Segways help wounded vets take a step up

They'd no doubt taken more difficult steps since being wounded, but 36 injured veterans are taking their first strides toward regaining some mobility - learning how to operate Segways.

Monday - 05/20/2013, 01:25pm EDT

Va. postal official sentenced for taking bribes

A former U.S. Postal Service official has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for accepting bribes to help a Maryland company contracts.

Friday - 05/17/2013, 04:47pm EDT

$1M Powerball ticket sold in Christiansburg

The Virginia Lottery says someone bought a $1 million Powerball ticket in Christiansburg.

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 04:09pm EDT

Prom nominations cause controversy at Alexandria high school (Video)

A twist on typical prom honors is causing controversy at a local high school.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 10:11am EDT

Bittersweet Cafe owner plans market, restaurant for Alexandria waterfront

fter owning Bittersweet Cafe in Old Town Alexandria for the past three decades and living in the city for longer than that Jody Manor decided it was time to do something about its hidden gem: the waterfront.

Monday - 05/13/2013, 04:32pm EDT

Assault and robbery at Alexandria McDonald's

Fairfax County police are looking for suspects involved in an assault and robbery Wednesday evening at an Alexandria McDonald's.

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 03:17pm EDT

Mayor irate over rail yard expansion plan

A transportation company's plans to expand operations at a rail yard in Alexandria have triggered a firestorm of opposition.

Wednesday - 05/08/2013, 09:36am EDT

'Nashville' star returns to his Va. roots to help college fund

An Alexandria high school is getting a boost from an alum who happens to be a celebrity. Charles "Chip" Esten, who plays Deacon Claybourne on the ABC show "Nashville," returned to his hometown this weekend to play at a fundraiser for his alma mater T.C. Williams High School.

Tuesday - 05/07/2013, 10:46am EDT
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Boy, 4, killed after being struck in Alexandria

Boy, 4, dies after being struck in Alexandria, mom also injured

Saturday - 05/04/2013, 05:30pm EDT

Trash can be turned into car energy

If one man's trash is another man's treasure, what about taking that trash and using it to power a car?

Sunday - 04/28/2013, 09:42am EDT

Rebuilding homes brings neighborhoods together

More than 600 volunteers with "Rebuilding Together Alexandria" repaired windows, replaced doors, even planted vegetable gardens for dozens of Alexandria homeowners who need help.

Saturday - 04/27/2013, 02:30pm EDT

Alexandria group wants I-95 ramp delayed

Virginia's transportation secretary met with a group calling for a delay to a ramp that will end the Interstate 95 HOT Lanes in Alexandria.

Saturday - 04/27/2013, 07:01am EDT

Va. man charged with producing child pornography

Prosecutors say a Springfield man has been charged with recording video chats of underage boys performing sex acts.

Friday - 04/26/2013, 07:44pm EDT

A sushi bar fit for adults

A new sushi restaurant opening in Alexandria's Del Ray neighborhood is catering to a crowd of a certain age.

Friday - 04/26/2013, 07:19am EDT

Every drop of water counts at Alexandria Earth Day event

Alexandria celebrates Earth Day with a fashion show, water exhibits and beautiful weather.

Saturday - 04/20/2013, 06:46pm EDT

Spring2Action Day offers donations to Boston (VIDEO)

Following the Boston Marathon bombings, people across the country are asking how they can help victims and the city of Boston recover.

Wednesday - 04/17/2013, 05:07am EDT

Controversial Beauregard redevelopment gains Alexandria approval

A redevelopment project that could take 30 years to implement and could displace more than 8,000 people, was approved by the Alexandria City Council.

Sunday - 04/14/2013, 11:53am EDT

Grand jury to hear evidence in Laboy case

The Woodbridge man charged with shooting an Alexandria Police officer was in court Wednesday for a preliminary hearing. A judge has sent the case to a grand jury to determine whether he should be formally charged in the case.

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 06:42pm EDT
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Judge will determine Renoir painting's owner

Judge will determine Renoir painting's rightful owner; Va. woman says she bought it for $7

Friday - 04/05/2013, 03:10pm EDT

New Telegraph Road interchange promises to ease congestion

Work is now finished on a new interchange at Telegraph Road, the final step in the decade-long Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project.

Friday - 04/05/2013, 05:56am EDT
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