Police are shown helping during dismissal at Maury Elementary School in Alexandria on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Alexandria Police)

Alexandria Students Released After Lock-in

Students in all Alexandria Public Schools were on lock-in Tuesday afternoon after someone reportedly waved a weapon near a school, police say.


File photo of guns. (Photo credit: Anne Arundel Police)

Democrats Push Assault Weapons Ban

Congressional Democrats unveiled legislation Thursday to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines like those used in the school massacre at Newtown, Conn., even as they acknowledged an uphill battle getting the measures through a divided Congress.


File photo of a person pouring coffee into a cup. (Photo by FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Man Robs Hotel By Using Hot Coffee

A local hotel was robbed after the thief threw hot coffee at the front desk clerk.



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