Screwup temporarily kills Alexandria utility tax increase

There has been a bit of a surprise for Alexandria residents: A utility tax hike passed by the city council in June has not been collected for the last two months.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 06:00am EDT

Students get spruced up for school

Dozens of school kids got a fresh haircut and some school supplies before their summer break ends Labor Day weekend. Area barbers, stylists and firefighters volunteered Monday at the Charles Houston Recreation Center.

Monday - 08/26/2013, 01:24pm EDT

Baking program helps former prisoners reclaim life

Two Alexandria women, who are friends and running partners, cooked up an idea that is giving women who are getting out of jail a second chance.

Sunday - 08/25/2013, 10:37am EDT

Man, 54, dead after Fairfax Co. fire

A 54-year-old man is dead after a townhouse fire Thursday night in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 12:41pm EDT

FBI: 'Beacon Hill Bandit' robbed same Alexandria bank four times

The FBI is looking for a man they believe is responsible for robbing the same Alexandria bank four times.

Thursday - 08/22/2013, 11:00am EDT

No-fly-list challenge back in Virginia court

No-fly-list challenge back in court 2 years later; Va. man still barred from travel

Friday - 08/16/2013, 04:58pm EDT

Embattled Va. gov. wraps up 7-day legacy tour in Leesburg

Virginia's embattled governor has just four and a half months left in his term. He's under fire for the gift and loan scandal. But he's been touring the state touting the accomplishments of his administration over the last three and half years.

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 05:25pm EDT

FBI says it can't reinstate agent until 2015

FBI: Va. man who won discrimination suit can't be reinstated till 2015 because of budget cuts

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 06:29am EDT

Va. woman takes a chance and wins $1M

A Virginia woman thinks she might take a long weekend vacation after becoming $1 million richer.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 03:50pm EDT

Sheriff's deputy indicted in murder

An Arlington County sheriff's deputy has been indicted on one count of murder for the killing of a 22-year-old man in May.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 02:45pm EDT

Shelters sweat the summer with cat surplus

Apparently, summer is that time of year when cat owners tell their felines, "It's not you, it's me," and surrender them to shelters.

Friday - 08/09/2013, 09:23am EDT

JM Zell weighs hotel plans with National Science Foundation on its way to Alexandria

JM Zell Partners Ltd. is studying plans to build a 240-room hotel at its Carlyle Plaza development in Alexandria that could stand to benefit from the National Science Foundation's planned relocation from Ballston to the city in 2017.

Thursday - 08/08/2013, 02:46pm EDT

Potomac ferry service idea resurfaces

If you could, would you ditch the car and take a boat to work? A commuter ferry on the Potomac River for passengers only is being considered once again and this time there may be money to operate it.

Thursday - 08/08/2013, 05:32am EDT

Murder trial of Va. sheriff's deputy goes to grand jury

The murder case against an Arlington County Sheriff's deputy will go to a grand jury.

Tuesday - 08/06/2013, 04:25pm EDT

Va. students win national science competition (Video)

Two northern Virginia schools can now boast winners of a major student science competition.

Saturday - 08/03/2013, 12:11pm EDT

Back to school: Classes start for some Alexandria City Public Schools students

As 1,500 Alexandria City Public Schools' students head back to class Thursday, other schools in the D.C. area cling to what little bit of summer they have left.

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 10:02am EDT

2 delegates call for tightening Va. ethics laws

With Gov. Bob McDonnell embroiled in an ethics scandal over gifts he and his family accepted, Virginia lawmakers are talking about how rules governing gifts to politicians should be strengthened.

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 06:54pm EDT
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Gov't employee cleared in deadly Zimbabwe crash

A U.S. government employee who struck and killed a man while driving in Zimbabwe in 2008 has been cleared of the only charge he faced.

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 04:18pm EDT

Va. man on trial in 2008 Zimbabwe vehicle accident

Va. man on trial in Va. for 2008 vehicle accident in Zimbabwe that left man dead

Monday - 07/29/2013, 05:50pm EDT

Va. man who drowned in Mich. lake is named

Authorities release name of northern Virginia man who drowned in Michigan lake

Monday - 07/29/2013, 02:40pm EDT
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