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02:07 min | Last month

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"That went on for at least 20 pounding sounds, at least that. Wasn't like four or 5, the count is 5 people were shot. Two people were deceased. Executive assistant police chief of Sean Benedict says they believe this was drug related. This appears to be an open air drug market, NPD routinely polices this area and makes rest for narcotics violations. This is what we get to deal with every day. And this is the nation's capital. At first, you know, northwest John dome in WTO P news. He needs time down one 34. Now to a story we turned this morning that you're hearing first on WTO. We've told you how the city of Alexandria and its school system are trying to determine what the future holds when it comes to school resource officers. Now, Virginia's attorney general, Jason Millar's, has joined the debate by writing a letter to Alexandria city public schools, the city and its mayor. And at the attorney general is calling for SROs to remain at schools as comes after the city voted to fund the continued use of SROs for only one more year after voting to not fund the positions at all, among the reasons for them he cited a deadly brawl involving students near Alexandria city high school, he also noted what he called a high level of violence and disruption that he says has taken place at schools in the city. Hologram is a parent member of a school system work group that will recommend next steps when it comes to SROs. We're still looking at data as a work group and I can say categorically that crime is the issue. But she appreciates she says me ours letter and says it will add a dimension of intensity to the group's work Mike Murillo P news. I'm Sarah Jacobs. Alexandria city school board chair Megan alderton takes issue with the attorney general for not addressing her directly in his letter, saying in a statement. As an elected official and a black woman, leading the most diverse school division in the Commonwealth, I would expect that I be addressed specifically when our state leaders are referencing suggested changes for a school division that serves a majority of students of color. Alderton says she would welcome a conversation with the attorney general on positive steps to benefit all Alexandria city public school students. In his response, mayor Justin Wilson said he strongly supports efforts to ensure students are safe and thriving and would welcome the attorney general to that discussion. Sarah Jacobs news

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01:35 min | Last month

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"Least 20 pounding sounds, at least that. Wasn't like four or 5, the count is 5 people were shot. Two people were deceased. Executive assistant police chief of Sean Benedict says they believe this was drug related. This appears to be an open air drug market, NPD routinely polices this area and makes rest for narcotics violations. This is what we get to deal with every day. And this is the nation's capital. At first, you know, northwest John dome in WTO P news. In a story that we brought first to you here on WTO citing what he calls a high level of violence and disruption at Alexandria city public schools, Virginia attorney general Jason yaris is making it clear to city and school leaders that he supports the funding of school resource officers. In a letter to city leaders in Alexandria city public schools, the attorney general cited a deadly brawl involving students near Alexandria city high school as one reason SROs are needed on campuses. This also comes after the city voted to refund the positions for another year after voting to not set aside money for them. Miari said SROs in his words are a vital tool for protecting our most precious assets, our children. He also urged schools to draw a hard line against crime. Polygram Lee as a parent member of a school system work group that will offer recommendations on SROs while she says the letter won't influence what they do. This adds a dimension of intensity to our process. Mike Morello, WTO news. It's 8 36 coming up on WTO after traffic and weather. When a president Trump's lawyers apparently agreed, he should return the boxes of documents he had stored at Mar-a-Lago. We'll check that coming up next. Here's a highlight from James Yeager, the vice president of public sector and healthcare at

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02:19 min | Last month

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"Upper Marlboro, it's 86 in centerville the same in D.C., low tonight, mid 60s to low 70s. It's 7 41. 9 months after his baby boy apparently killed himself by mistake, a northeast man is charged with second degree murder. 23 year old JD Wheeler has been ordered held without bond. Police say his 23 month old son legend Wheeler died of an accidental self inflicted gunshot wound from his dad's gun, which police say was unsecured inside a home on Chester street southeast. The shooting happened November 24th last year, and arrest warrant indicates that Wheeler was on pretrial release on two firearms related charges at the time of his child shooting death. Wheeler faces a preliminary hearing September 13th. Now to a story we brought you first here on WTO, citing what he calls a high level of violence and disruption at Alexandria city public schools, Virginia attorney general Jason miraz is making it clear to city and school leaders that he supports the funding of school resource officers. In a letter to city leaders in Alexandria city public schools, the attorney general cited a deadly brawl involving students near Alexandria city high school as one reason SROs are needed on campuses. This also comes after the city voted to refund the positions for another year after voting to not set aside money for them. Miari said SROs in his words are a vital tool for protecting our most precious assets, our children. He also urged schools to draw a hard line against crime. Polygram Lee as a parent member of a school system work group that will offer recommendations on SROs while she says the letter won't influence what they do. This adds a dimension of intensity to our process. I'm Sarah Jacobs. Alexandria city school board chair Megan alderton takes issue with the attorney general for not addressing her directly in his letter, saying in a statement, as an elected official, and a black woman, leading the most diverse school division in the Commonwealth, I would expect that I'd be addressed specifically when our state leaders are referencing suggested changes for a school division that serves a majority of students of color. Alderton says she would welcome a conversation with the attorney general on positive steps to benefit all Alexandria city public school students. In his response, mayor Justin Wilson said he strongly supports efforts to ensure students are safe and thriving and would welcome the attorney general

