Tag: crime

Three consecutive shootings

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] Three shootings took place in Alexandria in a span of less than a half hour on Saturday night. According to a...

We must help students become self- disciplined citizens

To the editor: Amy Will’s article identified a crime crisis which is present across the country. Juveniles are committing serious crimes: murder, carjackings, robbery and...

Updated BREAKING NEWS: Fugitive shot at Potomac Yard

By Denise Dunbar The Alexandria Police Department responded to “a federal law enforcement officer-involved shooting” at Potomac Yard Shopping Center this afternoon, according to a...

Our View: A needed respite

Will we ever get beyond damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic? It seems that ill effects from the global pandemic continue to swirl around...

Two arrested following robbery

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department identified and arrested two individuals in connection with a robbery and use of a firearm according...

Suspect in dog poisoning case sentenced

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] Alexandria resident John Romano, the suspect accused of attempting to poison a dog in Del Ray on Feb. 6,...

Man charged in two bank robberies

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department has charged Jaquan Royal, 27, of Prince George’s County, MD with two counts of bank robbery,...

School bus incident ends peacefully

By Denise Dunbar A gun scare Thursday afternoon turned out to be a toy following a tense scene aboard an Alexandria City Public Schools bus....

APD responds to shots fired…and citizens

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] According to a release from the Alexandria Police Department, the department and City leaders have heard from concerned citizens and...

Policing in Alexandria and America: Public safety leaders discuss approaches to...

By Mark Eaton Public safety in the midst of rising crime rates and understaffed police forces is an issue of concern in Alexandria and...