Regions

Explore more news from your area

Fairfax County Parkway reopens after ‘numerous’ accidents

The parkway reopened after icy conditions caused multiple accidents, police said.

Article

Spartans win with urgency

(John McDonnell / The Washington Post)

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | A night after avoiding an upset, No. 9 West Springfield beats No. 20 Langley in the Va. 6A North region quarterfinals.

Article

Bowles’s 38 points lift W.T. Woodson

(Richard A. Lipski / For the Washington Post)

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Eric Bowles and the Cavaliers advance to the Virginia 6A North semifinals with an overtime win over Hayfield.

Article

Paul VI girls, Middleburg boys take titles

(Katherine Frey / The Washington Post)

BASKETBALL | The top-ranked Panthers girls win a VISAA state title game against O’Connell. The Dragons’ boys top Christ Chapel.

Article

D.C.-area news briefs

A roundup of D.C.-area news briefs.

Article

Geer case has Fairfax supervisors taking another look at attorney

(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)

Lawmakers want answers from the county attorney about a probe of the police shooting of an unarmed man.

Article

Religion events from around the Washington area

Lenten meals, concert programs, Christian and Muslim summit, Purim services, Bishop Fulton Sheen film.

Article

Virginia 6A/5A North region girls’ basketball preview

(Katherine Frey / The Washington Post)

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | Top seeds Oakton, West Springfield, Madison, Stonewall Jackson, Edison, Tuscarora and Potomac headline two loaded regions.

Article

Man charged in Chantilly Wal-Mart fire

Brenton Carter is facing multiple counts in connection with setting a small blaze.

Virginia open houses Feb. 28-March 1

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

 

Tom Jackman

Tom Jackman

Geer case has Fairfax supervisors taking another look at attorney

Lawmakers want answers from the county attorney about a probe of the police shooting of an unarmed man.

Read Full Article

Tom Jackman

Tom Jackman

Fairfax prosecutor asked state police to investigate Fairfax police shooting

Frustrated by obstruction from the county attorney Raymond F. Morrogh asked outside agency to investigate.

Read Full Article

Tom Jackman

Tom Jackman

Herndon’s Jason Sturm wins world title as amputee bobsledder

A wounded warrior is now teaching clinics nationwide in how to train “adaptive athletes.”

Read Full Article

Tom Jackman

Tom Jackman

Fairfax prosecutor resumes probe in police killing of John Geer in 2013

As police turn over officer’s internal affairs files, prosecutor prepares to rule on charges against officer.

Read Full Article

Tom Jackman

Local tools

Capital Weather Gang

The inside scoop on everything local weather.

Dr. Gridlock

Your guide around the Beltway and beyond.

The Gripe

Report issues that need fixing in your neighborhood -- we’ll get some answers.

Neighborhoods

Find your local schools, crime and real estate.

Virginia & regional photo galleries

It’s all business at D.C.’s ‘Cannabis Academy’

City hosts a two-day expo to teach attendees how to make greenbacks from pot’s legalization.

A snowy Saturday for the Washington area

The cold ground was allowing snow to stick faster, making it difficult for road clearing crews to keep up.

Sentencing of Maureen McDonnell

Former first lady has been convicted of conspiring to sell the prestige of the governor’s office in exchange for loans.

The polar vortex makes a comeback

Washington-area residents prepare for more cold weather, as Friday’s temperatures promise to be extreme.

Obama chooses Joseph Clancy as new Secret Service chief

Obama has named his acting director and trusted former detail leader as the new permanent leader of the Secret Service.

Snowstorm Octavia hits Washington area

The nation’s capital clears out from another round of snow.

14 couples say ‘I do’ on Feb. 14 in D.C. court

Superior Court opens its doors on a weekend to perform weddings for the first time in decades.

Great Dane, or greatest?

A Prince William County couple’s dog will compete at the famed Westminster show.

Our Washington

Post photographers are sharing their favorite area locations.

More photos