ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center is ending its contract with the federal government amid local objections to holding non-criminal children in jail-like settings. Filling beds with children in the federal…
Challenger Justin Wilson defeated sitting first-term incumbent Allison Silberberg in an upset Tuesday in the Democratic primary for mayor. Voters in Alexandria also weighed in on in their choices for six city council seats, giving two sitting council members the boot.
The decision to eliminate a planned entrance to the proposed Potomac Yard Metro station has sparked outrage for some in Alexandria.
Virginia leaders say they would have liked more communication with Metro ahead of its announcement earlier this week that it plans to shut down 20 stations over the next three years
A painting of Robert E. Lee that hung in Alexandria City Hall for years has been quietly removed and relocated to the city’s history museum.
Alexandria’s vice mayor announced Monday that he’ll challenge Mayor Allison Silberberg for the city’s top post in the June Democratic primary.
Allison Silberberg, Alexandria’s new mayor, says the city is a national treasure, and it should be protected. Among her priorities: public safety; increasing the city’s tree canopy; and expanding Sunday hours at the city’s libraries.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Four terms of Bill Euille was enough for Alexandria’s voters, who for the second time in six months opted for Allison Silberberg to be the city’s next mayor. The vice mayor held off…
WASHINGTON — Election night in Virginia brought no major surprises and kept the state Senate and House of Delegates in the hands of Republican lawmakers. But several minority candidates made history in local races and…
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.