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Police looking for car that caused Route 7 crash

STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding the man or woman responsible for a crash on Route 7 Wednesday night.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. on November 19 in the area of Route 7 and Lexington Drive in Sterling, Va.

The car is a dark colored, possibly green or black, Honda Civic (Si model) two-door with neon green wheels and a loud, aftermarket exhaust. The driver was driving recklessly and caused another vehicle to run off of the roadway and roll over, officials said.

The photo attached to this story, provided by police, is a picture of a similar vehicle. It is not the actual vehicle involved in the incident.

Three people in the car that rolled over sustained non-life-threatening injuries, according to officials. Two of them were taken to local hospitals.

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Million-dollar Va. lottery ticket expires in 1 month

STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- Time is running out for the winner of a $1 million lottery ticket to come forward.

The winning Powerball ticket was purchased on June 21 at at the Getty Mart located at 209 East Holly Avenue in Sterling.

The winning numbers were 5-6-37-41-54, and the Powerball number was 26. This ticket matched the first five numbers and missed only the Powerball number.

It's been almost five months, and the ticket is going to expire if the winner doesn't claim his or her million-dollar prize by December 18.
By law, winning tickets in Virginia expire 180 days after the drawing.

The person who has that ticket should contact the Virginia Lottery at 804-692-7777 or 703-494-1501.

Ryan Williams gets life sentence for murder of Jovaughn Johnson

LEESBURG, Va. (WUSA9) -- A Virginia man convicted of first degree murder for fatally shooting a man in 2012 will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Ryan Blaine Williams, 33, was sentenced to life in prison plus three years after a judge affirmed the jury verdict Thursday in Loudoun County Circuit Court.

Williams was found guilty of one count of first degree murder and one count of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony for the December 2012 death of Jovaughn Johnson, 30, of Sterling.

"Given the sheer brutality of this crime I see no reason not to impose the jury's recommendation," said Judge Thomas D Horne.

Johnson's family members testified at the hearing, recalling how Jovaughn could always make them laugh and how their lives will never be the same without him.

Detectives investigate series of Sterling armed robberies

STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is concerned about several armed robberies in Sterling in the last couple of weeks.

The fourth and latest one happened Friday afternoon at the High Up convenience store off Sterling Boulevard.

The store clerk had only been working at the cash checking store for less than six months when she found herself face to face with a gunman.

"Whatever he said, we did that. Give me the money, we gave the money. Whatever the money was here."

The shaken 29-year-old clerk says the man pointed the gun at her and demanded cash. She came face to face with him while the other female clerk was at another register calling 9-1-1.

She says the man came in with his face covered with a scarf.

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Sterling, Va. Suntrust Bank robber wanted

STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man involved in a robbery at a Suntrust Bank in the Sterling, Va. area on October 31.

The robbery happened at the Suntrust bank located in the Country Side area of Sterling, Va., around 11:30 a.m., the sheriff's office said.

The suspect went into the bank on Pidgeon Hill Drive with a firearm. He demanded cash and then fled the scene, according to the sheriff's office.

WATCH the following surveillance video to see the suspect.

The suspect is being described as a white man in his late 50's to early 60's. He was wearing a dark colored plaid jacket with a camouflage hat and blue jeans at the time of the incident.

Suspect sought in Sterling bank robbery

STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect in connection with an armed bank robbery Tuesday afternoon.

It happened at the Wells Fargo Bank at the Community Plaza shortly before 1 p.m., police said.



Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) of Alexandria and Lorton, Va. will present their annual Nutcracker performances on Sat., Nov. 22 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., and on Sun., Nov. 24 at 12 p.m. and
5 p.m.at the Northern Virginia Community College, Ernst Cultural Center at the Annandale Campus in Annandale, Va. Ticket prices range from $21 to $27 and can be purchased online at www.metropolitanarts.org.

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