By Todd Richissin
Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and Washington. Here are some of the top stories from around the region over the past week.
Man 'Slips' On Banana Peel — And Gets Charged with Felony
See how he slipped up trying to sue the Metro system.
Clifton Man, 24, Dies in Crash
Authorities identify victim.
Hard-Wax Brazilians Make for ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ Experience
Tiffany Markarian esthetician and partner at Thibiant Beverly Hills, a new boutique-style spa in Fairfax, tells us what services customers can expect. He was never so happy to lose a bet—read the story to find out why.
Homelessness at George Mason University: 'It Does Exist'
Yes, it’s true - there are homeless students at GMU, and one senior fought for nearly two years to get the university to support a program to get them fed. Read the story to find out how.
Pink Ribbons One Month, Hairy Men the Next
That person with a full beard who wants to adjust your spine isn’t a delusional mountain man who thinks he’s a doctor ...
Man Who Ran Over Police Officer is Sentenced
See what the judge handed down.
Help Finalist Win $500,000 Dream Dog Park for Community
Just take a look at these design plans.
On Nov. 25, 1963, retired Lt. Col. John Dunne was one of 26 Irish Army cadets that formed the honor guard at President John F. Kennedy's funeral. Read about the return. Just how low can someone go? Read what these robbers did.
Trial Set For Georgetown Man Charged With Wife's Murder
See the latest on the trial date for German expatriate Albrecht Muth, charged with the murder of his wife, Viola Drath.
Give Back on Giving Tuesday
There are hundreds of opportunities here to do the right thing. See how.
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