Authorities in Alexandria are investigating the shooting death of a 40-year-old man, the city's first homicide of the year.
The acting City Manager Bruce Johnson says operating costs are expected to go up by $24 million dollars, but revenue projections fall $10 million short.
Three communities in the D.C. area are being honored for being among the 100 best for young people.
Last year, when the first George Washington Rye Whiskey was made available for sale to the public, it sold it out in a matter of hours.
After successful launches in Arlington and the District, the City of Alexandria has voted to bring Capital Bikeshare into town.
A re-creation of the Godspeed ship -- one of three that brought American's first colonists to Virginia in 1607 -- is anchored along the Old Town Alexandria waterfront near Founders Park.
The Alexandria Courthouse and several Old Town businesses are closed due to a power outage caused by a fire early Thursday morning that damaged Dominion Virginia Power's equipment and underground cables.
King Street in Alexandria, U Street in NW D.C. and Davis Street in Culpeper, Va. have been recognized by the American Planning Association's in the list of 10 great streets of 2011.
Lending her support to Breast Cancer Awareness month, actress Jennifer Aniston listened to breast cancer survivors share stories of early diagnosis and treatment while touring a new cancer center just outside of Washington.
It's less than a month until voters choose a new general assembly and much of northern Virginia has become key battlegrounds for candidates.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are at a celebratory dinner marking their wedding anniversary.
Capital Bikeshare just celebrated it's first birthday and its 1 millionth ride, is widely popular in the District and Arlington, is spreading to Rockville and could soon be coming to Alexandria.
Those slug lines that work so well for so many commuters in Northern Virginia could become a partial solution to BRAC traffic headaches.
Four Virginia communities will share more than $2.3 million in U.S. Department of Justice police hiring grants.
Attention Target shoppers: You could have been standing in line with Michelle Obama.
Tucked away in a small office complex in Alexandria, Heather Stouffer and her staff of four spend their days building a now-national frozen food brand of all-organic children's meals.
Hank Silverberg, WTOP news
About two dozen lawyers representing Northern Virginia convened in Old Town Alexandria Tuesday, listening about the technology that's used to track down lead foots and the techniques police use to single out speeders.
Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille remains concerned over possible security vulnerabilities at the Mark Center, where many defense workers are relocating.
Court records show Yonathan Melaku plans to plead guilty on Sept. 2 to Virginia charges of two counts of grand larceny in Loudoun County.