After killing an assault weapons ban, Va. Senate panel advances 7 other gun measures

Some Democrats had said Gov. Ralph Northam’s gun-control package was going too far.

Sniper Lee Boyd Malvo withdraws Supreme Court case after Va. passes parole for juveniles

Juveniles would be eligible for parole after 20 years, but Malvo would then face six life sentences in Maryland.

D.C. mayor wants to nearly double size of police cadet program to attract recruits

The program, for District residents between the ages of 17 and 24, now has 107 members.
Students discuss consent in relationships during a summit about dating violence hosted by the D.C. attorney general’s office. (Salwan Georges/The Post)
Students discuss consent in relationships during a summit about dating violence hosted by the D.C. attorney general’s office. (Salwan Georges/The Post)

10% of D.C. high-schoolers say they experience dating violence. The city wants to change that.

An initiative aims to educate teens to identify unhealthy relationships.
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A gas station thief stole my purse, upending my life. Then someone found it and called me.

My handbag had been thrown in a trash can with four other purloined purses — all stolen in seconds.
A showery morning will be followed by a cloudy but drier afternoon.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders has 24 percent, while Joe Biden and Mike Bloomberg have 18 and 16 percent, respectively.
During 17-year-old Levi Norwood’s first court appearance on two counts of murder, Fauquier County Judge Melissa Cupp ordered reporters out of the courtroom
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“What kind of jump did I make?” whispered the mortally wounded swimming professor.
The zoo in said the female and male cubs were born as result of embryo transfers.

Residents cite the odor and potential health effects.
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One of the suspected robbers was pronounced dead; the other has been charged.
The man was shot early Saturday, police said.
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