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.
Some residents in the Groveton neighborhood of Alexandria are still without water after 12 hours.
A Florida man was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for running a Ponzi scheme that swindled hundreds of victims out of $8 million.
During the first three months of this year, more than 3,200 red-light fines have been handed out at the city's three red-light intersections.
A redevelopment plan in a neighborhood that has had a lot of changes lately may be catching some local residents by surprise.
How many pets are too many? In Alexandria, there's a legal limit to the number of pets residents can have.
Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille is one of the strongest supporters of a plan that would increase allowable density at three sites along the waterfront. He dismisses criticism that the plan is a threat to the health of the Potomac River.
Alexandria, Va., is having a love affair with books.
The Alexandria City Council has approved a far-reaching plan to redevelop the Beauregard area.
Alexandria's Planning Commission approved Wednesday what's known as the Beauregard Small Area Plan, after a public hearing where many residents begged them to reconsider.
Four Virginia cities have been recognized for encouraging children to play.
More than $16 million in federal funding has been awarded to eight Virginia community health centers to help pay for capital improvements.
Prince George's County police say a man accused in the fatal shooting of a northern Virginia activist is responsible for two other killings.
A former employee of Marriott International has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for embezzling money from the hotel chain.
A former Louisiana congressman who infamously was caught with $90,000 in cash hidden in his freezer will have to begin serving a 13-year bribery sentence within the next two weeks, a judge ruled Friday.
A northern Virginia electrician was sentenced 12 years in prison Friday for producing an online propaganda video at the behest of a militant Pakistani group designated a terrorist organization by the U.S. government.
Police have arrested a 23-year-old man suspected in the abduction and assault of two women who were on an apartment hunt in Alexandria Tuesday evening.
From the carpet and walls to the chairs and tables, almost every aspect of Walker's Grille restaurant was designed with an eye to efficiency and sustainability.
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