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Car hits house in Manassas, 3 injured


MANASSAS, Va. (AP) - Officials say three people were injured, one seriously, when a car plowed into a house in Manassas.

Radio station WTOP-FM reports the car hit a house at 9123 Bayberry Avenue on Sunday morning.

The station reports the person who was most critically injured was flown to a hospital for treatment and that officials are working to shore up the partially collapsed house.


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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.


Prosecutors won't use graphic pics in Va. sexting case


MANASSAS, Va. (AP) - Prosecutors say they won't use any explicit photos in their effort to prove a sexting case against a 17-year-old who had been subject to a search warrant demanding photos of his erect penis.

But at a closed hearing Tuesday in Prince William County juvenile court, The Washington Postreported that prosecutors moved ahead with plans to prosecute the teen whose case garnered national attention.

The teen left the state to evade a search warrant demanding photos of erect penis in an effort to prove he sent similar pictures to his then 15-year-old girlfriend.

Police: New charges in Manassas sexting case


MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA 9) -- Manassas City Police say that new charges have been brought forward in a January sexting case, but that details cannot be released because the investigation is still active and involves juveniles.

In January, police responded to a report from parents of a 15-year-old female who was sent pornographic videos by a 17-year-old male suspect. Police say that after a further investigation of the incident, charges of manufacturing and distributing child pornography were brought against the suspect.

A trial was set for June 4, but the charges were dropped. New charges of manufacturing and distributing child pornography have been brought forward and a new court date is pending. Police and the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office say that no invasive search procedures have been carried out, but that is all the information they are able to release at this time.


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Man wanted in Va. 7-Eleven robbery


MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- Manassas City Police are looking for a man in connection with a 7-Eleven robbery that happened on Saturday morning in Manassas.

Police said the robbery happened around 12:40 a.m. at the 7-Eleven located at 8708 Liberia Ave.

Authorities said, the suspect entered the store and claimed he had a handgun. The man went up to the store clerk and demanded money.

Police said the man fled on foot with the money. According to authorities, he was last seen going in the direction of Portner Ave.

Va man arrested for child porn possession


MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- Manassas City Police arrested a Va. man in connection with possession and distribution of child pornography on Tuesday.

Authorities said deputies conducted a search warrant at 10905 Crider Ct. in Bristow, Va. regarding the possession and distribution of child pornography.

Charles Lee Lankford, Jr. of Bristow, Va. was arrested and charged with ten counts of possession of child pornography.

Police said he is being held without bond and has a pending court date.

If you have any information regarding this incident, police ask you to contact the Manassas City Police at 703-257-8092.