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PG County Man Arrested in Connection With 2008 Springfield Triple Murder

Fairfax County Police have arrested a man linked to a 2008 triple murder that they're calling both sophisticated and brutal.

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Suspicious Packages With White Power Found In 7 D.C. Schools

Update 4:11 p.m.: D.C. officials are investigating reports of 20 schools that have received suspicious letters containing a powdery white substance.

According to NBC Washington, the schools known at this time are:

  • William Powell Elementary School in Northwest
  • Terrell Elementary School in Southeast
  • Ronald Brown Middle School in Northeast
  • Martin Luther King Elementary School in Southeast
  • Lafayette Elementary School in Northwest
  • Hamilton Molten Academy in Northeast
  • School Without Walls Senior High School in Northwest
  • Ballou Senior High School in Southeast
  • Anacostia High School in Southeast
  • Burroughs Elementary School in Northeast
  • Spingarn High School in Northeast
  • Marie Reed School in Northwest
  • Peabody Elementary School in Northeast
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    Alexandria Jail Named For Slain Deputy Sheriff

    In Virginia, the Alexandria Adult Detention Center has a new name. The facility was renamed today in honor of a sheriff's deputy who was killed in the line of duty thirty years ago.

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    Colleagues Honor Officer Killed While Wife Was Pregnant

    A Montgomery County police officer killed in the line of duty while his wife was pregnant with triplets, is now immortalized at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.

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    Suspicious Letters With White Power Found In D.C. Schools

    Authorities now confirm that suspicious packages were found at 15 D.C. schools, which led to some partial evacuations.

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    Fairfax Police Make Arrest In 2008 Triple-Murder Home Invasion

    In Virginia, Fairfax police have made an arrest in case that had gone unsolved since November 2008. They've arrested a man in connection with a home invasion in Springfield that led to the stabbing deaths of three men.

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    Bribery Trial For Former Va. Delegate Phil Hamilton Begins

    The federal bribery and extortion trial of former Virginia Delegate Phil Hamilton is underway.

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    New Beginnings Escapee Caught By MPD

    A teenager who escaped from a District juvenile detention center is back in custody after being caught by police. The teen had been missing since April 18th.

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