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03:05 min | Last month

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"Street, stopping right in front of a senior citizen's home. At least two shooters exited the vehicle and began shooting at folks that were on the block. Two of the victims were pronounced dead at the scene. Glenn is an artist who heard the shooting from his studio. First I thought, is it gunfire? He says so many shots were fired. Then I'm like, well, it's going on this long. This has to be construction stuff. Police think they know what was behind this. This is an open air drug market. Something has to be done. In the trucks encircled neighborhood in northwest. This out of control. John dome in WTO P news. 5 34 9 months after his baby boy apparently killed himself by mistake a northeast man is charged with second degree murder. 23 year old J D Wheeler has been ordered held without bond. Police say his 23 month old son legend Wheeler died of an accidental self inflicted gunshot wound from his dad's gun, which police say was unsecured inside a home on Chester street southeast. The shooting happened November 24th last year, and arrest warrant indicates that Wheeler was on pretrial release on two firearms related charges at the time of his child shooting death. Wheeler faces a preliminary hearing September 13th. News. A man's in custody for yesterday's double stabbing on the red line platform at metro center. Metro transit police say 51 year old Antony Turner was arrested earlier today. They say he stabbed both people after a verbal altercation about 3 o'clock yesterday. A woman was treated for her injuries. She is expected to recover though the man is still in the hospital in serious condition. Police say the thousands of surveillance cameras at metro center are to thank for the quick arrest. It's 5 35 now to a story we brought you first here at WTO. Virginia attorney general Jason Millar is making it clear to city and school leaders in Alexandria that he supports the funding of school resource officers. He cites what he calls a high level of violence and disruption at Alexandria city public schools. In a letter to city leaders in Alexandria city public schools, the attorney general cited a deadly brawl involving students near Alexandria city high school as one reason SROs are needed on campuses. This also comes after the city voted to refund the positions for another year after voting to not set aside money for them. Miari said SROs in his words are a vital tool for protecting our most precious assets, our children. He also urged schools to draw hardline against crime. Polygram Lee is a parent member of a school system work group that will offer recommendations on SROs while she says the letter won't influence what they do. This adds a dimension of intensity to our process. Mike Morello, WTO P news. Alexandria Mayer, Justin Wilson confirms the city got the letter. He says he welcomes the AG to join the discussion, but Wilson thinks he is in his words trying to play politics with students because he sent the letter to the media shortly after he sent it to the city. 6 months ago today, Russia invaded Ukraine. WTO national security correspondent JJ green has been closely following

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01:40 min | Last month

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"Assistant police chief of Sean Benedict says they believe this was drug related. This appears to be an open air drug market, NPD routinely polices this area and makes rest for narcotics violations. This is what we get to do with every day. And this is the nation's capital. At first, you know, northwest, John dome, and WTO news. It's three 35 new this afternoon, a story you're hearing first on WTO. Virginia's attorney general is getting involved into a debate on whether the city of Alexandria should or shouldn't have school resource officers at schools. This comes after the city, grants a one year extension to fund those positions at the schools in a letter to Alexandria city public schools and city leaders, Virginia attorney general Jason miara is offering his full support for the position saying that quote a hard line needs to be drawn against crime in schools. In the letter he cited a deadly brawl involving students of Alexandria city high school that left a teen dead near the school. Polygon is a parent member of a work group that's looking into recommendations when it comes to SROs for the school system. She says she doesn't feel categorically that crime is the issue here. If we look at the role of the SRO in a broader with broader strokes, I think we can have a much more seamless process than simply looking at crimes that kids are engaging in. Mike Morello, WTO news. Alexandria mayor Justin Wilson confirms the city got that letter and he says he welcomes the attorney general to be part of the discussion, but says the AG sending the letter to the immediately to the media shortly after he sent it to the city, shows he's quote trying to play politics with our children. He has also reached out to Alexandria city public schools for comment. Keep it here on WTO P, we will have a look at traffic and weather

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02:23 min | 4 months ago

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"This is WTO news One 23 Alexandria city council is talking about tactics to reduce violence among young people This follows a deadly stabbing near Alexandria city high school Alexandria city mayor Justin Wilson says it's going to take a number of steps to address safety among students in the city There's a realization that no one thing is going to be the solution Some of the ideas proposed by Wilson and council member Aaliyah gaskins include holding a summit for youth safety and violence prevention this summer and putting together a citywide plan to address youth violence by September Council member gaskins I think this really is a taking up of the role that we've been charged with which is to care here for our city and to care for our residents gathering to be to be news Montgomery county police recently used security camera footage to help solve a murder in Germantown And now the county is considering a program that would help people pay for those cameras The county council Bill would set up a private security camera incentive program within the police department in Montgomery county rebates or vouchers would be available for individuals and businesses to offset the cost of buying a camera The police department would maintain records of cameras registered in the program and prioritize areas that would most benefit supporters say the program would help with criminal investigations and empower residents to keep communities safe a public hearing on the measure is set for next month The anniversary of the Watergate scandal that led to the resignation of president Nixon comes on Friday During the last 50 years it has inspired a string of movies from thrillers to comedies The Watergate scandal turns 50 this week but it's still a fresh topic to movie makers Filmmakers today are still grappling with this concept That's WTO film critic Jason Frehley The hit 1976 film all the president's men became the first to highlight the scandal but Frehley says it's certainly not the last As someone that was born in 1994 my first exposure it's kind of comical but I probably first heard about Watergate enforced gum When I was ten Gigi Barnett WTO P news Money news at 25 and 55 past each hour here's Steve dresner And Ted for the first time in four hours we now see positive.

