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Discover Chantilly: The Suburban Paradise in Fairfax County, Virginia
Chantilly, a suburb of Washington, D.C., is a highly sought-after neighborhood in Fairfax County, Virginia. With a population of 23,564, Chantilly offers residents a sparse suburban feel and is considered one of the best places to live in the state. The neighborhood boasts a vibrant community with a variety of amenities, including restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Chantilly is particularly popular among families and young professionals, and the public schools in the area are highly rated.
Wild video shows Virginia house explosion where officers were trying to serve a search warrant
Wild video captured the moment a Virginia home exploded Monday evening after a suspect inside the residence shot at authorities attempting to serve a search warrant, according to police and witnesses. The massive explosion in Arlington sent debris and flames bursting toward the sky around 8:20 p.m., and could be heard and felt from miles away. “Holy f—king sh-t,” a person exclaimed as car alarms blared. Arlington County police said the officers were trying to execute a search warrant when a suspect fired several rounds from inside the now-leveled home. Officers suffered minor injuries, and no one needed to go to the hospital. The condition of the...
Truck catches flame in Fairfax County 4-vehicle crash on I-66
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (7News) — The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Services (FCFRS) is at the scene of a four-vehicle crash on Interstate 66 Monday evening. Just before 7:30 p.m., FCFRS reported the crash. Officials said the incident occurred on I-66 eastbound, before I-495. The four-vehicle crash involved a...
Woman taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after getting hit by bus in Fairfax County
ANNANDALE, Va. (DC News Now) — The Fairfax County Police Department is investigating a pedestrian who was hit by a bus. The incident occurred Monday night on Little River Turnpike and Hummer Road where the bus hit the woman. She was taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening conditions. Police said those roads were closed […]
Fire at Fairfax County apartment, 1 injured
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (DC News Now) — Fairfax County Fire and Rescue officials responded to a fire in a high-rise apartment complex in Merrifield on Monday evening. At about 5:50 p.m., the department said in a post on it’s X page that units were on the scene of a kitchen fire in the 2700 block […]
Two teens were robbed and carjacked during a shoe sale, now police say 1 of the teens was involved the whole time
WOODBRIDGE, Va. — A 16-year-old boy is facing charges after police say he lured another teen with lies about a shoe transaction to rob and carjack the teen last week. According to the Prince William County Police Department, the robbery happened at Gunsmith Terrace and Old Landing Way near Freedom High School in Woodbridge on Wednesday.
How many snow days will Fairfax Co. students get this year
Students in Virginia’s largest school system won’t have to sign on for virtual learning in the event of any snow days this school year. In a message posted on the Fairfax County Public Schools website, Superintendent Michelle Reid said there won’t be any virtual learning days if schools are closed due to inclement weather. It marks a change from last year’s policy, which said that the first five inclement weather days would be traditional snow days, and anything beyond that would be unscheduled virtual learning days.
Man arrested for month-long shoplifting spree at Saks Fifth Avenue in Fairfax County
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (DC News Now) — Members of Fairfax County Police’s Tysons Urban Team (TUT) arrested a man whom police said has been stealing merchandise from Saks Fifth Avenue for more than a month on Friday. Detectives said the loss prevention team at Saks Fifth Avenue told them that a familiar shoplifter left the […]
Why Springfield in Fairfax County is a Top Choice for Young Professionals
Located in Fairfax County, Springfield is a vibrant suburb of Washington, D.C. with a population of 31,769. It is considered one of the best places to live in Virginia, offering residents an urban suburban mix feel. With its abundance of restaurants and parks, Springfield provides a diverse and engaging community for its residents. Many young professionals choose to call Springfield home, and the neighborhood tends to lean liberal. The public schools in Springfield are above average, making it an attractive option for families.
3 armed suspects accused of breaking into Virginia home, assaulting and demanding money from 2 inside
Fairfax County police say three men broke into a home in McLean, Virginia, last week, assaulted two people inside and demanded money during a burglary.
