Ronny "Tony" Porta was searching for a place where people could see past the disfigurement left by war, where cruel mutterings like "monster" or unfeeling questions about whether such wounds were "worth it" did not exist. Disfigured by war, veteran now says 'I found my place' Ronny "Tony" Porta was searching for a place where people could see past the disfigurement left by war, where cruel mutterings like "monster" or unfeeling questions about whether such wounds were "worth it" did not exist.
The Star Press, Fri, Jul 3 2015 @ 07:16 AM
Loudoun County Fire and Rescue officials said the fire occurred on Saturday, July 4 at approximately 10:26 p.m. on 25147 Sodalite Square in Stoneridge, Va. Officials said fire and rescue units from Dulles South, Brambleton, Aldie, Moorefield, Fairfax County and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority responded to a townhouse fire and encountered significant flames coming from multiple floors in the front and rear of a middle townhome unit.
TBD.com, Sun, Jul 5 2015 @ 03:30 PM
A Leesburg man has been listed in critical condition in a Fairfax hospital after being shot multiple times Friday night during a fight, according to the Leesburg police. Another Leesburg man, Jacob Timothy Kinsey, 29, has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in connection with the shooting, the Leesburg police said.
Patch.com, Sat, Jul 4 2015 @ 04:15 PM
FOUND: 84-year-old man from Haymarket Police have located the an endangered missing 84-year-old man from Haymarket, Va. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1ICMr0Y Frederick "Fred" Kilpatrick left his home in the 15000 block of Berkeley Drive in Haymarket around 1:30 a.m. Sunday and police say he is medically impaired and may be in need of assistance.
WUSA-TV Washington, Sun, Jul 5 2015 @ 02:37 PM
The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing, endangered adult, Frederick "Fred" Kilpatrick. The investigation revealed that Fred left his home located in the 15000 block of Berkeley Drive in Haymarket around 1:30 a.m., July 5th.
WRIC-TV Richmond, Sun, Jul 5 2015 @ 12:48 PM
Today, we remember seven Virginians who put everything on the line. Pledging their fortunes and their sacred honor, they and 49 others signed their names to the Declaration of Independence, daring King George: Here we are come and get us.
The Virginian-Pilot, Sat, Jul 4 2015 @ 11:29 AM
Did you know that more fires are reported on July Fourth than on any other day of the year in the U.S.? Nearly half of these fires are caused by fireworks. Did you know that most often, children and teens between the ages of 10 and 14 are injured while using consumer fireworks? The good news is you can enjoy your holiday and the fireworks with just a few simple safety tips: In Loudoun County, consumer fireworks, namely sparklers and ground-based fountains, are legal to possess and use on private property.
Patch.com, Fri, Jul 3 2015 @ 05:05 PM