The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office says its productivity largely held up when agencies in the Washington area were closed for two days because of Hurricane Sandy.
A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to sex trafficking a 15-year-old runaway.
Democrats swept the city council member election in Alexandria, Va. Tuesday night.
The federal government has joined a whistleblower's lawsuit against a major defense contractor in Iraq.
What your pet and you need to know before heading to an emergency shelter
The Potomac River spilled from its banks and caused minor flooding in Old Town Alexandria.
An Alexandria apartment building had its roof torn open by strong winds from superstorm Sandy, and the city is bracing for possible flooding in Old Town.
Given the potential for heavy rain, the city of Alexandria is warning residents and local businesses to prepare for possible flooding.
A life-sized stuffed goat that has been a fixture at U.S. Naval Academy football games has been stolen.
An Alexandria man is missing from his home and Virginia State Police say he could be in danger.
A 22-year-old woman with impaired mental capabilities is missing again.
There could be some sleepless nights ahead for people who live within a few miles of the railroad tracks in Virginia.
An Alexandria woman has died after a three-car accident that forced parts of Interstate 81 to close Thursday morning, say Virginia State Police.
It's been 43 months since the last deadly airline crash in the United States, the longest period without a fatal domestic accident since commercial aviation expanded after World War II. That sounds like unvarnished good news, but one consequence of having such a remarkable record is that it's difficult to justify imposing costly new safety rules on the economically fragile industry.
A woman was sexually assaulted in Alexandria on Thursday after telling a would-be robber that she had no money, police say.
Alexandria police have released surveillance footage of a suspect they say robbed a Dunkin' Donuts on Thursday morning and fled with cash.
Authorities have made an arrest in connection with the killing of a 30-year-old man in Alexandria.
Fairfax County police have arrested Manuel F. Garces, 30, in connection with the death of Mark Earl Ives.
Patrick Cole cradles the scarred head of Popeye, a 13-year-old coal black pit bull who was seized as part of a suspected dog-fighting ring.
Authorities are investigating the attempted sexual assault of a 23-year-old near a parkway in Alexandria.
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