Body Found, Flu Death, Silver Line, VH1 Stardom and Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute

Plus, man killed in collision was a D.C. punk rock record producer.

Popcorn and Caramel on the day of their Morven Park arrival, Jan. 9. Courtesy of Morven Park
Popcorn and Caramel on the day of their Morven Park arrival, Jan. 9. Courtesy of Morven Park

By Greg Hambrick

Follow this link to see top stories from our 31 Va./D.C. Patch sites at Storify.

With the flu already widespread in Virginia, health officials have reported that a Northern Virginia child has died from influenza — the state's first pediatric flu death this season.

Read more details on how the flu is hitting Virginia, along with more top stories from our Patch sites in Virginia and D.C.

Body Found in Herndon

Flu Season Hits Hard: Virginia Officials Report First Flu Death

Video: Get to Know the Five New Silver Line Metro Stations

Civil Rights Activist Joan Trumpauer Mulholland to Keynote Arlington Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute

Diners in Sterling Reportedly Threatened by Knife-Wielding Ex-Con

Memorial Service Set for Manassas Woman Fatally Struck by VRE Train

Whole Foods Reston Employee to be Featured on VH1 Compilation

Georgetown Mugging: Two Girls Jump Woman, Steal Her Bag

Travis Jackson, Founder of Windian Records, Killed in Collision

Report: Two Men Charged in November Safeway Robbery

Vote Would Allow U.S. Congress and President Obama to Legally Hit the Bong

Popcorn and Caramel Just May Steal Show as Morven Park Reopens Museums

Man Bares it All on Braddock Road in Centreville, Police Say

Arlington Chamber President Rich Doud to Retire After 23 Years

Fairfax Mayor Scott Silverthorne Announces Campaign Decision

Herndon Church Hosts 'Hypothermia Program,' Takes in Homeless on Cold Winter Nights


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