Though Hurricane-turned-Superstorm Sandy is what most will remember as the top news story of October 2012, several others resonated locally.
The following are the most-read stories on Arlington Patch in October.
The most-read article of the month was Arlington Police Looking Into 'Every Component' of Moran Video. Arlington police are among those investigating a video from conservative activist James O’Keefe that shows Democratic Rep. Jim Moran’s son, Patrick, apparently talking about ways to skirt voter identification laws.
The Molotov cocktail incident at Ballston Common Mall in mid-October took several of the top spots among our most-read stories:
- Suspect in Custody Following Molotov Cocktail Scare at Ballston Mall
- Federal Charges Brought Against Ballston Mall 'Molotov Cocktail' Suspect
Celebrities rounded out our top stories, including a review of "Argo" and a visit to Washington-Lee High School by "Glee" star Lauren Potter.