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.
“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.
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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