Capital Bikeshare comes to Alexandria

After successful launches in Arlington and the District, the City of Alexandria has voted to bring Capital Bikeshare into town.

Wednesday - 10/12/2011, 07:24am EDT

Godspeed brings colonial history back to life

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.

Saturday - 10/08/2011, 03:58pm EDT

Fire causes power outages, closes Alexandria Courthouse

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.

Thursday - 10/06/2011, 02:30pm EDT

King Street, U Street recognized in 'great street' list

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.

Tuesday - 10/04/2011, 04:49am EDT

Jennifer Aniston tours breast cancer center

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.

Monday - 10/03/2011, 05:15pm EDT

Va. state Senate candidates spar at Alexandria forum

It's less than a month until voters choose a new general assembly and much of northern Virginia has become key battlegrounds for candidates.

Sunday - 10/02/2011, 10:50pm EDT

Obamas out to dinner for wedding anniversary

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are at a celebratory dinner marking their wedding anniversary.

Sunday - 10/02/2011, 10:33am EDT

Capital Bikeshare could come to Alexandria

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.

Saturday - 10/01/2011, 11:15am EDT

Slugs could bring partial solution to Mark Center traffic woes

Those slug lines that work so well for so many commuters in Northern Virginia could become a partial solution to BRAC traffic headaches.

Friday - 09/30/2011, 01:30pm EDT

4 Va. communities get police hiring grants

Four Virginia communities will share more than $2.3 million in U.S. Department of Justice police hiring grants.

Friday - 09/30/2011, 06:12am EDT

Michelle Obama shops at Alexandria Target

Attention Target shoppers: You could have been standing in line with Michelle Obama.

Thursday - 09/29/2011, 06:39pm EDT

Alexandria entrepreneur finds success with organic kids' meals

Tucked away in a small office complex in Alexandria, Heather Stouffer and her staff of four spend their days building a now-national frozen food brand of all-organic children's meals.

Thursday - 09/15/2011, 03:55am EDT

Alexandria picks new town crier

Hank Silverberg, WTOP news

Wednesday - 09/14/2011, 12:08pm EDT

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Alexandria Police show off speed tools to area lawyers

About two dozen lawyers representing Northern Virginia convened in Old Town Alexandria Tuesday, listening about the technology that's used to track down lead foots and the techniques police use to single out speeders.

Wednesday - 09/14/2011, 05:34am EDT

Mayor to Obama: Concern over Mark Center security

Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille remains concerned over possible security vulnerabilities at the Mark Center, where many defense workers are relocating.

Tuesday - 09/13/2011, 06:23am EDT

Suspected Pentagon shooter in court on car theft charge

Court records show Yonathan Melaku plans to plead guilty on Sept. 2 to Virginia charges of two counts of grand larceny in Loudoun County.

Monday - 09/12/2011, 03:38am EDT

Small displays of patriotism have profound impact since Sept. 11

In the decade since the Sept. 11 attacks, two simple acts have given Americans the power to express their patriotism in a quiet yet profound manner.

Sunday - 09/11/2011, 12:55pm EDT

Alexandria chooses 42-year-old as new town crier

Hear ye, hear ye! The city of Alexandria has chosen a new town crier.

Sunday - 09/11/2011, 09:52am EDT

Dog's shooting death upsets Fairfax Co. neighbors

The shooting of a dog by an animal control officer has neighbors in one Northern Virginia neighborhood questioning the move.

Monday - 09/05/2011, 01:59pm EDT

Black Widow eats 183 chicken wings in NY contest

The Black Widow of eating contests has scarfed down 183 chicken wings in 12 minutes to break her own world record set last year in Buffalo, N.Y.

Monday - 09/05/2011, 08:51am EDT
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