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

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...

Former Alexandria nurse convicted of rape and firearms offenses

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Jesse Bjerke, a 38-year-old man from Arlington and a former Alexandria INOVA Hospital nurse, was convicted of rape, sexual penetration,...

Police investigate second homicide of 2019

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place the night of Oct. 9, according to a news...

Alexandria man sentenced for armed home invasion

Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Andy Melendez, 26, of Alexandria was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Sept. 26 for his involvement in an armed...

Bank manager pleads guilty to stealing $500k

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Fetehi Mohammad, a branch manager at an Alexandria Wells Fargo Bank, pleaded guilty on Monday to stealing more than $500,000...