Here are our picks for the top local stories to start your Monday:

View Photo Gallery: George Huguely is accused in the 2010 death of Yeardley Love, his ex-girlfriend and a player on the women’s lacrosse team.

George Huguely murder trial set to begin today. Nearly two years since U-Va. lacrosse player Yeardley Love was found dead in her bed in a pool of blood, a jury will hear the case against her ex-boyfriend, who is charged in her death.

Occupy D.C. cleanup at Freedom Plaza was far less contentious than the raid a day earlier in McPherson Square.

Changing the playing field. “Tebow bill” aims to give Virginia’s home-schooled students access to public high school sports.

Today on

— Jury selection begins today in George Huguely’s murder trial.

Sulaimon Brown due in court today for trial on traffic charge.

Robocalls trial set to begin for Robert Ehrlich operative.

— Live views of the Occupy D.C. camps.

— Dr. Gridlock‘s Robert Thomson chats at 12 p.m about traffic and transit in the Washington area.

— ”Free and easy” events throughout the area to start the week, courtesy of the Going Out Gurus.