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With its stunning view of the Chesapeake and the Bay Bridge in the distance, the Bourassa family home on Gibson Island in Anne Arundel County, Md.
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Composite sketch of suspect who shot two women, killing one, in the 2400 block of Ridge Road Drive in Alexandria, Va.
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With more than 200 students and dozens of staff at a City of Alexandria elementary school becoming sick with a stomach bug, Fairfax County school officials are keeping an eye out for similar illnesses striking in our area.
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Fairfax County police say an arrest has been made as a result of an ongoing investigation conducted by detectives from the Child Exploitation Unit along with agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations Washington.
Frances Arnold, whose process for accelerating the evolution of enzymes that has contributed to significant advancements in science, medicine, chemicals, and energy, has been inducted in the National Inventors Hall of Fame for 2014.
Bishop Ireton High School's Theater Arts Department will present its spring musical, "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," beginning Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Whaley Auditorium at the school, 201 Cambridge Road in Alexandria.
Prosecutors have charged a Maryland woman with misdemeanor assault on a child for allegedly hitting toddlers under her care at a military daycare center.
State Sen. Adam Ebbin will kick off his campaign for Congress on Saturday, March 22 in Del Ray.
The Alexandria Fire Department was on the scene Thursday morning at a three-story exterior brick veneer wall collapse at 1706 Commonwealth Ave. , according to the fire department.
The Consumer Products Safety Commission has officially announced a recall of the Fitbit Force because of thousands of complaints of itchy rashes and burns on users' wrists while wearing the wireless wristband activity tracker.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. Eyebrows were raised in Virginia's socially liberal circles recently when Gov. Terry McAuliffe nominated Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones to serve as the state's next Democratic chairman, if only because of the latter's stated reluctance to embrace the concept of same-sex marriage.
How does a major commercial airliner filled with close to 300 passengers and crew simply vanish into thin air? Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 took off from the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur on Friday afternoon, March 7 U.S. Eastern time, bound for Beijing, China.
Alexandria Book Shelf, a citywide literacy program, seeks books for children at FACE, Child Family Network Center, Alive Child Development Center and more.
These were among incidents reported by the Alexandria Police Department. For information, call 703-838-4636 or visit www.alexandriava.gov/police .
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department 4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687 Duty PIO : 703-877-3702 fire-rescue.PA-LSE@fairfaxcounty.gov News Release 14-28 Date: March 12, 2014 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire, Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at ... (more)
If you're ready to "spring" into action and take advantage of temperatures that are-finally!-warming up, consider going to Washington, DC for the National Cherry Blossom Festival , March 20 - April 13. Just across the Potomac River from D.C. is Alexandria, Virginia , George Washington's hometown, poised to welcome visitors and support their ... (more)
Delaware authorities say state troopers found hundreds of cartons of untaxed cigarettes from North Carolina when they stopped a Virginia man.