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Matthew Torres


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Recent articles by Matthew:

DC Police increasing patrols around LGBTQ+ businesses following mass shooting in Colorado

Officials said there are no known threats to any events or locations in the District. → Read More

Mother, 4-year-old daughter found dead in Hagerstown suffered gunshot wounds to head, per court docs

The boyfriend, Javon Hines, is accused of killing the mother and daughter in their hotel room. → Read More

How will Amazon layoffs affect the future of HQ2 in Arlington?

The tech giant confirmed layoffs following reports 10,000 positions were going to be cut. → Read More

'Shocking' | Neighbors react to suspected self-defense shooting at Oakton home

Neighbors called the incident traumatic and frightening. → Read More

Woman walking home from grocery store robbed at gunpoint, but too dark to give suspect description

A robbery victim in Northeast, D.C. wants better lighting in her neighborhood after she was robbed at gunpoint. → Read More

'Our pain is still here' | Family of DUI crash victim says indictment not enough to heal loss

DC Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Devon Lesesne has been indicted for involuntary manslaughter. → Read More

6 Metro stations remain closed 2 additional weeks due to delay in construction

Due to a delay in construction, 6 Metro stations will remain closed through Saturday, Nov. 5. → Read More

Montgomery Co. Public Schools to discuss enhanced security measures following large brawl

Montgomery County Public Schools officials are expected to release enhanced security measures for athletic events following the brawl. → Read More

Virginia lawmaker drafts bill to enhance reporting school employee arrests

Sen. Scott Surovell, (D) District 36, said the current Virginia code is not specific enough. → Read More

Trash, recycling pick-up issues frustrate Fairfax County residents

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is addressing options to resolve late or missed pick-up times. → Read More

6 Metro stations on Yellow, Blue Lines close for construction

The next several weeks will be a big adjustment for people in northern Virginia who rely on services from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). → Read More

Fairfax elementary school principal accused of driving while intoxicated, hitting home

Court documents said Jonathon Coch drove away after he hit a home with a pickup truck. → Read More

'We're not going to reverse this policy' | Youngkin administration faces pushback from Virginia lawmakers determined to keep vehicle emissions law

Gov. Glenn Youngkin wants to fight against legislation that prompts Virginia to adopt California emissions standards. However, lawmakers are pushing back. → Read More

Youngkin holds rally in Northern Virginia, pushes for parental rights

In a back-to-school rally in Fairfax County, Governor Glenn Youngkin re-energized supporters on his mission to amplify parental rights in schools. → Read More

Youngkin campaign stop in Maine draws criticism

As Gov. Glenn Youngkin continues his summer campaign to help turn blue seats, Virginia Democrats criticize his ongoing support for certain GOP candidates. → Read More

Hazing charges against 5 dropped in pledge's death

The police investigation found that 19-year-old Adam Oakes, a freshman at VCU, was told to drink a large bottle of whiskey and was found dead the next morning. → Read More

Pilot program in Arlington, Alexandria aims to spark talk about race, racism

A new pilot program will teach parents how to have meaningful conversations about race and racism. → Read More

'This is unbelievable' | Neighbors, parents fed up after 5 shot, 2 killed in DC shooting

The shooting happened just minutes before a Mundo Verde Elementary School was to let out for the day. → Read More

Fairfax County Police expand co-response team to better respond to mental health calls

The police department has received 6,700 mental health calls in 2022 so far, according to Chief Kevin Davis. → Read More

Ireland's Four Courts owner devastated by fiery crash that injured at least 14

The managing partner of Ireland's Four Courts said the business will reopen but will take time to process after a car crashed into the bar and caught fire. → Read More