Morning Notes

Cyclists pass a woman walking her dog on the Washington & Old Dominion Trail in Vienna (staff photo by Angela Woolsey)

Fairfax police academy bars Herndon officers over Chinese signature dispute — “The town police chief objected to a Chinese signature on county training academy certificates. Now her officers will be excluded from future classes.” [Washington Post]

Fairfax ordinance proposal aims to protect pedestrians — “Fairfax County supervisors on April 16 are expected to set a public hearing for May 7 at 4 p.m. to discuss proposed county-code amendments aimed at protecting pedestrians from vehicles.” [Gazette Leader]

It’s Monday — Expect a predominantly sunny day with highs around 80°F and northwest winds at 6-11 mph featuring gusts up to 18 mph. The night will be mostly clear with lows near 53°F and a mild north wind at approximately 6 mph. [NWS]

Two children in critical condition after Clifton fire — “A Clifton, Virginia, father said doctors told him his two youngest sons were experiencing symptoms of brain death after being rescued from fire at the family’s home on Wednesday. Now, parents Jamey and Reina Brice are ‘praying for a miracle.'” [WTOP]