Smithsonian to reopen 1 of Mall's oldest buildings

The Smithsonian Institution announced plans Wednesday to create an innovation pavilion with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 04:35pm EST

Ex-Marine who shot at Pentagon to be sentenced

A schizophrenic ex-Marine convicted of shooting at the Pentagon and other military targets is slated to learn whether he will spend the next 25 years in prison.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 04:55am EST

Idaho senator pleads guilty to DWI charge in Va.

U.S. Sen. Michael Crapo pleaded guilty Friday to a charge of driving while intoxicated and then apologized for his actions and asked forgiveness from his constituents.

Friday - 01/04/2013, 04:08pm EST

APNewsBreak: Sen. Crapo won't fight DUI charge

U.S. Sen. Michael Crapo, the Idaho Republican arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, doesn't plan to fight the charges when he appears in court in January, a spokesman said Friday.

Saturday - 12/29/2012, 08:04am EST

Senator admitted to drinking vodka before DWI arrest

A U.S. senator pulled over in Alexandria for drunk driving may have consumed vodka before he got behind the wheel.

Wednesday - 12/26/2012, 04:36pm EST

DUI charge: Jan. 4 court date for Idaho Sen. Crapo

A conservative U.S. senator from Idaho who has said he doesn't drink because of his Mormon faith has been charged with drunken driving.

Monday - 12/24/2012, 05:30am EST

2 police cars stolen off street in Alexandria

Alexandria police say two marked police cars were stolen off the streets on two consecutive nights, and detectives are trying to determine if the thefts are related.

Tuesday - 12/18/2012, 10:48am EST

Pedestrian killed crossing Braddock Road in Alexandria Friday

A man was killed Friday morning while crossing Braddock Road in Alexandria, shutting down the road for several hours

Friday - 12/14/2012, 10:01am EST

Hobbits welcome to 'eat, drink and be merry' at Bilbo Baggins

Bilbo Baggins, which serves dishes like Frodo's French Toast, Gandalf's Pie and Green Dragon Pizza, expects a big crowd this weekend for the premiere of Peter Jackson's film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey."

Friday - 12/14/2012, 05:53am EST

Charges filed in beating death of Alexandria man

A Pennsylvania man was charged with criminally negligent homicide in the death of 26-year-old Sean Sumner of Alexandria, Va.

Wednesday - 12/12/2012, 09:20pm EST

Alexandria likely to end high school rankings

Alexandria City Public Schools will likely eliminate high school class rankings, joining the area's larger school systems.

Sunday - 12/09/2012, 06:41pm EST

Police: Jogger assaulted, robbed by women in Fairfax County park

A woman jogging in a northern Virginia park was assaulted and robbed by two other women, Fairfax County police say.

Friday - 12/07/2012, 12:39pm EST

Police: Franconia man kills his roommate

A 32-year-old man was killed Friday morning, Nov. 30, on the 6000 block of Hydrangea Drive in Alexandria, Va.

Saturday - 12/01/2012, 08:21pm EST

35+ boats expected for holiday parade on Potomac

Boats decorated in holiday lights will be floating down the Potomac River during the Holiday Boat Parade of Lights.

Friday - 11/30/2012, 05:55am EST

Alexandria Deputy Police Chief taking job in NC

He's spent 25 years working for Alexandria's police department, but now Deputy Police Chief Hassan Aden is leaving for a job in North Carolina.

Sunday - 11/25/2012, 04:41pm EST

Animal shelters offer Black Friday bargains for furry friends

Malls weren't the only places offering bargains this Black Friday. Local animal shelters also capitalized on the shopping hype and offered deals on pets.

Friday - 11/23/2012, 08:53pm EST

Teens steal Rolex watches from Alexandria jeweler (VIDEO)

Alexandria police are looking for two teens who stole three Rolex watches worth more than $37,000 from King's Jewelry in September.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 03:13pm EST

George Washington Parkway reopens after fatal accident

The George Washington Parkway was shut down for several hours in Alexandria, Va., following a fatal crash Monday morning.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 11:52am EST

Alexandria studies 3 sites for Metro station

Alexandria is studying the visual impacts of building a new Metrorail station in the Potomac Yard area with balloon tests at proposed sites over the next several weeks.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 10:35am EST

Moran exits as Va. Democratic party chairman

Former gubernatorial candidate Brian Moran has stepped down as chair of the Democratic Party of Virginia.

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 08:50pm EST
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