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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. 

Va. hospital employee charged for rape of patient


ARLINGTON, Va. (WUSA9) -- Arlington County police have charged a Virginia Hospital Center employee for the rape of a patient.

Police say 30-year-old Roy Anthony Jones of D.C., a CT Scan Technician at Virginia Hospital Center, raped a 37-year-old victim the morning of January 13, 2014.

The victim was at the hospital as a patient when the incident occurred and reported the crime to police following the attack, according to officials.

Jones was denied bond and is currently being held in the Arlington County Detention Facility.


Guardians of Rescue Begins Sting Investigations into Hazardous Internet Pet Sales

Guardians of Rescue Begins Sting Investigations into Hazardous Internet Pet Sales

As the world embraces the age of technology, everything is available online----including the sale of pets. Guardians of Rescue, a nationwide animal rescue organization, has stepped up to protect these poor animals from the cruelty of being bought and sold via the Internet. Guardians of Rescue is working with law enforcement in various states to try to reduce the amount of harm inflicted on these innocent dogs.

“Getting a new pet is always a big decision, and buying a dog you haven’t met in person is not smart,” says Dori Scofield, vice-president of Guardians of Rescue, an organization whose mission is to protect the well-being of all animals. “If you buy a dog through the Internet, you risk supporting puppy mill cruelty and being scammed out of your money. The Internet is also used by criminals to buy and sell fighting dogs, using certain understood language.”

If you looking to adopt a new dog, here are five tips to think about before you decide where to buy:

Arlington Special Election Tuesday


ARLINGTON, Va (WUSA9)--Yes Arlington, you have a special election Tuesday, April 8. Residents will be going to the polls to elect someone for a County Board seat. This is the seat currently held by Chris Zimmerman who resigned. The winner of Tuesday's special election will fill the remainder of Zimmerman's term which ends at the end of the year.

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The polls will be open 6am-7pm on Tuesday.

METRO SCHOOL of the ARTS ‘SINGING the ‘BLUES’ for AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH

METRO SCHOOL of the ARTS ‘SINGING the ‘BLUES’ for AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH

In support of Autism Awareness Month, Metropolitan School of the Arts is asking all of its studio students to ‘go blue’ now through April 30.  Students who wear blue during class, Monday through Friday in April, Metropolitan School of the Arts will donate $1 for each student that wears blue, per day. Go to www.metropolitanarts.org for a full schedule of classes and registration.

Metropolitan School of the Arts offers pre-professional dance, theatre, musical and vocal studio classes for youth and teens, as well as adult dance and fitness classes, including Metro Barre, yoga and Pilates.

Metropolitan School of the Arts Summer Registration Open

Metropolitan School of the Arts Summer Registration Open

If hip-hop, tap, jazz, ballet, guitar, percussion and theatre are passions for your child, check out the many summer programs at Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) of Alexandria and Lorton, Va. MSA brings instructors from around the U.S, offering top-of-the-line instruction and camps to their youngest students, to teens polishing their craft.  Registration is open now for summer classes starting in July. Go to www.metropolitanarts.org for a full schedule of classes and registration.

3 arrested in Va. house burglary


ARLINGTON, Va. (WUSA9) -- Police arrested three people in connection with a house burglary that happened at a residence in Arlington Va. on Monday.

Police said they responded to the 5800 block of N. 20th Street at 11:20 p.m. to the report of a burglary in progress.

According to police, the witnesses saw a person entering and exiting the house through a window and fleeing the scene in a Jeep.

Police found a vehicle with the three people inside, along with a four-year-old child, authorities said. They also found tools and stolen items from the home.

Nehemiah Guillermo Gonzalez, 30 of Arlington, Va. was charged with burglary, possession of burglarious tools, conspiracy to commit burglary, and child endangerment.