This summer, a family of four will move from their one-bedroom Arlington apartment to a new three-bedroom house in Alexandria. They are just one of many local families to benefit from volunteers and staff at Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia.
Virginia promised Amazon it will spend up to $295 million on transportation projects, plus money given directly to Amazon if the company brings all of the jobs it promised to the Crystal City area.
Melissa Etheridge brings her “Holiday Show” to Alexandria, Virginia, while also promising to play her biggest hits.
Amazon listed Virginia Tech’s $1 billion investment to build an “innovation campus” aimed at bringing in more graduate students in tech-focused fields of study. So what is all that money going to build?
Amazon’s announcement that it will bring 25,000 jobs to the D.C. area presents a prime opportunity (pardon the pun) for local job hunters. Here’s what is known so far about all those jobs that are coming to the newly christened “National Landing.”
For the sixth straight year, Northern Virginia residents are providing warmth to Syrian refugees facing a cold winter in refugee camps. The region’s annual, month-long blanket and coat drive is underway.
DASH operators make less than many other bus operators in the region. If they do join, they would most likely become members of Local 689, the same local that represents most Metro workers.
The dockless bikes and scooters are not currently allowed to be left or picked up in Alexandria on any public property, but they have been appearing in the city since people can pick them up in Arlington, D.C. and Montgomery County.
The messy combination of wet weather, airport construction and a four-day shutdown of a Metro stop led to major delays near Reagan National Airport Friday evening.
Venus Iraheta, 18, of Alexandria, pleaded guilty in January to charges of first-degree murder, abduction and gang participation in the death of Damaris Reyes Rivas, 15, last year. Iraheta disappeared for a month afterward; her return was captured live on TV.
Crystal City and Reagan National Airport Metro stations is closed from Friday, Nov. 9, through the end of Veterans Day weekend, on Monday, Nov. 12.
Alexandria police were called to a bomb threat at the Alfred Street Baptist Church. The threat closed off South Patrick Street between Prince and Wilkes streets.
A former CIA contractor is hoping to avoid jail time when he is sentenced for unauthorized retention of classified materials.
Combined Properties Inc. expects to begin construction on its $135 million South Alex development in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County by the end of the year. Justin Johnson, director of acquisitions and development for…
Both new grocery stores take over former Shoppers Food Warehouse locations.
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.