North Korea launches missile test that could reach Alaska; ICE detainee who escaped in Sterling back in custody

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Wednesday, July 5.

North Korea launched a missile test with a long enough range to reach Alaska. The U.S. responded by conducting military exercises with South Korean forces.
(The Washington Post)

A man who was detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement escaped on the Dulles Toll Road between the Loudoun County Parkway and Old Ox Road exits but is now back in custody.
(Loudoun Times-Mirror)

See photos of firework displays taken around the D.C. area.

More than 100 people became U.S. citizens at a naturalization ceremony on July 4 at Mount Vernon.
(ABC 7 News)

Richmond lawyer John Adams, who is running for Virginia attorney general, is running a conservative platform, including opposition to the legalization of same-sex marriage, but says he wants to take politics out of the office.
(The Washington Post)

An Arlington firefighter launched a summer camp called Camp Heat aimed at interesting young girls in pursuing careers as firefighters.
(The Washington Post)