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02:57 min | 4 months ago

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"The wake of a recent deadly stabbing near Alexandria high school members of the Alexandria city council are working on ways to reduce student violence Some of the ideas include holding a summit for youth safety and violence prevention this summer and putting together a citywide plan to address youth violence by September Alexandria city mayor Justin Wilson We still have kids that slip through the cracks in this community Many of the council members echoed ideas from a draft memo put together by Wilson and council member Aaliyah gaskins that involving students parents and other community members is key council member gaskins I think it really is a starting point a starting point and a call to action to give space for us to listen to our young people gathering to be open news Leesburg police have arrested an alleged peeping Tom and want to hear from you if you may have also been a victim Officers were called to the Ida Lee recreation center June 11th for the report that a man was filming a woman under a shower divide 20 year old Lester Reyes was taken into custody He's charged with one count of attempted unlawful creation of an image of another and one count of disorderly conduct Leesburg police are investigating There is big news from meta today Formerly known as Facebook it's giving parents new tools to watch over teens who use Instagram and quest VR headsets Parents will now be able to supervise and limit their teens time on both platforms and monitor what they're doing and who they're interacting with Atomos area is the head of Instagram and spoke earlier on CBS mornings We want to lead on teen safety online and as a dad and as someone who's talked to a lot of experts around the world we believe that parents know what's best for their children So what I'm most excited about is providing more tools for parents to shape their children's experience on Instagram and on quest VR into what's best for their team A teen must have a linked account to a parent's account for the parental parental controls to work The controls would allow parents to view a child's screen time see who the child's Friends are and block content from a PC to the VR headset A new report finds many YouTube videos watched by children are perpetrating racial ethnic and gender stereotypes Over 60% of YouTube videos analyze had no characters of color and when minorities were included it was often in a negative light like this video about kids caught stealing Oftentimes the portrayals are very stereotypic Jim steyer CEO of common sense media which released the report says developing polarized views on race can start early That can sometimes lead to more extremist views and behavior into adulthood He's calling on YouTube to make it easier to flag racially biased content Matt bigler for CBS News San Francisco 1214 A powerful movement is.

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01:35 min | 4 months ago

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"On Alexa and on the WTO app 9 O three on this Monday may 30th Memorial Day 2022 81° tempts dipping into the 60s and low 70s tonight Good evening I'm Sarah Jacobs with the top local stories where following this hour Breaking news on WTO Alexandria city high school was supposed to have its students back in their classrooms starting tomorrow but things have changed A letter from the principal tonight says all four campuses will remain mostly virtual tomorrow through Friday those who must come to class include seniors who need to finish graduation requirements Seniors who must take part in graduation rehearsal and students who are finishing up their standards of learning testing A student was stabbed to death at a strip mall near the school last week the principal says the school needs more time to work through that Also recently a 2021 graduate of the high school who was studying in Spain had a medical emergency and died and since then classes at Alexandria city high school have been virtual Stay with WTO and WTO P dot com for the latest Also new this evening there will be extra security at a Montgomery county high school tomorrow after some online threat circulated over the weekend In a letter to the Winston Churchill high school community principal John Taylor said as soon as school administration learned of the threats they contacted Montgomery county police Their investigation determined the student involved is not.

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02:00 min | 4 months ago

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"P news Ten 23 In the wake of Tuesday's tragedy in uvalde Texas fairfax county public schools are implementing some new security measures The fairfax county school board has voted to add security vestibules to the entrance of all of their schools Jeff plattenberg is the assistant superintendent of facilities What it does is a barrier for people that enter into the school The manager was introduced by board member Melanie Marin who argued the construction should be completed urgently Our mission is to educate children but we can't educate kids if they're not safe and our staff So while this is a portion of it I just want to be clear this in no way lessons anymore of the advocacy that I know this board wants to do to have effective gun violence protection laws News How do you address teen violence and keep kids safe That's the question Alexandria is grappling with after the stabbing death of an 18 year old student during Tuesday's massive brawl at the Bradley center It's tragedy It's an absolute tragedy for our community Alexandria city mayor Justin Wilson told WTO P that is going to take a combination of efforts to come up with solutions to help students The reality is we have to work to provide a set of interventions and solutions that are going to work for each one of those kids Amanda Kelly PTSD president at Alexandria city high school said that when students arrive on Tuesday they will be greeted by parents teachers and other staff members holding signs We're worried about our students I think people are worried about their mental health gathering to be a teo He knows And Alexandria city high school is tightening security after Tuesday stabbing death for the rest of the school year more security officers will be at the king street and many Howard campuses as will Alexandria police student IDs will be required to enter campuses when classes resume Tuesday and there will be staggered dismissals at the end of each class period The school says some students will arrive home later than normal because of this staggered process.

