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T.C. Williams High School To Undergo Leadership Reorganization For 2017-18 School Year

May 15, 2017

Both the King Street and Minnie Howard campuses of T.C. Williams High School will be undergoing a reorganization of the administrative structure that will go into effect in the new school year.

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Alexandria Shooting Victim Dies

May 15, 2017

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at a hotel on Bluestone Road on Saturday, May 13. One of the victims succumbed to his injuries on Sunday, May 14. The victim has been identified as Desmond A. Roseboro, 28, of Alexandria. This is the first homicide in Alexandria this year.

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ICE-led Gang Surge Nets 1,378 Arrests Nationwide

May 13, 2017

A six-week nationwide gang operation led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations concluded this past weekend with 1,378 arrests across the United States – the largest gang surge conducted by HSI to date. The operation, which ran from March 26 to May 6, targeted gang members and associates involved in transnational criminal activity, including drug trafficking, weapons smuggling, human smuggling and sex trafficking, murder and racketeering. Locally, HSI Washington, DC administratively arrested ten members of MS-13 and criminally arrested one member of MS-13 at a stash house in Falls Church, VA, on April 26.

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Police Investigate Shooting At Hotel On Bluestone Road

May 13, 2017

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the 200 block of Bluestone Road in the early morning on Saturday, May 13. Officers located three injured adults at the scene. A 28-year-old man was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. A 21-year-old woman and a 35-year-old woman were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Man Sentenced To Ten Years For Attempting To Have Sex With Children

May 12, 2017

A local graduate student was sentenced today to ten years in prison for attempting to have sex with two children, ages five and seven. Julio Perez-Torres, 26, of Rome, New York, pleaded guilty on Jan. 13 to attempted coercion and enticement of a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity. Perez-Torres, a master’s degree candidate at American University.

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Former Government Contractor Pleads Guilty To ID Theft Scheme

May 12, 2017

A former government contractor pleaded guilty today to stealing the identities of numerous co-workers to make purchases at online retailers such as Amazon, Express, and Victoria’s Secret.

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Man Sentenced For Exploiting Children To Produce Child Pornography

May 12, 2017

An Ohio man was sentenced today to 15 years in prison for exploiting at least six minor boys to produce sexually explicit photographs and videos.

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Virginia American Water Begins $1.1 Million Main Replacement In Alexandria

May 12, 2017

Virginia American Water is making a $1.1 million investment to enhance water service for customers in the City of Alexandria. The company will replace 3,620 feet of aging 2- and 6-inch pipe along Monticello Boulevard (between Cameron Mills and Russell Roads), and the entire length of Westminster Place, Richmond Lane and Underhill Place. The project begins this week.

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Former Hedge Fund Manager Pleads Guilty to $9 Million Investment Fraud

May 12, 2017

A Leesburg man pleaded guilty today to wire fraud in connection with his misuse of clients funds, some of which were invested through a purported hedge fund called Crescent Ridge Capital Partners.

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Herring Calls For New Tools To Protect Virginians From Abuse And Neglect

May 11, 2017

Attorney General Mark R. Herring has joined a bipartisan group of 38 state attorneys general in calling for a policy change to allow state attorneys general to use federal funds to investigate and prosecute a wider range of Medicaid abuse and neglect cases, including those that happen at home. The multistate letter was sent today to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

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