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  • Boy abducted by father from Metro train

    UPDATE: Metro Transit police say they have found Dajuan Goode and his son Damian is safe. EARLIER: WASHINGTON – Police are looking for a 5-year-old boy who was taken by his father at the Pentagon…

  • Charles Severance seeks single trial in Alexandria slayings

    WASHINGTON – Accused killer and former Alexandria resident Charles Severance asked a judge Thursday not to break up the charges against him into two separate trials. Severance’s defense attorneys had requested that their client be…

  • Alexandria City Council picks a Potomac Yard Metro site

    The Alexandria City Council on Wednesday unanimously selected its preferred location for the Potomac Yard Metro station — the alternative that promises to create the most new development, jobs and tax revenue for the city.…

  • Little League umpire held on child-pornography charges

    WASHINGTON — The former chief umpire of a Little League system in Fairfax County is being held without bond on child pornography charges after police say he arranged to meet a 9-year-old for sex. FBI charging…

  • 97-year-old missing man found

    UPDATE: 6:18 a.m. on May 14, 2015 — Alexandria police say Charles Corns has been found and is unharmed. Previous: 8:18 a.m. on May 13, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Alexandria Police Department is seeking the…

  • A cult favorite in Arlington readies 2nd location. Mamma mia!

    With its second location in Arlington, The Italian Store isn’t making the transition to “restaurant” just yet, but it’s getting awfully close. The 7,000-square-foot space, which will open May 18, will include more than 50…

  • Former CIA officer sentenced to 3½ years in Iran leaks case

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former CIA officer was sentenced Monday to 3 ½ years in prison for leaking details of a secret mission to thwart Iran’s nuclear ambitions, a sentence that was received with…

  • Jamie Leeds taking Hank’s Pasta Bar to Alexandria

    Entrepreneur and chef Jamie Leeds is making the move from oysters to Italian, starting in Alexandria. The chef behind the three area Hank’s Oyster Bar restaurants plans to open Hank’s Pasta Bar at 600 Montgomery…

  • Local school program wants to relieve student stress

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Homework, after-school activities and the pressure to succeed can make life stressful for teenagers. On Saturday, Fairfax County Public Schools hosted nearly 1,000 students, parents, teachers and experts at its second annual day-long conference on…

  • Alexandria tax bills going up, but tax rate is not

    WASHINGTON — The average tax bill for homeowners in Alexandria, Virginia will go up about $200 in the coming year. The increase is a result of higher assessed property values, not a rate change. The…

  • Police locate missing Alexandria woman

    WASHINGTON — Police have located an Alexandria woman who had been missing for less than one day. Lai Wei, a 24-year-old, was located unharmed Thursday evening, according to Alexandria police. She had last seen around 9 p.m.…

  • Alexandria police announce mobile DWI enforcement

    WASHINGTON — Police in Alexandria announced they will conduct mobile DWI enforcement beginning Tuesday night to prevent and stop intoxicated drivers. The DWI crackdown will begin at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday and will continue until 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.…

  • Police officer, civilian recognized after rescuing woman

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia police officer and a civilian have been honored for rescuing a woman who threatened to jump off a bridge last year. WRC-TV (http://bit.ly/1EHC0af ) reports Mamie Doyle spotted a…

  • Military chopper makes emergency landing at Va. school

    A military helicopter made an emergency landing at an Alexandria school Thursday morning.

  • In booming Eisenhower Valley, Rushmark goes large with new development pitch

    Alexandria’s Eisenhower East community is beginning to look Tysonesque. Driven by its proximity to the Eisenhower Metro station, the presence of the Patent and Trademark Office in the nearly built-out Carlyle neighborhood and the imminent…