Perris Jones, FOX 5 DC

Perris Jones


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Past articles by Perris:

Torpedo Factory artists upset over new selection process

More controversy is brewing between artists at the Torpedo Factory Art Center and the City of Alexandria. → Read More

Montgomery County leaders host townhall to discuss rising rent prices

Skyrocketing rent prices and a lack of affordable housing in Montgomery County has some families wondering what they'll do next. → Read More

Summer school staffing problems lead to virtual learning for special needs students in Montgomery Co.

Staffing problems in Montgomery County Public Schools now means some students with special needs will have to move to virtual learning for a summer school program. → Read More

Community leaders hold prayer for Brittney Griner outside Russian Embassy

Calls are growing for the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner. → Read More

DC officials consider changes to outstanding traffic ticket law

There’s now hope for residents in the District who are unable to renew their driver’s license because of mounting debt from outstanding traffic tickets. → Read More

Roe v. Wade protests continue: Thousands converge outside Supreme Court

Protesters outside the Supreme Court building say they'll keep coming back after justices overruled Roe v. Wade and ended federal abortion rights. → Read More

Severe thunderstorms ravage parts of Fauquier County

Downed trees and powerlines could be seen all throughout Fauquier County Wednesday after a severe thunderstorm ravaged the area. → Read More

14-year-old shot, critically wounded in East Riverdale

Prince George's County police are searching for the person who shot a 14-year-old boy in East Riverdale Thursday evening. → Read More

Capital Pride Parade attendees highlight importance of parade's return

The Capital Pride Parade was held in D.C. on Saturday for the first time in two years thanks to a pandemic induced hiatus. FOX 5's Perris Jones spoke to some of the thousands of attendees to get their feelings on the parade returning in person. → Read More

Something in the Water DC: Police, private security firms prep for music festival

FOX 5 spoke exclusively to one of the private security firms that will work alongside law enforcement at the event. → Read More

Bird flu virus detected in ducklings at Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

The virus that causes the avian flu, a contagious disease affecting wild and domestic birds, has been found in mallard ducklings at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, according to authorities. → Read More

Superintendent on Alexandria City High School student stabbing: 'This isn't normal'

School officials tell FOX 5 virtual learning will continue for students at Alexandria City high school through the end of the school year. → Read More

18-year-old student dead after fight leads to stabbing in Alexandria: police

Alexandria police are investigating a fight that led to an 18-year-old student being fatally stabbed on Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Dog reunited with owner after being stolen in Southeast DC

A woman in Southeast D.C. is relieved to have her dog back after the pup was stolen Friday morning outside a CVS in Eastern Market. → Read More

Staying cool: Expert shares tips on how to be safe during weekend heat wave

It's going to be a weekend scorcher across the D.C. region, so FOX 5 spoke to an expert about what you can do to stay cool. Here's what you need to know! → Read More

New Afghan community center offers resources to refugees in Alexandria

More help is on the way for Afghan refugees here in the D.C. region. → Read More

Fairfax firefighters help deliver healthy baby girl

A newborn was delivered in the parking lot of Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Station 25. → Read More

Metro officials consider mask-only railcars as COVID-19 cases rise across US

With COVID-19 cases rising across the U.S. some are wondering if restrictions should go back in place. → Read More

Concerns grow over underage drinking related to Virginia's cocktails to-go law

The cocktails to-go law in Virginia was meant to help businesses struggling during the pandemic, but now there’s concern that underage drinkers could take advantage it. → Read More

Something in the Water 2022: DC organizers plan 'affordable' Juneteenth alternative

Several local groups are organizing a competing festival for those who may not be able to afford the ticket prices and want to celebrate Juneteenth. → Read More