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COMMUNITY ALERT: Share this Sketch to find the Alexandria killer

COMMUNITY ALERT: Share this Sketch to find the Alexandria killer

ALEXANDRIA (WUSA9) -- Alexandria Police and WUSA9 are teaming up to share this sketch as many times as possible throughout the city and the surrounding areas.

The man in the sketch is possibly responsible for three different murders in the City of Alexandria. 

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Text the word ALEXANDRIA to 25543 for text alerts (standard text message rates apply) about the case and any developments in the investigation. 

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George Mason Elementary School in VA will be closed Friday


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- George Mason Elementary School in Alexandria will be closed Friday due to sewage complications, the City of Alexandria said.

"Because of the nature of this school closure, George Mason student will not be required to make up the lost day" the City of Alexandria said in an email to the community.

Further information about Alexandria Public School closures can be found on their website.


Man sues Alexandria for forbidding 'for sale' car sign


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- An Alexandria man has filed a lawsuit against the city after being told he couldn't have a "for sale" sign in his car, according to the man's lawyers.

Scott McLean claims that the city of Alexandria violated his first amendment rights by making it illegal to post a "for sale" sign in his car that was parked on a public street.

The lawsuit argues that the city ordinance, which forbids "for sale" signs in cars parked on a public street for the purpose of advertising, violates his freedom of speech.

Read the ordinance here.

METROPOLITAN SCHOOL of the ARTS to FEATURE NUTCRACKER on Nov. 22 and 23 in ANNANDALE

METROPOLITAN SCHOOL of the ARTS to FEATURE NUTCRACKER on Nov. 22 and 23 in ANNANDALE

Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) of Alexandria and Lorton, Va. will present their annual Nutcracker performances on Sat., Nov. 22 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., and on Sun., Nov. 24 at 12 p.m. and
5 p.m.at the Northern Virginia Community College, Ernst Cultural Center at the Annandale Campus in Annandale, Va. Ticket prices range from $21 to $27 and can be purchased online at www.metropolitanarts.org.

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LEARNINGRx OFFERS MILITARY FAMILIES 11 % OFF of BRAIN TRAINING; DONATES $111/student to SEMPERMAX

LEARNINGRx OFFERS MILITARY FAMILIES 11 % OFF of BRAIN TRAINING; DONATES $111/student to SEMPERMAX

For Veteran’s Day, LearningRx of DC Metro Area is offering 11 percent off of their brain training programs for military families Nov. 11 through Nov. 30, located at six, local centers, Chantilly, Va., Fairfax, Va., Leesburg, Va., Reston, Va., Vienna, Va. and North Potomac, Md. For each military child they train, LearningRx will also donate $111 to SemperMax, a program to enhance the morale and welfare of wounded veterans and their families. LearningRx programs have been helping traumatic-brain-injured military veterans, like U.S. Army Capt. Patrick Horan (Ret.) of McLean, Va., recover their speech and memory skills, and LearningRx is now extending brain training to military families that are looking to make learning easier or for those who struggle with learning disabilities, ADHD or autism. For more information, go to www.learningrx.com.

Still camera allowed in Alexandria murder pre-trial hearings


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- The judge presiding over the Alexandria murder trial will allow a still camera in the courtroom during pre-trial hearings.

Judge Jane Roush granted the still camera during a hearing Thursday for Charles Severance, 53, of West Virginia, who is accused of three high profile murders in Alexandria spanning more than a decade. His trial is set to begin on Oct. 5, 2015. Severance will be tried for the murders of Ruthanne Lodato, Ron Kirby, and Nancy Dunning

Man critical after falling from Va. construction site


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- A man is in critical condition after falling from a construction site Wednesday evening, police said.

It happened between 7 an 8 p.m. on October 22 in the 800 block of Main Line Boulevard in Alexandria.

The victim, a 20-year-old man, initially appeared to be suffering a minor head injury and was transported to a hospital by friends, according to police. He was listed in critical condition after being evaluated by medical staff.

Police are investigating the accident.