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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A man was killed on the Blue Line tracks in Alexandria early Saturday.
The Alexandria police are seeking the public's help in finding a man who has been missing since Saturday.
Rochester-based Wegmans plans 10 new supermarkets in 5 states; upgrades continue in New York
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.
An Alexandria man is in jail on charges that he tried to remove a woman's underwear while inside a CVS/Pharmacy Wednesday.
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.
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.
In Virginia, there isn't as much as backlash to Courtland Milloy's column.
The new buses will connect the Braddock Road and Crystal City Metro stations with multiple stops between the two.
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.
If you shop at Giant, you'll soon see a new organic food option for children in the frozen food aisle.
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.
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.
Area residents and visitors will get plenty of opportunity to see fireworks tonight -- on either side of the river.
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.
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