William Aramony, who led the United Way of America for decades before leaving in disgrace and serving a six-year sentence on fraud charges, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 84.
The Virginia Department of Transportation is looking to shorten the life span of some transportation projects by having the same contractor design and build the projects.
The company building the new High Occupancy Toll lanes on the Capital Beltway is taking steps now to combat drivers who will try to cheat the system.
More than 100 volunteers gathered Saturday to help nearly 100 low-income families, veterans and the elderly get their homes ready for the winter.
Federal prosecutors are again trying to persuade a judge to keep a Virginia man accused of acting as a Syrian spy in jail while he awaits trial.
A once-popular Alexandria restaurant could reopen as two different food joints -- a restaurant that features American cuisine with Southern flair and a hot dog joint that sells early morning beignets.
Angella Reid was fixing Christmas dinner when the phone rang. It was her boss at Jamaica's Half Moon resort calling to say that a key staff member hadn't showed up for work and Reid needed to fill in.
Authorities in Alexandria are investigating the shooting death of a 40-year-old man, the city's first homicide of the year.
The acting City Manager Bruce Johnson says operating costs are expected to go up by $24 million dollars, but revenue projections fall $10 million short.
Three communities in the D.C. area are being honored for being among the 100 best for young people.
Last year, when the first George Washington Rye Whiskey was made available for sale to the public, it sold it out in a matter of hours.
After successful launches in Arlington and the District, the City of Alexandria has voted to bring Capital Bikeshare into town.
A re-creation of the Godspeed ship -- one of three that brought American's first colonists to Virginia in 1607 -- is anchored along the Old Town Alexandria waterfront near Founders Park.
The Alexandria Courthouse and several Old Town businesses are closed due to a power outage caused by a fire early Thursday morning that damaged Dominion Virginia Power's equipment and underground cables.
King Street in Alexandria, U Street in NW D.C. and Davis Street in Culpeper, Va. have been recognized by the American Planning Association's in the list of 10 great streets of 2011.
Lending her support to Breast Cancer Awareness month, actress Jennifer Aniston listened to breast cancer survivors share stories of early diagnosis and treatment while touring a new cancer center just outside of Washington.
It's less than a month until voters choose a new general assembly and much of northern Virginia has become key battlegrounds for candidates.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are at a celebratory dinner marking their wedding anniversary.
Capital Bikeshare just celebrated it's first birthday and its 1 millionth ride, is widely popular in the District and Arlington, is spreading to Rockville and could soon be coming to Alexandria.
Those slug lines that work so well for so many commuters in Northern Virginia could become a partial solution to BRAC traffic headaches.
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