Tests detected lead in the water of the Manassas City Public Schools system at a level higher than federal standards.
Police pulled a Virginia man to safety after he spent three hours scaling 21 floors of the Trump Tower in New York City with suction cups and a harness and rope stirrups. The man reportedly wanted an “audience” with Donald Trump.
The U.S. women’s swim team, anchored by Katie Ledecky, won the gold medal in the 4×200 freestyle Olympic relay on Thursday.
(The New York Times)
The Metro will slow down the Orange, Silver and Blue lines heading toward Vienna, Wiehle-Reston East and Franconia-Springfield, respectively, until Aug. 31.
The D.C. area is expected to experience high heat indexes and advisories this weekend, with the highest temperatures on Saturday.
(NBC 4 Washington)
U.S. Park Police will begin ticketing trucks and buses exceeding 10 tons that cross the Arlington Memorial Bridge.