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Virginia House Democrats say investigation into Lt. Gov. Fairfax should happen outside of legislature

NORFOLK, Va. – Democrats in the Virginia House of Delegates say any investigation into Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax should happen “outside of the political arena,” a sign they will not move forward with impeachment proceedings.


Virginia State Police respond to weather-related crashes

RICHMOND, Va. — With winter weather hitting Virginia Wednesday, Troopers with the Virginia State Police have been busy. From midnight to 8:45 a.m., state troopers responded to 171 traffic crashed and 143 disabled vehicles. A majority of the crashes have only involved damage to vehicles and few injur


Man Dressed As Security Guard Loots 7-Eleven In Sterling: LCSO

STERLING, VA—Police are looking for a man wearing a security guard uniform who stole items from a 7-Eleven store Friday morning in the 23500 block of Overland Drive, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. He was not keeping watch over and had no association with the involved 7-Eleven.


Loudoun Supervisors Clear Path for New Sterling Fire-Rescue Building

County supervisors have unanimously approved plans to build a larger Sterling fire and rescue building on the same site at the corner of East Holly Avenue and Commerce Street. The project will replace the current 8,772-square-foot building dating from 1971 with a 23,700-square-foot one, along with m


Tails of Loudoun County: Coffee Table Book to Support Pet Organizations

Ellen Zangla is working to put her passion for pet photography to work for two area charities. The Hamilton resident is shooting a coffee table book featuring local dogs, cats, lizards, horses—anything with a tail—in historic and scenic locations throughout Loudoun, with the proceeds from book sales


Thousands lose power in Southwest Virginia due to winter weather

Thousands of Appalachian Power customers are in the dark Wednesday morning due to issues related to winter weather. More than 3,500 customers have lost power in Virginia, as of 6 a.m.


Squatter Discovered In Reston: Police

RESTON, VA -- A man was arrested after being discovered squatting in a vacant apartment in Reston, police say. Police were called to an apartment complex in the 1800 block of Oracle Way on Feb. 15 just before 6 p.m. after the property manager reported a man living in a vacant apartment, according to


Virginia school librarian charged after slapping 10-year-old girl

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- Jasmine Webster says the outrage is still fresh after finding out a librarian at a Virginia elementary school slapped her 10-year-old daughter a few weeks ago.


Loudoun County Schools Make Wednesday Weather Call: Details

LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA—Per the county: "Loudoun County Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, February 20th. Administrative Offices also will be closed. All activities on school campuses are cancelled."


Woman Arrested For Burglary, Cocaine In Woodbridge: Police

WOODBRIDGE, VA—A woman was arrested Monday after breaking into a home while armed with a blunt object in the 14000 block of Felty Place and then exacerbating her problems after being arrested, according to Prince William County Police. Bridget Nibblins, 31, of the 3200 block of Mountain Laurel Loop


Couple Assaulted By Mob In Haymarket: Police

HAYMARKET, VA—Two men were arrested Monday for their roles in a mob assault on two people Sunday in the 1800 block of Ridge Road, according to Prince William County Police. Jeremy Allue, 26, of the 1500 block of Summit Drive in Haymarket, was charged with abduction, conspiracy to commit abduction, a


Crime Roundup: Reston Man Charged for Valentine’s Day Assault

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Reston man on Valentine’s Day after he allegedly assaulted a woman in Sterling. Deputies responded around 1 p.m. on Valentine’s Day to the 400 block of Bailey Court — the area where a female reported that a man she knows unlawfully entered her residence twice that day.


Student Found With Gun At School In Ashburn: LCSO

ASHBURN, VA—A student was arrested Monday after being found with a gun in Briar Woods High School at 22535 Belmont Ridge Road, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. The boy was charged as a juvenile with felony brandishing of a firearm and possession of a firearm on school property.


Single-Vehicle Crash Kills Man In Loudoun County: Police

LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA—A man was killed Sunday in a single-vehicle crash on Harpers Ferry Road just south of Jefferson Pike, according to Virginia State Police. Ira T. Jones, 63, of Martinsburg, W.Va., was pronounced dead at the scene.


'Let It Snow:' Northern Virginia school closings for Wednesday, Feb. 20

School closings are starting to come in ahead of a winter storm expected to bring snow and ice to the region overnight into tomorrow. -- Prince William County public schools are closed, Code Red. Superintendent Steven Walts made the announcement on Twitter with a rendition of "Let it Go" from the mo


2 Dead In Fiery Herndon Crash, Police Investigating

HERNDON, VA -- Police are conducting an investigation after a fiery crash in Herndon over the weekend killed two people and left their remains unrecognizable. Police responded to a crash at around 4:26 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 on southbound Route 28 near the McLearen Road exit, according to a repor


Winter Storm Warning In Reston: What To Expect

RESTON, VA -- The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for most of the D.C. area, including here in Reston. Authorities are expecting 4-8 inches of snow followed by up to a quarter of an inch of ice.


Sketches Of Man Found Dead In Creek Released By Police

ROCKVILLE, MD — Police have released composite sketches of a man whose body was found in a Rockville-area creek earlier this month. Authorities hope the public can help identify the decedent.


Dulles International Airport pulled ahead of Reagan National in 2018

WASHINGTON — Dulles International Airport had more passengers than Reagan National Airport in 2018. That’s the first time it’s passed National in four years. For the year, Dulles saw 24.1 million passengers, compared with 23.5 million at Reagan National. For Dulles, that was 1.4 million more passeng


More Police Sent To Monitor High School After Threat

Man arrested for disorderly conduct near Quince Orchard High. There was an increased police presence at a Gaithersburg high school Tuesday morning in an “abundance of caution” after a shooting threat was made against the school over the weekend, the school’s principal said in a letter to families.