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These Are the Cities Where
Millennials Are Moving
Nov 25, 2023 4:25 PM CST
These Are the Cities Where Millennials Are Moving
Massachusetts city of Cambridge tops SmartAsset's list
- About 25% of millennials uprooted last year and moved to a different city, and SmartAsset wanted to find out which cities proved the biggest draw for this demographic (those between the ages of 25 and 44, for the purposes of this analysis). The financial tech firm looked at US Census...
They Were Enjoying Happy
Hour. Then, 'Pure Panic'
Aug 13, 2022 7:00 AM CDT
They Were Enjoying Happy Hour. Then, 'Pure Panic'
14 hurt, 4 critically, after vehicle smashes into pub in Arlington, Va.
- Fourteen people kicking off the weekend outside of DC were injured Friday night when a vehicle slammed into the side of a pub in Arlington, Va., setting the building on fire. NBC News reports that four people were critically hurt after the car plowed through the front of Ireland's...
Here Are the Most,
Least Educated US Cities
Jul 24, 2022 4:30 PM CDT
Here Are the Most, Least Educated US Cities
Ann Arbor, Michigan, tops WalletHub's list, while Visalia, California, comes in last
- Where college grads head to after they've thrown their caps in the air can make or break a city's smarts cachet. WalletHub wanted to see which US cities can claim that "most educated" prestige, so it looked at 150 of the most populated metropolitan areas around the...
OK, We Get It—This
City Is Extremely Fit
Jul 13, 2021 8:07 AM CDT
OK, We Get It—This City Is Extremely Fit
Arlington, Va., named fittest city in America for 4th straight year on ACSM's annual list
- For the 14th straight year, the American College of Sports Medicine, in conjunction with the Anthem Foundation, has published its Fitness Index , ranking America's largest 100 cities and Washington, DC, on more than 30 indicators regarding various health behaviors, local infrastructure, and chronic diseases. And for the fourth year...
Man Who Never
Plays the Lottery
Just Won, Thanks
to His Wife
Feb 21, 2020 2:24 PM CST
Man Who Never Plays the Lottery Just Won, Thanks to His Wife
Daniel Schuman claims $1M prize in Virginia
- They say you gotta be in it to win it, but an attorney in Arlington, Va., just took home a $1 million prize after putting in the bare minimum in the "be in it" column. A press release cited by ARLNow.com reports that Daniel Schuman never plays such...
He Fell in His
5 Days, He
Aug 10, 2019 10:15 AM CDT
He Fell in His Home. For 5 Days, He Survived on One Thing
Elderly man could only reach Cokes on the floor next to him
- Some people drink Coke with their lunch, some as a midday refresher, even some for breakfast in place of warmer caffeinated beverages. For an elderly Virginia man, it was all he consumed for five days straight after a fall in his Arlington home last month, per Fox News . It was...
A Virginia Driver
as a Car Seat
Aug 9, 2017 10:14 AM CDT
A Virginia Driver Is Masquerading as a Car Seat
It's part of a Virginia Tech study of autonomous cars
- It's still a couple of months until Halloween, but some in Arlington, Va., are already dressing up—as car seats. An NBC Washington reporter spotted a seemingly autonomous van driving around Arlington on Monday. On closer inspection, he realized there actually was a driver—the man was just disguised...
It Wasn't Mice Making Noises
in Va. Woman's Attic
Jul 27, 2017 8:04 AM CDT
It Wasn't Mice Making Noises in Va. Woman's Attic
Va. woman was stunned to learn a homeless man had moved in
- A Virginia woman was surprised to learn the nocturnal noises coming from the attic weren't from the expected sources. It wasn't critters creaking the floorboards, or even her landlord, who uses the space. When police investigated, they found a homeless man had set up camp. The drama began...
5 Best and Worst
Cities for Retirees
Jun 28, 2016 11:35 AM CDT
5 Best and Worst Cities for Retirees
Arlington, Va., is the place to be
- Worried about retirement? Consider a move to Arlington, Va. Bankrate has just ranked 196 US cities based on cost of living, crime rate, walkability, quality of health care, state and local taxes, weather, culture, and personal well-being for seniors. The 10 cities to note:
Master Chef Firing Daughter Over Insult on Diners' Bill
May 11, 2016 5:03 AM CDT
Master Chef Firing Daughter Over Insult on Diners' Bill
A manager, 2 servers also got the boot
- Four diners—three of whom were wearing plaid—dined on deep-fried eggplant, Szechuan shrimp, and fish rolls at Chinese Master Chef Peter Chang's restaurant in Arlington, Va., on Saturday. But when it came time to pay, they found two extra line items on their $115 bill: "Im a...
Let Female Pilots'
Ashes Rest at Arlington
Jan 7, 2016 2:08 PM CST
Lawmaker: Let Female Pilots' Ashes Rest at Arlington
Arizona congresswoman files legislation to that effect
- An Arizona congresswoman filed legislation Wednesday to ensure that a group of female World War II pilots can have their ashes laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. The pilots known as Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs, flew military aircraft in noncombat roles during wartime to free up male...
After Baby Dies
in Hot Car
Jul 6, 2013 1:03 PM CDT
Mom Charged After Baby Dies in Hot Car
She apparently forgot to drop off child, went to work
- A mother is facing felony charges of child neglect after her 8-month-old son died from being left in a hot car for hours, reports the
. Police in Arlington, Virginia, don't think Zoraida Magali Conde Hernandez, 32, did so deliberately. She apparently meant to drop the boy at...
in DC-Area Shootings
Jun 23, 2011 3:09 PM CDT
Reservist Charged in DC-Area Shootings
Yonathan Melaku videotaped himself firing shots, making threats
- A Marine Corps reservist arrested in a security scare near the Pentagon last week was charged today in a series of pre-dawn shootings at military buildings in the Washington area last year. Federal prosecutors found bomb-making materials in a backpack carried by 22-year-old Yonathan Melaku and a list of suspicious...
Complete After 17 Years
Jun 22, 2011 2:08 PM CDT
Pentagon Renovation Complete After 17 Years
Massive project considered a design coup
- Renovation of the Pentagon has been completed, and it took only 17 years. That may sound like forever, but rebuilding the 29-acre site while it was operational is considered a major success, even an inspiration for other federal projects, the
reports. When renovations began—under the Clinton administration—...
Sep 7, 2009 12:54 PM CDT
Obama Speech: Handwashing, Not Brainwashing
- The eagerly anticipated speech President Obama will deliver to the nation's schoolchildren tomorrow contains none of the socialist indoctrination conservatives had apparently feared, Politico reports. Rather, an advance text indicates, he urges kids to work hard, not expect to get something for nothing, and "wash your hands a lot,...
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