Animal Welfare League of Alexandria hosts third annual Mardi Growl

A masked, bead-bedecked and boa-clad crowd celebrated the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria celebrated the third annual Mardi Growl.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 01:08pm EDT

Fundraiser for injured Alexandria police officer raises 75k

Community members and friends of Alexandria Officer Peter Laboy, shot in the head two weeks ago, raised more than $75,000 at a weekend fundraiser for his family.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 11:40am EDT
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Despite strides, Northern Virginia still grappling with homelessness

Despite improvements, thousands remain on the streets in Northern Virginia. WTOP takes an in-depth look into how some counties are addressing the issue.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 07:31am EDT
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Alexandria divided over fate of warehouses

Real estate broker Studley Inc. has been hired to sell two warehouses in Alexandria, Robinson Terminal North and South.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 06:50am EDT

Alexandria restaurant hosting fundraiser for injured officer

A popular restaurant is hosting a fundraiser for Alexandria Police Officer Peter Laboy, who was shot in the head in February.

Sunday - 03/10/2013, 02:01pm EDT

Raise a pint at Port City Brewing to help Alexandria officer

Raise a frosty glass of beer at Port City Brewing Saturday and help Peter Laboy, the Alexandria motorcycle officer who was shot in the head last month.

Saturday - 03/09/2013, 10:50am EST

Alexandria residents worry about toxin release at Express Lanes ramp

A citizens association says the release of nitrogen dioxide from cars will pose a health risk to 75,000 Alexandria and Fairfax County residents if a new flyover ramp for the Interstate 95 Express Lanes is built.

Friday - 03/08/2013, 07:10am EST

Wife of shot Va. officer: He's eating and responding to questions

Police are uncovering new details in the shooting that has left Alexandria police officer Peter Laboy in critical condition.

Thursday - 03/07/2013, 01:16pm EST

Fugitive arrested, charged with credit fraud

A man accused of leading a fraud scheme that caused $13 million in losses has been returned to the United States after four years as a fugitive.

Saturday - 03/02/2013, 06:19am EST

'Remarkable' Alexandria officer is alive after shot to head

The next two to three days will be critical for the Alexandria motorcycle officer who was shot in the head during a traffic stop Wednesday, says the chief medical officer at Medstar Washington Hospital Center.

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 11:02am EST
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Toy gun charges dropped in Va. school bus case

Prosecutors drop toy gun charges filed against Virginia school bus rider

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 07:49am EST

1 dead in police-involved shooting in Alexandria

Police fatally shot a person after responding to a call about a domestic disturbance at a townhouse in Alexandria.

Tuesday - 02/19/2013, 07:10pm EST

Alexandria celebrates George Washington's birthday with a parade

It's the 281st anniversary of George Washington's birth. The parade starts at 1 p.m. Monday.

Monday - 02/18/2013, 10:05am EST

1 arrested in Metro car theft, chase

The driver of a car stolen from a Prince George's County Metro station led police on a short chase through Alexandria Saturday morning and police are still looking for the driver.

Saturday - 02/16/2013, 09:31pm EST

Mayor seeks new chapter in Alexandria waterfront battle

Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille hopes to obtain a super majority vote on an amendment to the waterfront blueprint and rebuff several lawsuits that have stalled the plan.

Friday - 02/15/2013, 08:52pm EST

94-year-old man's death ruled homicide

Police in Alexandria are investigating what they call the "suspicious death" of a 94-year-old man found Wednesday evening.

Thursday - 02/14/2013, 04:30pm EST

Va. deputy sheriff kills alleged burglar inside his home

An Alexandria, Va. deputy sheriff shot and killed an alleged burglary suspect Monday night after finding the man inside his home, officials say.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 05:38pm EST

Va. man struck and killed by Amtrak train identified

Fairfax County police have identified the man struck and killed by an Amtrak train Thursday as 64-year-old Richard Anderson of the North Springfield area.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 10:08am EST

Alexandria fire department to honor late paramedic

Alexandria fire department to honor late paramedic on anniversary of his death

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 11:12am EST

Curious plaque tells forgotten story

The familiar brick sidewalks of Old Town Alexandria served as the backdrop to a bit of American history you may not be familiar with and a curious plaque hidden in plain sight reminds passersby of at least part of the story.

Saturday - 02/02/2013, 08:18pm EST
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