It's been a long and contentious road, but after more than two years a controversial waterfront plan in Alexandria was approved Saturday night.
WTOP's Neal Augenstein reports
Many listeners contacted WTOP asking how they could help the family of an 8-year-old boy who was killed by a drunk driver on Sunday.
Political maneuvers by an Alexandria community group could delay a city vote this weekend on complex plans to redevelop a historic stretch of the Potomac riverfront.
A Metro revenue technician and a Metro police officer face charges of conspiring to steal tens of thousands, possibly hundreds of thousands of dollars, in Metro fares.
Some local hotels and bed and breakfasts are on TripAdvisor's 10th annual rankings.
The man charged with driving under the influence before hitting and killing an 8-year-old boy and severely injuring his mother told police he had been drinking for five hours before the crash.
An 8-year-old boy standing on the side of the road was killed when he was hit by a car Sunday afternoon, and a 22-year-old driver has been charged in his death.
First Lady Michelle Obama is planning to bust out some random dance moves at a Northern Virginia high school.
A convicted Internet pirate with a penchant for speaking out about her perceived persecution by federal prosecutors may find herself going to prison sooner than she expected.
Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., predicts the move of thousands of Defense Department jobs from Crystal City (near plenty of transit options) to Alexandria's Mark Center (where public transportation is scarce) would create a traffic catastrophe.
There will be one less place to cozy up and catch a movie as a landmark theater prepares to close forever.
Similar to real estate, location is hugely important when it comes to finding that special someone. And for those living the D.C. metro region, you're already ahead of the curve.
A body found near the Belle Haven Marina in the Potomac River Monday morning is that of a 23-year-old Alexandria man, Fairfax County police say.
Schoolchildren in three Maryland counties that are in the Washington metro area aren't getting the day off Monday, despite it being a federal holiday and many local and government offices being closed.
There are some big celebrations coming up for "First Night" this year but one of the biggest has a big change -- no fireworks.
Artfully Chocolate will close its Logan Circle storefront, its owner said via e-mail blast.
Sing it with us: "It's the most wonderful time of the year... With the kids jingle-belling and brewers all crafting great holiday beeeeeeeers...."
Authorities say a 21-year-old Alexandria man has been convicted in the fatal shooting of a University of Maryland University College student.
Plans to redevelop the popular waterfront in Alexandria continue to spark controversy, even as publication of a report recommends more study.