Top News Stories in August
Most-read Patch stories in August in Fairfax City.
This month's top headlines include a hit-and-run, naked biker, pit bull lovers, coyotes, an empty gas station and plans to build a bus lot at the tank farm.
For more on each story, click the links below. Stories are listed in order of popularity as of August 31.
- What Happened to America's Dog?
Pit Bulls were once loved and revered in America. How did they become so maligned in today's society?
- July Restaurant Inspection Results: Mee Ga Cleans Up, Subway in Violation
Like to eat out in Fairfax City?
- UPDATE: Pedestrian Dies After Hit and Run on Fairfax Boulevard
The 62-year-old man of no fixed address was attempting to cross in the 9800 block of Fairfax Boulevard.
- Naked Man Caught Biking Down Jermantown Road
Hill Street man arrested and charged with indecent exposure.
- Coyotes Team Up on Dog at Daniels Run
A Fairfax woman was playing fetch with her 6-year-old Labrador retriever when three coyotes teamed up on the dog, biting its back legs.
- Man Arrested for Allegedly Pulling Gun on Two Strangers in Downtown Parking Garage
Fairfax City Officer Joseph Nunemaker stumbled across the three men while off duty.
- Man Charged with Murder Right Outside Fairfax City Limits
- Police: Woman Throws a Fit in McD's Parking Lot, Police Cruiser Hit and Run
A woman screamed and cursed at a man and his friend in the Pickett Road McDonald's parking lot.
- Local Navy Man Fakes His Death, Loses Command of USS Pittsburgh
Virginia woman says the commander of the USS Pittsburgh faked his death to escape an affair.
- Neighbors Stand Against Bus Lot at Tank Farm
Though city officials say latest plan is best option, Comstock HOA cites safety, environmental concerns in opposition to proposal.
- Visions for Vacancies: Old Gas Station at Main and East
What would you like to see next to Providence Square?