City of Fairfax Council Member Steven Stombres will serve as the city’s interim mayor following a vote Tuesday and the resignation of former Mayor Richard “Scott” Silverthorne. A special mayoral election will be held Feb. 7.
The Metro announced new SafeTrack repairs Tuesday, including rescheduling single tracking the Blue line between Franconia-Springfield and Van Dorn Street stations from Aug. 27-Sept. 11 and track work on the Orange line between Vienna and West Falls Church stations from Sept. 15-Oct. 26. There will also be shutdowns on the Blue and Orange lines in Virginia between August and October.
United States gymnast Simone Biles won her fourth Olympic gold medal for the floor exercise on Tuesday.
A transformer fire underground D.C.’s L Street left 12,000 people without power and air conditioning and caused a service outage among some Sprint customers who temporarily couldn’t call 911.
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The death of a 58-year-old man and 2-year-old child after a Fairfax County house fire in July has been ruled a murder-suicide.