Fugitive arrested, charged with credit fraud

A man accused of leading a fraud scheme that caused $13 million in losses has been returned to the United States after four years as a fugitive.

Saturday - 03/02/2013, 06:19am EST

'Remarkable' Alexandria officer is alive after shot to head

The next two to three days will be critical for the Alexandria motorcycle officer who was shot in the head during a traffic stop Wednesday, says the chief medical officer at Medstar Washington Hospital Center.

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 11:02am EST
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Toy gun charges dropped in Va. school bus case

Prosecutors drop toy gun charges filed against Virginia school bus rider

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 07:49am EST

1 dead in police-involved shooting in Alexandria

Police fatally shot a person after responding to a call about a domestic disturbance at a townhouse in Alexandria.

Tuesday - 02/19/2013, 07:10pm EST

Alexandria celebrates George Washington's birthday with a parade

It's the 281st anniversary of George Washington's birth. The parade starts at 1 p.m. Monday.

Monday - 02/18/2013, 10:05am EST

1 arrested in Metro car theft, chase

The driver of a car stolen from a Prince George's County Metro station led police on a short chase through Alexandria Saturday morning and police are still looking for the driver.

Saturday - 02/16/2013, 09:31pm EST

Mayor seeks new chapter in Alexandria waterfront battle

Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille hopes to obtain a super majority vote on an amendment to the waterfront blueprint and rebuff several lawsuits that have stalled the plan.

Friday - 02/15/2013, 08:52pm EST

94-year-old man's death ruled homicide

Police in Alexandria are investigating what they call the "suspicious death" of a 94-year-old man found Wednesday evening.

Thursday - 02/14/2013, 04:30pm EST

Va. deputy sheriff kills alleged burglar inside his home

An Alexandria, Va. deputy sheriff shot and killed an alleged burglary suspect Monday night after finding the man inside his home, officials say.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 05:38pm EST

Va. man struck and killed by Amtrak train identified

Fairfax County police have identified the man struck and killed by an Amtrak train Thursday as 64-year-old Richard Anderson of the North Springfield area.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 10:08am EST

Alexandria fire department to honor late paramedic

Alexandria fire department to honor late paramedic on anniversary of his death

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 11:12am EST

Curious plaque tells forgotten story

The familiar brick sidewalks of Old Town Alexandria served as the backdrop to a bit of American history you may not be familiar with and a curious plaque hidden in plain sight reminds passersby of at least part of the story.

Saturday - 02/02/2013, 08:18pm EST

Potomac Yard Metro station debated in Alexandria

Potomac Yard is quickly becoming an up-and-coming Alexandria hub with a shopping center, restaurants and condominiums. In the next few years, the area may get a new Metro station.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 07:03am EST

NC fish story and fight over prize will get trial

A lower-court judge's summary decision agreeing to disqualify the $910,000 winner of one of the country's richest deep-sea fishing tournaments didn't smell right to the North Carolina Supreme Court, which is ordering a trial to air whether the prize is justifiably lost for lack of $15 fishing license.

Monday - 01/28/2013, 06:31am EST

Power restored in Alexandria after car crashes into pole

An accident Thursday morning left some people in Alexandria without power.

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 12:22pm EST

Business boot camp helps veterans translate skills to boardroom

A 15-day boot camp for veterans helps them retool their skills to the business world.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 10:03am EST

Former parking attendant sentenced for theft

A former museum parking lot attendant who stole nearly half a million dollars in parking fees has been sentenced to a year and 8 months in federal prison.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 03:06pm EST
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Smithsonian to reopen 1 of Mall's oldest buildings

The Smithsonian Institution announced plans Wednesday to create an innovation pavilion with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 04:35pm EST

Ex-Marine who shot at Pentagon to be sentenced

A schizophrenic ex-Marine convicted of shooting at the Pentagon and other military targets is slated to learn whether he will spend the next 25 years in prison.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 04:55am EST

Idaho senator pleads guilty to DWI charge in Va.

U.S. Sen. Michael Crapo pleaded guilty Friday to a charge of driving while intoxicated and then apologized for his actions and asked forgiveness from his constituents.

Friday - 01/04/2013, 04:08pm EST
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