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84-year-old man stabbed during burglary in Alexandria


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA 9) -- Alexandria Police have arrested Horace White, 52, of D.C. Tuesday in connection with the stabbing of an 84-year-old Alexandria man that occurred on Jan 9th.

White is charged with two counts of abduction, two counts of robbery, burglary, malicious wounding and carjacking, Alexandria Police said.

At approximately 4 p.m.on Jan. 9th, police responded to the 400 block of Jackson Place for a report on a stabbing. Police say an elderly couple interrupted a burglary at their home. The 84-year-old victim was stabbed, police said.

The victim was transported to the hospital and is in serious condition, according to the police.

Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to call Detective Sean Casey at 703-746-6853.​


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BELLEZZA SPA DONATES CANNED GOODS to NO. VA. FAMILY SERVICES

BELLEZZA SPA DONATES CANNED GOODS to  NO. VA. FAMILY SERVICES

Bellezza Spa of Centreville, Va. has collected more than 75 non-perishable food items for Northern Virginia Family Services, while offering a 10 percent discount for any customer who donated five or more canned goods. For more information, go to www.bellezzaspava.com or call 703.266.0063.

“We appreciate the support from our customers who helped us contribute to Northern Virginia Family Services food pantry,” said Paola Berrios, owner of Bellezza Spa of Centreville, Va.

LEARNINGRx of VIENNA/RESTON, VA. LEADS AWARD-WINNING JOB SHADOW PROGRAM

LEARNINGRx of VIENNA/RESTON, VA. LEADS AWARD-WINNING JOB SHADOW PROGRAM

Maureen Loftus, executive director of LearningRx of Vienna, Va., and Reston, Va. is leading the kick-off of the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce (TRCC) job shadow program for 11th and 12th grade students of Oakton, Madison and Marshall high schools in Fairfax County, Va., where students will shadow professionals in various industries in January and February. The program received a Blue Ribbon Award from Fairfax County Schools in 2014. Loftus is heading up the program as she is the chair of the TRCC’s Youth and Education Committee. For more information, go to www.learningrx.com.

Alexandria water main break repaired, service restored


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- Park Central Drive will reopen Friday evening after a 12-inch water main break in the morning.

Repairs on the break were completed around 3 p.m., Virginia American Water officials, and service has been restored to 15 commercial customers.

Earlier Friday, Alexandria police tweeted out a photo of the water main break in the middle of King Street early this morning with the a warning: "The road will not be open anytime soon, please be patient."

Eastbound King Street at Park Center Drive was closed and the ramp from northbound I-395 was affected as well. At approximately 8:40 a.m., police announced that King Street was opened.

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Mother, child struck by car in Alexandria


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- A mother and child were not seriously injured after being struck by a slow-moving vehicle Friday morning in Alexandria.

It happened around 7:22 a.m. at the intersection of King Street at Callahan Street, where police said the mom and child dashed across the crosswalk and were hit.

The two victims were transported to INOVA Fairfax Hospital with minor injuries, according to a police spokesperson. The driver of the vehicle was taken to INOVA Alexandria Hospital with minor injuries as well.


MONZA to DONATE 10 PERCENT of PIZZA and HOUSE WINE SALES; SUPPORTS AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, Jan. 27

MONZA to DONATE 10 PERCENT of PIZZA and HOUSE WINE SALES;  SUPPORTS AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, Jan. 27

Monza of Old Town Manassas, Va. is hosting an American Cancer Society fundraiser on Tues., Jan. 27 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monza will donate 10 percent of all pizza and house wines sales from that night to the American Cancer Society. For information, go to www.eatmonza.com.

“We invite everyone to come out and help support the American Cancer Society, enjoy some brick-oven pizza and make a difference,” said Alice Pires, owner of Carmello’s and Monza of Old Town Manassas, Va.

Metro tragedy victim was federal contractor


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA 9) -- Carol Glover, the woman who died after smoke filled the L'Enfant Plaza station on Monday, lived in Alexandria, Va., was a federal contractor, mother of two sons and a grandmother.

"She loved them and was a dedicated mom and just a really good person," said neighbor Deanna Rodriguez. "I'm just horrified that this happened to her. She was so young and vibrant."

Rodriguez lived across the street from Glover for nearly two decades. They were raising their sons together.

Rodriguez cannot grasp how Glover died Monday on a smoke filled Metro car stuck near L'Enfant Plaza.

"I don't understand that someone her age and her great health. How could that actually happen," Rodriguez asked.