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Snow Surprise, Two Missing Teens, Road Rage Verdict, Driver Abducted and Casino Chip Fraud

Plus, a woman says a boy no older than 13 tried to rob her with a cap gun and more top stories from our Virginia/D.C. Patch sites.

Salt Trucks Mobilizing for Snowy Morning Commute. Patch file photo.
Salt Trucks Mobilizing for Snowy Morning Commute. Patch file photo.
Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and Washington. Here are the top stories from around the region.


NWS: Winter Weather Advisory for Northern Virginia

Missing Girl, 12, Never Made it To School

Driver Abducted: Investigators Searching for Other Victims

Salt Trucks Mobilizing for Snowy Morning Commute

Verdict in Road Rage Assault Trial

Police: Child Attempts Robbery With Cap Gun

Geico Hiring 725 at Office in Fredericksburg

Police Seek Help Finding Runaway Teen

Fiona's Irish Pub Coming to Kingstowne

Annandale Couple Charged in Fake Casino Chips Case

Bedbugs Invade Government Buildings at County Complex

Walgreens Coming to The Shops at Georgetown Park

Thomas Edward 'Ed' Braswell, Jr., 92, Dies; Helped Create Founders Park in Alexandria

Fairfax County Executive Proposes $7 Billion Budget for FY2015

Austin Grill & Tequila Bar Eyeing Late March Opening

Man Robs Victim in Car at Falls Church Parking Lot

Bike Bill Bust: Virginia is for Swinging Car Doors

City of Alexandria Hires New Communications Director
Jennifer February 26, 2014 at 09:12 AM
I miss the old Greater Alexandria Patch newsletter. The one that featured LOCAL news instead of the same stories all the Patch newsletters now carry. For instance, what was the giant BOOM heard in the Bucknell Manor area Friday night that sent neighbors outside, firetrucks with search lights, and police cars??? I want our Mount Vernon District crime reports and West Potomac news, etc. Please, please, please bring back the old newsletter!
Rob Blumel February 26, 2014 at 09:59 AM
Definitely missing Drew Hansen...
Greg Hambrick February 26, 2014 at 10:25 AM
Thanks for the comments, and we absolutely miss Drew, too! We are redesigning the sites to highlight more local news and events. Meanwhile, you can still post local events, blogs or community and business announcements (the "Conversations" tab). Do you have a great story or event? Don't wait on us. Share it by using the tabs at the top of the page or email greg.hambrick@patch.com.

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