Fairfax County Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. "Can You See Me?" Campaign Shines Spotlight on the HomelessRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Volunteers and representative from Fairfax County's Office to Prevent and End Homelessness assembled mannequins representing homeless men, women, children, families and veterans on Friday, April 17 at the Fairfax Government Center. "We're doing 30 of them and they will represent all the various faces of homeless in Fairfax County," said Glynda Mayo Hall of OPEH.

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  2. Bailey's Crossroads Rotary Club honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Patch.com

    In recognition of the support that the Bailey's Crossroads Rotary Club has given to the Fairfax County School system over the last year, Superintendent Karen Garza asked Bailey's president Harry Henderson to present FCPS with a ceremonial check for $25,100 at a community meeting at JEB Stuart High School April 22. Also at the meeting, two members of the Bailey's Crossroads Rotary Club promoted to top administrative positions at FCPS were introduced to the community.

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  3. The Annandale Hospital Bed Race - May 9th at 10 AMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Patch.com

    Businesses gather teams of 5 for this whacky relay race using pediatric hospital beds that have been decorated with great enthusiasm. The Annandale Hospital Bed Race is a fundraiser for Virginia Special Olympics organized in cooperation with the Fairfax County Police Department and the Annandale Chamber of Commerce.

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  4. Trial of man charged in Alexandria slayings moved to FairfaxRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    A judge has granted a change in venue for the trial of a Virginia man in the shooting deaths of three Alexandria residents over a 10-year span. Judge Jane Roush on Thursday ordered the trial for 54-year-old Charles Severance of Ashburn be moved from Alexandria to Fairfax County.

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  5. Virginia Serious Games Institute to make Prince William a gaming hubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Potomac Local

    ... said Martin. One of the companies working with VSGI has created a firefighter simulator that is being used in Fairfax County to train emergency responders, said Martin. Atlanta is considered to be a growing entertainment game hub, and Martin stated ...

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  6. Housemates hospitalized after Reston shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Two people suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot in Reston early Thursday, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Housemates hospitalized after Reston shooting Two people suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot in Reston early Thursday, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.

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  7. Man, Woman Wounded in Reston ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Two people are hospitalized with serious injuries after they were injured in a shooting in Reston early Thursday, Fairfax County Police said. Police were called to a report of a shooting at a home in the 2300 block of Branleigh Park Court, near Hunters Woods Village Center, at around 2:30 a.m. Thursday.

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  8. Police: Two Shot in Domestic Incident in RestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Patch.com

    ... place at 2:30 a.m. Thursday. A man and woman are in the hospital in life-threatening condition, police say. Fairfax County Police were called to a report of a shot person at a home in the 2300 block of Branleigh Park Court at around 2:30 a.m. ...

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  9. American Councils to Lead STARTALK Discover Russian ProgramsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | PRWeb

    ... immersion program for elementary school students. The programs will be co-located at Holmes Middle School in Fairfax County, Virginia. President of American Council of Teachers of Russian (ACTR) Betsy Sandstrom, an American Councils Board of ...

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  10. Virginia's Fairfax County Settles Police Shooting Lawsuit for $3MRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Insurance Journal West

    Virginia's Fairfax County agreed Tuesday to pay nearly $3 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit after one of its police officers shot and killed a man in the doorway of his home two years ago. Officer Adam Torres fatally shot John Geer, 46, of Springfield in August 2013 after a report of a domestic dispute.

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  11. Virginia prosecutor calls for probe into 2013 police shooting of John GeerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | CBC News

    ... against a police officer who shot and killed an unarmed resident of a Washington suburb in August 2013. Fairfax County, Virginia, Chief Prosecutor Raymond Morrogh said he asked the county circuit court to empanel a grand jury the day after the ...

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  12. Grand Jury to Review Geer ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | NBC Connecticut

    A special grand jury will examine whether a Fairfax County, Virginia, police officer should be criminally charged for fatally shooting an unarmed man in 2013. Commonwealth's Attorney Ray Morrogh said he has been given permission from the chief judge of Fairfax County Circuit to convene the grand jury, which will likely begin work by mid-summer.

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  13. Falls Church woman one of many victims honored during annual vigilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Fairfax Times

    Family and friends of local crime victims, including Grace Mann of Falls Church who police say was killed on April 17, gathered and marched in Fairfax April 19 as part of the Fairfax County Police Department's Victim Services Annual 5K Walk and Candlelight Vigil.

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  14. Republicans vye to replace retiring supervisor in Fairfax's Sully DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    Twenty-four years have passed since Republican Michael R. Frey became supervisor of the newly created Sully District in western Fairfax County. Now, Frey is retiring, and the once-rural area, which has become a hub for businesses and immigration, must launch a new political era.

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  15. Northern Virginia Media Services to Publish the Belvoir Eagle and the Quantico SentryRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Editor & Publisher

    ... week across Northern Virginia. The Belvoir Eagle serves the Fort Belvoir Army installation in southeastern Fairfax County and is distributed for free every week to all the homes on the installation, as well as to most office buildings and public ...

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  16. Column: Veto Session on Ethics, Voter ID, Government SurveillanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... rallies, gun shows, churches, community meetings, or other activities. There are other examples. The Fairfax County Police purchased a device called a "Stingray." These devices are the size of a suitcase and mimmick cell phone towers. After tricking ...

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  17. Driver Leads Police on Chase with Baby in the BackseatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Patch.com

    A Woodbridge man led Fairfax County Police on a chase for over a mile with a baby in the backseat, police said. The incident began Monday morning about 10:35 a.m. at Richmond Highway and Hassett Street in Lorton, where an officer attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation.

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  18. Prosecutor to call grand jury in 2013 police killing in Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The York Daily Record

    ... Court to empanel the grand jury in the fatal shooting of 46-year-old John Geer of Springfield. On Tuesday, Fairfax County agreed to pay nearly $3 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit brought after Geer was killed. Fairfax County Officer Adam ...

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  19. Police Report Attempted Robbery at Knifepoint Outside Tysons GalleriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Patch.com

    Fairfax County Police say that there was an attempted robbery at knifepoint last week in the 2000 block of International Drive, home to the upscale Tysons Galleria shopping center. The attempted robbery took place last Thursday at 12:31 a.m. A man approached the doorway of a restaurant, displayed a knife to an employee and demanded money.

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  20. Prosecutor to call grand jury in 2013 police killing in Va.Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | My Mother Lode

    ... Court to empanel the grand jury in the fatal shooting of 46-year-old John Geer of Springfield. On Tuesday, Fairfax County agreed to pay nearly $3 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit brought after Geer was killed. Fairfax County Officer Adam ...

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