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19-year-old on trial for shooting death of 2 high school classmates

A Virginia teenager accused of murdering two local high school students took the stand this week in Fairfax County. His fate is now in the hands of a jury. Zachary Burkard, 19, is accused of shooting and killing two of his classmates last year. In court, he says he did it in self-defense and didn't mean to hurt anyone.
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Charles County mother arrested, charged in death of 18-year-old daughter

CHARLES COUNTY, Md. (7News) — A Charles County, Maryland mother was arrested and charged in the death of her 18-year-old daughter, authorities said. According to the Charles County Sheriff's Office, on Sept. 30, 2020, officers responded to the 17400 block of Audrey Road in Cobb Island for the report of a person not breathing. Officers found Elizabeth Marie Evening Star Stone, 18, on her bed, officials said she was deceased.
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Police: Woman assaulted by armed man in Fairfax County

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. — Editor's Note: This video is from March 2022 about Fairfax Police unveiling new technology that could dramatically change how cases are solved. Fairfax County Police are investigating after a woman was injured in an assault by an armed man in Alexandria early Thursday morning. Detectives...
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Della J’s Southern Home Cooking Moves to Richmond Highway

Mac & cheese, fried chicken, collard greens, mashed potatoes – there is something about comfort foods like these that keep us coming back for more. Springfield restaurant Della J’s has been serving up home-cooked dishes out of a space at 6558 Backlick Rd. since 2017. The restaurant will welcome guests to a new location on Richmond Highway in Mount Vernon Plaza soon.
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Invasive insect species pose threat in Fairfax County

As residents of Northern Virginia prepare for the fall, the invasive spotted lanternfly species presents a looming threat for residents and commercial industries in Virginia. Originally native to countries in Southeast Asia, the species eventually inhabited regions of the American northeast and Mid-Atlantic, particularly in Pennsylvania where it was first discovered in 2014.
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Pedestrian dead after 2-vehilce crash in Fairfax County

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. - Authorities say a pedestrian is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Fairfax County. The crash was reported just after 9:40 a.m. in the 6200 block of Arlington Boulevard in the Seven Corners area. The victim was taken to the hospital after the crash where they later...
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Mall shooting kills one in Maryland, officials say

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — One man is dead and a woman is injured after a shooting at a mall in Prince George's County, Maryland. Hyattsville police say this occurred at the food court, just after 4 p.m. Police say this is not an active shooter situation. This is...
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New book looks at how modern Fairfax County came into being

It’s been 32 years since J Hamilton Lambert finished his decade of service as Fairfax County executive, but his impact on the history of the county and Washington region is evident. During his decade at the helm, he:. • Enabled a pro-development (split between Republicans and Democrats) Board of...
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Fairfax to activate speed cameras near schools on Monday

FAIRFAX, Va. (DC News Now) — A new Virginia law that allows cities and counties to put speed cameras in school zones is enabling several Northern Virginia jurisdictions to do so, including some that will begin when students go back to school next week. It received positive feedback from several people walking those streets who […]
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Man shot, injured in NE DC, roads closed for several hours

WASHINGTON — Editor's Note: The video above is coverage of a separate shooting Thursday night in SE D.C. DC Police are investigating an overnight shooting that rerouted traffic for several hours in Northeast, D.C. late Thursday into Friday morning. Officers from the 4th district responded to the 500 block...
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