The mental health first-aid program was first researched and launched in Australia, and has been in the U.S. for the last 4 to 5 years. Rhonda Williams, a licensed clinical social worker, is one of the mental health first-aid instructors for the City of Alexandria. She says the city has been offering the mental health first-aid classes for about two years.
The D.C. region's dogs want for little, between doggy spa days and organic, artisan dog food. Now, if they've had a few too many truffle mac-n-cheese treats, there's a place they can go to get in shape.
In Virginia, there isn't as much as backlash to Courtland Milloy's column.
The new buses will connect the Braddock Road and Crystal City Metro stations with multiple stops between the two.
We now have a final answer on what flag will fly on Alexandria's first waterfront hotel. The Carr Hospitality-owned hotel will be a Hotel Indigo, a brand from the InterContinental Hotels Group.
If you shop at Giant, you'll soon see a new organic food option for children in the frozen food aisle.
Charles Severance, the Virginia man who is the focus of three homicide investigations in Alexandria, will face a two-day jury trial for unrelated gun charges in Loudoun County this fall.
A Loudoun County Grand Jury has indicted Charles Severance for possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, says the Commonwealths Attorney's office in the county.
Area residents and visitors will get plenty of opportunity to see fireworks tonight -- on either side of the river.
A new rapid busway is set to open next month that will give Arlington and Alexander commuters an alternate to driving U.S. Route 1. Meanwhile Arlington continues to defends its planned Columbia Pike streetcar line.
Friends and family of an Alexandria woman found dead in her apartment Friday say she was a nurturing woman, who had no enemies and split her time between her church and her work at an Ethiopian cafe.
Alexandria police are investigating the slaying of a woman in her 40s, who was found dead in her home on July 4 - the third homicide this year for the city.
Ari Ashe, Sprawl & Crawl
A woman was found deceased in her home in 5600 block of Derby Court Friday.
Alexandria has issued just one pilot food truck permit due to low interest in the city's new program.
During a ceremony, Braddock Park was renamed the Lenny Harris Memorial Fields at Braddock Park.
So many people lost air conditioning in the 2012 derecho that it seems appropriate to mark the anniversary with a cold one.
Alexandria police are investigating a reported sexual assault that occurred on Dawes Avenue Monday.
Whether a funeral procession has the right of way depends on its escort in Virginia, but there is a lot of gray area if drivers try to look up the law themselves.
Alexandria police say a woman was in serious condition after she was hit by a car while pushing a stroller Tuesday.
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