A three-hour hearing for an ex-Washington Redskins defensive back ended with a Fairfax, Virginia, judge's conclusion that the former pro ballplayer was competent to stand trial for drunk driving. The 68-year-old retired football player was arrested last winter for DUI, his alleged third alcohol-related traffic offense in five years.
The probation services director of the Fairfax County Juvenile Court reported that parents of children accused of juvenile drug crimes have a new resource for information about diversion programs after receiving complaints from worried parents.
Police in Herndon are still looking for a suspect in the abduction and robbery of a San Moritz Circle family. The Thursday night robbery incident started just after three family members and a friend were dropped off at the Dulles Green apartments.
The Fair Oaks Mall is the latest in a series of public places where Fairfax County police report young women have become victims of physical violence. A man, dubbed as the "serial cutter," has been the subject of a police hunt since February.