Former manager at ACU pleads guilty to embezzling

The former administrative director at one of the nation's most prominent conservative organizations _ who is also the ex-wife of the president of the National Rifle Association _ pleaded guilty Monday to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from her employer.

Monday - 06/06/2011, 05:58pm EDT

Former manager at ACU pleads guilty to embezzling

The former administrative director at one of the nation's most prominent conservative organizations pleaded guilty Monday to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the group.

Monday - 06/06/2011, 04:54pm EDT

Va. banker at Wachovia gets 7 years for $14M fraud

A former account manager at Wachovia Bank has been sentenced to seven years in prison for stealing more than $14 million from her clients' accounts to fund a lifestyle that included a luxury motor home, a helicopter and a menagerie of animals including two zebras.

Saturday - 06/04/2011, 07:32am EDT

Sensational Civil War death explored in 3 exhibits

Col. Elmer Ellsworth never stepped foot in Fort Ward, but a lock of his hair and his uniform cap have made it here to the grounds of one of the dozens of Union strongholds built around the Washington, D.C., area after the outbreak of the Civil War.

Wednesday - 06/01/2011, 05:33pm EDT

Cambridge, Mass., tops 'well-read' list

A new study released by notes that college towns are prime spots for readers.

Thursday - 05/26/2011, 01:54pm EDT

Ex-teacher in Va. gets 25 years for child porn

A former teacher has been sentenced to 25 years in prison on child pornography charges after admitting a decades-long pattern of molesting teenage boys in the United States and Japan.

Thursday - 05/26/2011, 01:07pm EDT

Alexandria revises tax plan for new Metro station

Alexandria city officials have removed a neighborhood from a special tax district that would help fund a new Metro station nearby in the Potomac Yard area.

Sunday - 05/22/2011, 01:15pm EDT

N. Kings Highway ramp confuses Telegraph Rd. drivers

The turn to North Kings Highway from Telegraph Road is no longer on the left. It's now a ramp on the right, similar to Huntington Avenue.

Tuesday - 05/17/2011, 09:48am EDT

Alexandria to take steps to stop Old Town flooding

City officials have discussed a plan to raise the topography of some shoreline parks.

Monday - 05/16/2011, 10:04am EDT

Ex-Alexandria police chief may run for council

A former Alexandria police chief arrested two years ago for drunken driving is considering a run for the City Council.

Monday - 05/16/2011, 09:47am EDT

Alexandria imposes parking restrictions in anticipation of BRAC move

It's going to be very hard to find a parking space in the neighborhoods adjacent to the new Mark Center after September 15, unless you live there and that's apparently what the residents want.

Sunday - 05/15/2011, 11:25am EDT

Alexandria delays vote of waterfront plan

The City of Alexandria has delayed voting on a plan on the future of Old Town's waterfront.

Sunday - 05/15/2011, 08:08am EDT

City of Alexandria opening community center

The city of Alexandria is opening a new community building at what used to be a paint store building.

Saturday - 05/14/2011, 12:10pm EDT

Midwife pleads to felonies in Va. baby's death

A Baltimore midwife has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the death of a baby she delivered at the home of an Alexandria woman who had a high-risk pregnancy.

Friday - 05/06/2011, 12:40pm EDT

Neighbors band together to help out an Alexandria couple

Nearly 1,000 volunteers helped a neighbor out Saturday, turning out in Alexandria for National Rebuilding Day.

Saturday - 04/30/2011, 01:43pm EDT

Judge rules on lawsuit against feds' 'no-fly' listing

The 19-year-old from Alexandria who in January was placed on the no-fly list and barred from returning to Kuwait has had his day in court, with a judge ruling Friday on his lawsuit against U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, FBI Director Robert Muller and the agency that maintains the no-fly list.

Friday - 04/29/2011, 01:27pm EDT

Lawsuit over BRAC move to Mark Center unlikely

A legal challenge to the move of federal workers to the Mark Center along Interstate 395 appears to be dwindling, making it likely massive traffic jams predicted for the fall will occur.

Wednesday - 04/27/2011, 01:25am EDT

D.C. coffee shop earns 'best local' award

M.E. Swing Coffee House won the KRUPS "Cup O' Joe" Award for best local coffee shop in D.C.

Monday - 04/25/2011, 04:28am EDT

Fairfax supervisors could find out legal opinion on BRAC Tuesday

Prince William County has no plans to sue to stop the move of 6,400 defense workers to Alexandria's Mark Center.

Sunday - 04/24/2011, 09:20pm EDT

Fairfax Co. considers lawsuit to stop BRAC transfer

Fearing a traffic nightmare, Fairfax County's top politician says the Board of Supervisors will consider a lawsuit to stop a Pentagon transfer of more than 6,000 workers to an office complex in Alexandria later this year.

Thursday - 04/21/2011, 03:01pm EDT
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