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Updated: APD officer arrested for unjustified use of force

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com  Alexandria police officer Jonathan Griffin was arrested and charged with assault and battery on Tuesday for unjustified use of force,...

Council plans community police review board

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com A new chapter in the civil rights movement has emerged across the nation in the wake of the death of...

Discord within APD: Employees speak out about the internal culture of...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com For years, there have been grumblings of conflict at the Alexandria Police Department. Some current and former employees allege that the...

T.C. Williams student assaulted while walking home

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com A T.C. Williams student was assaulted by two strangers while walking home from a friend's house around 10 p.m. last...

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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | ddunbar@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com If you ask any Alexandria resident where the best trick-or-treating in the city is, most will have the same answer:...