Man set on fire in Annandale on Sunday; Philadelphia Eagles to take on New England Patriots in 2018’s big game

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Monday, Jan. 23.

Sunday, either five or six individuals assaulted a man outside of an Annandale apartment complex before setting the man on fire. The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and two of the suspects were taken in by police. The search continues for the other suspects. The incident occurred at the 4500 block of Commons Drive.

The Philadelphia Eagles beat the Minnesota Vikings 38-7 last night, securing their spot against the New England Patriots in the big game on Feb. 4.
(The Washington Post)

In the 5900 block of Springfield’s Brunswick Street, a human foot was found partially decomposed by a Fairfax County resident. Police searched the surrounding area but found no other human remains.

Saturday night, a fire at Leesburg’s Monroe Technology Center brought about damages whose repairs will cost approximately $50,000.
(Loudoun-Times Mirror)

Despite the government shutdown, the Prince William National Forest remains open,  a sign at the park’s gates warning individuals to explore at their own risk.

Via the most recent tax assessments, Arlington County property values climbed much more slowly this year than last year.
(ARL Now)

On Jan. 9, Bowman Consulting proposed that Purcellville’s 12.3 acre O’Toole property become a mixed-use space sporting retail, restaurants, a daycare center, housing and an assisted living center.
(Loudoun-Times Mirror)

The hands-free cell phone bill proposed by Delegate Scott Surovell passed the Senate Committee on Transportation.
(Potomac Local)