From the shelter to the force: Alexandria's new K-9 officer's story

Alexandria Police have a new gal on the force: A K9 named Zara who graduated Wednesday from patrol training. But her journey started in what seems like a world away, at a nearby shelter.

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 03:03pm EDT

Attorney wants $54,000 in fees in gun law dispute

An attorney who successfully argued a lawsuit challenging the District of Columbia's ban on carrying handguns outside a home or office is asking for a court order requiring the city pay him more than $54,000 for his work.

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 12:35pm EDT

Man charged for attempted Alexandria rape

A 44-year-old man was charged with attempted rape and burglary after breaking into an Alexandria home on Saturday and trying to rape a woman sleeping inside.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 05:10pm EDT

Telecommuting infractions found in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office had an award-winning telecommuting program, but an internal investigation showed employees lied about the hours they worked, according to The Washington Post.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 08:38am EDT

PX's Todd Thrasher mixes it up with Parisian bartender to boost Alexandria tourism

The city of Alexandria has its eye on French tourists, and tourism officials think they've found the perfect way to welcome them with a cocktail, of course.

Monday - 08/04/2014, 05:18am EDT

Man struck, killed on Metro tracks in Va.

A man was killed on the Blue Line tracks in Alexandria early Saturday.

Saturday - 08/02/2014, 07:05am EDT

Alexandria police seek missing man

The Alexandria police are seeking the public's help in finding a man who has been missing since Saturday.

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 12:41am EDT

Wegmans plans 10 new supermarkets in 5 states

Rochester-based Wegmans plans 10 new supermarkets in 5 states; upgrades continue in New York

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 11:37am EDT

British man charged in government computer hacking

A British man has been charged with hacking into computers belonging to the Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Sentencing Commission and an FBI laboratory, among others.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 02:23pm EDT

Alexandria man charged with assaulting woman inside pharmacy

An Alexandria man is in jail on charges that he tried to remove a woman's underwear while inside a CVS/Pharmacy Wednesday.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 11:23pm EDT

Mental health classes teach value of early intervention

The mental health first-aid program was first researched and launched in Australia, and has been in the U.S. for the last 4 to 5 years. Rhonda Williams, a licensed clinical social worker, is one of the mental health first-aid instructors for the City of Alexandria. She says the city has been offering the mental health first-aid classes for about two years.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:59am EDT

First dog day care and dog spas... And now dog gyms? (Video)

The D.C. region's dogs want for little, between doggy spa days and organic, artisan dog food. Now, if they've had a few too many truffle mac-n-cheese treats, there's a place they can go to get in shape.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 06:45am EDT

'Kidical Mass' bike movement gains momentum

In Virginia, there isn't as much as backlash to Courtland Milloy's column.

Sunday - 07/20/2014, 08:53pm EDT

Metroway buses will connect Alexandria and Arlington

The new buses will connect the Braddock Road and Crystal City Metro stations with multiple stops between the two.

Friday - 07/18/2014, 08:07am EDT

Confirmed: Alexandria's waterfront hotel will be an Indigo Hotel

We now have a final answer on what flag will fly on Alexandria's first waterfront hotel. The Carr Hospitality-owned hotel will be a Hotel Indigo, a brand from the InterContinental Hotels Group.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 04:13pm EDT

Giant to offer Alexandria woman's organic children's foods

If you shop at Giant, you'll soon see a new organic food option for children in the frozen food aisle.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 09:34am EDT

Loudoun Co. trial date set for Severance

Charles Severance, the Virginia man who is the focus of three homicide investigations in Alexandria, will face a two-day jury trial for unrelated gun charges in Loudoun County this fall.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 03:49pm EDT

Charles Severance indicted on weapons charge

A Loudoun County Grand Jury has indicted Charles Severance for possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, says the Commonwealths Attorney's office in the county.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 04:44pm EDT

Fireworks fix? More than one area show in the area tonight

Area residents and visitors will get plenty of opportunity to see fireworks tonight -- on either side of the river.

Saturday - 07/12/2014, 04:07am EDT
Listen

Arlington releases streetcar videos as Rt. 1 busway nears opening

A new rapid busway is set to open next month that will give Arlington and Alexander commuters an alternate to driving U.S. Route 1. Meanwhile Arlington continues to defends its planned Columbia Pike streetcar line.

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 01:12pm EDT
  •  
  • 2
  •