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Look Back: Fairfax County News to Know

A look at the news from the week of Aug. 13.

 

Justice for Justin Michael Wolfe? Virginia and Prince William County prosecutors were handed another rebuke by a federal court related to the trial of Justin Michael Wolfe, whose conviction for ordering the murder of Daniel Robert Petrole Jr. was overturned last year. Read Dusty's Smith's: 

Home Sweet Historic Home: The exterior of a home built by a local family is a replica of a Southern plantation in Louisiana. Read Cheryl Kenny's story here: 

South County Athletes in Gear: South County athletes are gearing up for a new season. Read all about it in James Cullum's account:  

GOP VP Candidate Paul Ryan Rallies in Springfield: How important is Virginia, especially Northern Virginia, to the presidential candidates? Mitt Romney's VP pick, Paul Ryan was back in Virginia less than a week after the campaign made the announcement in Virginia that he would be on the GOP ticket. Read Susan Larson's recap:

High School Pitcher Paralyzed: Nick Balenger, a pitcher with the 2012 state champion Lake Braddock baseball team, was paralyzed from the shoulders down in a swimming accident while in Maui, reported NBC4 Washington. Read the story here:

Police Seeks Witnesses in Fatal Crash: A horrific car crash in the early hours on Monday resulted in a car fire and death for the driver who hit a police cruiser head-on; but good Samaritans stopped to help a FCPD policeman trapped in his car. Read Lisa Brown's story here:

Man Found Dead in His Home: Read Sherell Williams' account of an Annandale man found dead in his home in the Wilburdale community off of Backlick Road on Sunday night, according to Fairfax County Police:

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