manassas: Police

MANASSAS, VA - A man is being held without bond after assaulting a cop during an attempted arrest Monday at the Red Roof Inn, 10610 Automotive Drive, according to Prince William County Police. Wilfredo Rosa, Jr., 33, of the 11000 block of Doubleday Lane in Manassas, was charged with assault and batt

PATCH - 2017-09-20 19:20:33

Man charged after bank robberies in Manassas, Montclair

A man suspected of bank robberies in Manassas and Montclair last week was arrested Wednesday in Silver Spring, Maryland. He also faces charges in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, for a third robbery. Jack Antonio Romero, 30, of the 2300 block of Coleridge Drive, Silver Spring, faces charges in Prince

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-21 16:33:00

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

New Sheetz on Va. 28 in Bristow announces opening date

The new Sheetz at 11627 Nokesville Road in Bristow will open Tuesday, Sept. 26. This new location will welcome customers by offering free self-serve coffee and soda for a limited time. The grand opening celebration begins at 10 a.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony where a Sheetz family member will fo

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 20:57:00

Will Hurricane Maria Hit Virginia?

WASHINGTON, DC - After Hurricane Maria left behind a tattered Puerto Rico without power Thursday morning bruised by Category 4 strength winds and up to 35 inches of rain, forecasters warned the storm currently packing winds around 115 mph will likely follow the same path as Hurricane Jose once it le

PATCH - 2017-09-21 13:12:02

Former Highland coach sentenced to five years for indecent liberties with child

A former Highland School girls basketball coach will spend five years in prison for having a sexual relationship with a student. George Logan III, 44, of Manassas, admitted to police he had a sexual relationship with a teenage girl between Jan. 23 and Jan. 27, 2016. Logan was sentenced on Sept. 21 i

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 16:51:00

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

Police search for possible carjacking suspects in Woodbridge

Police are investigating a possible carjacking off Neabsco Road in Woodbridge tonight. The victim suffered minor injuries in the robbery and was taken to the hospital for treatment. Officers located the car involved but have not found any suspects, said Prince William police Sgt. Jonathan Perok. A F

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 02:31:00

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

Braddock Road closed temporarily for wreck in Centreville

A car crash had closed Braddock Road in both directions early Thursday. The road was open for traffic as of 6:46 a.m., according to Fairfax County police. Braddock Road had been shut down between Pleasant Valley Road and Pleasant Forest Drive. A car crash had closed Braddock Road in both directions

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-21 10:38:00

Russia warns US, says its special forces are helping Syrian troops

MOSCOW - Russia on Thursday issued a stern warning to U.S. forces and their allies in Syria, saying it has deployed Russian special forces alongside Syrian government troops in the battle for the oil-rich Deir el-Zour province and that Moscow would retaliate if the Russians come under fire. The Ru

AIR FORCE TIMES - 2017-09-21 14:25:50

Iranian president: Trump's UN comments 'ignorant, absurd'

UNITED NATIONS - Iran's president warned Wednesday that his country will "respond decisively" to any violation of the agreement that reins in its nuclear program and called President Donald Trump's "ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric" about Iran unfit for the United Nations. In remarks clearly

AIR FORCE TIMES - 2017-09-21 03:48:06

Iraqi forces begin operation to retake Hawija from ISIS group

IRBIL, Iraq - In a push at dawn, Iraqi forces launched an operation on Thursday to retake the town of Hawija - one of the last extremist strongholds in Iraq - from the Islamic State group, according to a statement from the Iraqi prime minister's office. The operation began just two days after Iraq

MARINE CORP TIMES - 2017-09-21 14:48:12

Mattis explains the origin of the call sign, "Chaos"

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is known to speak candidly during, and his speech Wednesday at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber conference was no exception. During his keynote address, Mattis cheekily answered a question about his reported nickname, "Mad Dog." "It was a slow news da

AIR FORCE TIMES - 2017-09-21 17:04:26

Trump targets North Korea in new executive order

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that would enable the United States to sanction individual companies and institutions that finance trade with North Korea. Trump made the announcement Thursday during a working luncheon with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Sout

AIR FORCE TIMES - 2017-09-21 17:01:30

Former SF medic to receive Medal of Honor for mission long kept secret

If he hadn't wanted to avoid the Marine Corps so badly, retired Capt. Gary Michael "Mike" Rose might never have been on the secret 1970 operation that earned him the military's highest award for valor. On Sept. 11, 1970, a few minutes into the helicopter ride from his southeastern Vietnam base, th

MARINE CORP TIMES - 2017-09-20 19:31:01

Air Force's top enlisted pledges transgender airmen will be treated with respect

The Air Force's top enlisted leader on Wednesday invoked the history of racial segregation in the military and the Tuskegee Airmen as he pledged the service will treat transgender airmen with dignity and respect. "Right now, our transgender airmen are still just that: They are our airmen," Chief M

AIR FORCE TIMES - 2017-09-20 17:59:39

Poland, NATO troops hold drills amid security concerns

WARSAW, Poland - Thousands of Polish and other NATO troops have launched major defensive exercises in Poland's north amid security concerns raised by war games recently held by neighboring Russia and Belarus. The Dragon-17 exercise involves some 17,000 land, air force and navy troops and some 3,50

MARINE CORP TIMES - 2017-09-21 14:04:40

In drones, ISIS has its own tactical air force

Commercial drones, such as the $1,500 Chinese-made DJI Phantom widely used by the Islamic State group, are providing nonstate actors with their own mini-air force, according to an expert in irregular warfare, who spoke on a panel Wednesday at the Modern Day Marine expo in Quantico, Virginia. While

MARINE CORP TIMES - 2017-09-21 13:16:01