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

FBI joins investigation into Lodato's murder

Ruthanne Lodato was shot to death as she opened her door in Alexandria, Va. last Thursday.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 01:16pm EST

Church family mourns loss of Lodato

Police are still searching for the killer of a longtime Alexandria resident who was gunned down Thursday after answering her front door. And on this Sunday, a church community is missing Ruthanne Lodato, one of their own.

Sunday - 02/09/2014, 07:54pm EST

Scant details released about Alexandria manhunt

A news conference about a deadly Alexandria shooting for which the suspect remains at large offered little new information Friday afternoon. But both the police chief and mayor reiterated safety and pleas for tips from the community.

Friday - 02/07/2014, 08:48pm EST

Woman shot in Alexandria home dies, manhunt continues

Alexandria police say a woman was shot and killed in her home and another was injured after an unknown man knocked on the door and fired a gun at them.

Friday - 02/07/2014, 11:27am EST
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Arlo Guthrie highlights weekend music scene

Tickets are still available for Arlo Guthrie's Friday night show.

Friday - 02/07/2014, 06:46am EST
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Alexandria is for lovers

According to Amazon, Alexandria is among the most romantic cities in the U.S.

Friday - 02/07/2014, 05:15am EST

Bargains fast and frantic at Old Town Boutique District Warehouse Sale

This warehouse sale is not for the weak.

Wednesday - 02/05/2014, 02:49pm EST
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