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WYTHEVILLE, Va. (AP) Virginia State Police is thanking the public for helping it to capture a fugitive. State police had asked for the public's help in a Tuesday posting on the agency's Facebook page. The agency said yesterday in a Facebook posting that information provided by the public helped troopers find and arrest a man wanted on a parole violation.

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) The head of security at the Pentagon says new safety measures have been put in place after a gunman opened fire at the building earlier this month. Officialas have evaluated operations since March 4th, when John Patrick Bedell shot at officers outside the Pentagon Metro station before being killed by return fire.

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) Authorities have ruled the death of a 29-year-old truck driver at Dulles International Airport as accidental. Police say Christopher T. Young of Herndon died at the scene yesterday afternoon after being crushed by a metal pallet while unloading a trailer.

NORWOOD, Va. (AP) A train derailment in Nelson County spilled coal into a tributary of the James River. Nelson County emergency services coordinator Ray Uttaro says 22 cars carrying coal derailed at 12:45 a.m. today near Norwood.

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