Daily Archives: April 17, 2020

Grocery Chain Gives Away Food Staples, Draws Massive Crowds

A local grocery chain popular with the DMV region’s Latino population announced a two-hour food giveaway of staples like rice and milk. More people than they could have imagined arrived needing assistance. Megamart advertised the giveaway as a thank you to its customers on local Spanish-language TV stations. When the day came, hundreds lined up around the parking lots and…

Arlington Police Mourn Retired Chief

Retired Arlington Police Chief William K. Stover died of natural causes Friday at 89 years old. Stover began his four-decade-long career with the Arlington County Police Department in 1956 as a patrol officer, the department said in a statement. He rose through the ranks serving as a detective in the vice unit, lieutenant in the internal affairs unit and deputy…