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Is ‘parklet’ a sign of good things to come in Tysons?

(Sarah L. Voisin / The Washington Post)

The developer hopes the pop-up park will help change people’s minds about the community and its future.


South Lakes sweeps Herndon


BASKETBALL | Zach Pearl and Brenda Kamga help the Seahawks boys and girls win three days after Brandon Kamga’s ankle injury.


Religion events from around the Washington area

Christmas and Hanukkah worship and programs, Festival of Lights, Crèchè exhibits, choral concerts.

Judge to rule on whether Fairfax must release information in John Geer killing

Judge Randy Bellows will handle the civil suit, where Fairfax is resisting making any disclosures about the shooting.


Playing the power game at Paul VI

(Ricky Carioti / The Washington Post)

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | The Panthers’ recent surge of success has elevated the Fairfax private school to national high school basketball prominence — and with that come growing pains and transfers that have Paul VI adjusting.

Traffic, transit tips for the weekend

It’s the last weekend for holiday shoppers and the start of the December getaway season.

Virginia open houses Dec. 20-21

A list of properties in Virginia that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.


Style and affordability at MetroWest condos in Fairfax

(Benjamin C Tankersley / For The Washington Post)

The development is near the Vienna station, on Metro’s Blue Line — nine stops from Washington.


Fairfax County adopt a pet

(Mary O'Malley / Mary O'Malley)

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


Fairfax County Animal Watch

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


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Judge to rule on whether Fairfax must release information in John Geer killing

Judge Randy Bellows will handle the civil suit, where Fairfax is resisting making any disclosures about the shooting.

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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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Mayor Vincent Gray’s parting words

The one-term mayor exhaustively detailed his achievements in a two-hour speech at Dunbar High School.

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.

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