It’s not a crime to be wealthy, said U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III. And the pejorative term “oligarchs” and evidence of home renovations aren’t necessarily relevant to the charges in question, he added. At one point, Ellis even called out lawyers from both sides for rolling their eyes.
An African-American man from Alexandria, Virginia, has filed a federal lawsuit over the insistence of a white deputy that he show identification after the driver’s car broke down in Stafford County last year. The deputy had confirmed to the driver that he had done nothing wrong and wasn’t suspected of having done anything wrong, the suit says.
After two months in an art class taught by a volunteer artist, Francis Ramirez rediscovered in jail the artistic talents he had as a teenager.
A federal judge has postponed until next week the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
Three people were transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out at a high-rise apartment building in Alexandria early Monday morning. Fire investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire.
A man was found dead in an Alexandria business Friday morning, and police are calling his death “suspicious.”
Giant Food is on the move — into closed or closing Shoppers locations, at least in Greater Washington.
A federal judge has ordered President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman to be moved to a jail closer to his lawyers.
Alexandria’s expensive upgrades to sewage systems that pour untreated waste into the Potomac River dozens of times a year are moving forward, now that the state has approved work plans.
A U.S. State Department employee and Alexandria resident pleaded guilty Monday to producing thousands of images of videos of child pornography over a two-year period.
A judge in Virginia has asked to hear arguments Friday on whether jurors at Paul Manafort’s trial should hear about his connections to President Donald Trump.
A 31-year-old man died in custody following an emergency call in Fairfax County on Tuesday. Police Chief Ed Roessler said the man was actively trying to harm himself.
A tree uprooted and toppled onto a Metrobus in Alexandria, Virginia, Tuesday afternoon.
Dennis Barrahona-Urritia, 20, was arrested at his residence in Alexandria and is being charged with sexual assault of a minor.
Some Alexandria side streets have become popular shortcut recommendations for apps such as Waze and Google Maps, leaving residents frustrated. See what the city is doing to combat the congestion.
As WTOP marks 50 years on the radio, those who helped make it what it is today are looking back at their experiences and at the stories that have touched the nation's capital.
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