Jury rules in favor of Blackwater in lawsuit

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.

Friday - 08/05/2011, 09:48pm EDT

More adults support kid-free zones

What do you think? Are kid-free restaurants and airlines a good idea? On Twitter use #WTOPKidFree.

Friday - 08/05/2011, 05:12am EDT

Outer Loop reopens at Eisenhower Ave.

A tractor trailer accident complicated the commute from Springfield to Alexandria Wednesday.

Wednesday - 08/03/2011, 10:53am EDT

Alex. mayor: Debt default means 'millions' in local costs

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.

Friday - 07/29/2011, 11:31am EDT
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New $50 fines from Alexandria red light cameras

Want to keep $50 in your pocket? Don't run the red light at three intersections in Alexandria starting Monday morning.

Friday - 07/29/2011, 06:12am EDT

Old school Alexandria post office on chopping block

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.

Wednesday - 07/27/2011, 04:42pm EDT

Metro starts new bus service to Mark Center in August

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.

Wednesday - 07/27/2011, 05:23am EDT

Postal outlets in Va. considered for closure

More than 90 U.S. Postal Service retail outlets in Virginia are being considered for closure.

Tuesday - 07/26/2011, 02:44pm EDT

4 Paws could save young Alexandria boy's life one day

Seven-year-old Evan Moss has been suffering from seizures since the first month of his life.

Monday - 07/25/2011, 09:58am EDT

Telegraph Rd. on-ramps to Outer Loop closed mid-days

If you use the on-ramps from northbound and southbound Telegraph Road to the Capital Beltway's Outer Loop, heads up. The ramps will be closed to traffic from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Monday - 07/25/2011, 06:14am EDT

Authorities seek woman missing from Alexandria group home

Officials are asking for help finding a woman missing from an Alexandria group home for people with developmental disabilities.

Thursday - 07/21/2011, 05:12pm EDT

Obama to meet with Dalai Lama

President Barack Obama will meet with the Dalai Lama at the White House on Saturday.

Saturday - 07/16/2011, 05:04am EDT

New red light cameras in Alexandria

Drivers would be wise to not run yellow lights at three more intersections in the City of Alexandria as red light cameras will begin ticketing violators soon.

Monday - 07/11/2011, 02:07pm EDT

Metro could solve BRAC concerns with new bus lines

At a board meeting, Metro will propose creating new bus lines that will run frequent express service to both the Mark Center and Fort Belvoir.

Wednesday - 07/06/2011, 04:02am EDT

13-year-old helps save young boy from drowning

A 13-year-old girl is being hailed as a hero after helping save a a six-year-old boy at Alexandria's Warwick pool.

Saturday - 07/02/2011, 11:50am EDT

Alexandria teen wins top slot in songwriting contest

An Alexandria teen has beaten the competition to win Smashtune's songwriting contest.

Thursday - 06/30/2011, 03:17pm EDT

FBI, Army join Arlington National Cemetery probe

The mishandling of remains at Arlington National Cemetery is now the focus of a federal criminal investigation.

Wednesday - 06/29/2011, 04:18pm EDT

Alexandria teen competes to be top Smashtune songwriter

Keira Moran of Alexandria finds out Sunday whether she's one of the top five finalists in an Internet songwriting challenge.

Friday - 06/24/2011, 07:12pm EDT
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Inner Loop ramp to Telegraph Road to close Friday

The exit will completely close between 9 a.m. and noon, weather permitting.

Thursday - 06/23/2011, 11:15am EDT

18 charged in nationwide drug ring bust

Suspects have been charged for involvement in a national marijuana ring that recruited college athletes as dealers.

Monday - 06/20/2011, 02:42pm EDT
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