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Manassas man "grooms" minors into sending and receiving nude photos on social media

MANASSAS, Va. - A Manassas man is in custody for using social media to "groom" minors for nude photos. Schuyler Corado Corado is facing 12 felony charges including possession of child pornography and solicitation of a minor under 15 years of age.


Manassas councilwoman continues student shadow program

MANASSAS — Manassas Councilwoman Theresa Coates Ellis will continue her “Shadow for a Day” project. The effort pairs working professionals with students from Osbourn High School, the city high school, with working professionals.


4th Case of Measles Confirmed in Maryland, Department of Health Says

Maryland health officials have confirmed a fourth case of measles in the state, the Department of Health said Friday afternoon. The case is the fourth to emerge this month and the third this week; cases were also announced Tuesday and Wednesday. The first case this month was publicized April 5.


2 charged after 3-year-old run over by construction equipment in Va.

A 3-year-old boy was seriously injured after his father accidentally ran over the child with construction equipment while at a work site in Gainesville, Virginia, last month. Kenneth Albrecht Toone, 39, and Erin Renee Knox, 29, both of Gainesville, were arrested this week and face child abuse charge


Local Catholic churches to mark Good Friday with 'living stations of the cross'

Two Prince William County churches will participate in “living stations of the cross” today, Good Friday, a day of solemn remembrance in the Christian Holy Week. On Good Friday, Christians commemorate the day Jesus Christ was beaten and mocked by Roman soldiers before being made to carry a cross to


Your hour-by-hour look at Friday’s storm in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. -- A Flash Flood Watch has been issued ahead of a strong line of storms making its way into Virginia. The strongest storms will occur in the evening through midnight across central Virginia. Some storms could be severe with damaging wind gusts and hail. Isolated tornadoes cannot be rul


Manassas Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

MANASSAS, VA — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Flash Flood Watch for your area, beginning Friday at 12:00 pm and ending Saturday at 5:00 am. You can find more info from the National Weather Service here.


Severe storms cause road closures across southwest Virginia

ROANOKE, Va. - Multiple roads across southwest Virginia after storms moved through the region on Friday. VDOT is reporting about a dozen closures. Copyright 2019 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Police: Woman assaulted at Virginia Beach Taco Bell after ‘taking too long’ in drive-thru

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Virginia Beach Police Department is looking for two people accused of assaulting a woman for “taking too long” in a Taco Bell drive-thru. According to police, the assault happened on March 25 at the Taco Bell on Sabre Street, WTKR reports.


Severe weather potential increases for Southside Virginia; flooding, strong winds biggest threat

Forecasters are ratcheting up the chance of severe thunderstorms today across Southside Virginia. The Storm Prediction Center — a wing of the National Weather Service — lists Danville and Pittsylvania County in what it considers a moderate risk of severe weather. The moderate risk is just one level


Prince William Realtor Association awards top agents

WOODBRIDGE — Four hundred members and guests of Realtor Association of Prince William (PWAR) gathered at Gala Cuisine at Foxchase Manor near Manassas on Friday, April 5 for the Annual REALTOR Awards Gala.


Larceny suspect wanted by Virginia Beach police

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- Virginia Beach police are looking for a suspect who they say stole money from an unlocked vehicle near the Walmart in the 4800 block of Virginia Beach Blvd.


Damage reported as storms move through Virginia

(WWBT) - Reports of storm damage are starting to come in as heavy rain and strong wind move through central Virginia. A horse was killed after a tree fell into a pasture in Brunswick County, the sheriff’s office confirmed.


Virginia legislative review ahead of 420 tomorrow

A pseudo-holiday celebrating the use of marijuana tomorrow comes after efforts in Richmond fell short of making Virginia the 11th state to at least partially decriminalize the plant. WLNI’s Ian Price has more ahead of 420 tomorrow on April 20th:


National Weather Service issues tornado, flood watches for parts of Tri-State area

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Washington County in Maryland and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia through midnight. A flash flood watch has been issued for those areas, as well as Franklin County in Pennsylvania.


Child falls from deck, flown to hospital

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY — A child was flown to an area hospital after falling from a deck. A four-year-old girl fell 15 feet from a deck at a house on Farragut Court, just off Irongate Way near Manassas.


Dance instructor faces sexual abuse, pornography charges in connection with teenage student

A Woodbridge dance instructor is facing sexual abuse and pornography charges stemming from interactions with a teenage student in 2014, according to police. Detectives with Prince William County Police Department’s Special Victims Unit on March 27 began an investigation into an inappropriate relatio


Thieves target restaurants, steal cooking grease to sell on black market

ANNANDALE, Va. (ABC7) — Cooking grease pooled in front of the Annandale dumpster—the scene of the crime. Two Fairfax County Police officers said it’s the spot where they arrested a man who stole hundreds of gallons of cooking grease from restaurants across Northern Virginia.


Tornado Watch in Effect for Fairfax County Until Midnight

Fairfax County and most of the National Capital Region are under a tornado watch issued by the National Weather Service. This is in addition to the hazardous weather outlook and flash flood warning already in effect. Read more in yesterday’s blog post about the approaching weather.