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District of Columbia Metropolitan Police maintain a perimeter around the house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a fire at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Family Killed in NW D.C. Home Remembered in Obituary

Three members of a family murdered in their Washington home are being remembered “for their devotion to family and charitable efforts for the less fortunate.”

05/26/2015

TV personality Stuart Scott accepts the 2014 Jimmy V Perseverance Award onstage during the 2014 ESPYS at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Longtime ESPN Sportscaster Stuart Scott Dies

Stuart Scott, the longtime “SportsCenter” anchor and ESPN personality known for his known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, has died at age 49.

01/04/2015

Former press secretary Mike McCurry (R) laughs with other former press secretaries Pierre Salinger ( L), Larry Speakes (2nd R) and Jerald Horst (2nd L) prior to President Bill Clinton dedicating the White House press briefing room to former Press Secretary James Brady on Feb. 11, 2000. (credit: STEPHEN JAFFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Reagan Press Secretary Larry Speakes Dies

Larry Speakes, who spent six years as acting press secretary for President Ronald Reagan, died Friday in his native Mississippi. He was 74.

01/10/2014

File photo of a Hearse at a funeral. (Photo credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Scathing Obituary About Abusive Mother Goes Viral

Anyone expecting a sweet remembrance of the life and times of Marianne Theresa Johnson-Reddick was in for a surprise if they opened the obituary pages this week in the local newspaper.

09/13/2013

File photo of an archived copy of The Washington Times, the paper for which James R. Whelan served as the first editor. (Photo by STF/AFP/Getty Images)

First Editor Of The Washington Times Dies

The man who served as the first editor of The Washington Times and left in a public dispute with its Unification Church owners has died.

12/06/2012