Outrage Follows Traffic Fatality During Police Chase: Patch PM

Emily Leayman
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Here are some of the share-worthy stories from Virginia and DC Patches to talk about tonight:

DC Protesters Call For Accountability Following Traffic Fatality

Family and friends of Karon Hylton protested outside the Metropolitan Police Department's Fourth District Station Tuesday night, demanding police accountability after the 20-year-old Northwest man was struck by a passenger vehicle Friday night, according to news reports.

Confederate Lee Monument Can Be Removed, Judges Rules For Northam

A Richmond Circuit Court judge ruled in favor of Gov. Ralph Northam in a case regarding the removal of the state-owned Gen. Robert E. Lee monument in Richmond.

Hurricane Zeta Remnants Could Impact DC, NoVA Region

The remnants of Hurricane Zeta bring potential for heavy rains and other impacts. Forecasters said the storm, which is expected to make landfall in Louisiana Wednesday, will be downgraded to a gale-force low pressure area off the Mid-Atlantic coast by Thursday night.

Southwest Virginia Residents Urged To 'Step Up' Their Precautions

Gov. Ralph Northam urged residents in southwestern Virginia to follow the lead of the rest of the state in their social distancing and mask-wearing as the region continues to see its coronavirus numbers spike. At a news conference in Richmond on Wednesday, the governor also asked people to avoid large gatherings and take other common-sense precautions to avoid the spread of the coronavirus on Halloween.

Volkswagen Signs Lease To Move North American HQ To Reston

Volkswagen Group of America has signed a lease to relocate its North American headquarters to Reston Town Center in late 2023, according to a release.

Phishing Scam Involves Fairfax Students' Snapchat Accounts

Fairfax County Police have charged a registered sex offender in a phishing scam involving high school students' Snapchat accounts.

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