ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

Last week’s murder of an Alexandria City High School student was still the top story this week, with one teenager arrested on Wednesday and charged with murder.

Also this week: Dominion Energy also said that widespread undergrounding in Alexandria would be too expensive despite calls from city leaders to look into it more.

On the bright side: Taste of Del Ray is back today.

Top stories

  1. BREAKING: 16-year-old arrested and charged with murder after fatal stabbing at Bradlee Shopping Center
  2. Friends of victim say police didn’t do enough to prevent fatal stabbing at Bradlee Shopping Center
  3. JUST IN: Short-staffed Alexandria Police Department to reduce service to public
  4. Dominion Power says ‘outlandish cost’ prevents city-wide power line undergrounding in Alexandria
  5. Superintendent tells School Board to not talk to media about fatal stabbing of student
  6. Police say they’re not at fault in response to fatal stabbing at Bradlee Shopping Center
  7. Police were at the Bradlee Shopping Center before teenager was fatally stabbed
  8. JUST IN: Severe thunderstorm warning and flood watch issued for Alexandria
  9. City officials say out of date West End and Beauregard Street plans need to be reworked
  10. Security and schedule changes take effect at Alexandria City High School after fatal stabbing

Recent Stories

While the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) is working through plans to make September fare-free for all riders, that could be extended into October for Alexandria riders dealing with the Metro…

Updated 4:30 p.m. — A spokesperson representing Hilco Redevelopment Partners shared an email with WMWAA indicating that the Airports Authority “is comfortable that the City of Alexandria does not need…

The Alexandria City Council is poised to approve an amended plan to build a 473-unit affordable housing complex in Arlandria, now that St. Rita Catholic Church has signed off on…

Alexandria will be hiring more police officers, but Mayor Justin Wilson warned the fix to staffing challenges won’t be quick. The Alexandria Police Department is facing a chronic short-staffing issue…


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