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Hearing on John Geer shooting by cop set for Friday


WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A hearing regarding the shooting of John Geer, who was unarmed when he was shot and killed in his Fairfax County home, has been scheduled for Friday.


A judge will decide whether or not Fairfax County Police Chief Edward Roessler has the right to not disclose what happened in the shooting.


While there is no criminal investigation into the incident in Fairfax County, the U.S. Attorney's Office is conducting one. The information being withheld by the county police is a critical element of the federal investigation.

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Man fatally shot outside Fairfax Co restaurant ID'd


FALLS CHURCH, Va. (WUSA9) -- Police are searching for suspects after a 20-year-old man was shot outside of a restaurant in Fairfax County early Saturday morning, authorities said.

Fairfax County Police said the shooting happened around 2 a.m. in the parking lot of Safari Restaurant and Cafe located in the 5800 block of Columbia Pike in Falls Church. The lounge had nearly 100 people inside at the time, Fridays are typically the lounge's busiest night of the week.

A car with several young men inside pulled into the parking lot of the restaurant and got out of the car.

The victim was parked in the back of the business when he was shot, police said.

The victim has been identified as 20-year-old Darnell Rashard Ford of Capital Heights, Md.

Medium Rare to Host 2nd Annual New Year’s Day Pajama Brunch Party

Medium Rare to Host 2nd Annual New Year’s Day Pajama Brunch Party

According to History.com, the earliest recorded New Year’s celebration goes back 4,000 years to ancient Babylon. Centuries later, we still ring in the New Year with parties and festivities. This year, Medium Rare invites all families and friends to their own unique New Year’s party. On New Year’s Day 2015, Medium Rare will be open for business, hosting the 2nd Annual Bottomless “Pajama Brunch” at both Washington, DC locations.

“New Year’s Day is a great time for taking stock in your life and investing in a new you. Why not start off the year with great brunch, meaningful company and some bottomless drinks?” says Mark Bucher, co-owner of Medium Rare, with two locations in Washington, DC. “Most people stay up late to ring in the New Year. For those who stayed up late and for everyone, we’re offering a brunch you can attend in your comfy pajamas.”

BELLEZZA SPA COLLECTS CANNED GOODS for N.Va. Family Service; 10 % OFF SPA SERVICE; 20 % OFF PRODUCTS

BELLEZZA SPA COLLECTS CANNED GOODS for N.Va. Family Service; 10 % OFF SPA SERVICE; 20 % OFF PRODUCTS

Bellezza Spa of Centreville, Va. encourages all their clients to bring in at least five canned goods between now and Dec. 31 for Northern Family Services in Fairfax, Va. For every customer who brings in five canned goods of food, they will receive 20 percent off any product (except intraceuticals) and 10 percent off a spa service of $50 or more. For more information, go to www.bellezzaspava.com or call 703.266.0063.

Bellezza Spa will offer one 10 percent discount off a spa service, per person that drops off five canned goods. The discount can only be applied once, per person.

“Many homeless shelters and food pantries are in need of extra supplies and food during the holiday season, so we want to help give back to our local community,” said Paola Berrios, owner of Bellezza Spa of Centreville, Va.

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DROP OFF TOYS FOR CASA at MONZA/CARMELLO’s and GET $10 GIFT CARD

DROP OFF TOYS FOR CASA at MONZA/CARMELLO’s and GET $10 GIFT CARD

From now through Dec. 24, Manassas residents can drop off toys for CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocates of Children) of Manassas, Va., at Monza and Carmello’s of Old Town Manassas, Va. in return for a  $10 Monza/Carmello’s gift card. For more information, go to www.carmellos.com.

“CASA is a tremendous support for kids in need of support, guidance and love, and we want to be able to bring them some extra kindness during the holidays, by offering them some surprise holiday gifts,” said Alice Pires, owner of Carmello’s and Monza of Old Town Manassas, Va.

CHRISTMAS EVE and NYE's DINNER at CARMELLOS

CHRISTMAS EVE and NYE's DINNER at CARMELLOS

Carmello’s of Old Town Manassas, Va. is offering a Christmas Eve a la carte dinner on Tues, Dec. 24 from 2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Menu prices vary. For reservations, go to www.carmellos.com.

Appetizer selections include: Brick-oven Oysters Rockefeller, Spitada de Camarao, Mini-Beef Wellingtons, Risotto Fritters and Calamari Fritti, as well as two soups, Lobster Bisque and Roasted Butternut Squash.

Autumn Mesclun Salad, Caesar Salad and Chopped House Salad will be offered along with several entrees, including Lobster Mascarpone Ravioli, Deconstructed Veal Agnolotti Lasagna, Pan-seared Filet Mignon with Bacon-Wrapped Scallops, Pan-roasted Fish of the Day, Slow-braised Beef Short Ribs, Portuguese Paella Valenciana and Red-Wine Braised Duroc Pork Shank.

5 Reasons to Give Yourself the Gift of Cosmetic Dermatology

 5 Reasons to Give Yourself the Gift of Cosmetic Dermatology

With the holiday season upon us, people have their thoughts focused on what gifts they will buy for others. But it’s also an ideal time for people to consider giving themselves a gift that will put them on the path to feeling better about their appearance in the New Year. Cosmetic dermatology has numerous options to offer that will help people start the New Year with a more refined and healthier look, yet many don’t think about giving themselves a gift during the holiday season.

“It’s always good to give yourself a gift that will help make you feel and look great,” explains Dr. Sanjiv Saini of MD Dermatology, with locations in Edgewater, Glen Burnie and Lexington Park, Maryland. “When you feel better you will find that more things in life begin to fall right into place.”