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Woodbridge man arrested after chase, crash on I-95

A Woodbridge man faces multiple charges following a pursuit on Interstate 95 early Sunday morning. Alpha A. Kamara, 24, was held in the Fairfax County jail on charges of felony eluding police, felony hit-and-run, unauthorized use of a vehicle, possession of a schedule I/II drug with the intent to distribute, obstructing justice by resisting arrest, and driving without a valid license, state police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said.
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Culpeper pedestrian killed following crash

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred Saturday morning that left a 55-year-old Culpeper man who was jogging dead. At 6:41 a.m. on June 25, VSP responded to a crash involving a pedestrian on Route 665 approximately a half-mile north of Route 15 business. A 1996 Jeep...

Woodbridge man arrested after police chase, crash, discovery of fentanyl: VSP

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (7News) — A Woodbridge, Va., man is in custody, facing drug and other charges, after a police chase and crash, according to Virginia State Police. Early Sunday morning, police tried to stop a Dodge Charger on I-95 near the Lorton exit. The license plate indicated the car had been stolen out of Maryland, police said.
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Prince William County planners back Jefferson Plaza redevelopment

A defunct Woodbridge shopping center could soon be replaced with affordable housing. During its June 22 meeting, the Prince William County Planning Commission recommended approval of a request to rezone the defunct Jefferson Plaza Shopping Center in Woodbridge. Potomac, Md.-based Foulger-Pratt Development LLC wants to construct 240 affordable multifamily units...

4 pounds of fentanyl pills seized after I-95 police chase, crash

The Virginia State Police said a chase down Interstate 95 early Sunday led to a crash — and the seizure of more than 4 pounds of fentanyl pills. Alpha Kamara, 24, of Woodbridge, Virginia, has been charged with eluding police, felony hit-and-run, unauthorized use of a vehicle, felony drug possession with intent to distribute, obstructing justice by resisting arrest and driving without a license.
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Virginia Investigating Multiple Attacks on Pro-Life Facilities in Wake of Roe v. Wade Decision

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia are investigating vandalism at a pregnancy center that discourages women from having an abortion. Lynchburg Police on Saturday said the Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center was spray painted with graffiti. The words “If abortion ain’t safe, you ain’t safe” were written on the walkway leading up to the center, and anarchist symbols were painted on the exterior brick wall.
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Graffiti on Abortion Found at Catholic Church in Virginia

Graffiti on abortion was found outside a Catholic church in Reston, Virginia, early Sunday, authorities said. Messages “related to the recent Supreme Court Roe v Wade ruling” were seen at St. John Neumann Catholic Community, Fairfax County police said later in the day. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue...
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The Culpeper Food Closet – Need of the Week

The Culpeper Food Closet provides food and personal care items for Culpeper families, individuals and seniors in need of assistance. Every week, it posts a few items that are needed, but any donation is accepted. Needs this week include:. Condiments: Mayonnaise, Ketchup, Mustard. Salad Dressings (non-refrigerated) Sandwich Cheese: American, Cheddar,...

Virginia authorities investigating vandalism after Supreme Court ruling

After the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade, protestors took the streets over the weekend. Most of them were peaceful, but authorities in Virginia are investigating acts of vandalism after the Supreme Court ruling. In Lynchburg, police say the Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center was spray-painted, and several windows were broken...

Will it be Maryland or Virginia? Feds near a verdict on new FBI headquarters

WASHINGTON — Maryland and Virginia politicians vying for the prize of a new FBI headquarters have just a few months left before a crucial federal government decision. The U.S. General Services Administration is expected to pick the best of three locations as soon as September, ending nearly two decades of advocacy, confusion and frustration across […] The post Will it be Maryland or Virginia? Feds near a verdict on new FBI headquarters appeared first on Nebraska Examiner.

Whiskey Review: Abraham Bowman Rum Finished Bourbon

Editor’s Note: This whiskey was provided to us as a review sample by A. Smith Bowman Distillery. This in no way, per our editorial policies, influenced the final outcome of this review. A. Smith Bowman Distillery is located in Fredericksburg, VA, and is currently owned by Sazerac Corporation. By...

BKD Bagels shows brotherhood to fellow baker

Sometimes a story comes along that warms the cockles of our cold, dead heart. Such was the case this weekend when two competing bagel brands shared a moment of brotherhood during these tough economic times. You may or may not have encountered WeirdDoughs Bagels yet. The small, start-up bagel company...

Police investigate arson, graffiti related to Roe v. Wade at Reston church

Local police are investigating an incident of arson and graffiti that occurred at St. John Neumann Catholic Community Church in Reston yesterday (Sunday). The graffiti, which was found at the entrance of the church and multiple areas in the back, was related to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which previously guaranteed the federal protection abortion rights, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.