Top news and notes from across Northern Virginia.

5. Wet start to the week

Showers are likely Monday, with storms possible after 2 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain and may result in isolated flooding.

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4. Man struck and killed on I-495

A man was struck and killed while trying to cross Interstate 495 early Saturday.

The man was trying to cross the northbound lanes after wrecking his car and was struck by a tractor-trailer, according to the Virginia State Police.

3. VT Innovation Campus announcement

Virginia Tech officials will be in Alexandria on Monday morning to announce new details related to its $1 billion Innovation Campus. The Washington Post reports the school has chosen a site closer to Amazon’s planned $2.5 billion HQ2 campus planned in Crystal City.

2. GW Parkway sinkhole to keep lane closed

One lane of the northbound George Washington Parkway will remain closed indefinitely, as the National Park Service continues to develop a long-term fix for the sinkhole that opened up last month, reports WTOP.

1. Two business fires in Manassas area

Prince William and Manassas fire crews responded to two unrelated business fires in the area over the weekend. The first blaze, at Wyndham Garden Hotel on Vandor Lane, started in a laundry room about 12:55 a.m.  

The second fire at Krispy Kreme Doughnuts on Liberia Avenue in Manassas erupted in the oven in the early morning hours.


Caracalla Dance Theatre presents “One Thousand and One Night” at Wolf Trap’s Filene Center on Wednesday, June 12.


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