Judge rejects suit challenging Va. lethal injection

A judge said Wednesday that he did not need to hear any evidence before concluding that lethal injection in Virginia does not amount to practicing medicine without a license.

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 07:15pm EDT

Renoir painting found at W.Va flea market

A woman who paid $7 for a box of trinkets at a West Virginia flea market two years ago apparently acquired an original painting by French impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir without knowing it.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 03:41am EDT

Alexandria dig uncovers graves, traces of African-American community

An archaeological dig at Fort Ward Park in Alexandria has uncovered 43 unidentified graves and traces of a historic post-Civil War community.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 10:59am EDT

Landmine detection dog finds new home in Alexandria

This Iraqi dog has come a long way since his Baghdad days.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 10:50am EDT

Old Town Theater to get new life with Vaudeville

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.

Tuesday - 09/04/2012, 12:48pm EDT

Local group helps La. children displaced by Hurricane Isaac

Hurricane Isaac did a number on the Gulf Coast region. And as the rebuilding begins, one local agency is in Louisiana helping displaced children.

Monday - 09/03/2012, 09:51am EDT

Suspect in death of Alexandria activist gets plea deal

A Waldorf man charged in connection with the murder of community activist Lenny Harris has reportedly struck a plea deal.

Sunday - 09/02/2012, 12:23pm EDT

Northern Va. teen youngest delegate at RNC

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.

Tuesday - 08/28/2012, 07:01am EDT

Capital Bikeshare widens reach

The popular Capital Bikeshare program continues to expand.

Monday - 08/27/2012, 08:33am EDT

Va. driver charged after car splits in half, passenger killed

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.

Thursday - 08/16/2012, 12:19pm EDT

Driver identified in fatal crash with police cruiser

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..

Monday - 08/13/2012, 09:46am EDT

5 convicted in khat smuggling case face sentencing

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.

Friday - 08/10/2012, 02:29am EDT

Sentencing for 'blond bandit' in bank robberies

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.

Thursday - 08/09/2012, 01:58pm EDT

Port City Brewing releases Derecho Common beer

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.

Friday - 08/03/2012, 09:37pm EDT

USDA official to visit mobile farmer's market

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.

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 02:02pm EDT

7 Alexandria car dealerships burglarized since February (Video)

Alexandria authorities are asking for the public's help in finding several suspects they believe burglarized seven car dealerships since February.

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 05:25pm EDT

Bethesda kicks off restaurant week season

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.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 05:58pm EDT

Former Alexandria, Va., sheriff Dunning dies at 62

A South Carolina coroner has confirmed that former Alexandria, Va., sheriff James Dunning has died at his Hilton Head, S.C. home.

Monday - 07/16/2012, 03:07pm EDT

Power restored to 2K Dominion customers in Alexandria

An underground cable failure is to blame for a brief power outage in Alexandria Wednesday.

Wednesday - 07/11/2012, 01:57pm EDT

Local beermaker brews derecho-inspired beverage

If you've been affected by the derecho and heat wave, we have a beer for you.

Saturday - 07/07/2012, 12:40pm EDT
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