Police chased a D.C. man through three major commuter roadways at the end of rush hour Wednesday. Charles R. Lawton, of Washington, D.C., ignored police signals to pull over for traffic violation and was arrested and charged with driving on a revoked licesnse, habitual offender, and failure to obey law enforcement officer's command to stop at the end of the chase.
Crews began work Wednesday on a 0.3 mile stretch of Cottage Street, between Walker and Patrick streets, for new sidewalk, curb and gutter, entrances, drainage, utilities, sign replacement, asphalt pavement and pavement markings. The Virginia Department of Transportation is funding the $1.2 million project, which is scheduled for a July 2013 completion date.
Church of the Good Shepherd, on Hunter Mill Road in Vienna, filed a federal lawsuit claiming a Fairfax County zoning ordinance violates First Amendment rights. Since the filing, Fairfax County has dropped the citation against the church that prompted the lawsuit.
Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) spoke at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday.He urged Americans to vote for GOP nominee Mitt Romney as the next president to restore the American Dream.
Patch caught up with Del. Barbara Comstock (R-34th District) in Tampa, Fla., at the Republican National Convention.
The 11th Congressional District Republican Committee Chairman Terry Wear wrote in a Letter to the Editor, in which he criticized U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-11th District) for passing up opportunities to stop or slow the impending sequestration cuts.
John Arthur Thorpe, 52, of Bristow, was arrested Aug. 18 for assault and aggressive driving for allegedly intentionally striking a cyclist with his vehicle after a dispute on Maple Avenue while both were in motion.
Vienna Police Log for Aug. 17 through Aug. 23: Man Leaps to Steal iPhone at Chipotle
Vienna public servant and former Del. Richard "Dick" Fisher, 64, died last week.
Alzine Cuppett, founder of Cuppett Performing Arts Center, died at 85.
Longtime Vienna business owner, Ray Arndt of Ray's Auto Body, died at the age of 81.
More than 30 years after playing last game for Marshall High, Greg Sullivan returns to coach the Statesmen football squad.
Madison Warhawks opened the football season with a 35-13 loss to crosstown rival Oakton Cougars on Friday.