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Nancy Dunning murder remains a mystery nine years later

Nancy Dunning murder remains a mystery nine years later

By Melissa Quinn Every December a trail of luminaries leaves Mount Vernon Avenue awash in shimmering, soft-white light, which serves as a reminder of the loss of one of the neighborhood’s brightest residents. And as each [...]

Armed robber targets United Bank

Armed robber targets United Bank

Police are on the look out for the man who walked into an Old Town United Bank location Tuesday morning, flashed a handgun and made off with cash. The suspect, described as a 25- to 30-year-old, [...]

Editorial: Criminals have it easy at City Hall

Editorial: Criminals have it easy at City Hall

Government employees have a target on their backs as the country wades slowly out of recession. Secure public sector jobs and guaranteed pensions anger people struggling to make living locally and nationally. A lot of that [...]

City officials prioritize halting public employee malfeasance

City officials prioritize halting public employee malfeasance

From embezzlement to assault and forgery, eight public employees faced criminal charges in 2011, prompting officials to make tightening internal controls and reforming hiring procedures a top priority. Among those arrested were two police officers, a [...]

Police searching for man wanted on assault charges

Alexandria police are searching for an Arlington man wanted in connection for allegedly assaulting a woman during an attempted rape in the early morning hours of September 11. Police say Shaun Carlan, 44, took an unidentified [...]

Police seek help identifying robbery suspects

Police seek help identifying robbery suspects

Surveillance camera in Maryland store captures images of suspects [...]

Baker Pleads Guilty To DUI Charge

Baker Pleads Guilty To DUI Charge

Former police chief's five-day jail sentence to begin by 6 p.m. on Friday, August 14. [...]

Police Arrest Three in Siddiqi Murder

Alexandria Police have arrested three people in connection with the January 18 murder of Yellow Cab driver Khalil Siddiqi, who was discovered slain in his cab at the intersection of Princess Street and Buchanan Street in [...]

Slain Cab Driver Leaves Behind Family, Many Friends

Slain Cab Driver Leaves Behind Family, Many Friends

For Ali Qizilbash, getting back behind the wheel for work has been difficult not only depressing, but scary in the days since January 18. [...]

Former Steelers Tight End Arrested in Old Town

Former Steelers Tight End Arrested in Old Town

Alexandria Police arrested Jonathan Dekker, a former member of the Super Bowl-bound Pittsburgh Steelers, for obstruction of justice at around 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning in Old Town. The 6-foot-5, 250-pound tight end was neutralized with pepper [...]