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Gangs teamed to terrorize 3 Va. cities, indictment says

Eight people face gang-related charges that accuse them of terrorizing neighborhoods in three Virginia cities. A 108-count indictment handed up by a federal grand jury in Norfolk includes charges of racketeering, murder, attempted murder, and firearm and drug crimes.

By Washington Post Editors  |  April 9, 2010; 12:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Facebook , Gangs , Virginia  
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Fake Facebook pregnancy announcement leads to hacking investigation

A Fairfax County woman checked her Facebook account one day and found that someone else had posted her status: "pregnant." Now is that how you want to break that news?

By Tom Jackman  |  March 23, 2010; 11:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Facebook , Fairfax , Tom Jackman  
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Gargiulo convicted of murder of Fairfax cab driver; gets 15-year sentence

A Fairfax County jury Friday convicted Evan Gargiulo of second-degree murder in the 2008 slaying of cab driver Mazhar Nazir, rejecting his claims of self-defense and insanity at the time of the shooting. The jury imposed a 15-year sentence, which Nazir's family felt was too light.

By Tom Jackman  |  March 12, 2010; 4:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Facebook , Fairfax , From the Courthouse , Tom Jackman , Updates  
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Firearms charge for Pr. William man who accidentally shot woman

A Woodbridge man who was practicing loading and unloading his shotgun Thursday afternoon accidentally discharged the gun, hitting a woman who was on a deck outside a neighbor's house, police said. Police charged Anthony Michael Randall, 48, of the 17000...

By Josh White  |  March 12, 2010; 4:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Facebook , Josh White , Pr. William , Virginia  
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Loudoun toothbrush thefts continue

The strange rash of toothbrush thefts in Loudoun County isn't over. On Thursday night, a man walked into the CVS on Eastern Kingbird Plaza in Ashburn and stole several electronic toothbrushes and teeth whitening products, Loudoun sheriff's officials said. Police...

By Maria Glod  |  March 12, 2010; 8:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Facebook , Loudoun , Maria Glod , Updates  
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Va. judge declines to step down in serial killer Prieto's resentencing

The resentencing of serial killer Alfredo R. Prieto in Fairfax County can proceed now that a Fairfax judge has rejected a call to recuse himself after he showed emotion in first sentencing Prieto to death in 2008.

By Tom Jackman  |  March 12, 2010; 8:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Death Penalty , Facebook , Fairfax , From the Courthouse , Tom Jackman , Updates  
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