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Local news feed from WUSA9 for Northern Virginia including Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William and surrounding counties in Virginia. The latest local and breaking news.


Future of data center complex in Prince William County to be decided
November 29, 2023, 1:41 am | Source
After a series of delays, the Prince William County Board of Supervisors will host a public hearing on the Devlin Technology Park data center complex in Bristow, Va.

Police release photo of man wanted in Sterling shopping center shooting
November 28, 2023, 11:12 pm | Source
Neighbors were shocked by the shooting in the parking lot of Milk & Honey Cafe in Dulles 28 Centre

Police stop accused credit card thieves' shopping spree
November 28, 2023, 11:05 pm | Source
During the time of the arrest, the men were in possession of 44 stolen checks and 29 stolen credit cards.

Reward offered for arrest in Triangle murder investigation
November 28, 2023, 5:01 pm | Source
Police are asking for the public's help to find Tyrus James Terrell.

Tips to winterize your car for colder weather
November 28, 2023, 1:54 pm | Source
The owner of Casey's Automotive in Sterling, Virginia shares advice for how to keep your car running smoothly as winter weather hits.

Ice skating rinks to open for the 2023 season in the DMV
November 28, 2023, 2:36 am | Source
One rink in Washington, D.C. has been named best in the country.

Virginia man charged with reckless handling of a firearm after juveniles ring his door bell and run away
November 28, 2023, 1:24 am | Source
Investigators say the homeowner stepped outside of his home and fired a round from a handgun into the sky.

Woman found dead inside car at busy gas station in Alexandria
November 27, 2023, 11:24 pm | Source
An employee of the gas station tells WUSA9 a neighbor walking their dog first saw the woman lying in her car.

14-year-old boy dies on Thanksgiving after Falls Church crash involving 6 teens
November 27, 2023, 10:47 pm | Source
A verified GoFundMe page said 14-year-old Kevin Landaverde died on Thanksgiving Day after a crash in Fairfax County.

Off-duty DC Police officer was going 95 mph before crash in Alexandria, VSP says
November 26, 2023, 2:44 am | Source
The officer was off duty and driving his personal car when the crash occurred.

'No shopping, while bombs are dropping' | Pro-Palestinian protests held across the DMV on Black Friday
November 25, 2023, 4:22 am | Source
Protests were held in Georgetown and outside Tysons Corner Center.

'We wouldn't be here without the support of our community' | Fauquier County cheer team among the performers at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
November 24, 2023, 4:51 am | Source
15 members of the Liberty High School cheer team got the incredible opportunity to perform at the parade in NYC Thursday morning.

Owners worry over 'mysterious illness' spreading in dogs across the country
November 23, 2023, 4:31 am | Source
An unknown respiratory illness is reportedly spreading among dogs in Oregon, Colorado, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Distracted workers? Give them a 'Pryze'
November 23, 2023, 4:26 am | Source
Pryze is an app company with a new strategy for dealing with distracted workers.

Shenandoah National Park reopens trails impacted by Quaker Run Fire
November 23, 2023, 2:25 am | Source
Shenandoah’s complete fire ban remains in effect. All open-air fires are prohibited including in picnic areas and campgrounds.

Mother of brothers critically injured in Falls Church wreck desperate for full recovery for her boys
November 22, 2023, 5:14 pm | Source
Six teenagers in Fairfax County suffered life-threatening injuries after an SUV went off the road, hit a tree, and rolled over around 5 a.m. on Monday.

Parents arrested after 2-year-old overdoses on fentanyl
November 22, 2023, 4:06 pm | Source
Later that day, the hospital contacted Child Protective Services after they found traces of cannabinoids, fentanyl, and THC in the baby’s system.

Man charged for stealing more than $38K from a department store in Virginia
November 22, 2023, 10:58 am | Source
A witness says they saw a man pushing a cart filled with merchandise away from the store, which prompted him to call police.

Man arrested for bringing gun to football game at Virginia high school
November 21, 2023, 7:36 pm | Source
Albert Trayvon Smith, 29, was arrested on Nov. 18.

