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Police ID Ex-Con Killed In Virginia Shootout

Police have identified the 37-year-old ex-con who was killed in a police shootout earlier this week in Fairfax County. Christian Parker, of Reston, had been wanted for firing a gun in a home Sunday and other offenses when police confronted him in the parking lot of the Springfield Mall around 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 30, county police said.
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’Can I Order a Pizza?’: Man Accused of Murdering Ex-Girlfriend’s Husband as the Couple Slept Allegedly Asked for Food Delivery After Bail Hearing

A Virginia man and FedEx employee stands accused of a brutal and bizarre series of events relate to the murder of a non-profit CEO. Joshua Daniel Danehower, 33, stands accused of murdering 32-year-old DonorSee founder Gret Glyer by shooting him several times late last week. The deceased man was shot 10 times, including four times in the head and twice in the neck. The incident occurred inside of the victim’s own home in Fairfax, Va. during the early morning hours as his family slept, police say.

Pro-abortion protesters target Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s home

A group of pro-abortion protesters gathered outside conservative Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s Virginia home Thursday evening, chanting expletives and waving signs reading “Liar.” Roughly 20 people were seen marching outside the judge’s Falls Church home, crying “F— you, Barrett.” The angry crowd also clutched signs reading, “Keep your rosaries off my ovaries,” “Reproductive Rights are Human Rights,” “Impeach Expand Codify,” and “Liar” with a photo of Barrett printed underneath.  Many of the demonstrators appeared to be with the activist group Our Rights DC, which has organized several protests outside the homes of the six conservative justices who voted in favor of...

Officer fatally shoots wanted man outside Virginia mall

SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) — A man wanted by police in northern Virginia has died after authorities say an officer shot him outside of a shopping mall. Fairfax County Police said on Twitter on Thursday evening that the unidentified suspect died at the hospital. No police officers were hurt, according...

Woman shot, killed in Woodbridge

A woman was shot and killed in Woodbridge, Virginia, in the early hours of Friday. The Prince William County police said in a statement that someone called to report a shooting in the 13900 block of the Jefferson Davis Highway, just north of the Prince William Parkway and west of the Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge, around 4:30 a.m.
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Built in 1776: The North Wales estate in Warrenton

We've featured this 23-bedroom sprawling home and estate in Warrenton before -- as the most expensive home for sale in Virginia. It seemed fitting to feature it again over Fourth of July weekend, since the mansion was built in 1776. Realtors: Share your open house events in our events calendar.
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Woman found shot to death in Woodbridge

Police are investigating the shooting death of a woman found in the woods off U.S. 1 in Woodbridge early Friday. Police were called to the 13900 block of Jefferson Davis Highway near Marys Way just before 4:30 a.m., where they found a woman in the woods suffering gunshot wounds, Prince William County Police Master Officer Renee Carr said in a news release.

Sterling, Va. teen charged in Loudoun Co. shooting

Loudoun County Sheriffs say that a 17-year-old has been charged in the June 11 shooting of 3 victims in Sterling, Virginia. The unnamed teen was charged with “one count of Attempted Aggravated Murder, three counts of Malicious Wounding, and four counts of Use of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony.”
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Warrenton man killed in Fauquier County crash

A Warrenton man died in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Fauquier County. The wreck happened on Springs Road east of Black Snake Lane just before 2 p.m. State police a the driver of a 2019 Ford Ranger was traveling east when he ran off the right side of the road, struck a sign, went down an embankment and overturned into a creek.

Police searching for man accused of animal cruelty in Manassas

MANASSAS, Va. - Police are looking for a suspect in Manassas accused of animal cruelty. Animal Services officials say the investigation into the possible case of animal cruelty started after a man was spotted in surveillance tapes leaving a dog at the Prince William County Animal Services Center located at 14807 Bristow Road in Manassas.

3 teenagers arrested after attempted murder of police officer

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) — Three teenage boys were arrested after a string of burglaries and the attempted murder of a police officer. Police had footage of four suspects entering a home in the 5300 block of Brookeway Drive in Bethesda on June 21. They saw the suspect entering a home and stealing […]

Opinion/Ng: People of Rhode Island, a 9-year-old in Virginia thanks you for your help

To the good people of Rhode Island, third-grader Meera Chand says, "Thank you." In March, The Providence Journal published Meera's letter to the editor asking for help with a school project that aimed to explore what is unique about every state in the union. Each student in Meera's class at the Langley School in McLean, Virginia, was assigned to write to a newspaper in one of the 50 states with the hope that each news organization would connect them with their readers.

Georgia man charged with raping woman in Virginia hotel

MANASSAS, Va. - A man from Georgia is accused of raping a woman inside a hotel room in Northern Virginia, according to police. Prince William County Police say around 1 a.m. Wednesday officers responded to the Red Roof Inn at 10610 Automotive Drive in Manassas to investigate a sexual assault.
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Man charged with rape in attack at Manassas-area hotel

A 22-year-old Georgia man has been charged with rape in a Wednesday attack on a woman at the Red Roof Inn outside Manassas. Police were called to the hotel at 10610 Automotive Drive just before 1:10 a.m. for a reported sexual assault. The victim told police she was outside a...