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D.C. Police Identify Body Found in Water as Va. Woman

District of Columbia police have identified a woman whose body was found in the waterway near Reagan National Airport.


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Alexandria Tops List for Best Mid-Sized Cities for Education

If your child is receiving an education in Alexandria, Virginia, they may be receiving one of the best educations in America — at least for mid-sized cities.


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Fox Rescued After Getting Stuck in Va. Home’s Fence

A not-so-sly fox was the subject of a local animal shelter’s Facebook post Monday after the animal got stuck trying to jump over a Glendale resident’s fence.


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Va. Man Impersonating Officer Pulls Over Real Cop

Police say a Virginia man impersonating an officer pulled over a car being driven by a real cop last week.


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Ex-CIA Officer Convicted of Leaking Secrets to Reporter

Jurors have reached a third day of deliberations in the case of an ex-CIA officer accused of leaking secrets about a classified operation to thwart Iran’s nuclear ambitions.


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Va. State Senator Pushing for Marijuana Decriminalization

A Virginia state senator says it’s time to decriminalize marijuana.


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Alexandria to Receive $50 Million Towards New Metro Station

A Metro station in Alexandria is one step closer to construction as the city is awarded a $50 million loan, city officials announced Wednesday.


A fundraiser at the Pop-Up Playzone in Silver Spring was the latest effort to help the family of Marie Gemmell and her two sons Cole, 3, and Devin, a six-week-old infant, who were killed in the jet crash in Gaithersburg, Md. (Credit: Chuck Carroll)

Silver Spring, Md. Deemed Most Caring Suburb in America

Silver Spring, a suburb in Maryland, has been named the most “caring” suburb in the country.



Elderly Man Stabbed During Burglary in Alexandria

Alexandria police say an 84-year-old man was stabbed after he and his wife interrupted a burglary at their home.


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84-Year-Old Man Stabbed After Interrupting Home Burglary

An 84-year-old man was stabbed after police say he and his wife walked into their home and interrupted a burglary Friday afternoon.