Senior alert issued for missing Alexandria woman

Barbara Bracey Wiggs, 73, was last seen on Sept. 5 at a home on the 8900 block of Linton Lane in Alexandria, Virginia.

Friday - 09/05/2014, 04:04pm EDT

Free CERT training aims to prepare communities for emergencies large and small

Whether it's a big disaster or someone gets hurt around the house, knowing how best to respond might affect who lives or dies. Many communities offer free training to ensure their residents are prepared for the worst.

Friday - 09/05/2014, 07:35am EDT

Free poker league plays in D.C. area

With free nightly tournaments at local restaurants and bars, World Tavern Poker offers players the chance to qualify for real money events in Las Vegas and Atlantic City.

Wednesday - 09/03/2014, 02:11pm EDT

First day of classes brings changes for Va. schools

About 400,000 Northern Virginia students are heading back to school Tuesday morning and will be walking into schools that have implemented changes for the new school year.

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 10:54am EDT
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Fairfax County boy tests positive for whooping cough

Other local families are concerned that their children were exposed as well.

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 10:53pm EDT
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Women pursuing Seven Summits share experiences in Va.

The Seven Summits Women Team plans to do what only 51 women have done: Climb the tallest mountains on seven continents. So far they have completed six.

Friday - 08/29/2014, 12:16am EDT

Bright blue bus newest transportation option in Alexandria

The bright blue buses will run weekdays, weekends and late at night between the Braddock Road Metro station in Alexandria and the Crystal City Metro stop in Arlington.

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 03:31pm EDT

Alexandria's next gateway: 400-plus apartments, hotel and retail

There's only one intersection where Alexandria meets Fairfax and Arlington counties at North Beauregard and King streets. As it stands, that corner is not much to look at, with a TGI Fridays on the Fairfax County side, a Wells Fargo on the Arlington side and a deteriorating strip shopping center in Alexandria territory.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 02:48pm EDT

Scammers posing as police target Alexandria

Alexandria police say they've received more than 20 calls from residents reporting a phone scam in the area.

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 05:27am EDT

Water main break closes part of Alexandria road

A portion of an Alexandria road is closed as a result of a water-main break.

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 04:39am EDT

From the shelter to the force: Alexandria's new K-9 officer's story

Alexandria Police have a new gal on the force: A K9 named Zara who graduated Wednesday from patrol training. But her journey started in what seems like a world away, at a nearby shelter.

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 03:03pm EDT

Attorney wants $54,000 in fees in gun law dispute

An attorney who successfully argued a lawsuit challenging the District of Columbia's ban on carrying handguns outside a home or office is asking for a court order requiring the city pay him more than $54,000 for his work.

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 12:35pm EDT

Man charged for attempted Alexandria rape

A 44-year-old man was charged with attempted rape and burglary after breaking into an Alexandria home on Saturday and trying to rape a woman sleeping inside.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 05:10pm EDT

Telecommuting infractions found in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office had an award-winning telecommuting program, but an internal investigation showed employees lied about the hours they worked, according to The Washington Post.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 08:38am EDT

PX's Todd Thrasher mixes it up with Parisian bartender to boost Alexandria tourism

The city of Alexandria has its eye on French tourists, and tourism officials think they've found the perfect way to welcome them with a cocktail, of course.

Monday - 08/04/2014, 05:18am EDT

Man struck, killed on Metro tracks in Va.

A man was killed on the Blue Line tracks in Alexandria early Saturday.

Saturday - 08/02/2014, 07:05am EDT

Alexandria police seek missing man

The Alexandria police are seeking the public's help in finding a man who has been missing since Saturday.

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 12:41am EDT

Wegmans plans 10 new supermarkets in 5 states

Rochester-based Wegmans plans 10 new supermarkets in 5 states; upgrades continue in New York

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 11:37am EDT

British man charged in government computer hacking

A British man has been charged with hacking into computers belonging to the Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Sentencing Commission and an FBI laboratory, among others.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 02:23pm EDT

Alexandria man charged with assaulting woman inside pharmacy

An Alexandria man is in jail on charges that he tried to remove a woman's underwear while inside a CVS/Pharmacy Wednesday.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 11:23pm EDT
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