Tag: crime

Suspect charged in assault, robbery at King Street Metro station

The Alexandria Police Department has apprehended and charged the suspect who assaulted and robbed a victim at the King Street Metro station on the intersection of King Street...

Opioids in Alexandria: A growing problem

Few people or communities remain untouched by the opioid crisis that has seemingly reached its tentacles into every corner of the United States. The stories...

Alexandria man dead after weekend shooting at local hotel

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com A 28-year-old Alexandria man is dead and two others are injured after a shooting early Saturday morning at the Extended Stay...

Alexandria woman sentenced to 14 years in bizarre murder case

By James Cullum and Alexa Epitropoulos | jcullum@alextimes.com, aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  The conviction is in for the Alexandria woman accused of murdering her husband over an argument about...

Alexandria resident pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com An Alexandria resident pled guilty on Thursday to the involuntary manslaughter of 62-year-old resident Peter Palm. Kyeshia Arrington, 25, also pled...

Crime in Alexandria decreases, but violent crimes persist

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com Recently released crime statistics reveal a mixture of good and bad news for Alexandria. Overall crime dropped slightly in the...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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