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  • Prosecutors cite Severance’s writings to connect 3 murders

    WASHINGTON — Charles Severance’s anti-government views evolved during the past decade or more and he became enamored with death and kidnapping, prosecutors said during a lengthy pretrial hearing Thursday in Alexandria. The city’s top prosecutor…

  • Big decisions this weekend for some Va. voters

    WASHINGTON — A small number of Virginia voters will make some big decisions on Saturday. Republicans in a number of areas across the commonwealth, including parts of Northern Virginia, will nominate their candidates for this…

  • Judge agrees to move venue for Severance trial

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The man charged with the murder of three Alexandria residents will be tried in Fairfax County, a judge has ruled. In a pretrial hearing Thursday morning, special Judge Jane Roush heard arguments…

  • Alexandria barricade situation resolved

    WASHINGTON — Police have peacefully resolved a barricade situation in Alexandria, Virginia. A police spokeswoman says it happened in the 2100 block of Jamieson Avenue, near the U.S. District Court Sunday night into Monday morning. The situation…

  • Euille touts Metro, waterfront in State of the City

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A proposed new Metro station at Potomac Yard would be an economic win for Alexandria, Mayor Bill Euille said during State of the City address Tuesday night. “The station is expected to generate billions…

  • Police investigating stabbing in Alexandria

    WASHINGTON — The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred early Monday morning. Police say the victim was walking in the area of Lincolnia Road and Breckenridge Place when he was confronted by…

  • Judge: Charles Severance mentally competent to stand trial

    WASHINGTON — A judge has declared Charles Severance, the man charged with the murders of three Alexandria residents, mentally competent to stand trial. Now his defense attorneys have requested that the trial take place outside…

  • Man found dead outside Alexandria apartment building

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Alexandria police are investigating after a man was found dead outside an apartment building. The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/1EWDMFP ) that a man was discovered dead on the 5800 block of…

  • Road closures set for Easter Sunday in Old Town

    WASHINGTON – Alexandria police have announced several road closures in Old Town Sunday morning due to expected heavy church traffic. Churchgoers and other travelers are urged to give themselves extra time and to use alternate…

  • ​Take a look at Alexandria’s fanciest new bridal suite — and the rest of Hotel Monaco’s renovation

    When the Hotel Monaco in Old Town Alexandria began contemplating its first renovation since it opened in 2008, General Manager Matt Hurlburt knew he could finally remedy one of the hotel’s most conspicuous gaps: its…

  • No more adding value to SmarTrip cards on Alexandria buses

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Riders using local buses in the city of Alexandria will have to plan ahead to pay for their trips. Starting Wednesday, riders will no longer be able to add value to…

  • Elevation Burger puts chicken on the menu

    Falls Church-based Elevation Burger is adding chicken to the menu, but not just any chicken. The 10-year old burger chain, that’s grown to 50 locations both in the U.S. and abroad, says it has spent…

  • Prisoner who fled hospital appears in court

    WASHINGTON — Several hours after he was arrested in D.C., a prisoner who overpowered a guard and fled a Virginia hospital appeared in federal court to face an escape charge. Wossen Assaye, 42, was escorted…

  • Barges could replace dump trucks for Alexandria waterfront project

    WASHINGTON — After a battle that dragged on for years, on Friday, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled that Alexandria’s controversial waterfront project can be developed. It was the final roadblock. Also on Friday, the developer addressed one…

  • Victory for Alexandria in waterfront plan battle

    WASHINGTON — The long legal fight over the Alexandria waterfront plan has led to another victory for the city. Virginia’s Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the Alexandria City Council’s decision to take a second…