The principal of Woodgrove High School in Purcellville sent an email to parents assuring that students could safely return to school on Thursday following rumors of a “violent incident” spread across social media.
The Emergency Communications Center in Courthouse, which encompasses the Arlington County Police Department and local courts, received a bomb threat via the phone on Wednesday. No bombs were found.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency in response to continued unrest after a police officer shot and killed an African-American man, Keith Lamont Scott.
(The Washington Post)
In a meeting Thursday, the Metro Board is expected to approve public hearings addressing service cuts on the weekends.
Residents are raising objections to an approved baseball field proposal for Bluemont Park in Arlington.
A man was found with a gunshot wound in a cab in Alexandria. He is in stable condition.