Archives:May, 2011

McDonnell Signs Anti-Trafficking Law

May 31st, 2011 | [From: From Richmond, Top Stories]

Today, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell signed three pieces of legislation that increase penalties for human trafficking, provide additional programs and services to prevent human trafficking and to assist victims of the crime.

Alexandria Aces Begin Fourth Season

May 31st, 2011 | [From: Sports, Top Stories]

On Friday, June 3, at 7:00 p.m., the Alexandria Aces will begin their fourth season at Frank E. Mann Field.

Alexandria Police Roaming DWI Enforcement Results

May 31st, 2011 | [From: Courts & Crime]

Alexandria police conducted a roaming DWI enforcement effort to deter and apprehend intoxicated drivers from 10:00 P.M. on Friday, May 27, to 4:00 A.M. on Saturday, May 28.

King Street Paving And Milling Construction Begins June 5

May 31st, 2011 | [From: Other News, Traffic & Transportation]

On Sunday, June 5, paving and milling construction will begin on King Street, from the Strand to the King Street Metro.

HHS To Reduce Health Insurance Premiums For Pre-Existing Conditions

May 31st, 2011 | [From: Health & Fitness, Top Stories]

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced new steps to reduce premiums and make it easier for Americans to enroll in the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan in Virginia.

2011 Living Legend Of Alexandria Carlyle C. Ring, Jr.

May 31st, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits]

Contemporaries describe Carlyle “Connie” Ring as a conservative Republican. “No,” he responded, “I am a Rockefeller Republican who in the 1964 presidential election won the local delegation for Nelson Rockefeller, then proved I could run hard for Barry Goldwater.

Governor McDonnell Recognizes Memorial Day

May 30th, 2011 | [From: From Richmond]

Today we pause as a nation to remember those who have given their all for our safety, security and freedom...

High Fives for Five Years: Celebrations At PLTI

May 27th, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

The Parent Leadership Training Institute of Alexandria has just crossed the threshold from fledgling to established.

Five Men Charged In String Of Armed Robberies Of Latino Small Businesses

May 27th, 2011 | [From: Courts & Crime]

Five men have been indicted by a federal grand jury of engaging in a string of armed robberies of small businesses that primarily service the Latino community in Prince William and Fairfax counties.

Former Marine Charged With 2009 Murder At Henderson Hall

May 27th, 2011 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Jorge Avila Torrez, 22, of Arlington, Va., was indicted by a federal grand jury today of murdering Amanda Jean Snell, a 20-year-old Navy petty officer found dead in her barracks room at Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., on July 13, 2009.