The State of NoVa: Annandale

Posted at 05:15 AM ET, 02/04/2013

Annandale gangster sentenced to 17 years for extortion ring that terrorized Korean merchants

Han Sa Yu, or ‘Thunder,’ terrorized for years with ‘Korean Night Breeders’

By Tom Jackman  |  05:15 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Annandale, Crime | Tags:  Han Sa Yu, Annandale, Va., Korean crime, extortion

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 12/05/2012

Annandale’s John McHenry collapses while waiting for jury duty, saved by other jurors and defibrillator

Nearby defibrillator in Fairfax courthouse beats “the Widowmaker.”

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Annandale, Fairfax County, Courts | Tags:  John McHenry, Fairfax County, Annandale

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Annandale’s Dante Macario recalls his days as a B-24 nose gunner in World War II

The veteran flew 30 missions as a nose gunner over France, Germany

By Tom Jackman  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Annandale | Tags:  Dante Macario, Annandale, World War II

Posted at 09:28 PM ET, 10/29/2012

Annandale massage parlor Peach Therapy was a full service brothel in heart of Fairfax County. Is it still?

Former owner admitted prostitution. It remains open in heart of Fairfax Co.

By Tom Jackman  |  09:28 PM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Annandale, Crime, Fairfax County | Tags:  Peach Therapy, human trafficking, sex trafficking, Annandale

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Annandale High parents don’t want students transferred to higher-rated Woodson

W.T. Woodson High School, just outside Fairfax City, is one of the top high schools in the area. But many Annandale High parents are opposed to a redistricting that would send their students there.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:57 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Annandale, Schools, Fairfax County | Tags:  Annandale High School, Virginia