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02:35 min | 4 months ago

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"Today means the damage is already done Flights are delayed some are canceled from local airports because of all the weather that came through earlier today WTO's Kyle Cooper has the story Delayed about 35 minutes at this point That's Jack Bolton who is trying to get home to Atlanta others are facing longer delays as the big boards here at Reagan national are lit up with delays and cancellations But some people are lucky like Nick Byrne of Tyson's who has no delay I'm out actually going to the Indianapolis 500 Yeah he's super excited for it Best advice check with your airline before heading to the airport At Reagan national Kyle Cooper WTO news When we have big storms we usually have outages and today is no different but things are definitely getting better Dominion Energy says in Northern Virginia roughly 700 homes and businesses in fairfax county are still out In Maryland BGE says 600 customers are out in Anna rundle county As the investigation continues into Tuesday's stabbing that killed an Alexandria city high school student local leaders in parents are looking at ways to improve student safety Alexandria city mayor Justin Wilson told WTO that it's going to take a multi layered approach to responding to the stabbing and what safety measures should be taken For 4000 kids there's probably 4000 different answers Wilson said students being away from school buildings during the pandemic may have an impact A lot of those kind of basic skills and conflict resolution atrophied over the pandemic Amanda Kelly PTSD president at Alexandria city high school said that when students arrive on Tuesday they will be greeted by parents teachers and other staff members holding signs We just want the kids to feel welcomed back feel safe and supported Valerie bonk WTO P news A woman and a 6 year old girl were taken to the hospital after being exposed to toxic gas while swimming at an indoor pool in west ocean city Paramedics went to the Francis Scott Key family resort yesterday and found the girl and 41 year old woman complaining of severe difficulty breathing They were flown to Johns Hopkins in Baltimore The fire marshal's office says during routine maintenance muriatic acid and chlorine were accidentally released forming a toxic gas that was discharged into the pool Now coming up after traffic and weather will gas prices continue to climb this summer as if they could climb any further apparently They might So we'll talk with Tom closer global head of energy analysis at oil price information service That's next it's 5 O 7.

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02:51 min | 4 months ago

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"As well as video that they're combing through right now As you can see we do have a lot of space to cover The 18 year old who was stabbed and died went to nearby Alexandria city high while police collected evidence here no one was allowed into or out of the school's two main campuses and Alexandria Christi king WTO P news In Charles county extra sheriff's officers will be at Gale Bailey elementary school in marbury this week This is also out of an abundance of caution It comes after the Charles county sheriff's office says a man made threats of mass violence against the school as well as against a business in White Plains officers are looking for the suspect 46 year old Earl Washington junior of Lexington park investigators say the threatening calls are related to people Washington knows and they are believed to be domestic related Anyone who knows where Washington is is asked to call 9-1-1 It has been months since you've been able to ride one of metro's 7000 series trains after a blue line derailment last year but now an oversight body says those trains are welcome back on the tracks with several conditions There's work to be done before even the first 7000 series cars are returned to service Washington metro rail safety commission CEO David Myers says win that does happen The plan specifies no more than 8 train consists and since train costs S or 8 cars in length at 64 railcars total Each 7000 series train will be frequently inspected manually by a dedicated team including every time it's put into service the focus will be on each train's wheels which will be measured regularly Metro says there's no official date for their return but he anticipates it within the next several weeks John dome in WTO He knows No one is debating the impact of high gas prices across our area including in Maryland but what to do about it That's a debate that's continuing Maryland's count troller says the best way to help get a handle on prices at the pump is to bring lawmakers back to Annapolis for a special session But comptroller Peter franchise says he doesn't have that authority The governor has clear authority to call a special session and it would be well worth it The House Republican caucus called for the move as well delegate Jason buckle We think that we should have a very limited one today special session directed solely to those purposes We want to suspend that gas tax again and for up to another 90 days Under current law an automatic increase kicks in by July 1st when the tax is set to go up by just under 44 cents per gallon Kate Ryan WTO pnews Coming up will update you on one of several breaking stories we're following tonight a school shooting in Texas has left at least 21 people dead at least 18 of them are children The suspected shooter is an 18 year old man and that person is also reported dead It's 9 O 7 Crossed.

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02:24 min | 5 months ago

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"This is WTO news 1123 a pilot program to help Alexandria city police respond to behavioral health emergencies is seeing some success and some challenges The Alexandria co response program or a corp keeps police officers teams police officers with mental health professionals in behavioral or mental health emergencies an independent consultant is presenting the Alexandria city council with an interim report on this this evening It notes several key success points including increased collaboration between law enforcement behavioral health and other community agencies They're also seeing more cases resolved on the scene avoiding arrests the consultant found the need for more training though with dispatchers to help them determine when to dispatch an a corp team The city will get a final evaluation of the pilot program at the end of the year D.C. council is voting to continue its phase out of police officers in public schools even though the city's mayor wants to keep them in place In the annual budget approved tonight the council stuck with a plan to phase out all D.C. police officers in schools by 2025 D.C. mayor muriel Bowser says the resource officer program keeps both kids and teachers safe but critics of the programs such as D.C. council member Charles Allen say it's not working as intended I've heard many times argument that school resource officers are specially trained to build important relationships with students I believe that actually What I haven't heard is why we need someone with a gun and a handcuffs to be the one building those relationships Helen says the council should prioritize adding more trained educators counselors and mediators as the SRO program phases out A second vote on that proposed budget in D.C. is set for May 24th It's a deal Montgomery county public schools have agreed to a four year contract with superintendent monifa mcknight Montgomery county board of education president Brenda wolf called for a vote on the contract with interim superintendent monifa mcknight All in favor raise your hand and that is unanimous Under the contract mcknight who's worked in the county school system for two decades will get a $320,000 salary each year with $48,000 in deferred compensation She'll also get moving expenses and the use of a school system issued car Mcknight was conditionally appointed in February the contract takes effect July 1st Kate Ryan WTO news.

