Results of 2015 national science tests announced today show that Virginia public school students are among the highest achieving in the nation in the subject, far outperforming their peers nationwide and in most other states.
Mohamed Bailor Jalloh, 27, of Sterling, a former member of the Army National Guard, pleaded guilty today to charges of attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, namely the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Students and teachers at Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy have something to celebrate. For this public school in Alexandria, Virginia—also a Core Knowledge School of Distinction—the latest State Report Card results put the school ahead of all other elementary schools in its district and overall ahead of the state as well.
The senior pastor of Victorious Life Church in Alexandria, along with his wife, were arrested yesterday for their alleged involvement in a $1.2 million fraud scheme that victimized members of their congregation.
The Virginia Department of Elections announced today that citizens of the Commonwealth submitted nearly 28,000 voter registration applications online following a judge’s order on Thursday to extend the registration deadline. The final number of applications submitted during the extended registration period will be higher when in-person and mailed applications are processed.
The Fairfax County Police Department is investigating several cases of skimming devices found at local businesses around the county between June and September. Criminals use skimming devices to capture information from credit and debit cards.
Larry Pyos, Jr., of Burke, was convicted late yesterday by a federal jury on charges related to multiple armed robberies of businesses in Fairfax County and Falls Church. Pyos will be sentenced on Jan. 13, 2017.