The trial for a cab driver who shot an Alexandria police officer in the head at point-blank range during a traffic stop in February 2013 begins Monday.
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The lawsuit claims that Alexandria Yellow Cab failed to perform a background screening prior to hiring Bashir and failed to supervise him properly during his four years with the company.
The taxi driver who allegedly shot an Alexandria police officer in the head during a traffic stop was indicted Monday by a grand jury on attempted murder charges.
Community members have already raised tens of thousands of dollars to support Alexandria police officer Peter Laboy, who was shot in the head during a routine traffic stop on Feb. 27. So now, the Laboy family has asked people to help contribute in a different way, by giving blood.
When Alexandria police officer Peter Laboy was shot in the head following a traffic stop last month, doctors weren’t sure if he would survive. Fast-forward two weeks, and doctors are calling Laboy’s recovery “a miracle.”
Vice President Joe Biden visited the Alexandria Police Department on Friday to show support for officer Peter Laboy, who is recovering after being shot in the head last month.
So many people turned out for the Virtue Feed & Grain fundraiser for injured Alexandria police officer Peter Laboy on Sunday that the restaurant owner cancelled all evening dinner reservations, even though he event was only supposed to last through 6 p.m., and dedicated the entire night to the cause.
“Peter is making unbelievable strides hour by hour. It’s surprising but not really. He’s my husband and I know how he thinks and what he’s capable of, especially after this critical week.”
The wife of the Alexandria police officer who was shot in the head during a routine traffic stop Feb. 27 has created a website to update the public on his progress and collect donations for his recovery.