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Sheriff's Office asking for help identifying man who broke into cars outside of Ashburn gym

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help identifying a man, who they say broke into, and stole items from cars, outside an Ashburn gym. → Read More

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in Tysons

A pedestrian was killed in a hit and run Tuesday morning in Tysons, Virginia. → Read More

Ex-probation officer sentenced for obstructing federal investigation

Friday in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, a former Dumfries probation officer was sentenced to nearly four years in prison for obstructing a federal grand jury investigation into armed drug traffickers and gang members. → Read More

Police: Man dead after being hit by driver traveling in wrong direction on Rt. 28

A Chantilly, Va. man is dead after his car was hit head on, by a driver, traveling in the wrong direction on Rt. 28 Friday morning. → Read More

Two men killed in Fairfax Co. single vehicle crash identified

Fairfax County Police have identified two men killed in a single vehicle crash over the weekend. → Read More

Leesburg woman dies after being struck by falling tree branch

A Leesburg, Va. woman died Wednesday morning, after being injured by a falling tree branch Tuesday evening. → Read More

Pedestrian hit by car in Alexandria

One person is recovering, after being hit by a car in Alexandria Wednesday morning. → Read More

Police: Shoplifters sprayed employee with caustic substance

Prince William County Police are searching for a man and woman who they say shoplifted from a Woodbridge, Va. Victoria’s Secret, got into an altercation with an employee, and sprayed them with an unknown caustic substance. → Read More

Prince William Co. Shelter looking for volunteers to walk dogs

“There was a major need for our dogs to have exercise and get away from the stressful environment in the shelter, the daily life in the shelter,” Beate Begley explained, manager of the Prince William County Animal Shelter’s foster and volunteer program. → Read More

Police: McLean man arrested for killing dog

MCLEAN, Va. - A McLean man is facing multiple charges, related to the death of his dog. Police say they were called to the home of Robert Hutchins, 41, on Tuesday morning. Residents called 9-1-1 to report a trail of blood leading to Hutchins’ apartment door. Hutchins lives on the 1600 block of Spring Gate Drive. While performing a welfare check, officers found Hutchins and his dead dog inside… → Read More

Firefighters rescue eight people from Bailey's Crossroads apartment fire

Dozens of people are out of their homes after a fire ripped through a Bailey’s Crossroads apartment Complex early Thursday morning. → Read More

Police believe Alexandria man was fatally hit by two cars

Alexandria police now believe a man killed in an Alexandria street Sunday evening, was hit by two cars. → Read More

Police: High, nude man, assaults dog, neighbor, police officer, off-duty FBI agent

Prince William County police say a high, nude man assaulted a neighbor, his dog, a police officer, and an off-duty FBI agent Tuesday morning in Manassas. → Read More

Winter weather unkind to Loudoun County Wednesday

Winter weather was not kind to Loudoun County, Wednesday. → Read More

George Mason University introduces semi-autonomous food delivery robots

Campus dining. → Read More

Washington Co. Sheriff's Office searching for woman who escaped home detention

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a woman who escaped home detention. → Read More

Sen. Mark Warner introduces "stop STUPIDITY Act" to prevent future shutdowns

Furloughed government workers gathered at the Port City Brewing Company in Alexandria, Va. Wednesday afternoon, to discuss the financial impact of the partial government shutdown with Sen. Mark Warner. The group discussed legislation the senator just introduced, in hopes of putting an end to future government shutdowns. → Read More

Community fundraising for lifesaving surgery for abandoned puppy

A puppy was found cold, covered in mud -- and abandoned in Virginia last month. Officials believe his owners likely dumped him, because he has a severe heart defect. → Read More

Alexandria man arrested for illegally dumping over 1,000 tires

An Alexandria, Virginia man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly illegally dumping over 1,000 tires in Washington, DC. → Read More

Police investigate armed robbery in Manassas

Police are investigating an armed robbery in Manassas, Virginia → Read More