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No 'Accidental' Fire, 'Unbombing' of McDonald's, Resident Shoots at Intruder and Teen Groped at Bus Stop

Plus, really Amtrak?

Investigators say huge Labor Day blaze was no accident. Photo credit: Tim Malanka on Twitter.
Investigators say huge Labor Day blaze was no accident. Photo credit: Tim Malanka on Twitter.
by Todd Richissin

Virginia Resident Fights Back, Fires Gun at Intruders

Enough was enough for residents of an invaded home in the City of Fairfax. Two robbers forced their way into the home and injured the residents, prompting one of them to fire back at the robbers with a handgun.

That's just one piece of news of note from around our Patches in Virginia and DC. Here are some others:

Teen Arrested for Bomb Threat at McDonald's

Fire Marshals: Labor Day Warehouse Blaze Not an Accident 

Police: Man Gropes 13-Year-Old Girl Near Bus Stop

Controversial Fairfax County Library Changes Put on Hold 

Really, Amtrak? Trains Screech to a Halt

9/11: 'There Isn't a Day That I Don't Think About That Experience'

Chef Mike Isabella to Open Kapnos Taverna in Ballston

Resident Finds Exploded Plastic Bottle in Mailbox

5-Year Plan For Workhouse Arts Center

Alexandria Family Displaced by Wednesday Morning Townhouse Fire

Trader Joe's Kicks Part Timers Off of Healthcare 

Brave 343: Centreville Fire Station Displays Flags for Every Firefighter Lost on Sept. 11

Long Steel Beam, Two Columns Stolen—Not Fitting in the Trunk 

SFDC to Host Vibrant Streets Summit at Hampton Inn & Suites

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