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Subway Sandwich Shop on Richmond Highway Robbed »

Officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at the Subway sandwich shop at 8768 Richmond Highway, on Monday, December 12, shortly before 9 p.m. During the initial investigation,…

Dec 14 2016 / Comments Off on Subway Sandwich Shop on Richmond Highway Robbed / Read More »
News

Three Pedestrians Injured in Herndon-Area Crash »

Officers responded for a report of an accident with injury today around 3:22 p.m. An investigation determined a 20-year-old woman…

Dec 20 2016 / Comments Off on Three Pedestrians Injured in Herndon-Area Crash / Read More »

Elderly Woman Reported Missing Found Deceased »

West Springfield Police District – Around 4:24 this morning, we responded to a home in the 6100 block of Meadowpond…

Dec 20 2016 / Comments Off on Elderly Woman Reported Missing Found Deceased / Read More »

Sheriff’s Deputy Involved in Hospital Shooting is Cleared »

Mason Police District – Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Raymond F. Morrogh has informed Colonel Edwin C. Roessler Jr., Chief of…

Dec 16 2016 / Comments Off on Sheriff’s Deputy Involved in Hospital Shooting is Cleared / Read More »

Man Attempts to Set Woman on Fire »

Officers were called to the 2600 block of Arlington Drive today, at about 8:20 a.m. for the report of a…

Dec 13 2016 / Comments Off on Man Attempts to Set Woman on Fire / Read More »

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Schools

Zombie Survival Project Helps Students Understand Renewable Energy Resources »

Falls Church High School geosystems and biology teacher Brian Schwenk engaged his students in a renewable resource unit by weaving in some pop culture:  he challenged them to use what they had learned to develop a zombie apocalypse survival kit project.  Falls Church High School…

Dec 9 2016 / Comments Off on Zombie Survival Project Helps Students Understand Renewable Energy Resources / Read More »

Firefighter Program Introduced at Chantilly Academy »

High school students interested in becoming professional firefighters can get a head start on their training by taking the new firefighting course at Chantilly Academy.  The course, which focuses on skills development and concentrates on teaching the students to perform safely and effectively as firefighters,…

Dec 6 2016 / Comments Off on Firefighter Program Introduced at Chantilly Academy / Read More »
City News

Alexandria Man Charged in Setting Fire »

  Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department fire investigators charged Scottie Alton Reina, 41, of the 6400 block of Richmond Highway, Alexandria, Virginia, with maliciously…

Dec 6 2013 / Comments Off on Alexandria Man Charged in Setting Fire / Read More »
Book Reviews

Spinning The Lathe of Heaven

Recreational reading is getting harder and harder to fit in so when I pick something for pleasure I usually need a connection to something in order to ensure it’s not a complete waste of my time.…

Aug 1 2014 / Read More »

A Rite of Spring

Spring bursts forth, sometimes from fresh seeds and sometimes from roots that were established many years before. During my first semester at George Mason University I was fortunate enough to stumble into a college course that…

Apr 27 2014 / Read More »
Technology

Researcher Offers New Predicting Tool for Hurricane Strength and Destructive Power

Vasu Misra, associate professor of meteorology and co-director of the Florida Climate Institute, and fourth-year doctoral student Michael Kozar introduce in the Monthly Weather Review of the American Meteorological Society a new statistical model that complements…

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

Australian National University Team Successfully Replicates Crucial Steps in Photosynthesis

An Australian National University (ANU) team has successfully replicated one of the crucial steps in photosynthesis, opening the way for biological systems powered by sunlight which could manufacture hydrogen as a fuel. “Water is abundant and…

Aug 21 2014 / Read More »
Police Reports

FCPD RECAP December 14, 2016

SULLY DISTRICT STATION LARCENIES: None reported STOLEN VEHICLES: None reported MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION LARCENIES: 6800 block of Richmond Highway, equipment from business 6300 block of South Kings Highway, merchandise from business 6700 block of West…

Dec 14 2016 / Read More »

FCPD RECAP

SULLY DISTRICT STATION Chief Roessler Injured in Crash; Woman Charged with DWI LARCENIES: 14000 block of Saint Germain Drive, snacks from business STOLEN VEHICLES: None reported MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION Join us at the station for our…

Dec 13 2016 / Read More »
Health and Wellness

FDA Approves Perjeta for Type of Late-stage Breast Cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Perjeta (pertuzumab), a new anti-HER2 therapy, to treat patients with HER2-positive late-stage (metastatic) breast cancer. Intended for patients who have not received prior treatment for metastatic breast cancer…

Jun 10 2012 / Read More »

Drug Combination Highly Effective for Newly Diagnosed Myeloma Patients

A three-drug treatment for the blood cancer multiple myeloma provided rapid, deep and potentially durable responses, researchers report today online in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology, and yesterday, Sunday, June 3, 2012,…

Jun 4 2012 / Read More »

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