John Walsh's summer safety tips for kids and parents

The host of "America's Most Wanted" offers parents some straight-forward advice to help keep their children safe.

Thursday - 06/14/2012, 06:07am EDT
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Construction of major HOV ramp to Mark Center possible in spring

The ramp near the Mark Center in Alexandria would have "no significant" environmental impact on the area around Interstate 395.

Wednesday - 06/13/2012, 11:09am EDT

Alexandria primary winners include incumbents, former councilmembers

Two former members of the Alexandria City Council and two incumbents are among the six winners of the Democratic primary for spots on the council, according to unofficial election results.

Wednesday - 06/13/2012, 05:48am EDT

Alexandria man guilty of killing 8-year-old boy

The man charged with driving under the influence before hitting and killing an 8-year-old boy and severely injuring his mother was found guilty on all counts by a Virginia Circuit Court judge Wednesday.

Wednesday - 06/06/2012, 04:16pm EDT

BLOG: One step at a time - A journey to the Marine Corps Marathon

To mark one of those big "0" birthdays, WTOP's Paula Wolfson has decided to run the Marine Corps Marathon. She will be sharing her journey along the way in a series of blog posts.

Tuesday - 06/05/2012, 10:03pm EDT

Fire breaks out at commercial bldg. in Alexandria

Firefighters in Alexandria are at the scene of a two-alarm blaze that broke out a commercial building near the Van Dorn Street Metro station.

Tuesday - 05/29/2012, 12:23pm EDT

Loudoun County, D.C. see jump in median income

New U.S. Census data suggest some areas in the D.C. region are doing better than others.

Monday - 05/28/2012, 04:52am EDT

Alexandria homes without water for hours after main break

Some residents in the Groveton neighborhood of Alexandria are still without water after 12 hours.

Sunday - 05/27/2012, 06:22pm EDT

Fla. man gets 8 years for $8 million Ponzi scheme

A Florida man was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for running a Ponzi scheme that swindled hundreds of victims out of $8 million.

Friday - 05/25/2012, 04:39pm EDT

Alexandria traffic cams reveal thousands of red light runners

During the first three months of this year, more than 3,200 red-light fines have been handed out at the city's three red-light intersections.

Tuesday - 05/22/2012, 06:40am EDT

Confusion in Alexandria neighborhood slotted for redevelopment

A redevelopment plan in a neighborhood that has had a lot of changes lately may be catching some local residents by surprise.

Sunday - 05/20/2012, 01:28pm EDT

Alexandria pet laws limit number of dogs and cats

How many pets are too many? In Alexandria, there's a legal limit to the number of pets residents can have.

Sunday - 05/20/2012, 07:25am EDT

Alexandria mayor rebuffs criticism of waterfront plan

Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille is one of the strongest supporters of a plan that would increase allowable density at three sites along the waterfront. He dismisses criticism that the plan is a threat to the health of the Potomac River.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 06:36am EDT

Alexandria, Va., tops Amazon best-read cities list

Alexandria, Va., is having a love affair with books.

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 10:57am EDT

Alexandria Council approves redevelopment plan

The Alexandria City Council has approved a far-reaching plan to redevelop the Beauregard area.

Monday - 05/14/2012, 07:58am EDT

Alexandria Planning Commision OKs controversial plan for West End

Alexandria's Planning Commission approved Wednesday what's known as the Beauregard Small Area Plan, after a public hearing where many residents begged them to reconsider.

Sunday - 05/06/2012, 09:50am EDT
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4 Va. cities recognized for promoting play

Four Virginia cities have been recognized for encouraging children to play.

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 06:15am EDT

Grants awarded to 8 Va. community health centers

More than $16 million in federal funding has been awarded to eight Virginia community health centers to help pay for capital improvements.

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 10:20am EDT

Man accused in Va. activist's death charged in 2 others

Prince George's County police say a man accused in the fatal shooting of a northern Virginia activist is responsible for two other killings.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 10:16am EDT
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Former Marriot employee gets year in prison

A former employee of Marriott International has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for embezzling money from the hotel chain.

Saturday - 04/21/2012, 12:36pm EDT
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