Grand jury returns indictment for wild chase through Arlington and Fairfax County
A grand jury has returned an indictment for a man on felony charges in connection to a wild police chase in October 2022. The indictment against Ricardo Singleton, returned last Monday, included charges for eluding police and shooting a firearm from a vehicle within 1,000 feet of a school. They follow a bizarre crime spree for which Singleton was arrested on Oct. 6, 2022.
This City Has Been Named the Murder Capital of Maryland
Maryland boasts a storied history, a vibrant culture, and breathtaking scenery. However, it grapples with a severe issue of violence and crime, particularly in its urban centers. Among these, Baltimore, the largest city in Maryland, stands out as the most perilous, earning the unsettling title of the state’s murder capital.
Maryland's highest court hears arguments on qualified immunity in 2016 police shooting of Korryn Gaines' son
BALTIMORE - Maryland's highest court is taking up another high-profile case.Oral arguments began Monday in the civil case of Kodi Gaines, the son of Korryn Gaines, who was shot to death in 2016 during an hours-long standoff with Baltimore County police.Police were attempting to serve a warrant for Gaines and her boyfriend.During the standoff, Kodi Gaines, who was just 5-years-old at the time, was also injured. In 2018, a jury ordered Baltimore County to pay Kodi Gaines more than $37 million.One of the key arguments at the center of this current case is qualified immunity.Maryland's Supreme Court justices will decide if the county government should be held responsible because officers were performing their duties when that deadly shooting occurred.
From Tragedy to Action: Addressing Domestic Violence in the Wake of Vienna's Double Homicide
The peaceful town of Vienna was rocked by a heartbreaking incident on a recent Friday evening, as a double homicide took the lives of Thomas J. Platt, 45, and Christy L. Roseberry, 43. The prime suspect, Christy's estranged husband Stevie W. Roseberry, 46, evaded immediate capture, prompting a manhunt that ended in his suicide in Ohio. This case, still under investigation with autopsies pending, has brought the urgent issue of domestic violence to the forefront of community discussions.
Clifton, VA: A Hidden Gem in Fairfax County
Located in Fairfax County, Clifton is a charming suburb of Washington, D.C. with a population of 330. Considered one of the best places to live in Virginia, Clifton offers residents a rural feel and a strong sense of community. With its picturesque landscapes and highly rated public schools, Clifton is an ideal place to settle down and raise a family.
Unveiling Chantilly's Finest: 5 Fast Food Delights You Can't Miss
This article presents a guide to five top fast food joints in Chantilly. Have you had the chance to sample any of their offerings yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Staff Spotlight: Mr. Bzdak
The school security officer, Mr. Bzdak, has worked here at Centreville High School for 6 years and sadly, this is last year working here. He attended Bradford University and majored in criminal justice for college. He said “My favorite thing about this school and being staff is the kids I...
Driver hurt after vehicle crashes off roadway, overturns in wooded area in Ashburn
ASHBURN, Va. - The driver of a vehicle that left the roadway, went down an embankment and overturned in a wooded area off a busy Loudoun County roadway Monday morning was hospitalized with injuries considered life threatening, officials say. The crash was reported around 6:30 a.m. near Loudoun County Parkway...
Loaf Of Bread Leads To Load Of Cash For $100K Maryland Lottery Winner
What started as a routine trip to the grocery store for the Frederick County man led to a six-figure windfall when he picked up a top-prize winning "Snow Globes 7s" ticket worth $100,000, Lottery officials announced. The regular Lottery player was back in the Winner's Circle on Friday to claim...
Governor Wes Moore Announces Program to Increase Homeownership Opportunities in Underinvested Communities
Per the State of Maryland: “Governor Wes Moore today announced the UPLIFT (Utilizing Progressive Lending Investments to Finance Transformation) program to increase homeownership opportunities, one of the most powerful drivers of the racial wealth gap, in chronically underinvested communities with a history of redlining. Administered through the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, the program will address homes impacted by appraisal gaps by accelerating the pace of new construction and rehabilitation of quality affordable housing in strategically identified communities across Maryland.