The cost of living in the Washington area is high, but you can make good money here, too, and for many young Americans entering the workforce the tradeoff is apparently worth it.
Police resume search for University of Virginia student missing since weekend; parents hopeful
All Alexandria public schools were dismissed as usual, except for one elementary school, after being locked in all afternoon Tuesday.
Severance makes initial appearance in Alexandria on multiple murder charges
Alexandria police investigating possible connection between 2 recent murders
Marriage of newlyweds, ages 96 and 95, faces legal problems; couple wants to stay together
Alexandria police have charged a once-mayoral candidate with three unsolved homicides.
Man charged in death of District of Columbia corrections official in Alexandria
At a ceremony on Saturday, the newly named "Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery Memorial" was dedicated to those buried in the Alexandria park.
According to police, a 43-year-old woman went to a party at a bar and was raped there by a man she didn't know.
Barbara Bracey Wiggs, 73, was last seen on Sept. 5 at a home on the 8900 block of Linton Lane in Alexandria, Virginia.
Whether it's a big disaster or someone gets hurt around the house, knowing how best to respond might affect who lives or dies. Many communities offer free training to ensure their residents are prepared for the worst.
With free nightly tournaments at local restaurants and bars, World Tavern Poker offers players the chance to qualify for real money events in Las Vegas and Atlantic City.
About 400,000 Northern Virginia students are heading back to school Tuesday morning and will be walking into schools that have implemented changes for the new school year.
Other local families are concerned that their children were exposed as well.
The Seven Summits Women Team plans to do what only 51 women have done: Climb the tallest mountains on seven continents. So far they have completed six.
The bright blue buses will run weekdays, weekends and late at night between the Braddock Road Metro station in Alexandria and the Crystal City Metro stop in Arlington.
There's only one intersection where Alexandria meets Fairfax and Arlington counties — at North Beauregard and King streets. As it stands, that corner is not much to look at, with a TGI Fridays on the Fairfax County side, a Wells Fargo on the Arlington side and a deteriorating strip shopping center in Alexandria territory.
Alexandria police say they've received more than 20 calls from residents reporting a phone scam in the area.
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