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

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

Virginia man dies while swimming in Michigan lake

Authorities say an Alexandria, Va., man has died while swimming in a Traverse City-area lake in Michigan.

Saturday - 07/27/2013, 01:59pm EDT

Police ID man killed in Alexandria

Police have identified the 40-year-old man who was shot and killed Wednesday in Alexandria.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 04:37pm EDT

WTOP's Top 10: The best local brewery

The votes are tallied and the results are here. Washington's best brewery is one that serves up five fixed beers.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 08:30am EDT

H&M opens Thursday in Old Town Alexandria

Discount fashion retailer H&M opens Thursday in Old Town Alexandria, filling a space that has been vacant or under construction since Restoration Hardware closed in January 2012.

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 05:07pm EDT

Traffic relief comes for Mark Center commuters

Traffic is supposed to get moving a little faster around the Mark Center-Seminary Road area starting Monday.

Monday - 07/22/2013, 08:37am EDT

Santa celebrating Christmas in July in Alexandria

Businesses in old town Alexandria celebrating Christmas in July

Friday - 07/19/2013, 09:55am EDT

Va. mom charged for leaving infant in hot car granted bond

The Alexandria mother whose 8-month-old son died after being left in a hot car has been granted bond.

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 11:32am EDT

Va. girl's science project becomes medical advancement

Some high school science projects are simple, old favorites like the "baking soda and vinegar volcano." But sometimes a high school science project can break new ground.

Wednesday - 07/17/2013, 06:49am EDT

Taxi driver found incompetent to stand trial in shooting of Alexandria officer

A taxi driver charged with shooting an Alexandria police officer during a traffic stop has been found incompetent to stand trial.

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 11:11am EDT

Man shot in Alexandria Wednesday morning

A man was shot in Alexandria early Wednesday morning and is in critical condition, police say.

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 11:53am EDT

Huntington levee project to begin

Sunday - 07/07/2013, 02:56am EDT

Alexandria Police: Baby left in hot car dies

An 8-month-old baby has died and Alexandria police say it appears the baby was left in a parked car.

Saturday - 07/06/2013, 11:55am EDT
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