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Thousands Pack Reston To Remember Nabra Hassanen

Posted on Jun 23,2017
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By Dan Taylor

The murder of 17-year-old Muslim Reston resident Nabra Hassanen continues to be the talk of the community, as thousands attended a vigil in her honor at Lake Anne Plaza and a concerning report emerged about what may have happened during the attack. Plus, the Pizzagate gunman gets a stiff sentence, and a bleach attack in D.C. has police looking for suspects. Here are the top local news stories worth reading and talking and knowing about on Thursday, June 22, as pulled from our Virginia and Washington, D.C., sites.

Massive Crowd Fills Lake Anne Plaza To Remember Nabra Hassanen

RESTON, VA - Throngs of people packed Lake Anne Plaza in Reston to remember the life of Nabra Hassanen, the 17-year-old Muslim girl who was brutally murdered on Sunday in an incident that touched off nationwide outrage and controversy. Reports suggest as many as 5,000 people attended the vigil.

Nabra Hassanen May Have Been Sexually Assaulted, Police Investigating: Report

RESTON, VA - A new report adds another disturbing wrinkle to the brutal murder of Reston Muslim teen Nabra Hassanen, claiming that police are investigating the possibility that she was sexually assaulted by her killer.

'Pizzagate' Gunman Gets 4 Years In Prison

WASHINGTON, DC - A North Carolina man who walked into a Washington, D.C. pizza restaurant with an assault rifle and said he was there to investigate the “Pizzagate” internet conspiracy theory of a child sex ring operation has been sentenced to four years in prison.

2 Men Doused With Bleach At DC Bar: Report

WASHINGTON, DC - Two DC bar-goers were sent to the hospital Wednesday night after an unknown suspect threw an open bottle of bleach at them from the second floor window of the Logan Circle bar Black Whiskey, America's LGBT News Source Washington Blade reports.

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