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  1. MS-13Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | The Washington Post

    One MS-13 member clicked a cigar cutter open and closed with a metallic ring, while another told the 15-year-old they would cut her fingers off, the prosecutor said. Another gang member asked where the gasoline was so they could burn the girl up. 1 comment

  2. Don't mind the heat - persimmon seeds are predicting a snowy winter in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Don't worry about the crazy heat and humidity we're experiencing this month, it's time to find the snow boots and tune up the snow blower! Persimmon seeds are forecasting above average snowfall for the Washington, D.C. area. Persimmons are a sweet fruit that many people mistake for tomatoes in the groceries.

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  3. EPA will reconsider Obama-era safeguards on coal wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Heavy machinery excavate and carry coal ash from a drained coal ash pond at Possum Point Power Station in Dumfries, Va., in 2015. Dominion Resources is moving all existing coal ash to the only lined coal ash pond, which will be capped in a three-year process.

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  4. MS-13 members killed with rocks, machetes and brought Pine-Sol to clean up, court papers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | The Washington Post

    On or near New Year's Day, members of the MS-13 gang beat and stabbed a young Virginia man using rocks, tree limbs and machetes, then sank his body in the water with a rock, according to prosecutors in Alexandria federal court. Christian Alexander Sosa Rivas, 21, was lured to the Potomac River in Dumfries with an offer from a girl he once dated to smoke marijuana, according to an FBI agent's affidavit unsealed Tuesday after four suspects appeared in court on murder charges.

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  5. Person struck and killed in hit-and-run in Dumfries, Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | The Washington Post

    The crash happened just after 11 p.m. Sunday and involved two vehicles on the northbound side of Interstate 95 in Dumfries, according to Virginia State Police. The vehicle that police believe was at fault in the crash fled the scene on Exit 152B, according to witnesses.

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  6. A quarter-million Northern Virginia schoolchildren head back to classRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Students jump rope during a school district-sponsored barbecue at Mount Vernon Woods Elementary in Fairfax County, Virginia, in June. Fairfax County schools open their doors Monday.

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  7. Teen testifies about being prostituted on Backpage.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Washington Post

    The teen took the witness stand Wednesday in federal court in Alexandria. Shaking at times, she described being prostituted around the Washington area by two brothers she met at a Virginia motel.

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  8. EssureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The Washington Post

    One night in April 2015, Keisha Carney tried to go to bed in spite of a bad toothache, which turned into an even worse headache - the kind that doesn't let you sleep. "I couldn't stand still.

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  9. Prince William County summaryRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Lillian Orlich, 89, officially retired last month after 67 years as a teacher and counselor, spending all but three of them at Osbourn High and nearby Osbourn Park High in Prince William County. In 1950, she took a bus from Manhattan to teach history in a segregated Manassas school.

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  10. Babysitter accused of leaving two small children outside alone is captured, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Amanda Sue Allen was arrested and charged after she allegedly left two young children unattended outside while she slept inside their Dumfries, Va., apartment. Police said Friday they have caught a 30-year-old Woodbridge, Va., babysitter who went on the run after she allegedly left a young boy and baby unattended outside their apartment while she slept.

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  11. D.C. bicyclist hit in June dies of injuries; firefighters hurt while battling NW blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A bicyclist has died after being struck last month in the District by a vehicle that left the scene, D.C. police said. Burgess Johnson, 53, of Southeast Washington, died Sunday of injuries suffered in the June 30 crash at 29th and Erie streets SE, police said.

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  12. Babysitter in Virginia left children unattended outside apartment, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Amanda Sue Allen, 30, is sought by police in connection with an incident of alleged child neglect in Prince William County. A 30-year-old woman is on the run after she left a 2-year-old boy and a baby whom she was babysitting unattended outside their apartment in Dumfries, Va., police say.

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  13. Prince William County summaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Members of the gang MS-13 abducted and threatened a witness set to testify against a fellow gang member in a case related to the January killing of 15-year-old Damaris A. Reyes-Rivas, according to an application for sealing a search warrant in Fairfax County. The application does not identify the case, and Fairfax County prosecutors declined to name it because of a pending prosecution, but it is the latest troubling turn in several overlapping cases in Northern Virginia tied to the resurgent gang.

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  14. MS-13 members abducted, threatened witness in case, court document saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Maria Reyes holds a dress her daughter Damaris was going to wear for a Sweet 15 Quinceanera celebration. Damaris went missing on Dec. 10 and was found dead.

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  15. Prince William County summaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | The Washington Post

    For nine years, a pair of peregrine falcons have made their home in the smokestacks at Dominion Energy's Possum Point Power Station in Dumfries. Animal researchers say the partnership in that unusual resting place might have spurred the rise of a new kind of Virginia falcon, bred with peregrines from other areas.

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  16. Virginia homeowners sue Dominion over contaminated drinking wellsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Two homeowners near a Dominion Virginia Power plant in Possum Point are suing the utility company for several million dollars, alleging that coal-ash water dumped into a Potomac River tributary caused their drinking wells to be contaminated with toxic metals. The lawsuits, filed in Prince William County Circuit Court this week, claim that Dominion was being negligent when it released 27.5 million gallons of untreated coal-ash water into Quantico Creek in 2015.

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  17. Prince William County summaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | The Washington Post

    FBI Special Agent Fernando Uribe testified Thursday that MS-13 gang member Venus Romero Iraheta stated her full name before plunging a knife into 15-year-old Damaris A. Reyes Rivas so the victim would know who killed her. Romero Iraheta, 17, blamed the Gaithersburg teen for the killing of her boyfriend, Christian Sosa Rivas, just a week earlier in Dumfries, and she wanted revenge.

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  18. Prince William County summaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, whose support of charter schools, private-school vouchers and other alternatives to traditional public schools has made her controversial, arrived at Ashland Elementary in Manassas on Tuesday to learn about the school's programs to help military families, since nearly half the students come from such families. The visit coincided with the Month of the Military Child.

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  19. Breastfeeding mom causes a stir in Va. church sanctuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Annie Peguero and her 19-month-old daughter Autumn at their home in Dumfries, Va. Peguero was banned from breastfeeding at her church in violation of Virginia law.

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  20. Forget Georgia, Va. Democrats say victory in obscure local race signals end of TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Democrat Jackie Smith, 34, won Tuesday's special election to become the Prince William County Clerk of Court, in a victory Democrats say reflects increased grassroots energy after the election of Donald Trump. As Tuesday's House race in Georgia was drawing intense national scrutiny for signs of The Trump Effect on local races, a Democrat defeated a powerful GOP lawmaker for an obscure Prince William County office that activists on both sides call either a harbinger or a wake-up call.

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