: Alexandria


Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 03/17/2014

Snow days are adding up at Washington area schools this winter

A breakdown of how many days have been taken so far and the impact on the academic calendar.

By The Washington Post  |  03:30 PM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Arlington, Education, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Montgomery County, prince george's county, Prince William County, Schools, snow, The District, Virginia

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 02/13/2014

Why do Arlington and Alexandria wait?

While almost all governments declared themselves closed to business Wednesday night, the two inside-the-Beltway suburbs waited until 5 a.m. or so on Thursday to surrender to the snow.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  02:54 PM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Arlington County, closings, snow, snow days

Posted at 09:00 PM ET, 02/12/2014

Snow days are adding up at Washington area schools this winter

A breakdown of how many days have been taken so far and the impact on the academic calendar.

By The Washington Post  |  09:00 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Arlington, Education, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Montgomery County, prince george's county, Prince William County, Schools, snow, The District, Virginia

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Alexandria non-profit Good360 wins national award, will do more good

The disaster relief nonprofit is developing a mobile app to connect donors and recipients more quickly.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Cindy Hallberlin, Good360, Verizon

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 12/12/2013

Alexandria’s Vola Lawson broke barriers, worked for the poor, restored order to city

The first woman to run a large municipality in this area was a civil rights leader, fought for housing for poor, against Redskins stadium.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Alexandria Police Department, breast cancer, civil rights, Vola Lawson

Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 11/06/2013

Behind the death of Alexandria’s Sam Del Brocco: the life of accused killer John Snavely

How Snavely became a porn star, met Del Brocco, and allegedly killed him in 2010.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:01 AM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Broward County, John Snavely, Miami New Times, Pompano Beach, Sam Del Brocco

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 10/11/2013

Taft Sellers, shot dead by Alexandria police, was mentally ill and off his meds, police say

The first explanation for why Sellers aimed his gun while surrounded by seven armed police officers.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:28 PM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Alexandria Human Rights Commission, Alexandria police, police shooting, Randolph Sengel, Taft Sellers

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 07/01/2013

Alexandria prosecutor Randy Sengel again issues detailed report in fatal police shooting

As he did with the fatal police shooting outside an IHOP in 2006, Sengel dissects the case openly and clearly.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:49 AM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, police shootings, Randolph Sengel, Tate Sellers

Posted at 05:05 AM ET, 06/20/2013

The night The Doors tore it up at the Alexandria Roller Rink

Jim Morrison's only return to the place where he went to high school was his second show of the night, and ended in chaos. Like a lot of Doors shows.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:05 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Alexandria Roller Rink, Boundary Stones, Jim Morrison, Music, The Doors

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 04/23/2013

Arlington's Frank Fumich runs 78 miles, raises $33,000 to benefit Boston bombing victims

The veteran runner ran three consecutive marathons to raise money for Martin Richard's wounded family members, and cleared his goal by a lot.

By Tom Jackman  |  09:32 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Arlington, Boston bombings, Boston Marathon, Frank Fumich, Jeff Bauman, Martin Richard