The Fairfax City Council is expected to set a date for a special mayoral election at a meeting tonight. Former Mayor Richard “Scott” Silverthorne resigned after he was arrested for distributing meth in exchange for sex.
Several thousand people in the D.C. area lost power during thunderstorms Monday evening.
Former secretary of state Madeleine Albright spoke at a campaign event in support of Leesburg mayoral candidate Kelly Burk.
Hillary Clinton has raised more than $2.1 million in nonpartisan donations in Virginia for the 2016 presidential election, whereas her opponent, Donald Trump, has only raised $110,570.
United States’ Allyson Felix came in second to the Bahamas’ Shaunae Miller in the 400-meter final, however, with a total of seven Olympic medals to her name, Felix is the most decorated woman to compete in track and field.
Two people were struck during a drive-by shooting in McLean following a fight at a party in Arlington on Sunday. The two victims sustained non-serious injuries.
A sheriff’s deputy shot a man threatening him with an “edged weapon” at Inova Fairfax Hospital. The man sustained non-serious injuries.