The State of NoVa: Alexandria


Posted at 05:03 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Alexandria, Prince William residents step up to help fallen police officers and their families

Fundraisers held for officers Peter Laboy and Chris Yung

By Tom Jackman  |  05:03 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria, Prince William County, Fairfax County, Police | Tags:  Peter Laboy, Chris Yung, Long Dinh, Junius Walker, Alexandria, Va., Prince William County, Va., Fairfax County, Va.

Posted at 05:16 AM ET, 01/07/2013

Joe Namath made his pro football debut at George Washington High School in Alexandria

The Alabama rookie’s first start was at George Washington High School

By Tom Jackman  |  05:16 AM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Forecasts | Tags:  Joe Namath, George Washington High School, Alexandria, Va.

Posted at 01:37 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Rain, erosion from Sandy did not harm NoVa water

Utilities were ready for heavy rain and erosion

By Donna Peterson  |  01:37 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Alexandria, Fairfax County | Tags:  Potomac River, Northern Virginia water, Fairfax County, Arlington County, Alexandria

Posted at 07:16 AM ET, 10/23/2012

BRAC traffic in Alexandria: No ‘Carmageddon’

A Defense Department building constructed on I-395 portended traffic doom, but roads are clear.

By Tom Jackman  |  07:16 AM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BRAC, Alexandria, Mark Center, traffic

Posted at 12:46 AM ET, 10/15/2012

UPDATE: New details in slaying of Alexandria businessman Sam Del Brocco in Florida

The Sept. 2010 homicide in Fort Lauderdale remains unsolved.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:46 AM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sam Del Brocco, Fort Lauderdale, Alexandria, Pompano Beach, Ted Scouten

Posted at 11:26 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Alexandria’s GenOn plant shuts down, finally

Citizen opposition to the coal-fired plant helped push its shuttering

By Tom Jackman  |  11:26 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria | Tags:  GenOn plant, Alexandria

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 09/20/2012

The rich State of NoVa: Loudoun, Fairfax, Arlington top wealthiest counties list (with P.Wm., Alex. rising)

And both Prince William and Alexandria saw big jumps in 2011.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:13 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Loudoun County, Fairfax County, Arlington County, Prince William County, Alexandria

Posted at 01:13 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Alexandria, Arlington rated among worst drivers in U.S. in Allstate study (D.C. was tops)

Allstate analyzed the number of collision claims per capita, but their list is almost certainly flawed.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:13 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria, Arlington County, Traffic | Tags:  Alexandria, Arlington, Allstate best drivers survey

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 07/16/2012

Alexandria reporter Carla Branch covered and worked for Alexandria schools. Is that kosher?

Carla Branch took a six-month contract to help the schools’ communication system. But she continued to cover them.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria, Schools, Media | Tags:  Carla Branch, Alexandria schools, Alexandria News.org

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 04/11/2012

Alexandria trolley: Battling names and routes

Why is the proposed new trolley route named for Del Ray and not Arlandria? And why wasn’t the City Council consulted?

By Patricia Sullivan  |  04:21 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The State of NoVa, Alexandria | Tags:  Alexandria, Transportation, Northern Virginia

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Housing costs at issue in Alexandria plan

As Alexandria plans a big redevelopment in its Beauregard Street corridor, the loss of 1,750 affordable housing units has renters worried.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  02:22 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 08/26/2011

Alexandria’s waterfront before the storm

Photographer Angela B. Pan snapped a remarkable shot at sunrise this morning on the waterfront in Alexandria.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:04 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria | Tags:  Alexandria waterfront, Virginia

Posted at 04:15 AM ET, 07/18/2011

Alexandria hospital working to identify human skulls

Inova Alexandria Hospital and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children teamed up to identify a human skull, and they are hoping other hospitals use their CT scanners to help solve cold cases.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:15 AM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria | Tags:  Inova Alexandria Hospital, Joe Mullins, Virginia

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Alexandria cabbies stung by Fox 5 hidden cameras

Passengers wanting to go from an Alexandria Metro station to Southeast Washington are repeatedly refused a ride, a Fox 5 hidden camera investigation showed.

By Tom Jackman  |  03:11 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria | Tags:  Alexandria cab drivers, Virginia

Posted at 08:10 PM ET, 04/10/2011

Alexandria’s fire trucks are old

Alexandria needs new fire trucks. They’re going to buy them, but their arrival is a year away, and an influx of new federal employees concerns some residents.

By Tom Jackman  |  08:10 PM ET, 04/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria | Tags:  Alexandria fire department, Adam Thiel, Virginia

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Where in the world is Alicia Hughes?

Alexandria Councilwoman Alicia Hughes now has a reckless driving ticket in Va. Beach to contend with.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:13 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria, Politics | Tags:  Alexandria, Virginia, Politics