The new owner of Alexandria's Old Town Theater says the historic space is being renovated to restore its 1914 appearance and become a Vaudeville showplace.
Hurricane Isaac did a number on the Gulf Coast region. And as the rebuilding begins, one local agency is in Louisiana helping displaced children.
A Waldorf man charged in connection with the murder of community activist Lenny Harris has reportedly struck a plea deal.
A 17-year-old high school senior from Mount Vernon is making an impression at the Republican National Convention. Evan Draim makes Paul Ryan, the youthful Republican vice presidential contender, look like a late bloomer — less Doogie Howser, M.D., and more Grandma Moses.
The popular Capital Bikeshare program continues to expand.
One man is dead and three people are injured after a crash in Alexandria Thursday morning that left the car they were riding in split in half.
Fairfax County police Officer Don Gotthardt tells WTOP the driver of a 2006 Infinity was headed westbound when he "veered dramatically to the left" and into the path of an oncoming, marked police car at about 3 a.m..
The first of 13 men and women convicted of smuggling millions of dollars' worth of the illegal African drug khat (COT) are facing possible prison sentences.
A northern Virginia woman who became known as the "blond bandit" following a string of bank robberies and carjackings last year could be facing 10 years or more in prison.
A local brewery that lost power during the derecho is getting sweet revenge on Mother Nature with a new brew that the storm almost ruined.
A top official in the U.S. Department of Agriculture is visiting a mobile farmer's market in northern Virginia to promote distribution of fresh, local produce in underserved communities.
Alexandria authorities are asking for the public's help in finding several suspects they believe burglarized seven car dealerships since February.
It's every foodie's favorite time of year again. Throughout the region, restaurants are opening their doors and offering prix fixe menus to satisfy most budgets.
A South Carolina coroner has confirmed that former Alexandria, Va., sheriff James Dunning has died at his Hilton Head, S.C. home.
An underground cable failure is to blame for a brief power outage in Alexandria Wednesday.
If you've been affected by the derecho and heat wave, we have a beer for you.
Six days after the storm, Virginia Dominion Power crews were working Thursday afternoon to restore electricity to a half block of homes in Del Ray Alexandria. The company is working home-by- home to restore power to its customers.
Joey Chestnut won his sixth straight Fourth of July hot dog-eating contest at Coney Island, downing 68 dogs and buns on Wednesday to tie his personal best in a sweaty, gag-inducing spectacle.
Power outages and storm cleanup are forcing some camps and pools to close.
Six localities have been added to Virginia's emerald ash borer quarantine.
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