Fairfax County News

June 21, 2017
Chief: Police testing for sex assault of slain Virginia teen

Supporters of Nabra Hassanen, who was killed over the weekend in a road rage incident, hand out flowers prior to the start of a vigil in honor of Nabar today in Reston, Va. STERLING, Va.>> About 5,000 mourners attended today's funeral of a Muslim girl whose beating death, blamed by police on a motorist's road rage, has some people in her community fearing for their safety.

June 21, 2017
Teen killed after leaving mosque was 'loved by so many people,' imam says

At a funeral in Sterling, Virginia, Wednesday afternoon, for a 17-year-old girl who police say was killed this past weekend after she left her mosque, Imam ... -- The Russian deputy foreign minister has canceled his meeting with his American counterpart - a long-planned summit to address more minor problems in the r... RED CLOUD, Neb. - A south-central Nebraska man accused of cattle rustling has pleaded not guilty.

June 21, 2017
The Incomplete Media Narrative about a Murdered Muslim Girl Tiana Lowe 6 minutes ago

Early Sunday morning, a 22-year-old man bludgeoned a Muslim girl, Nabra Hassanen, to death with a metal baseball bat on her way home from an all-night Ramadan observance at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society mosque. The murderer dumped the 17-year-old's abaya-dressed corpse into a pond, where it was found by Fairfax County, Virginia authorities later that afternoon.

June 20, 2017
ICE seeks custody of El Salvador man accused of murdering Muslim teenager

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is seeking custody of the El Salvador man who is accused of murdering a 17-year-old Muslim girl near a Virginia mosque this weekend, officials said. Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, has been detained for the murder of Nabra Hassanen of Reston, Virginia, after he allegedly "became so enraged" that he hit her with a baseball bat, the Fairfax County Police Department said Monday.

June 20, 2017
Nabra Hassanen's Killing Was Not a "Road Rage Incident"

In this op-ed, Allure's senior social media editor Rawan Eewshah explains the problem with calling Nabra Hassanen's death a road rage incident This past weekend, 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen was walking home from a Sterling, Virginia IHOP with a group of friends when, according to , Darwin Martinez Torres started throwing beer bottles at the group. Scared, the group ran back to the All Dulles Area Muslim Society where they had been praying that same night.

June 20, 2017
More than 200 new jobs planned for Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant in Reston

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants announces it will be creating more than 200 new Fairfax County jobs as it gears up for the grand opening of a new Reston location.

June 20, 2017
Metro board member says Loudoun shouldna t a shirka its Metro obligations

Will jurisdictions like Fairfax, Arlington and Alexandria go for a regional sales tax to support the region's embattled Metro rail system? Several of Metro's Virginia board members recently ducked the question and called on Loudoun County to do its part in helping finance the system.

June 20, 2017
More than 25,000 without power in Virginia as storms roll through D.C. region

The rain is heavy at the #TombOfTheUnknownSoldier . The D.C. Area is under a severe weather advisory.

June 19, 2017
Authorities looking for police impersonator in Woodbridge

Authorities are searching for a police impersonator who stopped a driver Sunday night on Prince William Parkway in Woodbridge, but fled when a real police officer arrived at the scene.

June 19, 2017
Muslims skeptical about 'road rage' in Virginia girl's death

Police in Virginia on Monday blamed "road rage" for the killing of a teenage Muslim girl who was allegedly attacked by a driver while walking with friends to her mosque between Ramadan prayers this weekend. The girl's father, Mohmoud Hassanen Aboras of Reston, said he doesn't understand how this could have happened, because he said his daughter, 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen , was a friend to everyone.