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Jury begins deliberations in McDonnell corruption case

(Steve Helber / AP)

No verdict is reached after more than five hours of discussion, so the panel will return Wednesday morning.

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In Fairfax, some students head to class in an office building

(Kate Patterson / For The Washington Post)

The newest — and tallest — school in Fairfax County is a former office complex in Baileys Crossroads.

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Loudoun County adopt a pet

(Loudoun County Animal Services / Loudoun County Animal Services)

Dogs, cats and other animals in need of homes are available from the Loudoun County Animal Shelter.

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Man wanted for exposure in grocery, children’s bookstore

Prince William police think the same man may be responsible for two incidents in the same week.

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Bomb threat puts Westfield High on first-day lockdown

200 students and staff were locked in at Fairfax County school for afternoon sweep; no danger discovered.

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Va.’s McAuliffe supports 550-mile natural gas pipeline

(Bob Brown / AP)

The Democratic governor’s backing of the plan pleases energy interests but disappoints green activists.

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Police identify man killed in Falls Church

Filaberto Felipe Paz Ramirez was found dead in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Monday.

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After a year with no answers in police slaying of John Geer, family sues

(Photo by Maura Harrington / Photo by Maura Harrington)

Longtime partner and family seek $12 million, but they also want “to get answers.”

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Arlingtonians will get to meet candidates Tuesday night

Candidates in five races expected to turn out at forum at Virginia Hospital Center’s Hazel Auditorium.

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Alexandria school receives $3 million gift

Anonymous donor provides money for curriculum, development, construction improvements.

 

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Document: Lawsuit filed in Fairfax County police slaying of John Geer

A copy of the lawsuit filed Tuesday by Geer’s partner, on behalf of their two children.

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After a year with no answers in police slaying of John Geer, family sues

Longtime partner and family seek $12 million, but they also want “to get answers.”

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Fairfax City man killed while working on his SUV

A Chevrolet Tahoe rolled off its support stands, killing a 45-year-old man who was working on the vehicle.

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Man found dead in Falls Church area; police investigating

A man was found dead in a Falls Church area parking lot early Monday, possibly a homicide.

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