Virginia man charged for stealing hundreds of side-mirrors from tractor trailers, possibly going back several years
November 21, 2023, 7:02 pm | Source
Carlos Flores Hernandez, 27, has been charged with two counts of grand larceny, but there is more investigative work to do, the sheriff's office said.

Person wanted in Arlington County road rage shooting
November 21, 2023, 6:55 pm | Source
The shooting happened in the area of Richmond Highway and Memorial Avenue.

6 teens suffering serious injuries after crash in Fairfax County
November 21, 2023, 1:41 pm | Source
Five of the teenagers are Marshall High School students, according to a letter by the principal.

Man arrested in connection to Virginia hotel shooting
November 21, 2023, 12:22 pm | Source
Police arrested 43-year-old Hiep Van Vo, 43.

Eastbound lanes along Lee Highway remain closed following crash
November 21, 2023, 12:13 pm | Source
In a recent incident at the intersection of Lee Highway and Graham Road, officers are currently at the scene of a two-vehicle crash.

Loudoun County launching emergency eviction assistance program for residents
November 20, 2023, 12:12 pm | Source
The application opens to the public at noon on Nov. 20.

Driver in deadly I-95 crash runs from scene, police say
November 20, 2023, 4:13 am | Source
Virginia State Police are following up on leads to find the driver.

Fairfax County Police searching for armed robbers caught on camera
November 19, 2023, 10:39 pm | Source
Investigators say one of the men was caught on video entering the store hours before the robbery.

Thanksgiving Travelers Guide 2023
November 19, 2023, 2:33 am | Source
Here are few things to expect if you're traveling this Thanksgiving.

Fairfax County Public Schools alerts parents of student's overdose
November 18, 2023, 2:51 am | Source
It is unclear if the student was on school property when the non-fatal overdose occurred.

Tip from National Center for Missing and Exploited Children leads police to find 4 illegal machine guns
November 18, 2023, 1:13 am | Source
Detectives received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about 31-year-old Craig Strasbourger in September.

Former LCPS School Board member accused of bar fight, hitting woman
November 17, 2023, 11:41 pm | Source
Dekenipp and another man reportedly got into a fistfight while in the parking lot.

Parents protest outside FCPS over antisemitic incident at Langley High School
November 17, 2023, 10:11 pm | Source
Protestors say school administrators need to better address antisemitism.

1 hospitalized in I-495 crash in Fairfax County
November 17, 2023, 6:39 pm | Source
Northbound lanes of the Capital Beltway were shut down Friday morning due to the crash, leading to miles of backups and delays. All lanes have since reopened.

Sen. Mark Warner weighs in on FBI headquarters decision
November 17, 2023, 2:11 pm | Source
Sen. Mark Warner is speaking out for the first time since Virginia leaders sent a letter to the GSA inspector general.

Northern Virginia Community College partners with retirement communities to address nursing shortage
November 17, 2023, 11:59 am | Source
There are more than million nursing openings across the country. The shortage hits here in the DMV, but Northern Virginia retirement communities have a plan.

Arlington County first responders implementing new drone program
November 17, 2023, 11:18 am | Source
Arlington County is looking for community input on a new drone program for first responders they are looking to implement in 2024.

California family sues Virginia sheriff's office after deputy kidnapped girl, killed her mother, grandparents
November 17, 2023, 1:40 am | Source
Authorities have said Edwards had posed online as a 17-year-old boy while communicating with the teenager, a form of deception known as “catfishing."

Virginia ranks in top 10 for best states for people to play pickleball; Maryland named one of the worst
November 16, 2023, 5:58 pm | Source
It is unknown where D.C. would land on the list, as it is not recognized as a state and ultimately not included in the ranking.

'20 is Plenty' campaign launched in Falls Church to increase pedestrian safety
November 16, 2023, 4:03 pm | Source
The new 20 mph speed limit legally goes into effect on each street when the existing speed limit signs are replaced.

Woman caught speeding in Stafford County, sparking car chase by deputies
November 16, 2023, 3:56 pm | Source
A deputy used a pursuit immobilization technique (PIT) to stop the speeding driver during the chase.

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