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.
“We don’t know at this time if it’s because it was a bad batch, if it’s tainted or mixed with other drugs, or just extremely concentrated,” Alexandria Police Capt. Gregg Ladislaw said.
Home sales rose 5.4 percent in December compared to a year ago, buoyed by a 28 percent year-over-year increase in both Arlington and Alexandria. “The buzz HQ2 has created will definitely impact our market for years,” one realtor says.
A replica of a 1793 harpsichord brings a new lens — and sound — to the history on display at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.
The Alexandria City Council approved the pilot program in November. It will evaluate the safety and popularity of dockless scooters and bikes and the performance of participating companies.
Fairfax County police announced Thursday that two D.C. men are in custody, suspected of fatally shooting Tarreece Sampson, an aide at an elementary school.
For those looking to celebrate the New Year with the whole family, and also enjoy a fireworks show, the annual New Year’s Eve festival in Alexandria could do the trick.
An Alexandria couple hoped the money from Mikhail N. Panin’s “Secret Departure of Ivan the Terrible Before the Oprichina,” or repression, would pad their retirement nest egg. It had been appraised at about $5,000. But it turned out to be stolen from a museum in Nazi-occupied Ukraine in 1941, during World War II.
TopGolf is offering a 50-percent discount for game play for active military, veterans and first responders from now through Monday, Dec. 31.
“Because those spikes came at times when there was a big announcement and it was so large, I think people were curious about what is Crystal City, what are these neighborhoods like,” Cheryl Young, senior economist at Trulia, told WTOP.
Citing his slave-owning past, a Virginia town outside DC has officially decided not to name a refurbished park after one of its founding fathers in a move that’s fostered accusations of anti-Catholic and anti-Irish bias.
It’s been an ongoing controversy for the park initially named after Colonel John Fitzgerald, a former slave owner. But, council members announced the new, official name of the park along the Alexandria waterfront: Waterfront Park.
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.