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Clark Pleads Guilty To North Old Town Murder

March 16, 2017

On March 16, 2017, in the Alexandria Circuit Court, DiJuan Marquie Clark, 31 years old, of Alexandria, Virginia, pleaded guilty to the charges of Murder in the Second Degree and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of Murder, in connection with the shooting death of Saquan E. Hall, a 23-year-old City resident who was murdered in the area of First Street and North Patrick Street on July 2, 2016.

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Federal Court Blocks Trump Muslim And Refugee Ban

March 16, 2017

A federal court in Hawaii yesterday blocked key parts of President Donald Trump’s second executive order barring entry to the U.S. from six Muslim-majority countries and suspending refugee resettlement. The Temporary Restraining Order is in place nationwide. Early today, a federal court in Maryland issued an injunction blocking Trump’s revised executive order, in a separate challenge.

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U.S. Charges Russian FSB Officers And Their Criminal Conspirators For Hacking Yahoo, Millions Of Email Accounts

March 15, 2017

A grand jury in the Northern District of California has indicted four defendants, including two officers of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), for computer hacking, economic espionage and other criminal offenses in connection with a conspiracy, beginning in January 2014, to access Yahoo’s network and the contents of webmail accounts. The defendants used unauthorized access to Yahoo’s systems to steal information from about at least 500 million Yahoo accounts.

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Woman Charged In Connection With 2001 Terrorist Attack In Jerusalem That Killed Americans

March 15, 2017

A criminal complaint was unsealed yesterday charging Ahlam Aref Ahmad Al-Tamimi, also known as “Khalti” and “Halati,” a Jordanian national in her mid-30s, with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction against U.S. nationals outside the United States, resulting in death. The charge is related to the defendant’s participation in an Aug. 9, 2001, suicide bomb attack at a pizza restaurant in Jerusalem that killed 15 people, including two U.S. nationals.

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Herring Continues Fight Against Trump’s Travel Ban With Brief In Support Of Hawaii’s Challenge

March 14, 2017

Attorney General Mark R. Herring is continuing the fight against President Donald Trump's efforts to enact his promised "Muslim ban" by joining 13 other state attorneys general in filing an amicus brief in the District Court for Hawaii in support of the State of Hawaii's request for a temporary restraining order preventing the enforcement of the revised ban.

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Dozens Of Firearms Stolen From Chantilly Gun Store

March 13, 2017

Fairfax County police detectives are investigating the theft of 35 firearms from a gun store located at 13930 Metrotech Drive in Chantilly. Officers responded to “50 West Armory” early Saturday morning for a commercial burglary alarm. The three suspects seen on the video surveillance are described below.

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Guilty Plea In Beverley Park Murder Case

March 13, 2017

On March 13, 2017, in Alexandria Circuit Court, Reinaldo Mauricio Portillo Membreno, a 18-year old resident of Alexandria, Virginia, pleaded guilty to the charge of Murder in the First Degree with regards to the death of Jose Luis Perez Ferman, a 25-year-old City resident who was murdered in Beverley Park on Nov. 8, 2015.

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22 Virginia Men, Many With Gang Ties, Indicted for Gun Trafficking

March 10, 2017

Acting Brooklyn (NY) District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, together with New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, announced that 24 individuals — 22 of whom are residents of Virginia and one of Washington, DC — have been charged in a 627-count indictment with weapons offenses and conspiracy for trafficking guns purchased in Virginia to be sold on the streets of Brooklyn. A total of 217 firearms, including 41 assault weapons, were purchased during the course of the investigation.

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Member Of International Child Exploitation Conspiracy Pleads Guilty

March 10, 2017

Jeffery Van Dyke, 46, of Weed, California, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to produce child pornography for his participation in a website that was operated for the purpose of coercing and enticing minors as young as eight years old to engage in sexually explicit conduct on web camera.

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Woodbridge Resident Convicted Of Robbery And Murder At Skyline Towers

March 10, 2017

Bernardo Eugene Ford, Jr., 26, of Woodbridge, VA, was convicted yesterday by a federal jury on charges related to his robbery and murder of a drug dealer at Skyline Towers in Baileys Crossroads. Babtunde Fadahunsi, 35, was shot and killed on Feb. 23, 2016.

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