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Fighter jets and helicopters to test responses, systems with a variety of scenarios; flights could be delayed or cancelled due to weather.
Incident took place Friday morning while woman was loading items into her car.
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Police pursued teen, another suspect by car and then by foot Sunday after two drove into the woods. The second suspect got away.
Area resident Juan Gomez, 24, died after crashing his car into a tree on Pohick Road just past Lorton Station, according to police.
Second annual event at Fairfax County Government Center.
Cause was discarded smoking materials, officials say. Woman was HR manager.
Firefighters believe the deceased is a resident of the building.
FCPD provides photos of flooded area streets from heavy rains.
Police say the amounts missing from the PTO are "in the thousands" of dollars.
Former U.S. Army contracting official allegedly steered contracts in exchange for gifts, cash, including payment for female escorts.
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Suspect allegedly stole a credit card from a shopping cart at the Burke Walmart.
More than 100 message shared through iMessage, Twitter and Snapchat, NBC-4 reports.
Scam artists are threatening with calls of arrest, deportation, police say.
County saw an overall drop in number of homicides and assaults in 2013 compared to 2012. Sex assaults were on the rise.
Sunday incident is second in the past week in same general area.
Woman was walking to her car Thursday morning.
Fairfax County event will feature a resource fair with over 15 vendors from local and national service providers, live jazz, rhythm & blues.
New system was upgraded in December for reporting of non-emergency crimes/incidents.