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Lovettsville man arrested for filming woman in Lansdowne restroom

LANSDOWNE, Va. - A Lovettsville man is facing charges for allegedly filming a woman inside a bathroom at a medical center in Lansdowne last month. Jessie Scobie, 31, turned himself in to authorities on Saturday and was charged with peeping into an enclosure and unlawful creation of images of another


Fairfax County Police searching for missing 12-year-old boy

CHANTILLY, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Police in Fairfax County are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 12-year-old boy. Adrian Hearn was last seen near the intersection of Point Pleasant Drive and Middle Ridge Drive in Chantilly at around 4:05 p.m. Monday, police say.


Missing Elderly Man Sought In Sterling: Police

STERLING, VA—Police are looking for a missing man with a cognitive impairment not seen since around 2 p.m. Monday, April 22, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office (via Virginia State Police). Albert Vandergriek, 87, is white, 6-2, 195 pounds with white hair and blue eyes.


One dead, dozens displaced after Centreville apartment fire

CENTREVILLE, Va. - More than 30 people are displaced after an early morning fire tore through a Fairfax County apartment complex causing about $600,000 worth of damage. The community is also mourning the death of one person who didn't make it out.


Senior alert issued for missing 87-year-old man who is believed to be in danger

STERLING, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - The Virginia State Police have issued a senior alert on behalf of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office who is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 87-year-old man.


Aggressive Driver Assaults Woman In Chantilly: LCSO

CHANTILLY, VA—Police are looking for an aggressive driver who assaulted a woman Sunday, April 21, after she pulled over in the area of Route 50 and Loudoun County Parkway, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. He's described as white, in his 50s, and wearing a blue sweatshirt and blue je


15 tornadoes touched down in Virginia during outbreak on Good Friday

RICHMOND, Va. -- Four additional tornadoes were confirmed Monday by the National Weather Service (NWS), bring the total in Virginia to 15 on Good Friday, April 19. The 15 tornadoes rank as the 3rd most on any single day in Virginia recorded history and the second most for a non-tropical event.


Loudoun County supervisors award grants to 28 nonprofits; OAR, Mobile Hope miss out

More than two dozen nonprofit organizations will receive funding from Loudoun County after a competitive application process was established by the Board of Supervisors last year.


DC 5th grader among Americans killed in Sri Lanka bombings

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (FOX 5 DC) - A student from a DC school has been identified as one of the victims killed in the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, according to school officials.


Library 'Food For Fines' Drive Huge Hit In Loudoun County

LEESBURG, VA—In quite the interesting way to let patrons pay off overdue fines, the Loudoun County Public Library system collected 15,500 pounds of food and waived $15,100 in fees during its third annual "Food for Fines" drive, nearly doubling the totals for 2018. During the one-week campaign April


Reston tornado crossed Dulles Toll Road, spun by hospital, Trader Joe's

Friday's storms produced 28 tornadoes from Florida to Pennsylvania, including 11 in Virginia. One of those tore a path of damage through Reston, toppling trees, tearing off shingles and destroying one shed.


Virginia DMV wants drivers to get 'REAL ID'

(WRIC)-- The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles wants drivers to switch over to the REAL ID. By October 2020, you must have a REAL ID in order to board a domestic flight or access federal facilities such as military bases. It will also meet federal requirements.


Driver Seriously Hurt After Crashing Into Traffic Light Pole: PD

DARNESTOWN, MD — A person is in critical condition after crashing into a traffic light pole in Darnestown Saturday morning. According to Montgomery County Police, the single-vehicle collision occurred around 8 a.m. near the intersection of Darnestown and Riffleford roads. A preliminary investigation


Fairfax City Restaurants: Roaches Among 18 Violations At Eatery

FAIRFAX, VA—Fairfax Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in the area. Full reports can be accessed on the health department's website. "In our experience, it is unrealistic to expect that a complex, full-service food operation can routinely avoid any violations,"


Father guilty in his young son’s car crash death

Jose Albert Zapata talked by phone with his wife before the accident, according to the investigation. By .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) A Fairfax County man Monday afternoon pleaded guilty in Fauquier County Circuit Court to a child abuse and neglect charge in the car crash


Virginia taxpayers will get money back from the state in October

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) -- It's been a busy year for David Kembel Tax Services in Roanoke. Kembel just opened a second location in Salem and said it's been non-stop this tax season.


Virginia Armed Robbery Suspect Flees Police, Crashes Into Potomac River

ARLINGTON, VA. (WJZ) — In Northern Virginia, an armed robbery suspect is in custody after leading police on a chase before crashing his car into the Potomac River. It happened in Arlington County Sunday afternoon. Police said the suspect robbed a store on Columbia Pike and took off.


Tractor-trailer reportedly runs red light, causes fiery crash at Va. 28/U.S. 17

A Manassas man driving a Toyota van was transported to Fauquier Hospital early Monday morning, after he crashed into a tractor-trailer that reportedly ran a red light at the intersection of U.S. 29 and Route 28 in Bealeton, according to a Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office press release.


Police Look for Man Who Fired Gun in Fairland 7-Eleven Parking Lot

Montgomery County police hope someone recognizes the surveillance image of man sought in connection of a gun fired in a Fairland 7-Eleven on March 29, police said. No one was injured, police said.


Virginia State Police searching for suspect in interstate hit-and-run

RICHMOND, Va (AP) - Virginia State Police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect in a hit-and-run incident on Interstate 95 in Henrico County. Authorities say the incident happened shortly before 5:30 p.m. Saturday north of Parham Road.