FISH Fling April 23 — The annual gala to support Herndon Reston FISH (Friendly Instant Sympathetic Help) is April 23. FISH provides emergency funds for area families in need and hope to raise $50,000 at the event. [FISH]
State Unemployment Down — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined by 0.1 percent in March and is now at 4.0 percent, the lowest rate since the June 2008 rate of 3.9 percent. Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remains below the national rate, which increased in March to 5.0 percent.
Fairfax Police Shooting Trial Begins — The trial of former Fairfax County Police Officer Adam Torres, who fatally shot an unarmed man in 2013, begins today. Torres is the first officer ever charged with a shooting in the 75-year history of the Fairfax police. [Washington Post]