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Serial Peeper, Red Light on Red-Light Cameras, Roaming DWI Enforcement, Pink Ribbons and Oh, Really, $100,000?

Plus, thieves steal wheel off car, replace it with concrete drain.

Serial Peeper, Red Light on Red-Light Cameras, Roaming DWI Enforcement, Pink Ribbons and Oh, Really, $100,000?
With such a beautiful day behind us, we start today's daily digest with a beautiful story. That would be $100,000 worth of beautiful.

In early May, Alexandria resident Karen Gentry bought a Cash 5 lottery ticket at the 7-Eleven. Nothing. Nothing. Then, this week, Gentry realized she had a winning ticket — and claimed her prize just four hours before the ticket expired.

Nice. That, and more from around our Patches in Virginia and DC, below.

Alexandria Woman Claims $100,000 Lotto Prize Hours Before Expiration

New Coffee & Chocolate Shop Has One Very Special Twist

Thieves Steal Wheel Off Car, Replace it with Concrete Drain

Two Attacks on Elden Street in Herndon

Pink Ribbons at Mary Washington House Honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Police: Property Reported Stolen From Alexandria School

Fairfax County Considering Regulations for Title Loan Businesses

Fairfax County Police Arrest Serial Peeper Suspect

Jammin' Java to Celebrate Its 12-Year Anniversary Friday

Young Professionals Choosing to Stay in Fredericksburg Region, Survey Finds

20/20 Economic Summit: Fredericksburg Region Poised for Economic Growth

Police: Man Scams Group of Nine with False Promises of Work

Police: Victim Robbed at Gunpoint in the Fair Oaks Mall Parking Lot

New Red Light Cameras on Hold Indefinitely

Fairfax Man Arrested in Connection to Series of Alexandria Burglaries

Alexandria Police to Conduct Roaming DWI Enforcement Halloween Night 

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