Drunk driver flips car then attempts to bite officer at scene of the crash

ARLINGTON, VA – A woman from Virginia is facing multiple charges after a series of events that began with a suspected DUI crash and ended with her allegedly biting a police officer and attempting to take his firearm. The incident took place on Thursday evening when Malesha Bruner, 25, reportedly hit a parked vehicle on Washington Boulevard in Arlington and then sped off, colliding with a second car. The force of the second collision caused …

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Retired Virginia couple hijacked at sea and likely killed

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA – A retired couple from Virginia, known for their annual winter trips to the Caribbean, are feared dead after their yacht was hijacked by three escaped prisoners, according to local authorities. Ralph Hendry and Kathy Brandel were docked in the St. George’s area of Grenada when their catamaran, “Simplicity,” was seized. The escapees, aged 30, 19, and 20, were previously incarcerated on charges of violent robbery. The eldest was also facing three …

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Firefighter dead, 13 injured in house explosion

STERLING, VA – A house explosion in Sterling, Virginia has resulted in the fatal injury of a firefighter and harm to 13 others. Among those injured were 11 first responders and two other individuals, according to authorities. The deceased firefighter has been identified as Trevor Brown, 45, as revealed in a post by Loudon County Fire and Rescue on Facebook.The fire department initially responded to a reported smell of gas emanating from a residence on …

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Target employee kills co-worker for stealing his lunch

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA – A 25-year-old Virginia man has been sentenced to 100 years in prison, with 30 suspended, for the murder of a co-worker who stole his lunch from a communal refrigerator at a Target store in Bailey’s Crossroads. Bazn Berhe could spend at least 70 years behind bars, according to a statement from the Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney. In 2021, Berhe was found guilty of first-degree murder after carrying out a premeditated attack …

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Couple found dead at home in murder-suicide

TRIANGLE, VA – Authorities have discovered the death of a couple in Triangle, Virginia, on Sunday evening. The Prince William County Police is currently investigating the incident as a murder-suicide case. The police reported that they received a call around 6 p.m. They were asked to look into a death that took place at a residence in the 18300 block of Cabin Road in Triangle. Upon arrival, they found two bodies of people who were …

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Chinese man known for erratic anti-American posts blows up house in Virginia

ARLINGTON, VA – A Virginia resident known for his erratic social media activity and history of baseless lawsuits has been connected to a house explosion that occurred in Arlington on Monday night. The explosion took place after the police were called to investigate reports of someone shooting flares into the neighborhood from the house. The man, identified as 56-year-old James Yoo, is believed to have been living in the duplex that was caught on video …

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High school student victim of apparent murder-suicide

BLACKSBURG, VA – Two high school students were found deceased in a parking garage Tuesday, marking a tragic end to a murder-suicide, according to local reports. The Blacksburg Police Department confirmed the deaths but did not release the names of the victims. However, they reassured residents that there was no continuing threat to the community. Local news outlets identified one of the victims as 17-year-old Serenity Hawley, based on information provided by the teenager’s mother, …

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Off-duty officer accidentally shoots colleague to death

MCLEAN, VA – A shooting incident unfolded in McLean, Virginia, as an off-duty U.S. Park Police officer was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter. He fatally shot a fellow officer during an alcohol-fueled gathering. The suspect, identified as U.S. Park Police officer Alexander Roy, mistakenly discharged a firearm he believed to be unloaded, resulting in the death of officer Jesse Brown Hernandez. The tragic incident occurred at approximately 12:20 a.m. local time on Sunday when …

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One Virginia high school sees seven overdoses in just three weeks

LOUDOUN, VA – In a disturbing development, seven students from Park View High School in Loudoun County, Virginia, have overdosed on opioids within the last three weeks. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating these alarming incidents, four of which transpired within the school’s premises. Three of these cases necessitated the use of Narcan, an opioid overdose reversal drug, while two required CPR. The common denominator in all these overdoses is fentanyl, a potent …

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12-year-old boy shot in Virginia, investigation underway

LINCOLNIA, VA – A 12-year-old boy sustained multiple gunshot wounds in an incident that occurred on Tuesday afternoon in the Lincolnia area of Fairfax County, Virginia. The child, who is in the 7th grade, was shot in the lower body but fortunately had injuries that were not life-threatening. He was promptly transported to a hospital and later released on the same day, according to the local police. The incident took place around 4:20 p.m. in …

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