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Four Virginia men are facing drug and other charges after a verbal dispute between one of the men and a woman in Arlington.

The incident happened Thursday evening in the Green Valley neighborhood. Police were called after the man “allegedly lifted his shirt, exposing what appeared to be a firearm and made threatening statements.”


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A Florida man is facing a criminal citation after being caught with a gun at an airport checkpoint for the second time, according to federal authorities.

The man was stopped at Reagan National Airport on Tuesday, trying to bring a loaded 9mm handgun through a security checkpoint. He told officers that “he wanted to travel with the firearm for protection,” according to the Transportation Security Administration.


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Two local lawmakers who spearheaded bills to limit domestic abusers’ access to firearms blasted recent vetoes of that legislation at a press conference today (Thursday).

Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) last month struck down bills from State Sen. Barbara Favola and Del. Adele McClure that would have strengthened existing gun control laws around people who have physically attacked family members and romantic partners.


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Police are looking for a man who allegedly threatened to pull a gun on an animal control officer after being confronted over an off-leash dog.

The incident happened Saturday morning in the area of Marcey Road Park and Potomac Overlook Regional Park, in North Arlington.


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An Alexandria man has been charged after allegedly trying to bring a loaded gun onto a flight at Reagan National Airport over Easter weekend.

TSA officers detected the gun at a security checkpoint and airport police confiscated it.


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An Alexandria man is facing a battery of charges after police say he tried to take an officer’s gun while being arrested for theft.

The incident happened around 6 p.m. this past Friday in the Courthouse area. The alleged shoplifting took place on the 2000 block of Clarendon Blvd, which includes a 7-Eleven and an Ace hardware store.


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A suspect allegedly armed with a loaded handgun unsuccessfully tried to run from Pentagon police today.

The chase happened around lunchtime Wednesday, starting near the Pentagon and ending in Pentagon City.


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(Updated at 1:40 p.m.) An Arlington school went into lockdown Wednesday after a student reportedly brought a gun to school.

All students at the Langston High School Continuation Program and New Directions secondary program are safe and the lockdown lasted about 30 minutes, Principal Kim Jackson-Davis said in an email to families Wednesday afternoon.


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A wild incident involving a theft suspect in Pentagon City over the weekend was caught on camera.

It happened around 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, a block away from the Pentagon Centre shopping center. Police say a 31-year-old man stole items from a nearby store and then tried to fight an officer who tried to take him into custody.


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An Arlington man is in jail after police say he threatened another man with a gun along Langston Blvd.

The incident happened just before noon this past Friday, near the intersection of Langston Blvd and N. Kirkwood Road. It started, police said, as a dispute inside a business.


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