Archives:July, 2014

U.S. Relay Team Brings Home Gold

July 28th, 2014 | [From: Sports, Top Stories]

Josephus Lyles, a rising junior at T. C. Williams High School, led the USA 4x400 meter relay to a gold medal at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon. In the last race of the six-day competition, Team USA swept the relay events and captured the final medal to tie their record.

Fourth Circuit Court Of Appeals Declares Virginia Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

July 28th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

A three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today declared Virginia’s law banning same-sex marriage unconstitutional by a vote of 2-1. The defendants have 21 days to appeal this decision.

Avoiding Expensive Car Repairs

July 28th, 2014 | [From: Traffic & Transportation]

The cost of maintaining a vehicle is a burden for many car owners. As the prices of gas and maintained increase every year car owners are looking for ways to reduce costs.

Back To School Costs On The Rise

July 28th, 2014 | [From: Schools, Top Stories]

Back to school season is one of the most expensive times of the years for families. According to Best in Class Education Center, parents will spend more than $1,200 for each high school student.

Red-Light Camera Tickets Spiking Across Metro Area As Police Departments Add New, High-Tech Cameras

July 28th, 2014 | [From: Other News, Traffic & Transportation]

It is an automated tale of two cities and three counties, and the fate of their red-light camera programs, as told in the number of red-light camera tickets issued and the amount of revenue collected.

Police Hold Critical Incident Training Exercise

July 28th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Other News]

On Wednesday, July 30, the Alexandria Police Department will be conducting a critical incident training exercise at Landmark Mall, located at 5801 Duke Street. The mock incident will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Public safety personnel will be in the area from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

DMV Food Truck Association Unveils New Logo

July 28th, 2014 | [From: Business, Top Stories]

A local food truck supporter is the winner of a design contest to create the new logo of the DMV Food Truck Association.

2015 Living Legends Call For Nominations

July 25th, 2014 | [From: Announcements]

Nominations are being accepted for 2015 Living Legends of Alexandria.

Hacker Charged With Breaching Multiple Government Computers And Stealing Thousands Of Employee And Financial Records

July 25th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime]

Lauri Love, 29, of Stradishall, England, was indicted today by a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia on charges of conspiracy, causing damage to a protected computer, access device fraud and aggravated identity theft.

Springfield Man Sentenced To 11 Years For Attempting To Induce Two Children To Engage In Illegal Sexual Activities

July 25th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Kenneth A. Brauckmann, 51, of Springfield, Virginia, was sentenced today to 132 months in prison for attempting to coerce and entice two children to engage in illegal sexual activities.