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Police: Man charged in Sterling stabbing


STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- Deputies have arrested a man who they believe was involved in a stabbing of a man in a gang-related attack, according to Loudoun County Sheriff's Office authorities.

The stabbing occurred on Saturday at approximately 11:25 p.m. in the 100 block of Enterprise St. The victim told authorities that four Hispanic males, two in their late teens to early twenties, approached him on a pathway. One male brandished a firearm and assaulted the victim, say authorities. He demanded money from the victim and when the victim resisted, a second male stabbed him, according to authorities.

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of his serious injuries, say authorities. He remains hospitalized.

Authorities say the victim believed the attack may have been gang related. He told authorities that all of the men were wearing blue shirts.

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VA sheriff's Office seeks suspected ring thief


STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding a woman they say stole a diamond ring.

The suspect was in a Kay Jewelers at Dulles Town Center on June 7th when the theft occurred, the sheriff's office said.

Surveillance video caught the suspect taking the ring of another customer who was in the store trying on jewelry, the sheriff's office reported.

The suspect is described as an upper middle-aged white female, with shoulder length blond hair.

If you believe you know the identity of this suspect, you are asked to call Detective A. Harper with the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office at 571-258-3181.


Man arrested for car surfing death in Loudoun Co.


STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- An 18-year-old from Loudoun County has been arrested after a car surfing accident caused the death of a 17-year-old.

Shafin Karim, of Ashburn, is charged with reckless driving and involuntary manslaughter, police said. Karim was driving a vehicle when a 17- year-old was critically injured after he fell from a vehicle in the parking lot of the Dulles Crossing Plaza.

The 17-year-old, Mohammad U. Khalid, of Sterling, died on Aug. 8. The victim had alighted onto the trunk area of a Subaru being driven by Karim. The teenager fell from the vehicle as Karim attempted to conduct a turn in the parking lot.

Karim was released from the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on a $12,500 bond.


$1.3 Billion Dulles loan approved for Silver Line extension


DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (WUSA9) -- A $1.28 Billion loan was finalized to enter the next phase of the Silver Line construction to Dulles, officials said in a news release.

It's part of the next step of the 'Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act,' (TIFIA) where the federal loan and funds from the Dulles Toll Road combined, will pay for the Silver Line to get to the airport.

"The finalization of this portion of the federal low-interest TIFIA loan for the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project is the culmination of a months long team effort and represents $1.28 billion of support for users of the Dulles Toll Road, whose toll payments help fund construction of the Silver Line extension of the Washington region's Metrorail public transit system," officials said in a news release.

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Take the Plunge: Join Design Army X Karla Colletto for Pool Party, Fashion Show on Friday, Aug. 22

Take the Plunge: Join Design Army X Karla Colletto for Pool Party, Fashion Show on Friday, Aug. 22

Design Army X Karla Colletto to debut their swimwear collection - Swim At Your Own Risk - on Friday, August 22 from 7-10 p.m. at Capitol Skyline Hotel

On the heels of judging the global 61st Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France as one of two US judges in the Design category, Pum Lefebure, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Design Army, just released her first swimwear collection, Swim At Your Own Risk, in collaboration with Karla Colletto. A capsule collection for Colletto’s Cruise 2015 line and Lefebure’s first venture into fashion design, the five-piece graphic swimsuits and beachwear debuted at the Miami Swim Show on July 19th.

HVAC issue briefly evacuates Dulles terminal


STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- A malfunctioning HVAC system caused the brief evacuation of a small portion of terminal A at Dulles International Airport.

Airport officials said a smokey haze was reported around 9 a.m. in the area of gates A-1 to A-6 for United Express. It was caused by a rooftop air conditioning unit, which has been located, isolated and turned off, according to officials.

The incident happened at off-peak travel hours, so the impact on flights has been minimal. Officials said a small number of passengers and employees were moved to another area of the terminal temporarily.


BOOK a BACK-to-SCHOOL MANICURE/PEDICURE PARTY at BELLEZZA SPA; and HELP No.Va. FAMILY SERVICES

BOOK a BACK-to-SCHOOL MANICURE/PEDICURE PARTY at BELLEZZA SPA;  and HELP No.Va. FAMILY SERVICES

For those moms and daughters looking to enjoy one last summer pedicure or manicure, Bellezza Spa of Centreville, Va. is now offering a special Back-to-School Manicure/Pedicure package, available to a party of five for $250, available now through Sept. 7, 2014. Each member of the party will receive a free nail polish of their choice, and for each party of five booked, Bellezza Spa will donate a $50 gift card to the Northern Virginia Family Service’s (NVFS) homeless shelter of Oakton, Va. and will be collecting book bags and school supplies for NVFS now through Sept. 7. For more information, go to www.bellezzaspava.com or call 703.266.0063.

Smaller groups of two to four clients, will be charged $50 per person. Gift card donations are valid with parties booked with five or more participants.