Former CFO at Taylor Bean pleads guilty

The chief financial officer of what had been one of the nation's largest private mortgage companies has pleaded guilty to his role in a $3 billion fraud scheme.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 01:38pm EDT

Metro workers to plead guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands

Two former Metro workers accused of stealing potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars in coins from fare card machines are scheduled to enter guilty pleas in federal court.

Monday - 03/19/2012, 09:05am EDT

Leaving a pet in a hot car now comes with a fine in Alexandria

The Alexandria City Council passed an ordinance in November that bans animals from being left in vehicles when the outside temperature reaches 70 degrees or above.

Sunday - 03/18/2012, 01:42pm EDT

Red light cameras net hundreds of thousands in Alexandria

Red light camera programs are not without controversy, but after seven months since the program began in Alexandria, the results are in.

Saturday - 03/17/2012, 04:58pm EDT

Judge rejects lawsuit over Alexandria's waterfront

A judge has rejected an attempt to halt Alexandria's waterfront redevelopment plan for sites along the Potomac River.

Saturday - 03/17/2012, 11:45am EDT

Driver indicted in killing of boy, maiming of mom

Victor Aldana has been indicted on a charge of aggravated involuntary manslaughter and three other counts for allegedly hitting and killing an 8-year-old boy and severely injuring his mother while the two were walking near Landmark Mall.

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 09:23am EDT

Lack of oversight found in area schools spending

Your tax dollars pay for public schools and two new reports are shedding some light on cases where those dollars may not be watched closely enough.

Sunday - 03/11/2012, 09:01am EDT

Immigrants with long-expired visas tough to track

By the time the suspect in an alleged bomb plot against the U.S. Capitol was arrested in a parking lot, wearing what he thought was an explosive-laden suicide vest, he had been living illegally in the United States for 12 years.

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 04:26am EST

Oyster farming links Va. company to Annapolis

When it comes to oysters, Severn Inn customers want them local, and they want them salty.

Monday - 03/05/2012, 05:44pm EST

Injured bald eagle found near Va. Metro euthanized

A bald eagle found last weekend by Metro tracks near the Van Dorn Street station has been euthanized.

Sunday - 03/04/2012, 03:36pm EST

St. Patrick's Day comes early with Alex. parade (VIDEO)

Donna Gray, who rode a float at the parade, says she thought it was a good idea to hold the parade almost two weeks before the official holiday.

Sunday - 03/04/2012, 12:38pm EST

Heart disease survivors form 'sisterhood'

The women with "broken" hearts could not be a more diverse bunch. And yet their common illness binds them together.

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 06:43am EST

Suspect in murder of Alexandria activist held without bond

Lenny Harris might have lived if he hadn't recognized one of the men robbing him, according to one of the three men arrested in his murder.

Tuesday - 02/28/2012, 02:23pm EST

Prospects not good for rescued eagle

Prospects are not good for the injured bald eagle rescued from Metro's Blue Line tracks near the Van Dorn Metro station.

Tuesday - 02/28/2012, 07:26am EST

Man breaks into Va. 82-year-old's bedroom, steals phone, Firebird

The woman, who has not been identified by police, was sitting in her bedroom in the 8000 block of Russell Road near Huntley Meadows Park in Alexandria last Sunday evening. She got up from her bed where she was watching TV after she heard one of her windows smash out.

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 10:55am EST

18 Va. localities get school route grants

More than a dozen Virginia localities are receiving state grants to encourage students to walk or ride bicycles to schools.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 12:37pm EST

Alexandria police searching for assault suspect

Police in Alexandria, Va. say the man assaulted a 16-year-old girl Monday, Feb. 20 just after 8 p.m.

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 02:56pm EST

The original Ben & Jerry's courtesy of George Washington

President Washington used to cut the ice for his recipe from the frozen Potomac River.

Monday - 02/20/2012, 11:19am EST

Mount Vernon hoecakes cookout celebrates Washington's birthday

Three days of festivities kicked off at Mount Vernon with a hoecake cookoff on Saturday -- all in honor of George Washington's 280th birthday.

Saturday - 02/18/2012, 03:16pm EST

Mistaken mow job costs Va city nearly $1 million

Responding to a complaint of high weeds, the city sent inmates on work detail to mow property in Denbigh in the summer of 2010. Then the city found out that the land was protected wetlands.

Friday - 02/17/2012, 11:00am EST
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