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.
Thirty-nine-year-old Jon T. Wilkins of Arlington pleaded guilty Friday to knowingly receiving child pornography. He faces a mandatory minimum of five years in prison and a maximum 20 years behind bars.
This year’s traffic jams have been some of the worst, and local leaders are working with local and federal agencies to improve the George Washington Parkway and other roads before Amazon’s HQ2 arrives.
A 10-vehicle crash Monday morning involving two taxis, a dump truck and several other cars, sent one person to the hospital and closed the High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes of Interstate 395 in Shirlington, Virginia, for several hours.
Should Washington expect a dramatic acceleration in home price appreciation once Amazon starts marching its army of HQ2 employees into Northern Virginia?
Police arrested a man from Largo, Maryland on Saturday morning in connection with Diamond Moore’s death. Police say that this is the fourth homicide in Alexandria in 2018.
According to Alexandria police, officers were responding to reports of gunshots in the 1000 block of Vernon Street, just north of Old Town, when they came across a suspect with a gun. The suspect was shot and taken to a nearby hospital.
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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