Tag: gun violence

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: What Alexandria can and can’t do...

Last month, Parkland, Florida, became the most recent city to experience the horror of a mass school shooting. Seventeen people were gunned down, with as...

Gun violence town hall held in wake of mass shootings

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools hosted a town hall conversation about guns in America’s schools at T.C. Williams High School on...

Local students participate in National Walkout Day

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Fifth grade students at George Mason Elementary School participated in the National Walkout Day protest against gun violence at 10...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: School board reviews resolution...

Following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, the Alexandria City School Board reviewed language around a resolution against gun violence at its meeting on...

Letter to the Editor: Six steps to ensure school safety

To the editor: The shootings in Parkland, Florida should have told us rather vividly that we need to ensure that our school children are provided...

Letter to the Editor: Let’s eliminate child gun deaths in Alexandria

To the editor: Call me naïve, call me idealistic but there is something in the anger, rage but most importantly the clarity of commitment among...

Alexandria woman sentenced to 14 years in bizarre murder case

By James Cullum and Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected], [email protected]  The conviction is in for the Alexandria woman accused of murdering her husband over an argument about...