More than a dozen Virginia localities are receiving state grants to encourage students to walk or ride bicycles to schools.
Police in Alexandria, Va. say the man assaulted a 16-year-old girl Monday, Feb. 20 just after 8 p.m.
President Washington used to cut the ice for his recipe from the frozen Potomac River.
Three days of festivities kicked off at Mount Vernon with a hoecake cookoff on Saturday -- all in honor of George Washington's 280th birthday.
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.
Emergency responders from around the country are in Alexandria for the funeral of Joshua Weissman who died a day after falling from Interstate 395 into Four Mile Run Creek. Schools in Alexandria dismissed early Thursday because of the traffic impact.
Naming a boat brings out an owner's creativity.
The case against a man accused of a drunken driving crash in Alexandria last month which killed a little boy and seriously injured the boy's mother has been referred to the grand jury.
Fire departments staged a salute to fallen firefighter Joshua Weissman Sunday morning, as his body was taken to the funeral home.
An Alexandria paramedic died Thursday after falling 30 feet into Four Mile Run Creek. The paramedic fell as he climbed over concrete barriers separating the main lanes of Interstate 395 from the HOV lanes.
Lenwood "Lenny" Harris, the Alexandria activist whose body was found in a Fort Washington well, died of a gunshot wound, Prince George's County Police said during a news conference Monday.
The Route 28X will run every half hour between Tysons Corner and the Mark Center, making stops at the West Falls Church Metro Station and the Seven Corners Shopping Center.
Dr. Ashley Hughes, Friendship Hospital for Animals
The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings _ including the always popular pizza _ will come with less sodium, more whole grains and a wider selection of fruits and vegetables on the side.
The Alexandria Times says a woman and an unidentified man were in their home on Eisenhower Avenue with their Doberman/pit-bull mix.
The New York State Military Museum has created a video that shows some of the meticulous work conducted to conserve a flag at the center of a deadly encounter in the opening weeks of the Civil War.
A former CIA officer who told reporters he participated in the interrogation of terrorist Abu Zubaydah has been charged with leaking classified secrets about CIA operatives and other information to reporters.
It's been a long and contentious road, but after more than two years a controversial waterfront plan in Alexandria was approved Saturday night.
WTOP's Neal Augenstein reports
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