Morning Notes

Illinois Prosecutor to Address Arlington-Linked Murder Case — Arlington rape suspect Jorge Torrez may learn today whether he will face additional scrutiny in the case of a five-year-old double murder in his former hometown. The Lake County, Ill. State’s Attorney is scheduled to hold a press conference this morning with “new information” about the case. Another man, Jerry Hobbs, has been held awaiting trial for the murders since 2005. But DNA evidence in the case was reportedly linked to Torrez last month.

Man Falls at Construction Site — A worker suffered serious injuries after falling at the Adams Square construction site on Columbia Pike around 3:30 yesterday afternoon. He was taken a local hospital and is expected to recover.

Arlington Sidewalks Debated — Greater Greater Washington brings up the issue of sidewalks in Arlington. Are there too few sidewalks in the residential sections of our ‘walkable community?’

Flickr pool photo by patrycehaltiwangerphillips.

Recent Stories

President Joe Biden paid a visit to Arlington and the recently-renovated Lubber Run Park, in support of Democrat Terry McAuliffe’s Virginia gubernatorial bid.

With one month to go before school starts, parents are being urged to enroll their kids in some Arlington public schools amid a continued drop in enrollment. Screenshots and emails…

When Marjorie Tarantino was closing on the purchase of her townhouse this spring, she learned there were problems with the deck. Tarantino had bought a property in the Richard Bassett…

We just wanted to take a moment to thank you to everyone who has joined the new ARLnow Press Club over the past week! Counting our existing Patreon supporters, who…


Subscribe to our mailing list