Tag: police

Police investigate North Van Dorn Street crash

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department investigated a head-on crash last Saturday in the 2000 block of North Van Dorn Street that...

Suspect injured in officer-involved shooting

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A suspect was injured in an officer-involved shooting early this morning, according to a news release. The Alexandria Police Department was...

Two men hospitalized after Old Town fight

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Two men were hospitalized after injuring each other in a fight in Old Town on Saturday, according to a news...

Pedestrian struck and killed on Seminary Road

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in the 5000 block of Seminary Road yesterday around 7:30 p.m., according to...

Updated: Suspect charged in fatal shooting

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A 20-year-old Alexandria woman was killed in a shooting Friday morning, according to the Alexandria Police Department. This is the...

Our view: National Night Out helps build community

Two significant numbers this week in Alexandria are 35 and 36. Tuesday was the 35th annual National Night Out, which is a nationwide crime and...

Police: Suspect, victim identified in Old Town homicide

By Mae Hunt and Missy Schrott A longtime Alexandria resident was found deceased in an Old Town business on Friday, and a New Jersey man...

Serious crimes decrease in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Serious crime in Alexandria decreased 13 percent in 2017, the Alexandria Police Department announced May 24. The decrease was specifically in...

To the editor: It’s time to give city police fair pay

To the editor: My name is Diana Barrett and I’m president of the Alexandria Chapter of the Southern States Police Benevolent Association. I am writing...

To the editor: It’s time to sustain affordable housing in Alexandria

To the editor: For almost two decades, Alexandria has lost a considerable amount of its affordable housing stock, making it increasingly difficult for average Alexandrians...