KKK Leader Drives Into Protesters, Police Allege: Patch PM

Emily Leayman

Here are the share-worthy stories from Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia Patches to talk about tonight:

Fairfax County Officer Charged After Using Taser On Civilian

A Fairfax County police officer is facing charges for an alleged assault of black civilian caught on body-worn camera video Friday.

KKK Leader Accused Of Driving Car Through Virginia Protesters

Police allege a self-described leader of the Virginia Ku Klux Klan drove into a crowd of protesters in Henrico County Sunday.

Trump Orders National Guard To Start Withdrawing From DC

President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that he has ordered the National Guard to begin withdrawing from Washington, D.C.

Hundreds Rally In Small-Town Purcellville For Racial Justice

Hundreds of people rallied in Purcellville Sunday afternoon for racial justice and against police brutality. The small town of about 8,000 had never seen anything like what happened Sunday when people of all ages and races marched down Main Street with handmade signs calling for changes in policing policies.

Protesters Cover Lake Anne Plaza With 1,265 Chalk Names

As a form of peaceful protest, Kaila Drayton, her husband Aaron Ferrufino and two of their friends set out Sunday morning to cover the bricks of Lake Anne Plaza in Reston with chalk.

1.3K Coronavirus Recoveries Reported In Virginia Nursing Homes

The Virginia Department of Health confirmed 570 additional cases of the coronavirus and five new deaths Monday. It's the lowest number of new cases since May 24, when 495 new cases were reported. The latest cumulative totals are 51,251 cases, 5,143 hospitalizations and 1,477 deaths.

2 New Coronavirus Deaths In DC; Total Cases Near 9,400

D.C. Health Department confirmed 57 additional cases of the new coronavirus in the District Monday. This brings the total number of cases in D.C. to 9,389.

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