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

Plus, deadly crash and outrageously beautiful painting.

A bill in the Virginia House of Delegates would outlaw 'revenge porn' in this state. Photo: Getty Images / Imperial Beach (Calif.) Patch
A bill in the Virginia House of Delegates would outlaw 'revenge porn' in this state. Photo: Getty Images / Imperial Beach (Calif.) Patch

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 UpSee 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 SchoolOh, boy. Really?

Mars Candy Heiress 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.

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