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Burke Man Sentenced Of Multiple Armed Robberies

April 14, 2017

Larry Pyos, Jr., 35, of Burke, Virginia, was sentenced today to 115 years in prison for charges related to multiple armed robberies of businesses in Fairfax County and Falls Church.

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Alexandria Police Announce Four Percent Decrease In Crime In 2016

April 14, 2017

The Alexandria Police Department announces that total Part I crime decreased four percent in calendar year 2016 versus 2015. Alexandria continues to experience historic crime lows.

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California Drug Dealer Sentenced To Prison For Distributing Meth

April 14, 2017

A California woman was sentenced to 11 years in prison today for distributing multiple pounds of methamphetamine.

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MS-13 Gang Member Added To FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitive List

April 13, 2017

Walter Yovany Gomez, a New Jersey gang member wanted in connection with a brutal, premeditated murder, has been named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. Gomez may be residing in Maryland or Northern Virginia, or he may have returned to New Jersey. A reward of up to $100,000 is being offered for information leading to his capture.

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Alexandria Man Pleads Guilty To $2.3 Million Investment Fraud Scheme

April 12, 2017

An Alexandria man who ran multiple scams that defrauded numerous investors of over $2.3 million, pleaded guilty yesterday to conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Gregg Seitz, 49, recruited investors to invest in purported real estate opportunities. Investors were told that Seitz and others were involved in purchasing, renovating and reselling distressed real estate for pennies on the dollar, and that the investors’ money would be used to help purchase and “flip” the real estate.

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Strong Public Support For 50-Meter Pool At Chinquapin

April 11, 2017

According to a recent public opinion survey commissioned by Advocates for Alexandria Aquatics, roughly two-thirds of Alexandria residents favor the City of Alexandria investing $20 million towards a new 50-meter pool at Chinquapin Recreation Center.

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Redistricting Implementation Plan Presented To The School Board

April 10, 2017

A plan for implementing the new school boundaries was presented to the School Board on Thursday, April 6.

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Spring2ACTion Raises $1.6 Million For 158 Alexandria Nonprofits

April 6, 2017

Alexandria was flooded with generosity on April 5 for Spring2ACTion, Alexandria’s Giving Day. The seventh annual online giving event had a record-breaking year, generating $1,592,459 for 158 Alexandria nonprofits in just 24 hours, an increase of $254,966 over 2016.

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New Cora Kelly Principal Appointed

April 6, 2017

Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley has appointed Jasibi Crews-West as the new Principal of Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology. She has been an assistant principal at John Adams Elementary School for the past two years. Crews-West will start in the role at Cora Kelly on July 1.

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Governor McAuliffe Statement On Reconvened Session

April 6, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement after all 40 of his vetoes were upheld and 83% of his amended legislation was accepted during the 2017 reconvened session. The Governor vetoed a total of 111 bills through four legislative sessions, all of which were sustained.

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