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Small plane crashes in Bristow backyard


BRISTOW, Va. (WUSA9) -- A small plane crashed in a backyard Sunday in Bristow, according to Prince William County fire officials.

The pilot, Karyta Barnes, 50, of Alexandria, Va. was extricated out of the plane and transported to Fairfax Inova Hospital for treatment of serious, but non-life threatening injuries, officials said. The crash happened around 9 a.m. in the 9600 block of Looking Glass Court.

At this stage of the investigation, officials say, it appears the single-engine, fixed-wing 1980 Piper PA28-161 lost power and made a crash landing into a tree in the backyard of a residence.

Officials said the plane struck some trees and fell into the backyard of a residence. No one on the ground was injured and officials say the plane did not strike any houses.

MISSING: 14-year-old Montgomery Village girl


MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- A missing 14-year-old Montgomery Village girl may be in the Manassas area, Manassas police said.

Mirsha Moreno Chavez has been reported missing since July 29.

Chavez is described as 5-foot 4-inch Hispanic female weighing 140 pounds with brown hair.

She may be in the Manassas or Montgomery Village areas.

Anyone with information is asked to call Manassas police at 703-257-8092 or Montgomery County police at 301-279-8000.

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Pedestrian injured after being struck in Manassas


MANASSAS, Md. (WUSA9) -- A woman is in critical condition after she was struck by a car in Manassas Monday morning, according to Manassas City Police.

At approcimately 10:25 a.m., police say officers responded to the area of Sudley Road and Digges Road for a report of a pedestrian that was struck.

Police the 43-year-old victim was transported to a local hospital and is in critical condition.

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Music Theatre Workshop to Kick Off at Metropolitan School of the Arts/Broadway Instructors

Music Theatre Workshop to Kick Off at Metropolitan School of the Arts/Broadway Instructors

Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) is bringing together an all-star instructor ensemble from around the U.S. to provide a Music Theatre Workshop tailored to provide real-world experience by teaching students the integration of drama, voice, movement and choreographed dance from July 13 to July 24 for ages 8 years-old to 18 years-old for $900 and a junior class from July 20 to 24 for ages 6 years to 7 years old for $500. Both classes are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the MSA Alexandria studio at 5775 Barclay Drive. Go to www.metropolitanarts.org.

Someone in Manassas won $100K and doesn't know it


MANASSAS (WUSA9) -- Calling all lottery players who buy tickets in Manassas, Va.! You better check your tickets, because someone is owed $100,000 and the deadline to cash out is approaching.

The ticket was purchased on Jan. 12 at the 7-Eleven located at 9807 Cockrell Road for the Cash 5 drawing. No one has come forward to claim the prize.

Winning lottery tickets in Virginia expire 180 days after the drawing, according to the VA Lottery. That means the winner has until 5 p.m. on Monday, July 13 to claim their prize.

The winning numbers were 3-7-10-20-25. The ticket matched all five numbers. The person who has that ticket should contact the Virginia Lottery immediately at 703-494-1501.

Man exposes himself to woman crossing Va. pedestrian bridge


MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- A man who exposed himself to a woman crossing a pedestrian bridge in Manassas Thursday morning is being sought, Prince William County police said.

The incident happened around 10:37 a.m. in the area of Urbanna Road close to Community Drive in Manassas. The victim, a 29-year-old woman was walking across a pedestrian bridge when she spotted a man.

When the woman walked past the man, he turned an exposed himself towards her.

Police said no physical contact was made and he did not approach the victim.

The area was sought, however police did not find the man.

The suspect is described as a black man between the ages of 18 and 28, standing 6'0" tall and weighing 190 pounds. He has a medium build, a dark complexion and black hair.

Manassas man arrested on child porn charges


MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- A 23-year-old man has been arrested on several child pornography charges, Manassas City police said.

David Alexander Battle, II, 23, was arrested in the 9800 block of Buckner Road and is being charged with one count of distribution of child pornography and nine counts of possession of child pornography second or subsequent offense. Battle is being held without bond and has a pending court date of July 23.

Anyone with information about these events is encouraged to call the Manassas City Police Department Investigative Services Division at (703) 257-8092 or Crime Solvers. The Manassas City Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward up to $1000.00 for information that leads to an arrest in these cases. The confidential 24-hour tip line is (703) 330-0330.