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.
Hear ye, hear ye! The city of Alexandria has chosen a new town crier.
The shooting of a dog by an animal control officer has neighbors in one Northern Virginia neighborhood questioning the move.
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.
A power plant that has irritated an Alexandria neighborhood for decades is going to close October 2012.
Old Town Alexandria has escaped significant flooding in the wake of Hurricane Irene.
One of the historic buildings in Old Town Alexandria will remain closed through the weekend following damage from Tuesday's earthquake.<
A photo of a girl in an ice skating outfit left at grave has helped identify the remains one a woman.
A woman who attacked a painting at Washington's National Gallery of Art earlier this year has struck again, police say, this time lashing out against a Henri Matisse painting at the museum.
Alex Wurm, a radiologist by profession, felt his hip pop when he wiped out. What he didn't expect was that the cyclist leading the race -- an emergency medical technician -- would double back and help.
Virginia's first human case of West Nile virus this year has been reported in Richmond.
Alexandria firefighters Dennis Short and Jason Wehmeyer will be compete in the World Police and Fire Games in New York City later this month.
Traffic patterns across the region will begin changing this week as thousands of military-related workers move job locations as part of the military base realignment.
A jury ruled Friday in favor of the security firm once known as Blackwater, rejecting two former employees' claims that the company overbilled the State Department for its work in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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A tractor trailer accident complicated the commute from Springfield to Alexandria Wednesday.
The mayor discussed the impact of the lowering of Alexandria's AAA bond rating, which could occur if Congress cannot reach an agreement on the debt ceiling.
Want to keep $50 in your pocket? Don't run the red light at three intersections in Alexandria starting Monday morning.
It's a little like stepping back in time when you open the bright red door to the Theological Seminary Post Office in Alexandria. Residents are upset that the post office is on a list for possible closures.
Metro adds a new bus line in Alexandria to ease BRAC gridlock, and bus schedules in Fairfax County will be modified to accommodate the upcoming growth at Fort Belvoir.
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