City of Fairfax Councilmember Jeffrey C. Greenfield has stepped in as acting mayor following the arrest of Richard “Scott” Silverthorne for distributing meth to an undercover officer in exchange for a sexual encounter.
(Fairfax County Times)
U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps won his 19th gold medal in the 4×100 freestyle, and Katie Ledecky of D.C. beat her own record in the 400-meter freestyle at the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner announced $2 million in funding to improve pavement and safety at local airports.
Virginia Republican Rep. Scott Rigell, who represents part of Virginia Beach, announced his endorsement of Libertarian Gary Johnson for president over his party’s nominee, Donald Trump.
A Loudoun County officer shot and killed a man in Aldie who advanced on the officer with knives. An attorney revealed the victim was suffering from mental illness.