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02:16 min | 8 months ago

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"To help with optional weekly testing for students at all schools Alexandria city public schools have finalized the purchase of a building that will turn into the systems newest school the building on the corner of beauregard street and rayburn avenue will be used as an elementary or secondary school school system says it will be able to hold around 600 students no word yet from the school system on when it will open The bidens today are celebrating this Valentine's Day at The White House with the help of some students from eitan elementary school in northeast The east wing is decorated with hearts designed by second graders from a Washington elementary school who were asked to use words reflect a First Lady Jill Biden's values including compassion healing and kindness The students and their teacher will tour The White House today to see their work They'll also visit the north lawn to check out the first ladies Valentine's Day installation hand painted wooden artwork in the shapes of willow and commander The Biden's cap and puppy Sagar Meghani Washington Coming up next I do COVID treatments approved I'm Jeff label Since COVID-19 working women are experiencing significant burnout and work life imbalance Here's Nora Gardner senior partner McKinsey and company sharing insights from their 2021 women in the workplace report The largest comprehensive study of the state of women in the American workforce The thing that's been challenging about remote work is the always on phenomenon which causes burnout And our data and research actually speaks to this So a third of the employees we surveyed a third feel that they need to be always available 24/7 to their employer And half of them say that they think they need to work long hours in order to get ahead and succeed A year and a half into COVID-19 women are now significantly more burned out and increasingly more so than men learn how public sector leaders could address these workplace challenges in McKinsey and lean in dot org's 2021 women in the workplace report visit public sector wi W dot com Why.

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Alexandria City Council Approves Community Policing Review Board

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00:21 sec | 1 year ago

Alexandria City Council Approves Community Policing Review Board

"Coming to Alexandria, in the form of an independent Police review Board City Council voted unanimously this weekend to create it, the board will be able to receive complaints about the Alexandria Police Department from the community review the police Department's investigations of incidents and complaints and conduct its own and independent investigations of incidents and more serious complaints.

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T.C. Williams High School renamed Alexandria City High School

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00:29 sec | 1 year ago

T.C. Williams High School renamed Alexandria City High School

"The Titans but forget their old school name. The school board in Alexandria also voted last night to change the name of T. C. Williams to simply Alexandria City High School, scrubbing the name of a longtime segregationist superintendent from the school that was best known for its true story of a desegregated football team winning the State Championship. An elementary school, named after a Confederate naval officer was also renamed this time after a beloved teacher, Nye Omi, Brooks. She died last year. Just his

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Virginia's Alexandria schools will not switch to three feet of distance inside classrooms

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00:30 sec | 1 year ago

Virginia's Alexandria schools will not switch to three feet of distance inside classrooms

"At least six ft apart through the rest of the school year, the CDC has said that with adequate masking students could be as close as three ft to one another. All other major school systems in Northern Virginia are going with the CDC guidance. But Alexandria City School officials said they're worried that the switch could lead to high levels of quarantining. The Washington Post reports. The district will switch to three FT between desks during summer school. And when classes resume in the fall coming up here on W T O P. We'll hear from

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Alexandria City Public School Students Return to In-Person Learning

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00:32 sec | 1 year ago

Alexandria City Public School Students Return to In-Person Learning

"4000 students return to their classrooms today in Alexandria City Public schools, students from all great levels have returned to you in person learning a couple days a week, school superintendent Dr Gregory Hutchings toured a few schools and says he was pleased with what he saw. I just have to say it was a great start. It was a great start, really to have new beginning. Because we have not open schools like this before. Things will visit more schools tomorrow, he says. The return to classrooms is being carefully monitored and planning is underway for in person learning for those who need it this summer.

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School closings and changes in the Washington, D.C. region for Thursday, Feb. 18

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01:24 min | 1 year ago

School closings and changes in the Washington, D.C. region for Thursday, Feb. 18

"Area is closed today. Given our Ice and snow in D. C public schools virtual learning. Is on in public schools in Maryland. We've got some closures and arrundell counties is closed. Calvert County has gone code virtual. I guess that means that they are doing virtual school through their Microsoft teams program. Carroll County, Charles County, Frederick County closed Howard County's virtual Montgomery County Virtual Prince George's virtual, Um, ST Mary's County, running on a two hour delay. This morning over in Virginia. We got Alexandria City, the building's air closed virtual learning. Continues. Arlington County schools They say level one and two students are temporally reverting to distance learning, and and all all students students will will participate participate in in their their regular regular synchronous synchronous distance distance Learning Learning Falls Falls Church Church City City His His virtual virtual learning learning and and Fairfax Fairfax County County closed neither virtual nor in person more on that In a moment. Fuck your county closed for all learning. Loudon County, All their offices are closed. Their distance learning in hybrid classes are canceled. Manassas City closed Prince William County schools closed all learning Spotsylvania closed. Stafford closed s. Oh, there's a quick rundown. But again, you can stay up to speed on all of those changes anytime. The weather gets crazy on W m a l dot com Now what's the deal here? Beverly

