A South Carolina coroner has confirmed that former Alexandria, Va., sheriff James Dunning has died at his Hilton Head, S.C. home.
An underground cable failure is to blame for a brief power outage in Alexandria Wednesday.
If you've been affected by the derecho and heat wave, we have a beer for you.
Six days after the storm, Virginia Dominion Power crews were working Thursday afternoon to restore electricity to a half block of homes in Del Ray Alexandria. The company is working home-by- home to restore power to its customers.
Joey Chestnut won his sixth straight Fourth of July hot dog-eating contest at Coney Island, downing 68 dogs and buns on Wednesday to tie his personal best in a sweaty, gag-inducing spectacle.
Power outages and storm cleanup are forcing some camps and pools to close.
Six localities have been added to Virginia's emerald ash borer quarantine.
A Muslim convert from Brooklyn was sentenced Friday to nearly 12 years in prison for posting online threats against the creators of South Park.
The triple digit temperatures prompted some area pools to open days before their scheduled summer start.
The idea for Louise Noakes' latest art exhibit was born two years at a drag queen show she attended with her 17-year-old daughter.
An Alexandria woman will spend more than a year in prison for her role in a scheme involving Coast Guard contracts.
A bizarre backyard accident has left an Alexandria woman with severe burns.
WTOP's Kristi King reports from Alexandria.
The host of "America's Most Wanted" offers parents some straight-forward advice to help keep their children safe.
The ramp near the Mark Center in Alexandria would have "no significant" environmental impact on the area around Interstate 395.
Two former members of the Alexandria City Council and two incumbents are among the six winners of the Democratic primary for spots on the council, according to unofficial election results.
The man charged with driving under the influence before hitting and killing an 8-year-old boy and severely injuring his mother was found guilty on all counts by a Virginia Circuit Court judge Wednesday.
To mark one of those big "0" birthdays, WTOP's Paula Wolfson has decided to run the Marine Corps Marathon. She will be sharing her journey along the way in a series of blog posts.
Firefighters in Alexandria are at the scene of a two-alarm blaze that broke out a commercial building near the Van Dorn Street Metro station.
New U.S. Census data suggest some areas in the D.C. region are doing better than others.
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