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MISSING: 85-year-old man from Alexandria


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- The Fairfax County Police Department helicopter is headed to Alexandria to help find a missing 85-year-old man with Alzheimer's.

William Dodge is missing from the 4700 block of Rich Marr Place.

He is a white male with white hair, 5'5", 140 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black hawaiian shirt, khakis, and black sneakers.

If you see him, please call 703.746.4444 immediately.


MANASSAS UTILITIES’ NEW LOAD MANAGEMENT DEVICES SAVE ON USAGE and CUSTOMERS EARN UTILITY CREDITS

MANASSAS UTILITIES’ NEW LOAD MANAGEMENT DEVICES SAVE ON USAGE and  CUSTOMERS EARN UTILITY CREDITS

The City of Manassas Utilities are using new load management devices which will enable them to decrease usage demand during high peak periods and help lower utility rates, while customers can get a one-time $25 utility credit for each load management installed on their electric hot water heater, heat pump and air conditioner. In addition, the hot water heater load management devices earns an annual $2 credit on utility bills, while air conditioning devices get $9 credit per month from July through October, and $3 per month credit for electric heat pumps from November through June.  For more information, go to www.manassascity.org or call 703-257-8219.

Police: Man reached up woman's skirt at Va. CVS


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- Alexandria police have arrested a man who they say reached underneath a woman's skirt at a CVS.

On Wednesday, July 23, police were called to the CVS Pharmacy in the 3100 block of Duke Street to investigate a sexual battery.

Police say 25-year-old Abayneh Yemer of Alexandria reached underneath the skirt of an adult female and attempted to remove her underwear. He was arrested when officers arrived.

Yemer has been charged with Sexual Battery and Attempted Object Sexual Penetration.


BELLEZZA SPA’s PAOLA BERRIOS JOINS “LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER” CAMPAIGN

BELLEZZA SPA’s PAOLA BERRIOS JOINS  “LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER” CAMPAIGN

Paola Berrios, owner, Bellezza Spa of Centreville, Va. is joining the “Look Good Feel Better” campaign held at Life with Cancer, a hands-on workshop conducted by professional cosmetologists to help women manage the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Berrios will teach Look Good, Feel Better workshops Aug., 12, Oct. 14, 2014, Jan. 19, Feb. 16, Mar. 16, Apr. 20, June 15, Aug. 17, Oct. 19 and Dec. 14, 2015 at Life with Cancer offices at 8411 Pennell Street in Fairfax, Va. For more information, go to www.bellezzaspava.com or call 703.266.0063.

“Bellezza Spa is honored to be a part of the Look Good, Feel Better Campaign at Life with Cancer,” said Paola Berrios, owner of Bellezza Spa of Centreville, Va. “Through the workshop, we hope our beauty tips and techniques can provide some rejuvenation to cancer patients,” said Berrios.

4 injured in accident on I-495 near Bethesda

4 injured in accident on I-495 near Bethesda


BETHESDA, Md. (WUSA 9) -- Two Metrobus passengers are claiming injuries after the bus was involved in an accident on the Beltway Friday afternoon.

Authorities say that the Metrobus was involved in an accident with a passenger vehicle near the Old Georgetown Road exit on I-495.

Authorities report that two of the passengers in the involved vehicle are also claiming injuries.


KYLE BIANCO, CARMELLO’s HEAD CHEF, PRESENTS SUMMER MENU

KYLE BIANCO, CARMELLO’s HEAD CHEF, PRESENTS SUMMER MENU

Kyle Bianco, New York native, has been working with food since he was 10 years old, helping with deliveries for his family’s Italian wholesale business that provided food to more than 900 New York restaurants. The 32-year-old, head chef revealed his new summer menu at Carmello’s in Old Town Manassas, Va. sighting his signature dishes as the 18 oz.  Grilled Drunken Bone-in Ribeye

with Garlic Herb Oyster Mushrooms and Loaded Twice-Baked Potato and Grilled Australian Lamb Loin Chops with Creamy Polenta, Balsamic Marinated Vegetables and Tapenade. For more information, go to www.carmellos.com.

Alexandria murder suspect indicted in Loudoun County


LEESBURG, Va. (WUSA9) -- The man wanted in the murder of a school teacher in Alexandria, Va. was indicted on gun charges in Loudoun County, police said.

Charles Severance, 53, of West Virginia, was extradited to Loudoun County to face those gun charges. On Monday, officials ruled that he will be charged.

Severance is also wanted in the murder of Ruthanne Lodato, who was killed in the city of Alexandria back in February.

Severance was arrested in West Virginia and then the stories of his connections to the local crimes were revealed by police.