There was plenty of news across Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia on Tuesday. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories from the past 24 hours.
A doctor in New York City, died in Charlottesville Sunday from self-inflicted injuries, the Charlottesville Police Department said Monday. She was medical director of the emergency department at New York-Presbyterian Allen Hospital in Manhattan.
This year's Memorial Day ceremony in the City of Fredericksburg will be virtual due to the coronavirus crisis. As part of the ceremony, the city is putting a virtual Memorial Gallery on display to remember the nation's service members.
JK Community Farm is seeking teams of volunteers to participate in its 2nd annual Plant-A-Thon May 15-16 at its farm in western Loudoun County. Volunteers will plant up to 5,000 seedlings that will be able to produce more than 16,000 meals for families in need, JK Community Farm said.
Oakton Elementary student Victoria has been passionate about art for years, so it was a no-brainer to use her talent to help front-line workers and people in need during the coronavirus crisis.
An Arlington County man is facing two charges of animal cruelty for throwing two dogs off the balcony of a Courthouse residence, according to the daily crime report.
Virginia's cases of the new coronavirus increased by over 800 from Monday to Tuesday and 34 more deaths were reported, according to the latest data from the Virginia Department of Health. The latest totals are 14,339 cases, 492 deaths and 2,165 hospitalizations.
The D.C. Health Department confirmed five new deaths Tuesday due to COVID-19, the illness associated with the new coronavirus, bringing the total number of coronavirus deaths in the District to 190. D.C. Health also confirmed 102 new positive COVID-19 cases, bringing the overall total to 3,994.
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Six of the 12 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue member who tested positive have recovered, the department said Monday. The numbers are updated as of 5 p.m. Sunday, April 26.
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