JM Zell Partners Ltd. is studying plans to build a 240-room hotel at its Carlyle Plaza development in Alexandria that could stand to benefit from the National Science Foundation's planned relocation from Ballston to the city in 2017.
If you could, would you ditch the car and take a boat to work? A commuter ferry on the Potomac River for passengers only is being considered once again and this time there may be money to operate it.
The murder case against an Arlington County Sheriff's deputy will go to a grand jury.
Two northern Virginia schools can now boast winners of a major student science competition.
As 1,500 Alexandria City Public Schools' students head back to class Thursday, other schools in the D.C. area cling to what little bit of summer they have left.
With Gov. Bob McDonnell embroiled in an ethics scandal over gifts he and his family accepted, Virginia lawmakers are talking about how rules governing gifts to politicians should be strengthened.
A U.S. government employee who struck and killed a man while driving in Zimbabwe in 2008 has been cleared of the only charge he faced.
Va. man on trial in Va. for 2008 vehicle accident in Zimbabwe that left man dead
Authorities release name of northern Virginia man who drowned in Michigan lake
Authorities say an Alexandria, Va., man has died while swimming in a Traverse City-area lake in Michigan.
Police have identified the 40-year-old man who was shot and killed Wednesday in Alexandria.
The votes are tallied and the results are here. Washington's best brewery is one that serves up five fixed beers.
Discount fashion retailer H&M opens Thursday in Old Town Alexandria, filling a space that has been vacant or under construction since Restoration Hardware closed in January 2012.
Traffic is supposed to get moving a little faster around the Mark Center-Seminary Road area starting Monday.
Businesses in old town Alexandria celebrating Christmas in July
The Alexandria mother whose 8-month-old son died after being left in a hot car has been granted bond.
Some high school science projects are simple, old favorites like the "baking soda and vinegar volcano." But sometimes a high school science project can break new ground.
A taxi driver charged with shooting an Alexandria police officer during a traffic stop has been found incompetent to stand trial.
A man was shot in Alexandria early Wednesday morning and is in critical condition, police say.
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