Coverage of crime, the Alexandria Police Department and the city courthouse.

The story behind Mohamed Aly’s arrest at T.C. Williams

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Three weeks ago, the news that Mohamed Aly, an 18-year-old T.C. Williams High School student, had been arrested and charged...

T.C. Williams student arrested, charged for double homicide

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Virginia State Police arrested a T.C. Williams High School student on Thursday for a double homicide that took place in...

City employee charged with embezzlement

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Arrian Mercer, a former traffic technician who worked for the city, was arrested and charged with felony embezzlement of traffic...

Internationally renowned artist killed in Duke Street crash

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alfredo Da Silva, 89, a Bolivian born artist and photographer who achieved international recognition, was struck and killed by a...

City considers closing Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center, a 70-bed youth correctional facility located near Landmark Mall, could potentially close. The center serves...

Meetings on Juvenile Detention Center’s future

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] The City of Alexandria, City of Falls Church and Arlington County will host community meetings in November to obtain public...