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Large water main break in Arlington


ARLINGTON, Va. (WUSA 9) -- A large water main break is causing water to gush down a steep hill in Arlington, according to Arlington Police County Police Department.

The main break happened at 5th Place North and North Littleton Street in Arlington, police said.

We will update this story as more information become available.

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Armed robbery suspect arrested, police search for weapon in Va.


ARLINGTON, Va. (WUSA9) -- An armed robbery and carjacking suspect was arrested in Arlington on Tuesday, and police are searching for the handgun he used during the crime.

At 2:13 a.m. Tuesday morning, a suspect identified as Antonious Sallis, age 33, entered a 7-11 convenience store, held a knife to the throat of one of the sales clerks and demanded cigarettes and cash from the registers, police said.

Sallis was also armed with a handgun.

As Sallis was fleeing the scene he demanded the wallet of a delivery truck driver who was at the 7-11 making a delivery. Sallis forced the delivery truck driver to start the truck in an attempt to use it as a getaway vehicle, but he was unable to disengage the air brake, police said.

Police release photos of suspects in McDonald's armed robbery


ARLINGTON, Va. (WUSA9) -- Police have released surveilance photos of the two suspects involved in an armed robbery at a Virginia McDonald's.

The armed robbery occurred at about 4:40 a.m. on Friday at the McDonald's located in the 2600 block of Jefferson Davis Highway, police said.

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One suspect was caught on surveillance video jumping over the counter and showing employees a handgun, while the other suspect served as a lookout, according to police.

McDonald's in Crystal City, Arlington robbed by 2 men


ARLINGTON, Va. (WUSA9) -- Arlington County police officers are searching for two men who took money out of a safe at a McDonald's in Crystal City early Friday morning.

According to police, two males armed with guns robbed the fast food restaurant located at 2620 Jefferson Davis Hwy at approximately 4:40 a.m. The full staff was there for a shift at the 24-hour McDonald's and customers inside and outside of the McDonald's also reported the incident.

Police say that no one was injured before the two males took off in a black or gray Toyota with D.C. license plates. Officials say officers ran the tags but they didn't come back with any results.

Both men are believed to be in their mid-twenties. The first suspect was described as heavy set and of medium height. He was wearing a Northface jacket. The second suspect had a thin build and was wearing blue jeans.

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METRO SCHOOL of the ARTS ACADEMY AUDITIONS, SUN., MAR. 1; for 2015-2016 School Year

METRO SCHOOL of the ARTS ACADEMY AUDITIONS, SUN., MAR. 1; for 2015-2016 School Year

Students interested in attending the Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) of Alexandria and Lorton, Va. can audition on Sun., Mar. 1 at MSA Lorton Campus at 9601 Ox Road. Auditions are required as part of the 2015-2016 academy registration. The MSA Academy audition is for performing arts students from 6th grade to 12th grade. Students should call 703-339-0444 ext.3 or visit www.metropolitanarts.org to register for an audition time. 

The audition process will give prospective students an opportunity to demonstrate his or her skills in dance, music and theater for the chairs of the respective arts departments.  Applicants must attend a live audition if they live within three geographical states of MSA.  Prospective students living beyond the three-state radius may submit a DVD audition. 

LEESBURG LEARNINGRx to HOST ANNIVERSARY EVENT, SAT. FEB. 28

LEESBURG LEARNINGRx to HOST ANNIVERSARY EVENT, SAT. FEB. 28

LearningRx of Leesburg, Va. is celebrating their anniversary on Sat., Feb. 28 from
4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 305 Harrison St., NE, Ste. 100A in Leesburg, Va. The family-friendly events offer door prizes like free LearningRx cognitive assessments, gift cards from Starbucks, and Leesburg Hobbies and Collectibles, and many more. Refreshments and brain-boosting snacks like pumpkin trail mix, avocado gelato and blueberry smoothies will be served. Kids can enjoy Test Your Memory contests, Attention- Speed Races and Remember-the-Name game. For more information, go to www.learningrx.com/leesburg.

Limited parking is available in the adjacent parking, but street parking is accessible. The Leesburg LearningRx anniversary event is a family-friendly, indoor event.

VALENTINE CHOCOLATE FACIALS in FEB.; GET FREE DERMALOGICA TRAVEL KIT; STRAWBERRIES

VALENTINE CHOCOLATE FACIALS in FEB.; GET FREE DERMALOGICA TRAVEL KIT; STRAWBERRIES

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Bellezza Spa of Centreville, Va. is featuring chocolate facials the entire month of February, complemented with free strawberries and beverage. Customers who request a chocolate facial, will receive a free Dermalogica travel kit as well, valued at more than $30, which includes a facial cleanser, facial toner, an exfoliant and eye cream. For more information, go to www.bellezzaspava.com or call 703.266.0063.

“We love Valentine’s Day and chocolate facials are a sweet way to pamper yourself or your loved one,” said Paola Berrios, owner of Bellezza Spa of Centreville, Va. “The antioxidants and moisturizer naturally found in chocolate, provide soothing and refreshing effects on your skins,” said Berrios.