Wonder Woman surprises Inova Children’s Hospital patients; By 2040, Arlington could add 24,000 homes

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Monday, July 9.

Gal Gadot, dressed as Wonder Woman, took a break from filming Wonder Woman 1984 to visit patients and staff members at Inova Children’s Hospital on Friday.

According to an “Arlington Profile 2018” report from earlier this year, between 2020 and 2040, the county hopes to add 24,000 homes. Crystal City alone is expected to add 5,300.
(ARL Now)

Resisting arrest, a 23-year-old man from Washington, D.C., was caught on camera assaulting a Fairfax County police officer in the 8200 block of Alexandria’s Russell Road on Saturday. The man was charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, plus assault on a police officer.
(The Washington Post)

The second phase of the mission to rescue 12 soccer players and their coach from a cave in Thailand began Monday morning, with nine people yet needing to be rescued.

Sunday, a helicopter crashed into a Williamsburg residential structure that resulted in a townhouse catching fire. At least one person was killed. Students at the College of William and Mary were told to steer clear of the campus’s Dillard Complex.

After suffering damages to its clay court, lights and fencing caused by March’s wind storm, the Reston Association’s tennis courts at 11550 Glade Drive are once again open.
(Reston Now)

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