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Charles Samarra, former Alexandria police chief, dies at 74

By Louise Krafft Former Alexandria Police Chief Charles Edward Samarra died March 17 following complications from surgery. He was 74. Samarra, who served as chief from...

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...

City responds to Seminary Road inquires

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Following months of community turmoil over the narrowing of Seminary Road, city staff went before council Tuesday evening to provide...

Dementia Friendly Alexandria strives to educate the community

By Jane King Dementia can be a mystery to people who may not know how to react when they encounter someone with the disease. This...

Veterans Day events and city services

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] The City of Alexandria and Friends of Rocky Versace will host the 18th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 11...

The history of Halloween on South Lee Street

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] If you ask any Alexandria resident where the best trick-or-treating in the city is, most will have the same answer:...

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 convicted in murder of girlfriend

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] On Monday, a jury convicted Daniel Kankam, 44, an Alexandria business owner, of killing his girlfriend, according to a news...

City council discusses transportation priorities, Planning & Zoning staff at legislative...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] With the first public hearing of the fall in the rearview mirror, city council is back to discussing city business...

Fallen soldier honored in Alexandria

By staff On the morning of Sept. 10, Jose Juan Gonzalez, a U.S. Army Special Forces sergeant killed in action in Afghanistan on Aug. 21,...