Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe to teach at George Mason University; Area military facilities received ‘suspicious packages’

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Tuesday, March 27.

Monday, George Mason University announced that Virginia’s former Gov. Terry McAuliffe will begin working as a visiting professor for the school, leading “a series of policy forums.”

According to the United States Department of Defense, “suspicious packages” have been delivered to as many as six military facilities in the area. An investigation by the FBI is ongoing.
(The Washington Post)

This year, Nationals Park will introduce adult alcoholic juice boxes, hot dog varieties and a children’s play area.
(The Washington Post)

The tarps covering two Confederate statues in Charlottesville, in place out of respect for the counterprotestor that was killed during August’s white nationalist rally, have been removed multiple times by two men. The men, Brian Roland Lambert and Christopher James Wayne, have been arrested and will serve less than one year in jail.

12-year-old Valmiki Ded Chandler was last seen at his Dale City home on Monday, and the Prince William County Police Department are asking for help from the public as Chandler, who is believed to have gone missing voluntarily, is considered endangered.

A wild turkey that was spotted at a Rosslyn construction site was rescued by the Animal Welfare League of Arlington on Monday. The turkey was then released into a wooded area in North Arlington.
(ARL Now)

The Reston Association’s Board of Directors has approved a new policy that would allow individuals to anonymously report people who violate the law and the deed, bylaws and policies of the Reston Association.
(Reston Now)

The 17-year-old male who shot and killed 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey and also injured a 14 year old at Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.