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Dance Instructor Arrested for Multiple Sex Offenses »

McLean Police District – Detectives from the Child Exploitation and Child Abuse Sections obtained warrants for Chase Clark Peklo, 19, of Sterling, for carnal knowledge of child between thirteen and…

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News

Police Seek Identity of Suspects in Jewelry Store Theft »

Franconia Police District – Detectives are investigating a case of theft from the Kay Jewelers located at 6809 Springfield Mall,…

Feb 21 2017 / Comments Off on Police Seek Identity of Suspects in Jewelry Store Theft / Read More »

Death Investigation in Centreville »

Sully Police District – Today, around 1 p.m., we responded to the 6200 block of Prince Way for an unresponsive…

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UPDATE: Cause of Death in Teen’s Homicide »

The cause of death of 15-year-old Damaris Alexandra Reyes Rivas is multiple forms of trauma to the upper body. The…

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Update: Suspects Identified, Preliminary Charges in Ongoing Homicide Investigation »

Cindy Blanco Hernandez   Wilmer A. Sanchez-Serrano    Aldair J.Miranda Carcamo The four adults charged in connection to 15-year-old Damaris Reyes Rivas’…

Feb 15 2017 / Comments Off on Update: Suspects Identified, Preliminary Charges in Ongoing Homicide Investigation / Read More »
Schools

Stuart High Student Completes National Gallery of Art Seminar »

Eliza Snee, a student at Stuart High, has completed the 2016-17 National Gallery of Art High School Seminar, designed to introduce high school students from the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area to art history, museology, and museum careers.  This competitive program accepts only 15-18 applicants each…

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FCPS High School Students Invited to 2017 Teen Job Fairs »

Fairfax County high school students looking for their first part-time job, summer and seasonal job opportunities, or who want more information about potential career pathways are invited to attend one of four upcoming teen job fairs in Fairfax County.  Job fairs will be held as…

Feb 15 2017 / Comments Off on FCPS High School Students Invited to 2017 Teen Job Fairs / 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 WEEKEND RECAP February 21, 2017

SULLY DISTRICT STATION Death Investigation in Centreville LARCENIES: 14200 block of Asher View, packages from residence 6300 block of Blackburn Ford Drive, checks from residence 5900 block of Fort Drive, property from residence MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION…

Feb 21 2017 / Read More »

FCPD RECAP Friday, February 17, 2017

Dance Instructor Arrested for Multiple Sex Offenses SULLY DISTRICT STATION LARCENIES: 13900 block of Malcolm Jameson Way, cash from vehicle 4900 block of Stonecroft Boulevard, tools from residence MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION ROBBERY: 7900 block of Richmond…

Feb 17 2017 / Read More »
Health and Wellness

Local Primary Care Doctors Provide Helpful Physical Exam Guide

Comprehensive Primary Care, a premier healthcare facility serving residents in eight convenient locations throughout Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia, recently announced the publication of their physical exam guide. In an effort to assist patients in managing…

Feb 13 2017 / Read More »

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 »

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