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Somali Pirate Sentenced To Life For 2010 Attack Of USS Ashland

April 26, 2017

A Somali man was sentenced to life plus ten years in prison today for engaging in piracy and committing other offenses pertaining to the attack on the USS Ashland, a U.S. Navy ship, in April 2010.

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City Of Alexandria Announces Findings From 2017 Resident Survey

April 26, 2017

The City of Alexandria has announced results of the 2017 Resident Survey, which measures residents’ satisfaction with City programs and services, and other key indicators.

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Police Investigate Report Of Attempted Abduction

April 25, 2017

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a report of an attempted abduction this morning in the 400 block of S. Union Street. No one was injured.

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Arlington Man Facing Cocaine Charges Pleads Guilty To Buying Guns

April 25, 2017

An Arlington man, 28-year-old Anthony Fernandez Medrano, pleaded guilty today to willfully receiving a firearm while under indictment in Virginia state court.

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Virginia American Water Invests $200,000 In North Fayette Street Main Replacement In Alexandria

April 25, 2017

Virginia American Water is making a $200,000 investment to enhance water service for customers on Alexandria’s North Fayette Street between Cameron and Queen Streets. The replacement of the 6-inch pipe, which is 420 feet long, will begin the week of April 24.

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FTA Letter To WMATA Requiring Immediate Actions To Address Roadway Worker Protection

April 24, 2017

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration issued a letter today to WMATA General Manager Paul Wiedefeld requiring immediate actions to address Roadway Worker Protection safety after several recent incidents.

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Hammond Middle School Wins Virginia Breakfast Challenge

April 24, 2017

Francis C. Hammond Middle School was named a winner in the Virginia Breakfast Challenge. The school will receive a $4,000 grant to use for technology enhancements, field trips or playground equipment as well as equipment for their breakfast program.

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Lyles-Crouch Principal Receives VAESP Award Of Excellence

April 24, 2017

Lyles-Crouch Principal Patricia Zissios received the Don Lacey Award for Excellence from the Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals. VAESP selected Zissios for her outstanding work in advancing student achievement, innovative programs, instructional leadership, school and community relations, and technology initiatives.

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Alexandria Man Dies After Moped Crash

April 23, 2017

Arlington County police responded to the 2400 block of S. Glebe Road at approximately 5:40 p.m. on April 22, for the report of a single-vehicle crash involving a moped. ACFD medics administered CPR before transporting Virgiliro Lopez, 45, of Alexandria, to George Washington University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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Alexandria Man Pleads Guilty To Scamming More Than $500,000

April 21, 2017

Adelaja Allen Arojuraye, 45, of Alexandria, pleaded guilty today to a 15-year fraud scheme to obtain $366,716 in federal financial aid through U.S. Department of Education programs, stealing $136,000 in federal grant funds from the National Science Foundation, and making a false statement to receive a United States passport.

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