Alexandria fire department spends Fourth putting out fireworks

The Alexandria Fire Department had a busy Fourth of July, but not from fighting fires: The department says in a statement that fire marshals seized about 500 illegal fireworks in the course of the day.

Friday - 07/05/2013, 04:31pm EDT

Alexandria police officers won't face charges for fatal shooting

Alexandria Police have shot and killed a man while responding to a call for help.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 03:25pm EDT

Massive sports, entertainment complex proposed for Alexandria

The city of Alexandria has received an unsolicited proposal to turn the 15-acre Hensley Park, between Eisenhower Avenue and the Capital Beltway, into a massive sports and entertainment complex featuring baseball, ice hockey, rock climbing and more.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 06:47pm EDT

Va. man to serve 15 years for attacking police officer

A Springfield man was sentenced to 15 years in prison Thursday for beating an Alexandria police officer last December.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 04:19pm EDT

Landmark Mall remake primed for spring 2014 start

The Howard Hughes Corp. plans to begin an ambitious redevelopment of Landmark Mall in Alexandria in spring 2014 following the Alexandria City Council's approval of the multimillion-dollar project.

Monday - 06/17/2013, 10:38am EDT

Alexandria teacher resigns amid police probe

A staff member at an Alexandria high school is under investigation for having inappropriate contact with students.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 08:17pm EDT

Old Town Alexandria getting a hookah lounge

The Alexandria Planning Commission has approved a plan to reopen the former Sultan Kabob at 1024 Cameron St. as a Middle Eastern restaurant complete with a hookah bar and lounge on the second floor.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 04:00am EDT

10 years for Va. man caught in pipe bomb sting

10 years for Va. man caught in pipe bomb sting; also sold homemade flamethrowers, grenades

Monday - 06/10/2013, 05:49pm EDT

National Science Foundation moving to Alexandria

National Science Foundation moving headquarters from Arlington to Alexandria

Friday - 06/07/2013, 06:31pm EDT

2 sentenced in prostitution ring get 20+ years

Two Atlanta men who ran a prostitution ring that employed underage girls and stretched from Maryland to Florida have been sentenced to 25 and 20 years in prison.

Friday - 06/07/2013, 01:51pm EDT

Wounded Alexandria officer suing cab company

A police officer shot in the head during a traffic stop is suing Alexandria Yellow Cab, Inc.

Tuesday - 06/04/2013, 08:34am EDT

More area cabs moving to credit cards

The Alexandria City Council this week moved to require all cabs in the city to accept credit cards by September, with fares remaining the same. And this weekend, the first D.C. cabs with credit-card readers are on the road. With them comes a new fare structure.

Sunday - 06/02/2013, 01:03pm EDT

Clinton supporter gets 2 years for funneling cash

Hillary Clinton supporter gets more than 2 years for illegally funneling campaign cash

Friday - 05/31/2013, 04:58pm EDT

Arlington deputy charged in 22-year-old's death

An Arlington County sheriff's deputy is being held without bond after he was arrested and charged with murder.

Friday - 05/31/2013, 12:36pm EDT

Ottmar Liebert, guitar master, performs Saturday at Birchmere

Guitarist and composer Ottmar Liebert helped to establish "new flamenco" music in the early '90s. Think flamenco guitar mixed with Latin, jazz, and even Middle Eastern influences.

Friday - 05/31/2013, 08:58am EDT

Sheriff's deputy arrested in Alexandria man's death

The death of Julian Dawkins has been ruled a homicide by gunshot wound, following an autopsy.

Friday - 05/31/2013, 03:57am EDT

Four Mile Run under advisory after sewage spill

After a wreck in Arlington dumped 1,800 gallons of sewage into area storm drains, officials are warning residents and their pets to steer clear of Four Mile Run.

Monday - 05/27/2013, 02:17pm EDT

Playground gets a Jerusalem-themed makeover

The playground at the Agudas Achim Congregation, in Alexandria, is 30 years old, but on Sunday morning it was unveiled to the community completely rebuilt with a new look.

Sunday - 05/26/2013, 04:46pm EDT

Wife says wounded police officer's recovery is 'remarkable'

The wife of Alexandria police officer Peter Laboy spoke to media on Tuesday for the first time since her husband was shot in the head during a traffic stop four months ago.

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 02:24pm EDT

Cab driver indicted on attempted murder charges of police officer

A grand jury in Alexandria has indicted taxicab driver Kashif Bashir on attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting police officer Peter Laboy in February.

Monday - 05/20/2013, 05:07pm EDT
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