Patch has 32 sites in communities in northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. Here are some of the top posts from the past week related to the new coronavirus and other topics.
Sunday was the third night in a row Matthew Leo Cima, a bartender and server who lives in Adams Morgan, had participated in the protests outside the White House. It was also the night that ended with him being shot in the eye with a pepper bullet.
- 'Black Lives Matter' Painted On DC Street To White House
- Health Officials Worry About Coronavirus Spike Amid DC Protests
- Bowser: We Want Out-Of-State Troops Out Of DC
- 7 PM Curfew In DC After 'Intolerable' Protest Destruction
- Fire Set In AFL-CIO Lobby During Protests Sunday Night
- Officials Tracking DC Protest Misinformation Campaigns
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond's famous Monument Avenue. Northam said he has directed the Virginia Department of General Services to remove the statue as soon as possible.
Confrontations between protesters and police continued for a fourth day in Richmond in reaction to a black man's death in police custody. Virginia's capital city was among locations across the U.S. where protests turned violent in the aftermath of the George Floyd killing in Minneapolis.
- Northam Outlines Steps For Virginia After George Floyd Death
- As Nation Reels From Unrest, Virginia Leaders Begin Search For Solutions
- VA State Of Emergency Declared After Escalating Violence: Northam
Gov. Ralph Northam plans to move most of Virginia into phase two of easing coronavirus-related restrictions on Friday, June 5. Northern Virginia and Richmond are directed to remain in phase one, but Accomack County on the Eastern Shore will move to phase two.
The Stafford County Sheriff's Office fired tear gas at a large group of protesters who were on the Falmouth Bridge Monday demonstrating against the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and police violence. The tear gas left many of the protesters with burning eyes and trouble breathing. The bridge connects Fredericksburg with Stafford County.
- Stafford Sheriff's Office Brings Police Dogs, Uses Pepper Spray
- Fredericksburg Official Blames 'Bad Actors' For Angry Protest
- Hundreds Gather Outside Fairfax Police HQ For Peaceful Protest
- Alexandria Town Hall, Protest Start Conversations About Race
- Protesters, Police Chief Attend Racial Justice Rally In Vienna
- Peaceful Protesters Rally Against Police Violence In Fairfax
- Black Lives Matter Unity Walk Held In Falls Church
- Hundreds Line Streets Of Centreville To Protest Police Violence
- Photos: Black Lives Matter Rally Draws Crowd In Burke
- Protesters Rally Through Herndon For Racial Justice
Wes Unseld, the legendary player for the Washington Bullets who led the team to its only NBA championship, has died at the age of 74, his family announced Tuesday. The Hall of Famer is considered by many to be the most important person in Washington Bullets/Wizards franchise history.
Law enforcement leaders in Loudoun County are opposing police reform measures as residents in Virginia and across the nation call for greater accountability of police and express frustration with political leaders' unwillingness to enact major policing reforms in the wake of another killing by a police officer caught on video.
District residents will be able to be tested for COVID-19, the associated with the new coronavirus, at eight D.C. fire stations starting Monday, June 8. Paramedics and EMTs from D.C. Fire and EMS will be administering the tests.
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- DC Voters Go To Polls Tuesday For Primary; Results
- Workhouse Arts Center Revives Drive-In Movies During Coronavirus
- Person In Custody After Barricade Situation In Potomac Yard
- Long & Foster Agents Celebrate Receptionist's 92nd Birthday
- Oakton T-Shirt Fundraiser Helps Businesses Amid Pandemic
- Affordable Housing Slated For Huntington, North Hill
- 4 Suspects Charged In Homicide Of 13-Year-Old Boy: DC Police
- DC Police Charge 2 MD Men With Child Sex Trafficking
- Libraries Kick Off Curbside Service In Loudoun, Fairfax
- Centreville Labor Center Reopens After Coronavirus Shutdown
- Parking Lots Along GW Memorial Parkway Reopening: NPS
- Alexandria Libraries To Offer Curbside Pickup Before Reopening
- Curbside Pickup Launched At Falls Church Library
- Waste, Recycling Workers To Be Honored In Prince William
- Fairfax Officials React To Death Of George Floyd In Minneapolis
- Vienna Outdoor Dining Flexibility Allowed, Extension Possible
- Falls Church Police Chief, Leaders React To George Floyd Death
- Alexandria Small Business Grants To Help With Reopening Costs
- New Memory Care Facility In Lansdowne Stresses Resident Safety
- Barb Cram, President Of Falls Church Arts, Dies
- Construction Activity Begins On Senior Living High Rise In Tysons
- First Thursday Canceled In Del Ray, Food Drive Continues
- Remembering Herndon's History: Durbin Van Vleck's Subdivision
- Alexandria, Other AMC Locations Could Close
- Burke Glory Days Grill Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus
- Herndon Girl Scouts Bake Friendship Bread For LINK
- Loudoun Officials Urge Residents Not To Delay Emergency Care