After serving his country for twenty years in the Army - and volunteering in his community for many more - a local veteran found himself in a very tough spot. So Mr. Handyman of Prince William and Southern Fairfax Counties chose this National Day of Service to fix the veteran's house for free.
The bands of storms that rolled through the D.C. region Friday inflicted widespread damage, flooded streets, and required heroic efforts to rescue people in flooded cars and three teens clinging to bridge supports in swift moving waters.
With the help of a civilian citizen, a police dog, and a state police helicopter, police in Spotsylvania County captured a fugitive wanted in Georgia for weapons charges and by federal authorities for immigration charges.
The reports of Joe Paterno’s death were exaggerated. Jeff Sonderman, of the Poynter Institute and formerly at TBD and WJLA.com, posted an excellent piece about how the mistake was made and how it was corrected.
With 7:56 left in the 4th quarter, the Washington Redskins held a tenuous 16-13 lead on the visiting New York Jets. Just minutes later, Mark Sanchez and Gang Green has scored a decisive victory.