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Mysterious packages sent by FSU shooter intercepted

A mysterious package mailed to an Alexandria man is now in the hands of police. It was sent by the gunman who shot and wounded three students at Florida State University.

Friday - 11/21/2014, 04:40pm EST

Bright orange food truck stolen

It's big. It's orange. And, it's missing from Alexandria, Virginia.

Friday - 11/21/2014, 12:01pm EST

A bizarre local connection to FSU shooting

An Alexandria man was in contact with shooter Myron May shortly before the shooting, in which three people were injured, one critically, and May was killed by police.

Friday - 11/21/2014, 04:54am EST

Survey: Most commuters not ready for the 95 Express Lanes opening in December

A new survey finds that many drivers are still not ready for the 95 Express Lanes to open next month.

Friday - 11/21/2014, 04:45am EST

Va. schools near enrollment record, discuss challenges

Surging towards an enrollment record, Northern Virginia school systems are sharing the challenges they face.

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 04:05pm EST

Police say missing man, 65, located

The Alexandria police say that Milton Mills has been found unharmed.

Wednesday - 11/19/2014, 05:13am EST

Man with dementia missing from Alexandria

Alexandria police are looking for a missing 65-year-old man.

Wednesday - 11/19/2014, 01:28am EST

Alexandria-area man missing

An Alexandria, Va.-area man is missing, and Fairfax County police are asking for help locating him.

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 09:58am EST

New Wegmans to feature a pub

The Wegmans that will open in Fairfax County near Fort Belvoir will include a first for the chain's Virginia stores -- a pub.

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 05:44am EST

Alexandria targets junk [food] in the trunk

Alexandria's vending machines will no longer be full of high-fat favorites. The change will be made city-wide.

Friday - 11/14/2014, 12:29pm EST

Teens demonstrating savings knowledge can win money

Many teens learn the value of a dollar as they age, but a video contest challenges young adults to demonstrate their financial savvy for a cash prize.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 09:30am EST

Raw sewage rushes into Alexandria homes

Residents in part of Alexandria, Virginia, are still cleaning up after raw sewage entered their homes after a water main burst Thursday.

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 10:01am EST

Transurban denies price-gouging in cases of five-figure fines

After WTOP profiled two drivers facing bills totaling $30,000 for unpaid trips on the 495 Express Lanes, the toll operator of the lanes is defending itself against charges of price gouging.

Friday - 11/07/2014, 04:42am EST

Alexandria Safeway reopening in December

A more modern Safeway will soon reopen in Alexandria, Virginia.

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 11:01am EST

Alexandria stops statute enforcement after lawsuit

Alexandria stops enforcing statute on 'for sale' signs on cars following free speech lawsuit

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 11:10am EDT

Virginia justices hear online anonymity case

Virginia Supreme Court considering whether Yelp can shield online reviewers' anonymity

Tuesday - 10/28/2014, 03:39pm EDT

Indiana man sentenced for fake credit union

Indiana man sentenced, ordered to pay $10M in restitution for fake credit union

Friday - 10/24/2014, 10:18pm EDT

At Potomac Yard, the numbers suggest a frontrunner for the Metro site

Alexandria has not reached a conclusion as to where it will recommend putting the Potomac Yard Metro Station, but the numbers suggest there's a leader in the clubhouse.

Friday - 10/24/2014, 10:19am EDT

Trial date set for Charles Severance murder case

It's expected to last four to six weeks, WTOP has learned.

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 02:30pm EDT

After 2 weak tornadoes hit, meteorologist explains logic behind warnings

Last week, two weak tornadoes skipped across Virginia and Maryland and warnings were issued to take cover. So what triggers such a warning? A National Weather Service meteorologist explains.

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 01:35am EDT
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