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Local school districts cancel classes ahead of winter storm in Virginia

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00:41 sec | 1 year ago

Local school districts cancel classes ahead of winter storm in Virginia

"We have more school closings for tomorrow morning, and so far they are all in Virginia. We just learned Prince William County public schools are closed tomorrow, and that includes virtual classes. Kids also Louden County, Public schools and administrative office is closed tomorrow. All distance learning and hybrid classes are also canceled. Culpeper County Public schools are closing their buildings. No virtual learning online classes are still happening in Arlington County and Alexandria City tomorrow, but all of their school buildings will be closed. Whenever we have bad weather, As you know, you can get a complete list of school delays and closings on the W T o

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"alexandria city" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

02:14 min | 1 year ago

"alexandria city" Discussed on WTOP

"Antifreeze. Two in critical condition, all showing signs of improvement. This is CBS News to Utopia. 303 Good Saturday morning. We made it to the weekend. January 30 years. 2021 mostly sunny, not is windy. Today, a little bit warmer, actually quiet before that snow storm the high of 40 degrees 28. Now I'm being like we do indeed. Thank you for taking us along for your weekend morning ride topping the news As we head into this Saturday together, baby, It's cold outside. That's an understatement. As we head towards Sunday, Yes, it may be time to find that snow shovel and salt looks like we're in for a big one. Our first actual measurable snow storm predicted in two years. Storm Team four's Mike's Jennifer. It has more this morning about how much we might get and when this will be the first major snow across the region in a couple of years, and we are looking for snow to develop in the early morning hours of Sunday, and it will snow throughout the day on Sunday. By the time the sun sets Sunday evening, I think I'll see 2 to 5 inches of snow across the region, and then we may see a change over to freezing rain are freezing drizzle for awhile, especially from the district southward. I think we'll see. Another round of snow posse mix of freezing rain on Monday is very well pressure forms off the coast and here to another 2 to 5 inches of snow is possible so travel will start to be tricky by early on Sunday, and it could be trickier all the way through Tuesday and this morning. We already have our first weather related announcement for Monday. Alexandria City, Public School buildings and grounds will be closed, however. Virtual learning will continue on a normal schedule. Programs and services are canceled as well. This includes meal distribution, childcare programs and the tech help desk. Metro says it's making service changes as well this weekend due to the expected winter storm starting on Sunday morning, Metro bus will operate on a moderate snow service plan. Now service on some routes will be suspended altogether, and detours will be in effect on selected routes to avoid hills and narrow streets. Riders are encouraged to check Metro's list of routes that operate under Moderate snow plan double d T o P. H 305. Now let's turn to the pandemic this early morning D C. Public schools say that vaccination appointments for people who work with independent schools and licensed.

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Washington, DC-area school districts release inclement weather plans ahead of snowy weather

WTOP 24 Hour News

01:20 min | 1 year ago

Washington, DC-area school districts release inclement weather plans ahead of snowy weather

"School systems in our area have canceled schools. Today We'll tell tell you you all all about about them. them. But But one one that that hasn't hasn't is is the the district district elementary elementary schools schools in in the the nation's nation's capital capital will will open open on on a a two two hour hour delay delay and and all all virtual virtual learning learning will will continue continue All All Arlington Arlington County County public public schools schools will will be be closed closed today, today, but but all all offices offices will will be be open open distance distance learning learning will will continue continue as as planned planned for for all all students. students. Alexandria City. Public school buildings will be closed, but virtual learning is still on for today, Prince William County public schools and offices You're going to be closed. There will also be no in person or virtual classes. Manassas Park City public schools will be closed today also closed today. Loudon County public schools There will be no distance learning and all Campus activities or canceled funkier County public schools has canceled all classes also canceling all classes. Culpeper County Public Schools, which will have no in person or or online online learning, learning, 12 12 month, month, employees employees do do not not need need to to report report but but essential essential personnel. personnel. Must Must report report at at 10 10 A.M. A.M. Stafford Stafford County County Public Public School School students students will will engage in a synchronous learning at all levels. Today morning meetings will not be held for elementary students. Staff can tell her work and finally Spotsylvania County says Thursday will be an asynchronous learning day for for students. students.

