Here are our picks for top local stories today:
“He treated me like a slave, and there was no one I could tell.” The
threat of deportation may stop battered immigrant women from reporting
abuse. But two laws offer them a path to safety and legal residency.
Medic critically injured in fall from overpass. An Alexandria medic
fell from an overpass into Four Mile Creek after responding to a
vehicle fire on I-395 Wednesday evening. The fall was about 20 feet below the interstate.
How badly do the Redskins need Peyton Manning? Pretty badly,
according to The Post’s Sally Jenkins: “Compared to the black art of trying to find a franchise quarterback in the draft, Manning is a sure thing,” Jenkins writes.
Stick around today for more on PostLocal:
Need ideas for Valentine’s Day? OnLove columnist Ellen McCarthy is signing on at noon to take questions in a live chat.
Federal workers, you’re not getting another early departure day. When it comes to snowfall, we’re in the clear -- but maybe just for today. Snow and rain showers are possible overnight, according to Capital Weather Gang.
Huguely trial continues. Huguely, 24, of Chevy Chase, is accused of first-degree murder and five other charges in the 2010 death of Yeardley Love, his ex-girlfriend, in her off-campus apartment. You can view recent tweets from The Post’s Jenna Johnson here, and stay with PostLocal for more coverage on the trial.