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Mom-daughter duo fend off armed carjackers with hot cocoa

WOODBRIDGE, Va. - Police in the Virginia suburbs of the nation's capital say two would-be carjackers fled from their intended victims when a splash of hot cocoa and a dash of resourcefulness entered the mix. Police in Prince William County, Virginia, said in a statement that a 50-year-old woman exit

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-17 01:29:33

Carjackers Foiled By Hot Chocolate In Woodbridge: Police

WOODBRIDGE, VA-Two armed would-be carjackers received a jolting comeuppance at the hands of two swashbuckling women late Saturday night outside the 7-Eleven at 15052 Cardinal Drive, according to Prince William County Police. Namely, they defended their car with a swing of a bag and a thrown cup of p

PATCH - 2018-01-16 20:02:33

Vatican designates northern Virginia church as a basilica

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia - The Vatican has designated a historic Catholic church in northern Virginia as a basilica. Arlington Bishop Michael Burbidge announced the designation during services Sunday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Old Town Alexandria, which traces its history back to George Washington.

CRUXNOW.COM - 2018-01-15 19:49:09

Crime Report: Multiple Thefts, Hit & Runs and 2 Assaults

A week after a fight between two employees at the Northern Virginia Pediatrics Center, the medical office is again in the City of Falls Church crime report, this time for larceny from an employee-only area. Other thefts in this week's report included an item stolen from the basketball court at 24-Ho

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2018-01-16 16:37:33

Former CIA Officer Arrested For Retaining Classified Information

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - A former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer was arrested last night on charges of unlawful retention of national defense information. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, aka "Zhen Cheng Li", 53, was arrested after arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York. Lee,

BREAKING911.COM - 2018-01-16 22:43:04

Trump Hotel Hit With Poop Emojis, Vulgarity | PatchPM

Share-worthy stories from the Virginia/DC Patch network to talk about tonight: Video shows someone projected the word "S---HOLE" onto a wall of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., the same word President Donald Trump reportedly used to describe Haiti, El Salvador and African countries

PATCH - 2018-01-16 21:39:02

UPDATED: Snowy commute possible Wednesday morning

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 9 p.m. tonight through 9 a.m. Wednesday morning ahead of the threat of snow overnight. The weather service says there's potential for hazardous conditions for the Wednesday morning commute due snow and limited visibilities throug

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-16 18:30:00

News Driver in stolen car leads police on chase through Triangle

Police tell us they chased a man accused of hopping into an idling car in the early morning hours of Monday and stealing it, leading police on a chase through Triangle. From a press release: Strong-Armed Robbery * ARREST | Hit & Run and Felony Eluding * NEW INCIDENT - On January 14 at 12:34AM, off

POTOMACLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-16 22:56:57

Detectives looking into death of man found with severe head trauma in Little Neck

An unidentified man was found dead with a massive head wound in Little Neck on Tuesday morning, police said. On Jan. 16 at around 9:42 a.m., officers from the 111th Precinct responded to a call to assist Nassau County Police at 255-09 Northern Blvd., where they discovered an unidentified male uncons

QNS.COM - 2018-01-17 02:00:21

New American restaurant Perennial opens in Garden City

House-cured bacon, a beet cocktail, local monkfish and radish-top pesto all make appearances inside a sleek new American restaurant in Garden City. Chef Peter Mistretta has opened Perennial on Franklin Avenue after nearly a year of planning and build out. An alum of one of Manhattan's most celebrat

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-16 13:00:00

Man found dead with massive head wound in Queens

A man died Tuesday after he was found with a massive head injury on a Queens street, police said. Both NYPD officers and cops from the Nassau County Police Department were called to Northern Blvd. near 221st St. in Bayside - a short distance from the Long Island border - about 9:40 a.m. They foun

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 19:51:28

Nassau cops seek escaped prisoner in Hempstead Village

A prisoner in a Nassau police vehicle escaped Tuesday and eluded a search, authorities said. During an investigation, detectives arrested the suspect, a male, but he escaped from a police car about 3:45 p.m. on Franklin Avenue in Hempstead Village, said Det. Lt. Rich LeBrun. The suspect ran away and

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-17 03:07:42

Cops: Robber swipes 10 pints of Hagen-Dazs from Elmont 7-Eleven

Police released this surveillance image of a man who authorities said brandished a box cutter to rob an Elmont 7-Eleven of 10 pints of Hagen-Dazs ice cream on Dec. 12, 2017. Photo Credit: NCPD Nassau County police are seeking the public's help identifying the robber who stole 10 pints of ice cream

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-16 15:30:02

Crash shuts southbound Sunken Meadow State Parkway, police say

All southbound lanes of the Sunken Meadow State Parkway were closed in Commack early Tuesday because of a one-car accident, State Police said. The accident was reported at 2:38 a.m., State Police said. The southbound lanes were closed between Jericho Turnpike and Veterans Memorial Highway, according

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-16 10:37:27

Cops: Sculptures worth up to $20G stolen from Freeport fountain

Police are asking the public's help identifying whoever stole these bronze sculptures of men from a fountain on South Long Beach Avenue in Freeport in October 2017. Photo Credit: NCPD Nassau County police are seeking the public's help in identifying the person or people who stole four ornate bronz

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-16 16:19:50

How to Catch Your Landlord Cheating on Rents

Sudesh Chohan outside his Flushing apartment building, where he recently discovered his landlord had been overcharging him in rent for as much as 27 years.Dee Delgado One stormy evening last summer, in a corner of a playground on Union Street in Flushing, a small crowd gathered. They were residents

VILLAGE VOICE - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Detectives seek public's help in identifying Victor Valley High car theft suspect

VICTORVILLE - Authorities are requesting the public's assistance in identifying a man who they say stole thousands of dollars of computer equipment from a car in the parking lot at Victor Valley High School. Deputy A. Jackson with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Victorville Station responded to

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-16 22:36:41

Police Seeking Help Locating Wanted Transient

Bay City News Service Published 11:22 am, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 LIVERMORE (BCN) Livermore police are seeking help in locating a transient man wanted on suspicion of multiple crimes. According to police, 57-year-old Robert Carl is wanted for identity theft, burglary and fraud. There is currently

SFGATE - 2018-01-16 19:22:00

Audit: Sacramento struggles to close diversity, gender gap among employees

City employment fall short of reflecting Sacramento's diversity, audit shows Updated: 8:30 PM PST Jan 16, 2018 City employment fall short of reflecting Sacramento's diversity, audit shows City employment fall short of reflecting Sacramento's diversity, audit shows The City of Sacramento acknowledg

KCRA.COM - 2018-01-17 04:30:00

Letters: Simon's shut down because of what, or who?

Re "Simon's reopens after 'some rat droppings' caused closure" (sacbee.com, Jan. 16): Did anyone else see the humor in Simon's Bar and Cafe, popular hangout for Sacramento politicians, being shut down because it's infested with vermin? Wes Hill, Carmichael Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-01-17 02:03:00