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Police Investigate Shooting On South Alfred Street

March 30, 2017

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the 600 block of South Alfred Street on Wednesday, March 29. A 22-year-old male City resident suffered a lower body injury and was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Two black males were observed running from the scene after the shooting. There is no further suspect description.

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TOP STORIES

Federal Court Grants Conversion Of Temporary Restraining Order To Preliminary Injunction For Trump Travel Ban

March 30, 2017

In U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii, federal judge Derrick K. Watson yesterday granted the state’s motion to convert the nationwide Temporary Restraining Order enjoining President Trump’s travel ban to a Preliminary Injunction. The action relates to the second Executive Order issued on March 6, 2017. The Justice Department today filed a notice to appeal the federal court ruling in Hawaii to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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Donohoe Construction Topped Out Senior Living Community

March 30, 2017

Donohoe Construction Company celebrated the topping out of the Brandywine Living at Alexandria project yesterday with a luncheon for project team members. Located in the new Cameron Park development on 450 South Pickett Street in Alexandria, the six-story senior living project is the first of five Brandywine Living communities planned in the Washington, DC area.

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Police Investigate Theft Of Dozens Of iPhones

March 28, 2017

Fairfax County police detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in the theft of dozens of iPhones on March 15 from the Target store located at 6600 Richmond Highway. Detectives have released surveillance video of the suspect in this theft. She is seen leaving the store and getting into a Volvo station wagon.

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Iraqi Refugees Arrested And Charged With Immigration Fraud

March 28, 2017

Two Iraqi refugees living in Northern Virginia were arrested this morning and charged along with another individual with immigration fraud.

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McAuliffe Vetoes Bill Placing Additional Immigration Requirements On Localities

March 27, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe today has vetoed House Bill 2000 which would impose an unnecessary and divisive requirement upon localities regarding the enforcement of federal immigration laws.

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OTHER NEWS

Alexandria Police Department Transitions To New Records Management System

March 30, 2017

The Alexandria Police Department is transitioning to a new Records Management System and Field Based Reporting system beginning Friday, March 31, 2017. These two systems allow officers to electronically complete police incident reports in the field.

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Mt. Vernon Boy Scout Earn Prestigious STEM Award

March 29, 2017

Noah Ventura, Eagle Scout from Mt. Vernon, VA, received the Boy Scout's highest Science, Technology, Engineering and Math award during a ceremony Monday, March 13, at St. Aidan's Episcopal Church.

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Alexandria Resident Honored With Great American Gardeners Award

March 29, 2017

The American Horticultural Society is pleased to announce that Alexandria resident Vivian Boley is the recipient of the Great American Gardeners Award for Meritorious Service. She joins 10 other distinguished national award recipients for 2017, all of whom represent the best in American gardening and horticulture.

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Volunteer Alexandria Announces Award Winners

March 29, 2017

Volunteer Alexandria announced today the winners of their community awards, which will be presented at the 19th annual Alexandria Business Philanthropy Summit on Thursday, April 27.

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Virginia Department Of Corrections College Credit Program Reaping Big Returns

March 28, 2017

Since January 2014, Virginia Department of Corrections offenders have amassed more than 1,500 course completions in an award-winning college credit initiative.

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