The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported there have been 60 confirmed cases of the Zika virus in Virginia and a combined 100 cases across D.C., Maryland and Virginia. All of the cases have been attributed to travel to affected areas.
(ABC 7 News)
An explosion sparked a fire in a Silver Spring apartment, killing two and injuring 10. Several people are still missing.
U.S. swimmer Simone Manuel tied for first place with Canada’s Penny Oleksiak in the 100-meter freestyle. She is the first African-American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in swimming.
(The Washington Post)
U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps won his 22nd Olympic gold medal in the 200-meter individual medley.
The Metro Orange line was delayed in both directions after a man was struck by a train at the Minnesota Avenue station. The man survived with noncritical injuries.
(NBC 4 Washington)
The Arlington Green Party is campaigning to designate Westover as a local historic district to prevent further redevelopment.