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PHOTOS: "Operation Wedding Gown"

MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA) -- Military brides got to pick and choose their wedding gowns in the national Brides Across America program.

Qualified brides get to take the gowns home at no cost at participating stores.

Jeanette's Bride N 'Tux Boutique in Manassas, Virginia saw a steady stream of excited women trying on dresses on Thursday.

Nicki Anderson's fiance has six months left in his deployment. 

She's searching for the one, and after four dresses, she thinks she's found it.
"it's exactly what I wanted, fitted on the top with a dramatic bottom,"she said.

The designer dresses have been donated by companies and other brides. They cost anywhere from $1000 on up.

Air Force Captain Kim French just returned from Afghanistan, her third tour of duty.

2 Juveniles Arrested In Halloween Robbery, Assault

MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA) -- Manassas City Police say they have arrested two juveniles and charged them with assault by mob and robbery. 

The juveniles are accused of robbing another male at the intersection of Byrd Drive and Grant Avenue at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 31. 

According to police, the victim was walking in the area when he was confronted by a group of juvenile males. Police say they were acquaintances. At least two of the juveniles allegedly assaulted the victim and tried to take his cell phone.

Two juvenile males were arrested and taken to the Juvenile Detention Center. 

Police continue to investigate the case and want anyone with information about these events to call the Crime Solvers' anonymous tip line at 703-330-0330 or Manassas City Police Department Investigative Services Division at 703-257-8092.

Burglar Entered Through Window, Stole Handgun, Phone, Blanket

MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA) -- Manassas City Police are looking for a person who apparently entered a home through a window and stole several items, including a handgun and magazine.

Police say a resident of the home int the 9800 block of Maury Lane reported that the burglary occurred between noon Saturday,  and 10:00 p.m. Sunday. 

According to police, there were signs of forced entry through a window at the back of the home. The resident reported a 9mm handgun and magazine, a cell phone, DVDs and a blanket were reported missing.

Waters-Ward Third Annual Fundraiser for Children's Law Center Held at Boffi Georgetown

Waters-Ward Third Annual Fundraiser for Children's Law Center Held at Boffi Georgetown

Attendees enjoyed Praline Bakery & Bistro sweets, Black Elk wine and light bites in the beautiful Italian kitchen and bath showroom.

Jessica Waters, assistant professor in the Department of Justice, Law & Society at American University, along with her husband Doug Ward, held a fundraiser for the Children's Law Center (CLC), www.childrenslawcenter.org, at Boffi Georgetownwww.boffigeorgetown.com, 3320 M St. NW in Cady's Alley on Saturday evening, November 3rd.

U.S. Senate Candidates Allen, Kaine Aligned With Romey, Obama On Social Issues

(WUSA)-  Former governor Tim Kaine had center stage at this Obama Rally, a relationship Kaine's opponent, former governor George Allen has tried to turn into a negative.

Here's Allen at a Romney rally, a connection Kaine's campaign has done the same, attempting to turn that into a negative. The candidates are closely aligned on most issues. Like Romney, and most Republicans, Allen wants to repeal Obamacare.

Allen said, "I'm one who's a strong proponent of affordable for personal, portable health policies, own your own health savings accounts, you can take it from job to job and not have to worry about  pre-existing conditions when you change employers."

Kaine disagreed,"The insurance companies can no longer use the preexisting condition club to beat you up. We're going to hand it right back to them if we repeal the affordable care act. I think repealing the affordable health care act would be a huge mistake."

PHOTOS: Va. Store Robbed At Knife Point Again

MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA) -- A store in Manassas has been robbed for a second time by a suspect with a large knife and police need your help in capturing the suspect, Manassas City Police said. 

The latest incident took place on Oct. 23 at about 7:30 p.m. at Wellington Market located at 9911 Wellington Road. Manassas City Police say according to the witness the suspect approached the store with a knife in his pocket as he was trying to put on a black cloth mask.

Surveillance video shows the suspect entering the store, removing cash from the register and fleeing the scene on foot. The footage also matches the suspect's description given by the witness, police said. 

The suspect is described by police as a black male, approximately 30 years-old, 6 feet tall, close shaved hair cut, last scene wearing dark grey, faded jeans, light colored shoes, a black sweatshirt with a white or light grey shirt underneath.

Police: Man Headbutts Officer During Arrest For Assault

MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA) -- A 25-year-old man faces a slew of charges after allegedly headbutting a police officer during his arrest last Friday.

According to Manassas City Police, Dearious Davis of Sumerduck, Va. is charged with felony destruction of property, misdemeanor destruction of property, simple assault & battery, assault & battery of a law enforcement officer, obstruction of justice, resisting arrest, and public intoxication following the incident on Oct. 19.

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