WASHINGTON — Significantly more absentee ballots have been cast ahead of Tuesday’s primary for mayor and City Council in Alexandria than for the same election three years ago. Through early Monday, 2,328 Democratic primary absentee…
Alexandria’s Democratic primary for mayor, the winner of which regularly wins the office in November, features the contrasting styles of Mayor Allison Silberberg and Vice-Mayor Justin Wilson.
A jury has convicted a former CIA officer on charges he spied for China by providing top secret information in exchange for $25,000.
Kashif Bashir nearly killed an Alexandria police officer in 2013 and was later found not guilty by reason of insanity.
Twelve Democrats and one Republican are vying for the six, three-year City Council seats in Alexandria, Virginia. That includes four incumbents: Willie Bailey, John T. Chapman, Redella “Del” Pepper and Paul Smedberg.
The latest report from the Virginia State Police found 2017 saw a marked increase in the number of crimes considered hate crimes. The report details the number and types of crimes committed in the state in 2017.
Sunday afternoon brought steady rain once again into the Washington, D.C. area. Many reports came in of rivers getting close to flood stage, along with flood watches and warnings for most of the area.
The coordinated federal-local crackdown in Northern Virginia last year has resulted in dozens of convictions. Firearms, cocaine, crystal meth, heroin, ecstasy, marijuana, cash and vehicles were also seized.
A strong band of storms rolled into the Washington, D.C. area late Tuesday afternoon, prompting a series of watches and warnings for both severe thunderstorms and flooding through the evening.
Patricia Hill was found guilty Monday of spraying NRA lobbyist Chris Cox’s Alexandria home with fake blood in January.
A school resource officer who police said accidentally fired his service weapon inside an Alexandria, Virginia, middle school in March has been indicted by a grand jury on two misdemeanor charges.
The rains have subsided but flooding concerns remain for parts of the shoreline in Southwest D.C. and in Arlington County and Alexandria. Here’s what you need to know.
As crews continue to clean up the scene of a derailed CSX train in Alexandria, Virginia, VRE told WTOP it will operate full, regular service Monday morning on both Fredericksburg and Manassas lines. Amtrak will also run scheduled operations as normal.
A 9-year-old boy suffered head injuries and later died after he was stuck between a motorized room partition and a wall at Franconia Elementary School.
The elevators missing certificates were located at Prince George’s Plaza, Largo Town Center, Capitol Heights, Addison Road, Fort Totten, West Hyattsville, College Park and Greenbelt. All of these missing certificates were noted in January inspection reports only made publicly available this month.
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.