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Porn Bill, Body Found, Recount Ramp-up, Teacher Bust, Retired Horse and Billionaire Heir Sentenced

Plus, deadly crash and outrageously beautiful painting.

"Kenmore in the Snow" by Casey Alan Shaw.
"Kenmore in the Snow" by Casey Alan Shaw.
By Todd Richissin
Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and Washington. Here are some of the top stories from around the region over the past week.

Bill Would Outlaw 'Revenge Porn' in Virginia
Revenge porn? Yes, revenge porn. See what that involves. 

Officer Down (But Not Out); Help Him Up
See how.

LaunchPad: Two Startups Win Cash, Office Space in Ballston Challenge
The year-long Ballston LaunchPad Challenge started with more than 225 entrepreneurs and startups and ended with not one, but two winners. See who won and for what.

Police: 31-Year-Old McLean Woman Found Shot to Death in November
Acting on a reader tip, McLean Patch was able to confirm a November shooting that left a 31-year-old woman dead.

For Mandela’s Death, Only One Place to Go
See where.

Hey, Foodies: Ballston to Launch 'Next Signature Restaurant' Search in January
You can cook and have a business sense? Read this.

Witnesses Say Manassas Driver Was Racing Before Deadly Crash
Witnesses describe the moments before impact.

Jennifer Boysko Files For State-Funded Recount in Herndon Delegate Race
When will we have official winners?

Caught on Video: GMU Athlete Suspended for 'Stepping On' Opposing Player
As one reader commented, “I had to see my alma mater's reputation sullied because of one stupid capitulation to violence.” One of the more blatant fouls you’ll ever see.

The Snowfall That Led to a Photo That Inspired a Painting
See the painting. It’s something. 

Funeral Mix-Up for Fairfax Family: ‘This is Something You Read in a Fiction Novel’
When the family viewed the body, something was very wrong.

Cutting 'Corner' Out of Tysons Corner and Other Ways Officials Want to Transform Tysons
See the plans.

Chantilly Named No. 7 on 'Best Cities in Virginia' List
See the full rankings.

Clifton Therapy Horse "Peachy Keen" Set to Retire
And what are the horse’s retirement plans?

Police Seek Help Finding Missing Hybla Valley Man
Authorities are seeking help finding a 37-year-old man who went missing Tuesday. See if you can help.

Cedar Lane ES Teacher on Leave After DUI Charge at the School
Oh, boy. Really?

Mars Candy Heir Sentenced in Fatal Car Crash
Nobody involved wanted to see her get jail time. 

5 Arrested, Most Guns from Cajun Experience Theft Recovered
Armed to the teeth.

10-Year Investigation into Del Ray Murder Remains Active
Police promise to never put this case on the shelf.

Alexandria Commission Signs Off on Proposal for Huge Waterfront Restaurant
How many seats? 

Mars Candy Heir Sentenced in Fatal Car Crash
Nobody involved wanted to see her get jail time. 

5 Arrested, Most Guns from Cajun Experience Theft Recovered
Armed to the teeth.

10-Year Investigation into Del Ray Murder Remains Active
Police promise to never put this case on the shelf.

Alexandria Commission Signs Off on Proposal for Huge Waterfront Restaurant
How many seats?

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