Proud Boys Leader Charged In Black Church Vandalism: Patch PM

Emily Leayman

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Proud Boys Leader Arrested In DC For Burning BLM Banner

Metropolitan police arrested Enrique Tarrio, leader of the far-right the Proud Boys group, on Monday, according to news reports.

Coronavirus Exposes 'People That We Missed' Amid Homelessness Crisis

From Street Sense Media: At a press conference commemorating Homeless Persons' Memorial Day on Dec. 21, leaders of the People for Fairness Coalition (PFFC) laid out their demands for D.C.: a $1.5 billion increase in spending on adding and maintaining affordable housing, the implementation of a coronavirus housing plan, and support for anti-discrimination legislation protecting people experiencing homelessness.

Guilty Plea In Bomb Threat Against DC Private School: Report

Sonia Tabizada, 36, of San Jacinto, California pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to intentionally obstructing the free exercise of religious beliefs by threatening to bomb Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, according to a U.S. Justice Department release.

Meeting Details New Landmark Mall Redevelopment Plan

After officials announced plans to advance a revised redevelopment proposal for Alexandria's Landmark Mall, a virtual meeting on Monday provided more insight into the plans.

100K Have First Vaccine Dose, VA Coronavirus Hospitalizations Up

Virginia's coronavirus case average and hospitalizations are at new highs five days into the new year, according to the latest Virginia Department of Health data.

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