At its regular meeting today, Alexandria City Council unanimously approved a development special use permit for Carpenter’s Shelter to construct a modern shelter facility and 98 affordable rental units.
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a bank robbery this afternoon at the Wells Fargo Bank in the Bradlee Shopping Center. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’10” tall with a large build. He was wearing a grey and black coat, blue jeans, grey and white tennis shoes, and a black baseball cap. There were no injuries.
Metro General Manager/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld presented the following remarks at today's meeting of the Metro Board Safety Committee with regard to the July 29 derailment at East Falls Church and the NTSB findings and other incident investigations.
Nicholas Young, 37, of Fairfax, who was formerly employed as a police officer with the Metro Transit Police Department, was indicted today by a federal grand jury on charges of attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization and obstruction of justice.
The U.S. Departments of Justice and the Interior joined with the Commonwealth of Virginia today announced a proposed settlement with DuPont valued at approximately $50 million to resolve claims stemming from the release of mercury from the former DuPont facility in Waynesboro, Virginia. This is the largest natural resource damage settlement in Virginia’s history.
On, Dec. 12, the Grand Jury for the City of Alexandria returned an indictment related to the death of Gertrude Klackner, a 90 year-old City resident. Sherri L. Sybert, a 51 year-old Alexandria resident, was charged with Reckless Driving-Misdemeanor. This charge arose from a collision that occurred on Oct. 3, in the 300 block of Yoakum Parkway.
On Dec. 12, the Grand Jury for the City of Alexandria returned an indictment regarding the death of Peter Palm, a 62 year-old City resident. Kyeshia Arrington, a 24 year-old Alexandria resident, was charged with Aggravated Vehicular Manslaughter-Felony and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol-Misdemeanor.