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UPDATED: Woodbridge man charged with murder in woman's shooting death

Police have arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with 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 the victim suffering gunshot wounds, Prince William County Police Master Officer Renee Carr said in a news release.
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Victim and Suspect Identified in Fatal Woodbridge Shooting

Police have identified the victim and a suspect in a fatal shooting that occurred July 1 in a wooded area off Route 1 in Woodbridge, Virginia, police said. The victim has been identified as 46-year-old Claudia Beatriz Morataya. The suspect is Isaiah Gershon Mcgriff a 26-year-old from Woodbridge whom the police said is an acquaintance of Morataya.

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.

Stafford man charged with felony hit and run and DUI

An intoxicated hit and run driver will spend the rest of the holiday weekend in jail, after he fled an accident in North Stafford Friday afternoon. On July 1st at 3:54 p.m. Deputy G.P. McCaulley responded to a hit and run accident on Garrisonville Road on the Jessica Cheney Bridge over I-95. He located a Mazda 3 with rear end damage on the shoulder of the road. Witnesses reported a black car with a wing on the back had been speeding and weaving through traffic before striking the rear of the Mazda.

Man arrested after woman found dead behind 7-Eleven in Woodbridge

WOODBRIDGE, Va (7News) — Detectives identified Claudia Beatriz, 46, as the woman who was found shot dead near a wooded area in Woodridge on Friday, July 1. According to the Prince William County Police Department, 26-year-old Isaiah Gershon McGriff of Woodbridge, Virginia was charged with second-degree murder on Saturday, for killing Beatriz.
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NSWC Indian Head Division Employees Receive Honors In Retirement

INDIAN HEAD, Md. – Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division (NSWC IHD) honored two of its retired employees in June: former Chief of Staff Darrin Krivitsky and Corporate Operations Department Head Dottie Tackett. Krivitsky was recognized with the Department of the Navy (DON) Meritorious Civilian Service Award, June 21, and Tackett with the DON Civilian Service Commendation Medal, June 23.

UMW prioritizes access and affordability with new scholarship for in-state undergraduates

UMW prioritizes access and affordability with new scholarship for in-state undergraduates. The President and the Executive Committee of the Board of Visitors of the University of Mary Washington announced the addition of a one-time scholarship to offset a 3% tuition increase for all in-state undergraduate students in the 2022-23 academic year, effectively keeping in-state undergraduate tuition at the same rate for four consecutive academic years.

’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.

Paul Perges is Ready to Take The World on With His Music

When a young artist enters the industry, he faces obstacles at every step he takes. These challenges are not overcome by everyone. Some learn a lesson and enhance their skills while some just give up. It all depends on the artist how he decides to mold himself in order to adjust himself in that particular habitat.
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Man killed in police shooting near Springfield Town Center

A man has been killed after he was shot by police near Springfield Town Center. Fairfax County police have not yet named the 37-year-old man, as they are waiting to notify his relatives. They said the man was wanted over an incident that happened Sunday, after police said he stole a handgun from a family member in Fairfax County, fired the weapon inside the house, and fled on foot, Deputy Chief Brian Reilly, with Fairfax County police, said Thursday night.

JUST IN: FCPD identifies Reston man fatally shot by police at Springfield Town Center

The Fairfax County Police Department have publicly identified the 37-year-old man fatally shot by officers at the Springfield Town Center yesterday (Thursday) afternoon. Officers were attempting to locate Christian Parker, of Reston, around 4:30 p.m., because he was wanted for possession of a firearm by a felon, larceny of a firearm, brandishing a firearm and discharging a firearm within a home, police said in a news release today (Friday).