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Report: Unarmed Springfield man had hands up when police shot him

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Fairfax police released more than 11,000 documents and files about the August 2013 killing of John Geer.

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Resourceful Seahawks outlast Fairfax

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GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | Princess Aghayere scores 19 points despite foul trouble and South Lakes comes to her aid to upset the No. 17 Rebels on the road.

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Religion events from around the Washington area

Dixieland jazz, Martha’s Table, food drives, Super Bowl Fellowship, Bible study, yoga, wellness, organ recitals.

Transit crime dropped significantly in 2014, Metro says

The transit agency said crime is down in several areas, including robberies, electronic devices thefts and bike thefts.

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I-66 will provide new test for growing HOT lanes system

Transportation advocates raise concerns about plans for inside the Beltway lanes.

Traffic, transit tips for the weekend

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Virginia open houses Jan. 31-Feb. 1

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

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6-year-old sledding in driveway in critical condition after hitting car

(Antonio Olivo / The Washington Post)

The boy was with other kids playing on the site of a vacant house in McLean.

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Finally healthy, Rams are on a roll

(Joey LoMonaco / For The Washington Post)

WRESTLING | Robinson beats DeMatha, South County and Centreville in a quad meet Wednesday in Fairfax.

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Going Out Guide

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Going Out Guide, Northern Virginia

 

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Report: Unarmed Springfield man had hands up when shot by police

Fairfax police released more than 11,000 documents and files about the August 2013 killing of John Geer.

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Tom Jackman

Tom Jackman

Report: Unarmed Springfield man had hands up when police shot him

Fairfax police released more than 11,000 documents and files about the August 2013 killing of John Geer.

Read Full Article

Tom Jackman

Fairfax SWAT team raids high stakes Great Falls poker game, seizes cash, terrifies players

Police continue to aggressively enforce anti-gambling laws, though charges against the players are set to be dismissed.

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Fairfax County turns over investigative materials to lawyers for John Geer family

The release was ordered by a Fairfax judge in the family’s wrongful death lawsuit against the police.

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