Guns, Drugs and Five Arrests, 'Heatwave' Weekend, Population Boom, Navy Yard Shooter and Online Tax Tips

Plus, lawmaker pushes to allow people to be buried with pets.

Aaron Alexis in a video taken during his shooting rampage at Washington's Navy Yard. (Patch file photo.)
Aaron Alexis in a video taken during his shooting rampage at Washington's Navy Yard. (Patch file photo.)
With so many people spending millions of dollars on their pets and calling themselves "parents" to their pups and kitty cats, we're not too surprised by this proposed legislation by a Virginia lawmaker.

Del. Israel D. O'Quinn, a Republican from Grayson, Va., has submitted a bill to Virginia's General Assembly that would allow pets and their owners to be buried together.

Read more about the legislation, along with the other headlines from our Virginia and DC Patch sites.

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Navy Yard Shooter and the Voices He Heard: 'No Problem There'

Walking Fido Through Eternity: Virginia Lawmaker Pushes to Allow People to be Buried with Pets

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