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Carmello’s Presents Wines of Spain Wine Dinner, Nov.6 in Historic Manassas

Carmello’s Presents Wines of Spain Wine Dinner, Nov.6 in Historic Manassas

Carmello’s Presents Wines of Spain Wine Dinner, November 6th, 2015 @  6:30pm

Menu includes: Greeter Wine, Basa Lore Txakoli 2014; 1st CourseAcon Ribera Del Duero 2013, Beef Wellingtons, Fluffy Pastry, Filet Mignon Tips, Mushrooms; Ventoso Vines Bobal 2012, Paela Valenciana, Pork Loin, Chicken, Chourico, Saffron Rice Casserole, Chicken Broth, Peas, Roasted Red Bell Peppers; Priorat Lo Mon 2011, Lamb Stew, Carrots, Potatoes, Mushrooms, Celery, Red Wine; Bodegas Riojanas Vina Albina Gran Reserva Rioja 2001, Spanish Flan, Egg Custard, Vanilla, Sugar

Suspects burglarize Sterling church

LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. (WUSA9) -- Suspects entered into a Sterling church and stole items, Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said.

The burglary happened sometime between Monday at 2 p.m. and Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.,officials stated. The church is located at the 1430 block of Shepard Drive.

Officials said the suspects went into the church, stole a safe and its contents and other items. Two doors inside the church were damaged. There were no signs of forced entry into the church.

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Sterling victims possibly assaulted based on ethnicity

STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- A man and his friends may have been assaulted based on their ethnicity in a parking lot in Sterling, Va. Sunday.

The incident happened in the parking lot of the Lake Center Plaza in Sterling, Va. around 2 a.m., Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Detectives believe there may be other victims in the case and are asking them to come forward.

A man and his friends got into an altercation with the suspects. Two of the suspects pulled out firearms that were hidden under their shirts. Officials said maybe six or more people were possibly targeting the victims based on their ethnicity. One of the victims was pushed to the ground by a suspect.

According to officials the victims tried to follow the suspects, however were not able to find them. The victims then called authorities.

Teen in viral road rage video says driver took it too far

STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- The teenager featured in a viral road rage video seen more than a quarter of a million people online admits he was still in the crosswalk when the walk sign changed while walking home from school last Thursday, but that didn't excuse the behavior of the driver who nearly hit him.

"I definitely wasn't perfect. I definitely had a hand to play in this, but he sort of took it too far when he got out of the car and was threatening me," fifteen-year-old Alex Steere told WUSA9 on Tuesday. "He started screaming profanity at me, and he threatened to knock my head off."

The entire nine minute episode was caught on camera by Mike Crawford, a passing motorcyclist with a helmet camera, who stopped when he heard the driver of the jeep start yelling.

Viral video captures Loudoun County road-rage incident

STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- A near-collision between the driver of a Jeep and a teenage pedestrian set off a profane tirade captured on video by a passing motorcyclist.

The driver's rant has now gone viral, with more than 100,000 people viewing it in just a few days online.

Michael Crawford recorded the video with a small camera mounted to his motorcycle helmet on Thursday afternoon. He told WUSA9 in an exclusive interview that his attention was drawn to the threats being made by the driver against the teenager, whom he had nearly hit in the crosswalk at Algonkian and Cascades.

Man accused of sexual battery of child at Va. in-home daycare

STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- A Sterling man is facing charges for aggravated sexual battery of a child at an in-home daycare back in June, Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said.

Michael D. Kessell, 21, is currently being held in Florida on a fugitive of justice warrant for two counts of aggravated sexual battery and taking indecent liberties with a juvenile, officials said.

It is still under investigation whether or not there are other victims.

The investigation shows that a child may have had inappropriate contact with a person inside of the home located at 1508 N. Amelia Street on June 1. That is the location where the child attends day care. The age and gender will not be released by authorities.

According to authorities, Kessell was not the primary caregiver but did watch over the children from time to time.

Pack Light, Pack Right While Traveling by Air This Fall

Pack Light, Pack Right While Traveling by Air This Fall

Fall is a time when millions of people around the country begin to make their travel plans. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the busiest travel times of the year are just around the corner, which include Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. There are some great reasons why packing light will help make your trip easier and more enjoyable. And the good news is that it’s not difficult to do, either.

“If you want to pack right when you travel then you really need to focus on packing light,” explains Tina Aldatz, chief executive officer of Savvy Travelers. “There’s much less hassle and stress when you pack light and stick to the basics. You can put your focus on your travel, rather than having all of your attention go to dragging around way too much luggage.”

Here are some Savvy Travelers tips for packing light and right for fall and holiday air travel: