Alexandria's Old Town, Frederick on list of 'best downtowns'

The streets of Alexandria's Old Town and downtown Frederick have landed snugly inside a new Top 10 list of the best downtowns of 2014.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 01:37pm EDT

Severance plans to fight extradition to Virginia

Charles Severance, the man Alexandria police want to question in connection with three unsolved murders, will likely fight extradition to Virginia, his public defender told a West Virginia judge Monday morning.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 02:55am EDT

Worker at military day care charged with abuse

Va Nessa Taylor faces one year in prison and a $100,000 fine.

Sunday - 03/16/2014, 02:11pm EDT

Alexandria Waterfront standoff nearing its end

The city says its negotiators have agreed on two possible options for the Old Dominion Boat Club.

Sunday - 03/16/2014, 09:47am EDT
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Alexandria to add bike lanes on King Street

After more than six hours of debate, the Alexandria City Council unanimously approved a plan to add bike lanes on King Street on Saturday.

Sunday - 03/16/2014, 09:04am EDT
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Tips in unsolved Alexandria killings lead police to W.Va.

Alexandria, Va. police are interested in talking with a man arrested in West Virginia.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Stomach virus closes Alexandria school after 230 get sick

About 230 students and faculty at an Alexandria elementary school are sick with a stomach illness, forcing the school to close.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 12:02pm EDT
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Delaware traffic stop turns up untaxed cigarettes

Delaware authorities say state troopers found hundreds of cartons of untaxed cigarettes from North Carolina when they stopped an Alexandria, Va., man.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 12:00pm EDT

Landmark Mall transformation to start late 2014

The Howard Hughes Corp. plans a fall or early winter groundbreaking for its Landmark Mall overhaul, Alexandria officials say, though its proposal remains under review by city planning staff.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 03:46am EDT

Gerald Halpin's Mount Vernon property sells for $18.6M

A 16.5-acre property originally part of George Washington's Mount Vernon estate just sold for $18.6 million, the highest sale price in the Washington area in more than two-and-a-half years.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 09:47am EDT

Former FBI profiler: Alexandria killer could strike again

Alexandria police announced that three high-profile unsolved homicides spanning a 10-year period may be connected, and now, a former FBI profiler says that officials have the difficult task of figuring out what the three victim had in common and if the suspect is likely to strike again in the area.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 02:13pm EST
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Alexandria police investigating links between three unsolved homicides

Alexandria police announced Thursday that they are investigating links between three unsolved homicides including one dating back a decade.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 09:24am EST
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Taxi app Hailo offers free rides all weekend

In honor of Hailo's launch in Alexandria, Va., first-time riders have a free $20 credit to spend on a ride in the D.C. area.

Friday - 02/28/2014, 01:13pm EST

1 injured in Alexandria shooting

A man is in stable condition after a shooting in Alexandria on Sunday evening.

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 10:05pm EST

Tornado Watch in effect for D.C. area

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 P.M. EST THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE D.C. METRO AREA.

Friday - 02/21/2014, 12:09pm EST

911 calls released in Ruthanne Lodato murder

Shortly after a killer shot Ruthanne Lodato in her Alexandria home, the caregiver working there took off to a neighbor's house to call 911.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 07:12pm EST

Alexandria celebrates Presidents Day with a parade (Video)

WTOP's Kristi King caught a little of the sights and sounds of the Alexandria parade on video.

Monday - 02/17/2014, 12:58pm EST

Hundreds of loved ones remember Lodato

It's been more than a week since Ruthanne Lodato was killed answering the door of her Alexandria home.

Sunday - 02/16/2014, 01:06pm EST

Man reported approaching children in Alexandria

Alexandria police are searching for a man who reportedly has approached several children in the last few weeks.

Friday - 02/14/2014, 05:48pm EST

Alexandria police recruits search for evidence in Lodato killing

The Alexandria Police Department closed several streets Tuesday to search for evidence in the killing of a longtime resident.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 06:29pm EST
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