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Council Approves ACPS Request To Transfer Funds From Operating To CIP Budget For Purchase Of West End Office Building

March 22, 2017

The Alexandria City Council on Saturday unanimously approved a request from the Alexandria City Public Schools to transfer just over $4.4 million from the fiscal year 2017 Operating Budget to the FY2017 Capital Improvement Program Budget to purchase and retrofit 1701 and 1705 N. Beauregard Street for use as an elementary school. ACPS has already re-prioritized $34 million in the FY2017 to allow for the $15 million purchase and $23.8 million retrofit of the buildings.

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CAIR Challenges Muslim Ban 2.0 In Federal Court In Alexandria

March 22, 2017

A hearing took place on March 21, before Judge Anthony Trenga at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria, for arguments on the Council on American-Islamic Relations’ legal challenge to President Trump’s so-called "Muslim Ban 2.0" executive order.

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Alexandria City Council Approves New Cameron Mills Fire Station

March 21, 2017

The Alexandria City Council last Saturday unanimously approved the design and site plan for the new Cameron Mills fire station. It will replace the current facility which was built in 1948 and cannot accommodate the modern fire equipment that the City uses today.

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Aviation Security Enhancements For Commercial Flights To The U.S. From Select Airports

March 21, 2017

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security today issued new security restrictions for passengers on certain commercial flights to the United States. The aviation security enhancements will require all personal electronic devices larger than a cell phone or smart phone (except necessary medical devices) be placed in checked baggage at ten airports that serve as last points of departure to the United States. The security enhancements take effect on Friday, March 24.

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Metro Extends SafeTrack Surge #13 To April 12

March 20, 2017

WMATA announced that due to delays caused by winter weather, SafeTrack Surge #13 will be extended by three days to Wednesday, April 12. Blue and Yellow line trains will run less frequently due to a 24/7 work zone between Braddock Rd and Huntington/Van Dorn Street stations. There also will no longer be a Phase 2 of this surge as originally planned, which means that Blue Line service will remain modified for the duration of the surge.

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Three Men Arrested And Charged With Burglaries Of Firearms Dealers

March 20, 2017

Three local men who allegedly participated in several recent burglaries of local firearms dealers made their initial appearances today in federal court. Preston G. Holmes, 23; Matthew D. Jones, 23; and Daniel L. Quarles, 19, were charged with conspiracy and theft of firearms from a federally licensed firearms dealer, including the March 11 burglary of 50 West Armory in Chantilly and two stores in Fredericksburg on March 14.

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Man Sentenced To 45 Years In Prison For 1999 Murder

March 20, 2017

A man who fled to Guatemala following the 1999 murder of Eva Veliz in the Radnor/Ft. Myer Heights neighborhood of Arlington County was sentenced in the Arlington County Circuit Court on Friday, March 17. Judge Daniel Fiore imposed the maximum judgement permitted by the plea agreement and sentenced Ludvin Estrada, 41, to 45 years in prison.

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Two-State Heroin Investigation Nets 11 Arrests, Firearms And Hundreds Of Grams Of Illegal Narcotics

March 20, 2017

A joint narcotics investigation by local and state law enforcement in Virginia and Maryland have resulted in the dismantling of a significant heroin trafficking ring operating throughout the National Capital Region. Eleven residents of Northern Virginia and Maryland remain behind bars on multiple counts related to illegal drug possession, distribution and racketeering.

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Suspects Caught Downloading Credit Card Information From Skimming Devices

March 17, 2017

Three men, all of Miami, Florida, have been charged with fraudulently obtaining credit card numbers using a financial skimming device hidden inside gas pumps at a gas station in the 5600 block of Columbia Pike, in the Falls Church area.

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Police Arrest Man For Robbery At Wells Fargo Bank On King Street

March 17, 2017

The Alexandria Police Department has made an arrest in a robbery that occurred at the Wells Fargo Bank located at 3624 King Street in Bradlee Center on Dec. 16, 2016. Lamont Sellers, 46, of Alexandria, was arrested on March 16, 2017 and charged with Robbery, Threats to Bomb, and False Summoning of Law Enforcement. Sellers is being held without bond.

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