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"alexandria city" Discussed on WMAL 630AM

WMAL 630AM

02:20 min | 2 years ago

"alexandria city" Discussed on WMAL 630AM

"A Cumulus station news. They all news. It's six time Maria leave. It's the first day of early voting in Virginia and places like Fairfax County. The lines were long today when Fairfax County resident Edgar Win got to the government center. It's 7 30 this morning. There were probably Oh, I would say, 120, you were so people ahead of me in line cast his ballot. Two hours after the polls opened, registrar Gary Scott says some people waited up to three hours a little heavier. Re in Alexandria City Registrar Angie Turner's has wait times there have been about 10 minutes. Turnouts high. We were 100 at noon compared to 123 for the entire first day of early voting in 2016, Heather Curtis Allen w ll dot com isn't Trump today announcing a plan to rebuild Puerto Rico's electrical grid and education system. With the cost of about $13 billion, and the president says that's not all. We're also going to be bringing back very, very major amounts of medical work. Will you do that? Farmer said. Pharmaceutical manufacturing at levels that few places head and a lot of it's left Puerto Rico and we're going to bring that back. Especially now, since our emphasis is going to be making our product, so we're gonna bring pharmaceutical manufacturing back to Puerto Rico. A lot of it left Over the years over a long period of time. It's been leaving and going to China and other places that we're bringing all of that back, and you can watch the president's full news conference of w e mail dot com suspended remains that has standstill over a Corona virus relief package while you're having this coalition of moderate Democrats moderate Republicans meeting in the middle thing, let's do something. Let's get some sort of a Corona virus bill done. Sometime in the next couple of weeks. They're expected to release an interim spending bill to avoid a government shutdown later this month. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has indicated she does not want to attach any Corona virus aid onto that bill. And that's why you have Republicans like Dusty Johnson, freshman from South Dakota, saying, Let's get a Corona virus bill done with this coalition of people in the middle. The plan from the bipartisan problem Solvers caucus would cost about 1.5 to $2 trillion. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is dismissive of anything but the expensive The point for Trillion dollar bill. The House.

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Washington, DC - Alexandria Bans Guns on City Property

Underwriters

00:47 sec | 2 years ago

Washington, DC - Alexandria Bans Guns on City Property

"New restrictions are approved for gun owners in Alexandria city council voted unanimously yesterday in favor of an ordinance that bans guns in any building park or recreation facility on city property and also with special events during a public hearing Kelly dressing testified I support second amendment rights here to carry firearms however city owned property are are not sporting venues and so there would be no legitimate sporting reason for a person to have a firearm by former resident James fox argued I feel compelled to speak out on this bill as I think it's utterly absurd and will not stop a single criminal from doing a single crunch in fact quite the opposite a lot of people seem to forget that laws by very definition do not stop crime the law takes effect July

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"alexandria city" Discussed on WMAL 630AM

WMAL 630AM

03:09 min | 2 years ago

"alexandria city" Discussed on WMAL 630AM

"The Alexandria city council is holding a meeting what will vote on an ordinance that prohibits guns in public buildings we recognize that there is a a right because that's private ownership of firearms in the country in the city in the Commonwealth but we also believe that that subject to certain regulations that are reasonable and in this case we're looking at what's reasonable for our community mayor Justin Wilson says most city residents don't feel comfortable having firearms in certain places namely city facilities city hall library a new state law gives cities the authority to establish their own gun control restrictions John Matthews on WMAL WMAL dot com protesters topple the only statue of a Confederate general in the district during the last hours of Juneteenth yesterday the day marking the end of slavery in the U. S. he was dancing with Albert hi Christine hold it down then they weren't done yet baby then set it on fire and stood around the burning statue chanting no justice no peace no racist police president Donald Trump condemning the action tweeting quote the DC police are not doing their job if they want to staff to be ripped down and burn these people should be immediately arrested a disgrace to our country he then had to DC mayor Muriel Bowser whose relationship with him has been tense since the protests started come at your own risk that's the message from the trump administration to people attending the president's campaign rally tonight in Tulsa the trump campaign will hand out now but people do not have to wear them they will however have to sign waivers absolving the campaign and then you have liability if they contract covert nineteen spokesperson Tim Martell it's just standard language might my wife booked a massage the other day there was a similar waiver on the website for her and if you buy a ticket to a baseball game on the back of that there's a liability waiver that says watch out you may get hit by a foul ball or flying bat if it leaves the field of play so that's just standard Oklahoma is one of eight states being its highest seven day average of new covert nineteen cases another one of those states Florida recruitment is the mayor of Saint Petersburg which is part of the Tampa Bay area over the last seven days in my city we've seen a significant increase in the percentage of positive tests and I go back just as a as a marker to just before Memorial Day weekend we were at roughly one point four percent positive tests for the last seven days were over seven percent are positive tests that has me greatly concerned the number of covert nineteen task coming back positive in Maryland continues to decrease governor Larry Hogan tweeted today the statewide positivity rate is dropped to roughly five percent down more than eighty percent from its April peak good news for students at the university of Maryland the systems that misstatement it's freezing tuition and room and board rates of the twenty nineteen to twenty twenty levels as the pandemic continues the university system's board of regents voted to approve the recommendation made by the chancellor traffic and.

