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Fairfax County adopt a pet

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Three cats, Captain Jack, Helena and Abby, are available.

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Fairfax County Animal Watch

Incidents reported by the animal control divisions of police in Fairfax County, Fairfax City and Vienna.

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New Year’s Eve events, Northern Virginia

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Bowles, Cavaliers spread good news

(Katherine Frey / The Washington Post)

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Senior guard Eric Bowles scores his 1,000th point to help W.T. Woodson beat visiting Robinson, 74-56.

Grassley now seeks answers from Fairfax prosecutor on John Geer police slaying

After getting little new information from Fairfax police or the Justice Department, Grassley asks why the case moved to the feds.

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Probe of fatal police shooting moves to Justice Dept.

Fairfax County police haven’t released any information about the officer who killed Geer.

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Man arrested and charged in Centreville slaying

(Fairfax County Police / Fairfax County Police)

Police arrest and charge a Centreville man with murder in stabbing that happened over the weekend.

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Shake-up in boys’ Top 20

(Katherine Frey / The Washington Post)

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | DeMatha takes the top spot as seven teams in the preseason Top 10 have already suffered losses in the early going.

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Noel commits to South County

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | In their third coach in three years, the Stallions have found Patrick Noel to be a leader who wants to build a winning tradition.

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The Post’s girls’ basketball Top 20

(Katherine Frey / The Washington Post)

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | With a torrid start to the season, McNamara makes a big jump into the top five while West Springfield leads five newcomers in this week’s rankings.

 

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Grassley now seeks answers from Fairfax prosecutor on John Geer police slaying

After getting little new information from Fairfax police or the Justice Department, Grassley asks why the case moved to the feds.

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Roommate arrested in Centreville man’s stabbing death

Mario Cedillo-Santiago was found wounded on Saturday.

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Pilot dies in single-engine plane crash in Fauquier County

Witnesses reported a possible crash south of Catlett about 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

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Centreville man is found fatally stabbed

Fairfax County police said they have no suspects.

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Candles for justice

Friday’s candlelight vigil on 16th Street NW protested grand juries not indicting white police officers who killed unarmed black men.

Rejoicing in their roles, if only for the holidays

Holiday shows give talented locals their chance to shine.

Succeeding despite setbacks

Even as her home life imploded, Sareana Kimia continued her work, going to meetings, testifying, working and networking.

D.C. mourns its ‘mayor for life’

A public farewell for Marion Barry was held Saturday at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Washington takes to the streets to mourn Barry

The community residents who knew the former mayor pay their respects during a funeral procession.

Marion Barry lies in repose

The four-term D.C. mayor died Nov. 23 at 78. The public can pay their respects all day Thursday and Friday morning.

Local Ferguson protests

People formed a chain across I-395 on Sunday, and a die-in was staged in front of the Justice Dept. on Monday.

Marion Barry’s legacy

Washington reflects the late mayor’s flourishes and failures.

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