This Day In Fractured Fairfax:February 12
- February 12, 1965 – An early morning fire in the home at 1301 Putnam Street in Falls Church kills 51-year-old Cynthia G. Griffin and her two adopted sons, 2-year-old Philip and 3-year-old Donald.
- February 12, 1979 – While searching for criminal suspect Kenneth E. King, Fairfax County Police Sergeant Walter D. Blankenship and Arlington County Police Corporal Kenneth Madden fatally shoot 21-year-old Stanley Hughes, who was unarmed and not a criminal suspect, at Hughes' mother's apartment at 3332 Lockheed Boulevard in Alexandria. King had committed suicide in the bedroom of the apartment, and when the police enter, they mistake Hughes for King and shoot him.
- February 12, 1997 – 24-year-old Lars Hanson is convicted of first-degree murder for the fatal stabbing of David C. Stallard at the Shell station at 6660 Arlington Boulevard in Falls Church on March 25, 1996.
- February 12, 1988 – The Fairfax County Judicial Center is renamed the Jennings Building to honor retired Chief Judge Barnard F. Jennings.
- February 12, 1999 – Circuit Court Judge Robert W. Wooldridge, Jr. sentences Dolly Parks to 25 years in prison for the murder of her estranged husband's girlfriend, Gwendolyn T. Jackson, in Jackson's townhouse at 4559 Southland Avenue in the Lincolnia area of Alexandria on November 25, 1997.
- February 12, 2008 – 33-year-old Ashley McIntosh is mortally injured in Hybla Valley when her 2003 Toyota Corolla is broadsided by Fairfax County Police Officer Amanda R. Perry, who is responding to a report of a fight.
This Day In Fractured Fairfax