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Council To Vote On Gun Ban For City Of Alexandria Property

Ric Edelman

00:35 sec | 2 years ago

Council To Vote On Gun Ban For City Of Alexandria Property

"Alexandria city council is holding a meeting what will vote on an ordinance that prohibits guns in public buildings we recognize that there is a a right because that's private ownership of firearms in the country in the city in the Commonwealth but we also believe that that subject to certain regulations that are reasonable and in this case we're looking at what's reasonable for our community mayor Justin Wilson says most city residents don't feel comfortable having firearms in certain places namely city facilities city hall library a new state law gives cities the authority to establish their own gun control

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7 displaced in Northeast Washington, DC house fire

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:37 sec | 2 years ago

7 displaced in Northeast Washington, DC house fire

"Seven people have been displaced after fire into northeast DC homes authorities say it started in the back of a row house on half moon place northeast near the DC good will be attached home was damaged by fire as well it was contained no one was hurt and there was also a fire in Fairfax county over the weekend a woman is battling the life threatening injuries after a fire in a town house last night on Airlie way in Annandale Fairfax county fire rescue in Alexandria city fire found the woman on the second floor of the town home because the fire is currently under investigation five people are out of their

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"alexandria city" Discussed on WMAL 630AM

WMAL 630AM

02:00 min | 2 years ago

"alexandria city" Discussed on WMAL 630AM

"County right on station draw coming up on mornings on the mall we are going to be joined by Philip van cleave he is with the Virginia citizens defense league they're looking for turned out at four in the Alexandria city hall meeting on Saturday the council is going to vote on a gun ban for the city of Alexandria properties are the city previously not been allowed to an active gun bans but now there's new state legislation that would allow them to do so and so he's gonna tell us all about what you can do this coming Saturday it is a thirty and WMAL WMAL FM would bridge once now more than ever on one oh five point nine FM W. cumulus stations news now WMAL news at eight thirty good morning everyone I'm John Matthews for the first time in nearly three months we could see some real improvement in new unemployment claims the weekly report due out any moment could show some good news as many businesses that partially re opened and re hired some laid off workers the dwindling pace of jobless claims suggests the devastation in the job market may have bottomed out even though by historical standards the number of weekly applications remains high the pandemic recession is putting Starbucks on a diet more than four hundred locations are closing in some stores are getting skinnier the company said that it'll eventually with no firm timeline open up to goal locations these two go locations will look very different they're not gonna have tables chairs probably half the size of a typical Starbucks this is a plan that they had in place and they were going to execute it over the next three to five years but the corona virus pandemic xcelerated those plants correspondent Christina Leshi the U. S. has passed another benchmark in the pandemic two million cases of coronavirus and counting I think it's because we opened up too soon.

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Washington - Alexandria Public Schools expects all students to attend virtual summer school

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:23 sec | 2 years ago

Washington - Alexandria Public Schools expects all students to attend virtual summer school

"Mandatory summer school is soon to come for Alexandria city public school students all grade levels will be required to attend summer school via distance learning the district says it's to make up for the loss of institutional time amid the corona virus pandemic however parents have the option to opt out with an explanation and summer school in will take place from July sixth through July thirty

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Conspiracy theorist Jones seeks dismissal of Sandy Hook defamation suit

Larry O'Connor

02:57 min | 4 years ago

Conspiracy theorist Jones seeks dismissal of Sandy Hook defamation suit

"News three I'm a, relief an Irish Catholic cultural group accusing the city of Alexandria of stripping the name of a prominent Colonel from a park being. Built in the city, without explanation but the city. Says that's not the case name FitzGerald square was a placeholder name given to the cork, in twenty, twelve, according. To Alexandria, city spokesperson Craig Pfeifer he says the city recently started calling the park king street park at the waterfront because we wanted to be more clear about, where the park wise cypher says the new generic name had nothing to do with complaints that the park had. The name of a slave owner the ancient order of hibernate doesn't believe that the group started a. Petition to reinstate the name FitzGerald square Pfeiffer says of public process will start soon to, give. The park a permanent name Heather Curtis. Sound WMA. Allen WFAN dot com White House talking more about a comment made by President Trump during a rally in Florida last night in which, while speaking about voter ID laws he asserted that people need to show an ID when they Go to the, grocery store White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked about the low incidence of voter fraud in recent elections even if. There are ten people, that are voting illegally it. Shouldn't happen the president wants to see the integrity of our election systems upheld and that's, the purpose, of, his. Comments he, wants to make sure that anybody that's voting as somebody that should be voting and I think that's something that frankly should be celebrated not discriminated social, media experts briefing the Senate intelligence committee today regarding the latest foreign influence operations aimed at the midterm elections committee. Ranking member Senator Mark Warner for Jinnah says that they are beginning to understand just how deep that. Influence lies I'm concerned that even after eighteen months of study we are still only scratching, the. Surface when it comes to Russia's information. Warfare for wars host Alex Jones in court in Texas today for years Alex Jones promoted false conspiracy theories on info wars about the shooting that, left twenty children and six adults dead all I know is The official story of sandy hook has. More holes in it Swiss cheese some believers in. Those conspiracy theories harassed and even threatened parents of the victims he was subsequently sued. By, a few parents and a former FBI agent for. Slander now Jones is trying to get their suit thrown out he's asking a judge to dismiss the case based on a Texas. Law that protects. The right to free speech against unwarranted attacks I'm Steve Kastenbaum administration says better gas mileage will lead to greater. Risk for drivers because they'll spend more time behind the wheel that point of view comes as a reason not to pursue. Higher fuel standards that were a goal of the Obama administration experts are proposals obtained by the AP also show the administration plans to challenge California's. Longstanding authority to, enact its own tougher pollution and fuel standards the administration says revisions to the mileage requirements for twenty twenty one through twenty twenty six are still being worked on. In the changes could be made before the proposal is released as. Soon as. This week TJ Katini watching l. traffic.

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