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Loudoun Co. Sheriff investigating vandalism at African American Burial Ground
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is investigating vandalism at the African American Burial Ground in Ashburn Virginia. Loudoun Co. Sheriff investigating vandalism at African …. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is investigating vandalism at the African American Burial Ground in Ashburn Virginia. The District’s cherry blossoms do a lot more...
‘Very brave children’: Middle schoolers stop man from kidnapping classmate at bus stop
Students intervened Monday morning when a 31-year-old man tried to kidnap one of their classmates at a school bus stop outside of Washington, D.C., officials said. The post ‘Very brave children’: Middle schoolers stop man from kidnapping classmate at bus stop first appeared on Law & Crime.
Retail Roundup: New salon, new clothing store, new decorating center
Quick retail roundup of some new businesses at local shopping centers or other locations around the area:. The new Salon Lofts at the Village Leesburg has officially opened its doors. The 5,700 s.f. space is near the CMX movie theater and features individual suites that hair stylists and other beauty professionals can rent to set up their own mini-salons.
Carjacking Suspect Busted In Same Clothes Going To The Well One Too Many Times In Falls Church
The driver who hopped a curb and struck a pedestrian walking on a sidewalk before speeding away and committing multiple carjackings has been apprehended, according to officials in Falls Church.Police say that a man arrested on Sunday, March 19 is the same person who was wanted for a stolen vehicle,…
New farmer’s market debuting this weekend at Loudoun Station
Many Loudoun County residents are familiar with EatLoco — the organization behind two of the area’s most popular farmers markets. Now, they are getting ready to launch their third market at an up-and-coming retail and residential center in Ashburn. EatLoco will launch a new farmers market at Loudoun...
2 Virginia parents indicted after 11-month-old dies from fentanyl overdose, officials say
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WJLA) — Two Virginia parents were indicted Monday after their 11-month-old baby died from a fentanyl overdose in June 2022, officials said. Nineteen-year-old Juan Oliva-Ruiz and 23-year-old Shantica Tillery will each face up to 25 years in prison for the incident, according to the Fairfax Commonwealth Attorney's Office.
Suspects Apprehended For Murder Following Silver Spring Shooting: Montgomery County Police
Two men are in custody for their alleged roles in the murder of a 20-year-old Takoma Park man in Montgomery County earlier this month. Silver Spring resident Javier Reyes, 21, and Brian Gaitan-Sanchez, 20, of Bladensburg, were both arrested this week following an investigation into the fatal shooting of Walter Woods, authorities announced on Tuesday, March 21.
2 men arrested for shooting man to death in Silver Spring
SILVER SPRING, Md. — Police have arrested two men in connection to a deadly shooting earlier this month. According to the Montgomery County Department of Police (MCPD), officers were called to the 1700 block of Hampshire Green Lane just after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7. When officers arrived,...
Ashburn Murder Case Sent to Grand Jury
An Ashburn murder case is moving closer to trial after a District Court judge today ruled there was enough evidence to send the allegations to a grand jury for indictment. Ever R. Cruz, 24, is charged with aggravated malicious wounding and second-degree murder in the Aug. 21, 2022, death of 38-year-old Pedro Casalez “Hector” Cala.
Virginia, Maryland among the best places to live in the US according to Niche
WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — Niche, a platform that reviews schools and neighborhoods has just released a ranking of the 2023 Best Places to Live in America. Niche creates the annual report by using data from sources like the U.S. Census, FBI, Bureau of Labor Statistics and CDC combined with millions of resident reviews. When creating […]
Police Investigating Fatal Collision That Occurred Early Wednesday Morning
Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal collision that occurred at approximately 12:27 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 in Darnestown. According to MCPD, “The preliminary investigation has revealed that the driver of a gray Toyota 4Runner was traveling west in the 14400 block of Turkey Foot Road. For reasons that are still under investigation, the Toyota left the roadway and struck multiple trees, causing the vehicle to overturn. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The Montgomery County Department of Police, Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating this collision. A news release will be distributed once more information is available, including the name of the deceased following proper notification of next of kin.”
Maryland residents to get another $500 cash payments monthly - are you eligible?
Some American residents will soon be getting some much needed financial assistance. Krystal Oriadha and other Prince George’s County Council members have introduced a new legislation. Under this legislation, a new guaranteed income pilot program will be formed and residents could get $500 in monthly payments. The Greater Washington Community Foundation, a non profit organization, will help to fund the program. It has already secured $2 million in funding. (source)
Couple indicted after infant dies from fentanyl overdose
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. — Police have arrested a couple after an infant appears to have died from a fentanyl overdose in Fairfax County last year, and a grand jury has indicted the parents on three felony charges. According to a release from that Commonwealth's Attorney Steve Descano, 19-year-old Juan...
Woman sprayed perfume, staged roommate's body after killing her in Montgomery Co.
KENSINGTON, Md. — A 27-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to killing her 92-year-old roommate in Montgomery County nearly two years ago. Editor's Note: Some of the details in the story may be considered disturbing. Read with caution. According to the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office, Julie Birch pleaded guilty...
Prince William County’s crisis receiving center taking shape; Sen. Kaine pays a visit
This article was written by WTOP’s news partner InsideNoVa.com and republished with permission. Sign up for InsideNoVa.com’s free email subscription today. The former Gander Mountain store in Woodbridge didn’t look like much Monday morning, its shop floor empty, concrete flooring exposed and paint peeling in places. But...
Housemate Admits Killing NJ-Born Sculptor In Maryland
A Maryland woman has admitted to killing her 92-year-old sculptor roommate, a New Jersey native, and attempting to make it seem like a natural death, authorities said. Julie Birch, 27, has pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of East Orange native Nancy Ann Frankel, whom she first attempted to suffocate, then strangled to death during an incident in July 2021, Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy said.
Norfolk man dies following multi-vehicle crash involving Maryland state trooper
A Norfolk man died following a multi-vehicle crash involving a state trooper in Maryland earlier this month.
News Release- Purcellville Collecting Donations for Homeless Community
PURCELLVILLE COLLECTING DONATIONS FOR HOMELESS COMMUNITY. PURCELLVILLE, Va., March 21, 2023 — The Purcellville Police Department is proud to partner with the local non-profit organization, Leadership Loudoun, in collecting daily essential items benefiting homeless individuals, as well as individuals with unstable housing situations in our community. Items collected will be distributed at the first Loudoun County Homeless Resource & Prevention Fair taking place on April 29, 2023 in Leesburg, Virginia. Donations will be distributed to individuals attending the event, which will bring together organizations and service providers working to ensure the health and safety of this vulnerable population. Due to the current police facility renovations, donations can be dropped off at the Purcellville Town Hall during business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), located at 221 South Nursery Avenue, Purcellville, Virginia. Donations will be accepted through April 14th.
DISTEFANO ENTERS “NO CONTEST” PLEA IN AGGRAVATED ASSAULT TRIAL
The man charged in connection with the death of a fellow IUP student pleaded “no contest” yesterday as his jury trial was scheduled to get underway. According to Indiana County District Attorney Robert Manzi, Brady DiStefano entered the “no contest” plea, and the single remaining charge of aggravated assault that was left from the appellate court was reduced to a charge of involuntary manslaughter. DiStefano was charged with fighting with Caleb Zweig of Rockville, Maryland, a fellow IUP student and fraternity brother with DiStefano, on February 3rd of 2017, and died a few hours later at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Yet another fatal police shooting caught on camera. A month later, where's the video?
Law enforcement needs to prioritize transparency. A body camera does nothing for accountability if its footage never enters the public record.
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