Your tax dollars pay for public schools and two new reports are shedding some light on cases where those dollars may not be watched closely enough.
By the time the suspect in an alleged bomb plot against the U.S. Capitol was arrested in a parking lot, wearing what he thought was an explosive-laden suicide vest, he had been living illegally in the United States for 12 years.
When it comes to oysters, Severn Inn customers want them local, and they want them salty.
A bald eagle found last weekend by Metro tracks near the Van Dorn Street station has been euthanized.
Donna Gray, who rode a float at the parade, says she thought it was a good idea to hold the parade almost two weeks before the official holiday.
The women with "broken" hearts could not be a more diverse bunch. And yet their common illness binds them together.
Lenny Harris might have lived if he hadn't recognized one of the men robbing him, according to one of the three men arrested in his murder.
Prospects are not good for the injured bald eagle rescued from Metro's Blue Line tracks near the Van Dorn Metro station.
The woman, who has not been identified by police, was sitting in her bedroom in the 8000 block of Russell Road near Huntley Meadows Park in Alexandria last Sunday evening. She got up from her bed where she was watching TV after she heard one of her windows smash out.
More than a dozen Virginia localities are receiving state grants to encourage students to walk or ride bicycles to schools.
Police in Alexandria, Va. say the man assaulted a 16-year-old girl Monday, Feb. 20 just after 8 p.m.
President Washington used to cut the ice for his recipe from the frozen Potomac River.
Three days of festivities kicked off at Mount Vernon with a hoecake cookoff on Saturday -- all in honor of George Washington's 280th birthday.
Responding to a complaint of high weeds, the city sent inmates on work detail to mow property in Denbigh in the summer of 2010. Then the city found out that the land was protected wetlands.
Emergency responders from around the country are in Alexandria for the funeral of Joshua Weissman who died a day after falling from Interstate 395 into Four Mile Run Creek. Schools in Alexandria dismissed early Thursday because of the traffic impact.
Naming a boat brings out an owner's creativity.
The case against a man accused of a drunken driving crash in Alexandria last month which killed a little boy and seriously injured the boy's mother has been referred to the grand jury.
Fire departments staged a salute to fallen firefighter Joshua Weissman Sunday morning, as his body was taken to the funeral home.
An Alexandria paramedic died Thursday after falling 30 feet into Four Mile Run Creek. The paramedic fell as he climbed over concrete barriers separating the main lanes of Interstate 395 from the HOV lanes.
Lenwood "Lenny" Harris, the Alexandria activist whose body was found in a Fort Washington well, died of a gunshot wound, Prince George's County Police said during a news conference Monday.
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