The City of Alexandria is reviewing noise ordinances regarding busking, following the recent arrest of a street performer. The charge against Krista Clouse for using a speaker system without a permit will be dropped.
At its meeting on Sept. 8, the WMATA Board of Directors will consider holding a public hearing on proposals to change the current Metrorail span of service – to provide increased time for maintenance and inspection work – and potential changes to Metrobus service for late-night customers.
Due to increased federal oversight and a lack of accreditation by the accrediting agency, ITT Technical Institute announced yesterday that it is closing. ITT Tech has more than 140 locations nationwide in over 35 states. There are five ITT Tech campuses in Virginia: Springfield, Chantilly, Richmond, Norfolk and Salem.
Governor Terry McAuliffe visited the T. C. Williams International Academy today to help launch the school year and to showcase the efforts of educators and students to build a collaborative learning environment.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week announced that Senior Services of Alexandria is one of the organizations selected to participate in a nationwide pilot designed to improve access to groceries for homebound elderly and disabled persons participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office reported that at 6:41 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3, a 53-year-old, male inmate had been found unresponsive in his cell at the Adult Detention Center. Efforts to revive the inmate were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead. The inmate has been identified as Kelly Maurice Scott, 53, of Herndon.
UPDATE: The Missing Endangered Infant, Zion LeBron Favors, was located and is safe. Russell Carnell Walker was arrested without incident. Walker, 44, of no fixed address, was wanted for abduction and domestic assault and battery.