Alexandria woman dies in I-81 three-vehicle crash

An Alexandria woman has died after a three-car accident that forced parts of Interstate 81 to close Thursday morning, say Virginia State Police.

Friday - 10/19/2012, 01:19pm EDT

Fatal air crash decline presents safety challenge

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.

Friday - 10/19/2012, 11:14am EDT

Sexual assault in Alexandria, police search for suspect

A woman was sexually assaulted in Alexandria on Thursday after telling a would-be robber that she had no money, police say.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 04:25pm EDT

Clear footage shows man robbing Alexandria coffee shop (VIDEO)

Alexandria police have released surveillance footage of a suspect they say robbed a Dunkin' Donuts on Thursday morning and fled with cash.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 04:07pm EDT

Police: Man charged in killing in Alexandria

Authorities have made an arrest in connection with the killing of a 30-year-old man in Alexandria.

Tuesday - 10/09/2012, 06:22am EDT

Fairfax Co. police make arrest in Alexandria homicide

Fairfax County police have arrested Manuel F. Garces, 30, in connection with the death of Mark Earl Ives.

Monday - 10/08/2012, 12:38pm EDT

Veterinarians enlisted to help stop dog fighting

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.

Friday - 10/05/2012, 02:24pm EDT

Police investigate attempted sexual assault in Va.

Authorities are investigating the attempted sexual assault of a 23-year-old near a parkway in Alexandria.

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 12:39pm EDT

Alexandria taps canine love to help veterans

Old Town Alexandria is known for being one of the most friendly dog towns in the D.C. area. And now Old Town is mixing its love for dogs with its love for veterans.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 06:51am EDT

Coal-fired power plant in Alexandria to close

A coal-fired power plant in Alexandria that has drawn the scorn of environmentalists for decades is about to be shut down.

Sunday - 09/30/2012, 03:13pm EDT

Alexandria power plant to close for good Monday

One of the regions biggest polluters will close for good on Monday after a decade long fight over air pollution.

Sunday - 09/30/2012, 12:29pm EDT

Standoff at Va. marina resolved without incident

Police have taken a man into custody after a standoff at the Belle Haven Marina in Alexandria.

Saturday - 09/29/2012, 10:32am EDT

Man sentenced for robbing Apple trucks

A man who robbed two trucks delivering Apple products has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Friday - 09/28/2012, 05:09pm EDT

Army secretary injured in bike accident

Officials say Army Secretary John McHugh is being treated in a hospital for injuries he received in a bicycle accident but is expected to return to work soon.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 01:47am EDT

United Way names Stacey Stewart new president

United Way Worldwide has appointed Stacey Stewart as its new president of U.S. operations.

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 01:22pm EDT

Capital Bikeshare expands to Alexandria

The Capital Bikeshare program has expanded to Alexandria.

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 06:26am EDT

Judge rejects suit challenging Va. lethal injection

A judge said Wednesday that he did not need to hear any evidence before concluding that lethal injection in Virginia does not amount to practicing medicine without a license.

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 07:15pm EDT

Renoir painting found at W.Va flea market

A woman who paid $7 for a box of trinkets at a West Virginia flea market two years ago apparently acquired an original painting by French impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir without knowing it.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 03:41am EDT

Alexandria dig uncovers graves, traces of African-American community

An archaeological dig at Fort Ward Park in Alexandria has uncovered 43 unidentified graves and traces of a historic post-Civil War community.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 10:59am EDT

Landmine detection dog finds new home in Alexandria

This Iraqi dog has come a long way since his Baghdad days.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 10:50am EDT
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