CRIME & SAFETY
Man shot multiple times, killed in Southeast DC
WASHINGTON — A shooting has left a man dead in Southeast D.C. early Wednesday morning and police searching for answers in the homicide case. Officers with the Metropolitan Police Department responded to 3rd Street Southeast, Atlantic Street Southeast, around 2:30 a.m. after receiving a report of a shooting in the area. Upon arrival, they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso.
911 Hangup Call Brings Large Police Presence To Fairfax High School
A large police presence was reported at Fairfax High School Tuesday, June 6 due to a 911 hangup call, police said.The incident was reported just before 1:10 p.m. The school was reportedly placed on lockdown, but lifted around 2 p.m. when no active threat was found, police said.Students were co…
Virginia teen convicted in deadly stabbing of high school student
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A teenager has been convicted in Virginia for allegedly stabbing a high school senior to death in 2022 during an off-campus fight in Alexandria. Ryan Joseph Vega, 16, was a juvenile at the time of the stabbing but was tried as an adult when he was convicted of Second Degree Murder and Murder by Mob.
Varsity Soccer Played Killed In Fairfax County Drug Robbery Was 'Fiercely Loyal'
As of Tuesday, June 6, more than $4,800 had been raised on a GoFundMe for Braden Deahl, a senior and varsity soccer player at Washington Liberty High School. Services for the other victim of the May 29 incident, Jonas Skinner, were being handled by Loudoun Funeral Chapel. Deahl had been...
'She is a danger to the community' | Judge orders alleged driver of deadly Rock Creek crash behind bars until trial
WASHINGTON D.C., DC — The 43-year-old single mother who allegedly caused a deadly crash on Rock Creek Parkway will remain in jail until her trial. The judge said Tuesday that Nakita Walker's five previous DUIs are one of the reasons she remains a danger to the community. The mother...
Robert Hanssen, double agent who used Vienna park as dead drop site, dies in prison
Spy Robert Hanssen, a former Vienna resident who passed along secrets to the Soviet Union and Russia via a nearby park, died yesterday (Monday) in a Colorado federal prison. Hanssen, 79, was an FBI counterintelligence agent who was sentenced to life in prison in 2002 for passing classified information to Soviet (later Russian) intelligence.
Sonic boom wakes up sleeping dog in Washington, D.C. area
Security footage captured the moment a sonic boom that rocked the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area startled a sleeping dog on Sunday (6/4). Officials said F-16 fighter jets created a sonic boom over the area while they were in pursuit of an unresponsive pilot that violated airspace around the U.S. capital, and then crashed into the […]
4 men try to steal ATM from 7-Eleven
Fairfax County police are on the hunt to find four suspects responsible for trying to steal an ATM from a 7-Eleven near Fort Belvoir. FOX 5’s Sierra Fox is in Alexandria to explain how this all went down.
FCPD searching for burglary suspects who drove pickup truck into Alexandria 7-Eleven
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (7News) — The Fairfax County Police Department is searching for four people accused of burglary and driving a truck into an Alexandria 7-Eleven, police said. Shortly after 3 a.m. on May 26, officers responded to the 7-Eleven in the 5600 block of Mount Vernon Memorial Highway in Alexandria for the report of a burglary. An investigation revealed that two of the suspects forcibly opened the store's locked doors and pushed a person out of the store, officials explained.
A sonic boom, a baffling plane crash and a family destroyed: Inside the Virginia tragedy that sparked a F-16 response
Residents of Washington DC were relishing the pleasant warmth of early summer on Sunday afternoon, relaxing in their backyards, listening to the birdsong or going about their chores at leisure, with nothing to disturb the peace of a fine sunny day.Then, out of nowhere, the still tranquillity was suddenly shattered by a huge sonic boom erupting in the skies overhead.Dogs were sent barrelling from patio furniture, houses rocked where they stood and a couple sitting down to record a folk song were left wide-eyed with panic as the blast interrupted their performance, moments captured on video and documented on...
1 dead, 2 injured after car flips off ramp on I-395 in Southwest DC, police say
WASHINGTON (7News) — The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a deadly car crash on I-395 in Southwest D.C. on Sunday. At Approximately 7:45 p.m., a Hyundai Elantra was traveling southbound in the 9th Street tunnel, police said. The driver of the car began to take the westbound ramp and struck the jersey wall twice for reasons unknown, causing the car to crash over the wall and onto the I-395 southbound lanes below.
Mourners turn out for funeral of 10-year-old who was killed by stray bullet
WASHINGTON– (DC News Now)–She was only 10 years old. However, Arianna Davis provided so much joy to so many people. A large crowd filled the Temple of Praise Church Tuesday for Davis’ funeral. “This is not normal,” said her uncle, Pastor Jody Fletcher, who helped preside over the service. Davis was shot May 14 along […]
Man shot, killed at Shell gas station in Southeast
WASHINGTON - A deadly shooting at a gas station in Southeast Tuesday is now under investigation by police. One man was killed, and the victim's family told FOX 5 they're devastated and concerned for their own safety. The Shell gas station in the 4700 block of South Capitol Street SE...
D.C. Walks Back Claim It Did Not Know Driver Accused Of Fatal Crash Had Prior DUI Convictions
The D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles now says that it had been notified about three DUI convictions involving the woman who is now charged with a fatal crash on Rock Creek Parkway that killed three people, walking back past claims that it was not given information about the offenses — some of which likely would have resulted in the woman’s driver’s license being revoked.
Man Arrested at Airport for Probation Violation in Virginia
A man was arrested at the Cyril E. King Airport Monday due to an outstanding warrant in Virginia, the V.I. Police Department reported. Claude Corey Marshall, 36, was arrested after Marshall was going through pre-boarding screening, and the inspection revealed that Marshall had an active warrant for his arrest for a probation violation, with the underlying charges being possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute, felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of stolen property, out of Fairfax County, Virginia, according to the police report.
Young shooting survivors not receiving mental health help they need: report
BETHESDA, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - When children are shot and survive, all too often they don’t get the mental health services they need. That’s according to a new study released this week. It’s research that resonates across the United States, including in the DMV. For instance, a...
Four arrested after police pursuit for alleged theft at Tysons Nordstrom Rack
Kilmer Middle School was briefly put on alert this afternoon (Tuesday) while Fairfax County police searched Tysons for suspects in an alleged theft and hit-and-run at Nordstrom Rack. Officers with the Fairfax County Police Department’s Tysons Urban Team responded to the clothing store at 8027 Leesburg Pike around 1:25 p.m....
DC woman charged with murder in deadly Rock Creek Parkway crash due in court Tuesday
WASHINGTON - The driver who was arrested in connection with a deadly crash on Rock Creek Parkway is expected in court Tuesday. Authorities say Nakita Marie Walker, 43, of Washington, D.C. will be in court for a preliminary hearing beginning at 9:30 a.m. Walker was arrested last month and charged...
Cops nab 4 suspects accused of stealing from Nordstrom at Tysons Corner Center
TYSONS, Va. - Over a thousand dollars of merchandise was reported stolen from Nordstrom at Tysons Corner Center Tuesday and police said while trying to get away, the suspects damaged three cruisers. Just before 1:30 p.m., officers from the Fairfax County Police Department responded to the retail store for a...
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