School resource officer accidentally fires weapon at Alexandria middle school

A school resource officer with the Alexandria, Virginia, Police Department accidentally fired his weapon Tuesday morning at George Washington Middle School, police said.

Man Breaks Into Sleeping Woman's Room In Mount Vernon

Police are seeking a burglar that broke into a woman's bedroom Tuesday night in Mount Vernon. The woman was sleeping when the suspect got inside her home in the block 5400 of Claymont Drive

Toys R Us Will Sell Or Close Remaining Virginia Stores: Report

Toys R Us, which in January said it would likely close two of its two dozen stores across Virginia, now is preparing to possibly sell off or close all of its U.S. locations — a move that could jeopardize

Principal Chosen For New Alexandria Pre-K Center

The Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) announced Monday that a principal has been chosen to run a new pre-kindergarten center to open this fall at John Adams Elementary School. Heidi Haggerty Wagner, an elementary

Alexandria schools focus on school safety amidst gun violence

In the wake of mass school shootings across the country, Alexandria students and parents are counting on administrations in their schools to keep the city’s youngest residents safe.

Demolition begins at Old Dominion Boat Club

Demolition began on the longtime home of the Old Dominion Boat Club on Alexandria’s waterfront Tuesday, following the opening of the new club to members in January and years of back-and-forth between

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