Razak A. Dosunmu, 61, of Washington, DC, was sentenced yesterday to 15 months in prison for offering bribes to a procurement official with the U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency, while negotiating aviation fuel contracts worth over $1 billion.
With the basketball season at T. C. Williams High School starting in about ten days, controversy continues over dismissal of the boys’ head coach. Bryan Hill was relieved of his coaching duties on Oct. 31, just one week before tryouts.
Lucas Aronson, 31, of Alexandria, was sentenced today to 204 months in prison for production of child pornography, enticing minors to engage in sexually-explicit conduct online and recording the acts. Aronson was also ordered to serve a lifetime of supervised release, register as a sex offender upon release from prison, and to pay a total of $20,000 in restitution to his victims.
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating the robbery of a Wells Fargo Bank located at 330 N. Washington Street at 10:50 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’9” tall with a medium build. He was wearing a black baseball cap, sunglasses and a black coat.
Metro General Manager/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld today ordered the immediate removal from service of all 4000-series railcars following the identification of a potential safety concern involving the train's automatic train control system that could result in a "false indication" to a train operator going undetected.
After controversy and delays, the Alexandria City Council on Saturday unanimously approved the Development Special Use Permit for the redevelopment of the Ramsey Homes site at 699 N. Patrick Street. Council also approved a $1.1 million loan from the Housing Opportunity Fund so that the Alexandria Redevelopment Housing Authority can construct the offsite improvements that are required as part of the DSUP.
The Alexandria City Council on Wednesday night established a process by which the fiscal year 2018 Operating and Capital Improvement budgets for the City will be developed and provided guidance as to how City Manager Mark Jinks should develop and present his proposed FY2018 Operating and CIP budgets for Council consideration.
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a death that resulted from an assault which occurred in the 3200 block of Duke Street on Oct. 24, 2016. The victim, Hunter Alexander, 82, was physically assaulted by a 72-year-old male inside the Sunrise of Alexandria. He succumbed to his injuries on Oct. 26.