Armed robbery, house fire, attempted murder, horse deaths, embezzlement: a roundup of recent top stories on our Patch sites.
Patch has 31 community sites in Virginia and D.C. Here are some of the top stories from around the region over the past week. 17. Read: Virginia State Police Chase Ends in Vienna Vienna: A teen is facing several charges after fleeing from Virginia State Police this week in a stolen car, leading them on a wild chase that ended in a Vienna backyard.The 17-year-old boy has been charged by state police with possession of a stolen vehicle and one felony count of eluding police, spokeswoman Corrine Geller told Patch. He faces an additional robbery charge in connection with the alleged stolen vehicle. 16. Woman Robbed at Gunpoint at Bank ATM in McLean McLean: A 27-year-old woman was robbed by a masked, armed man inside the entryway of a local …
Hurricane Sandy, U.S. Rep. Jim Moran's son, and the Ballston Common Mall Molotov cocktail incident top the list.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Beth Lawton
Sunday, November 4, 2012
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: Celebrities rounded out our top stories, including a review of "Argo" and a visit to …