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Fairfax County Man Pleads Guilty, Sentenced To Ten Years For Conspiracy To Distribute Heroin That Killed User

May 11, 2017

Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced that Dilpreet Singh pleaded guilty in federal court on May 5 to distribution of heroin and fentanyl that resulted in the death of a man in Annandale. U.S. District Court Senior Judge Claude M. Hilton accepted Singh's guilty plea and sentenced him to ten years in prison.

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Fourth Circuit Court Of Appeals Hears Oral Arguments In Mulsim Ban 2.0 Case

May 9, 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit heard arguments yesterday in Richmond in the challenge to President Trump’s revised Muslim ban executive order.

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Man Arrested After Armed Carjacking

May 9, 2017

Shortly after 6 this morning, a man approached a 36-year-old woman driving a blue Nissan Rogue at the intersection of East Drive and Telegraph Road. The man pulled out a gun, threatened the woman and told her to get out of her car; she complied. The suspect then fled in the Nissan and later bailed out of the car and fled on foot. Shortly after 8 a.m., a suspect matching the description was stopped while walking, near the intersection of Fairhaven Avenue and North Kings Highway. The suspect has been identified as 23-year-old, John Holomon Russell, of no fixed address.

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Focused Efforts by Virginia Hospitals Result In The Commonwealth Achieving Lowest Early Elective Delivery Rate In The Nation

May 9, 2017

At a news conference this morning, the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association announced that a collaborative effort by Virginia’s community hospitals and health systems, physicians, clinicians, and other health care stakeholders has produced the lowest early elective delivery rate in the nation, according to federal data released at the end of 2016.

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Commonwealth Council On Aging Honors Grocery Delivery Program For Seniors

May 9, 2017

Senior Services of Alexandria won the top 2017 “Best Practices” award from the Commonwealth Council on Aging for its grocery delivery program, which offers food shopping and delivery service to older adults unable to shop for groceries themselves.

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Multiple Arrests Made In Child Exploitation Operation

May 8, 2017

Fairfax County police detectives from the Child Exploitation Unit recently conducted a three-day operation targeting online sexual predators. Eight offenders were arrested on local and federal criminal charges, including solicitation of a minor, solicitation of a minor for prostitution, attempted indecent liberties with a minor (including a registered sex offender), and drug possession charges.

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12 Alexandria-Area Students To Compete In Intel International Science And Engineering Fair 2017

May 8, 2017

T. C. Williams sophomore Ana Humphrey is among the 12 Alexandria-area finalists to compete in Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2017 in Los Angeles, CA.

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Police Seek Public’s Assistance Identifying Sexual Assault Suspect

May 8, 2017

The Arlington County Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect involved in the sexual assault of a female victim which occurred Sunday morning, May 7, at a residence in the 1500 block of Key Boulevard in the Rosslyn area. The suspect is described as a black male in his early 20s, approximately 6’0″ tall with a slim build. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with dark pants and carrying a backpack.

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Victor Powell Named As New Principal Of Maury Elementary School

May 8, 2017

Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley has appointed Victor Powell as the new principal of Matthew Maury Elementary School. Powell, who is currently an assistant principal at Samuel W. Tucker Elementary School, will start in the role on July 1.

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Man Sentenced For Smuggling Artifacts From Pakistan Into United States

May 5, 2017

A man who smuggled ancient artifacts out of Pakistan and into the United States was sentenced today to three years in prison, ordered to forfeit over 1,300 artifacts, and pay a money judgment of over $115,000. The Court also entered an order revoking the man’s U.S. citizenship, which he obtained through fraud.

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