The university chose full-time students with a grade-point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrated significant financial need, with balances from $100 to more than $3,000, said Crystal Brown, Howard’s vice president of communications.
Alexandria police officer Vaccaro fired his weapon on Dec. 2, 2018 and shot 28-year-old Michael Ligon in what the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney termed “justified self-defense.”
The woman was attacked on a Saturday afternoon, during Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3, 2016, at the pool in the 200 block of South Pickett Street.
A local prosecutor has asked the judge to revoke the conditional release of a man who was found not guilty by reason of insanity in 2013 the shooting of a Virginia police officer.
According to the Alexandria Fire Department, the fire began around 9 a.m. in a three-story townhouse on Arrell Court near Duke Street. One person was found dead inside the home.
A Virginia man who was released from a mental hospital months ago after shooting a police officer has been arrested on arson and gun charges.
Sandwiched between Interstate 395 and Interstate 495 and fed up with cut-through commuter traffic, residents of central Alexandria are asking the city for help.
A woman died after she was struck by a car on Richmond Highway in Fairfax County, Virginia, on Thursday night.
The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administrator says relieving congestion on Interstates 495 and 270, and particularly the daily bottlenecks before the bridge’s Potomac River crossing is the project’s primary goal.
The Alexandria City Council will review 2019 property assessments next week, and most homeowners will see an increase in their taxes.
Alexandria could soon be home to the region’s newest halal butcher shop and live poultry butchery operation.
Josef Holzer, 53, of Alexandria, was walking southbound across Seminary Road when a driver hit him; Alexandria police said Holzer died at the crash scene.
The top 10 for 2018 were the same as the year before, but some cities traded spots, and Alexandria moved up. Find out where they landed and how the list was compiled.
Alexandria leaders are considering a series of additional mitigation measures, including increasing HOV lane requirements and creating new slugging locations in the city to help offset Blue and Yellow line closures this summer.
Immigrant advocates said Tuesday they are suing the U.S. government, claiming it is detaining immigrant children too long and improperly refusing to release them to relatives.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.
The proliferation of smartphones and social media have provided more avenues for online predators to target children. In the WTOP series, “Preventing Online Predators,” WTOP goes behind the screen with undercover detectives who work to identify and track down child predators on the internet and speaks to a family about how their teen daughter was targeted.