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NoVa Cops Stop Celebrity, Near Metro Tragedy, Snow | News Nearby

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Patch has 32 sites in communities in Va. and D.C. Here are some of the top posts from the past week.

Celebrity Pulled Over In Northern Virginia: Report

A major Hollywood celebrity had a run-in with the law in Northern Virginia this week.

Man Standing On Metro Tracks Narrowly Avoids Train (Video)

A man stood on the tracks at a local Metro station and narrowly avoided a train in a bizarre incident Wednesday.

DC Snow Update: Snowfall Expected Deep Into Sunday

The weekend is fast approaching, and with it a snowstorm that could drop a few inches on our area -- and the snow could keep falling for quite a while.

Dispatcher Must Send Fire Crews To Her Own Home, Loses Everything

Dispatchers like Barbara Hughes are accustomed to sending first responders to emergencies like fires with professional detachment. It's their job to remain calm in an emergency. But panic set in last week when Hughes was working an overnight shift and tending to the fire channel at the 9-1-1 Operations Center in Northern Virginia.

Other headlines:

Government Shutdown Specials For Furloughed Workers In Georgetown

Fredericksburg Winter Restaurant Week 2019: Eateries, Menus

Expanding Mental Health Services Goal Of VA Lawmakers

FCPS Offers Substitute Teaching For Furloughed Federal Workers

Rose McGowan To Plead No Contest To Loudoun Drug Charges: Report

Swastikas Found On Playground At Kings Park: Police

Oakton Student Named Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholar

Millions Of Dollars In Heroin Seized In DC: Report

Purse-Snatchers Strike As Woman Leaves Herndon Bank: Police

How To Keep Pipes From Freezing During NoVA Cold Spell

Springfield Man Stops At Store, Wins $100K In Powerball

Person In Custody For Springfield Shooting: Police

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