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Serious crimes decrease for fifth consecutive year

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com  Serious crime in Alexandria decreased 1.7 percent in 2018, marking the fifth year in a row that offenses have gone...

Elderly woman dies in South Pitt Street fire

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com  An elderly woman was found dead in a townhouse fire on South Pitt Street early Wednesday morning, according to Raytevia...

Two men hospitalized after Old Town fight

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Two men were hospitalized after injuring each other in a fight in Old Town on Saturday, according to a news...

Police investigate bank robbery on Mount Vernon Avenue

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a bank robbery on Mount Vernon Avenue, APD reported via Twitter today at 1:14...

Pedestrian struck and killed on Seminary Road

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com A vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in the 5000 block of Seminary Road yesterday around 7:30 p.m., according to...

Five residents overdose in three days

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Police responded to five suspected opioid overdoses in three days, two resulting in fatalities, according to Gregg Ladislaw, captain of...

Police investigate homicide, suspect charged

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Alexandria Police Department officers were dispatched for a death at a residence on South Van Dorn Street at 11:55 p.m....

Hammond Middle School evacuated after bomb threat

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Francis C. Hammond Middle School students were rerouted to T.C. Williams High School on their way to school on Tuesday...

Potentially impaired driver crashes gas tankard in front of the Torpedo...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com A man driving a gasoline tankard crashed in front of the Torpedo Factory around 11 a.m. this morning, according to...

Updated: Suspect charged in fatal shooting

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com A 20-year-old Alexandria woman was killed in a shooting Friday morning, according to the Alexandria Police Department. This is the...