Mulling through the holidays
Wed., Dec. 4 | 03:59 PM - The perfect holiday recipe has nothing to do with gingerbread men or pumpkin pie or a roast turkey.
Sheriff’s Office to re-examine 1987 murder
Wed., Dec. 4 | 02:57 PM - The Loudoun County Sheriff's Department announced Dec. 4 that its Cold Case Unit is reopening the investigation of a 1987 murder.
Five arrested in Leesburg gun thefts
Wed., Dec. 4 | 01:48 PM - Five individuals have been apprehended in connection with the theft of several guns from a downtown Leesburg restaurant.
All Things New Again keeps with tradition in Leesburg
Courtney Mickalonis (right), the manager of reclaimed furniture and paint store All Things New Again stands in one of the bedrooms with her parents Dave and Cathy Prebich, who owned the previous iteration of the store called Sawdust Specialties. - Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Ben Hancock
Wed., Dec. 4 | 11:29 AM - Courtney Mickalonis and her parents Dave and Cathy Prebich have opened their family store for the past nine Thanksgivings.
Loudoun boy donates hundreds of toys for needy children
Matthew Newcomer poses with a some of the toys he has collected for charity this season. Courtesy photo.
Wed., Dec. 4 | 01:44 AM - A visitor to Matthew Newcomer’s Loudoun County home would probably think he was one very lucky 11-year-old. The toys are everywhere, hundreds of them, overflowing from boxes and filling closets, lining a basement set up with an elaborate model train track. His father, Joseph, estimates that there are 500 or 600 in all, but there’s just one catch—none of them are for Matthew.
Further investigation finds carcass not a dog
Tue., Dec. 3 | 05:40 PM - Loudoun County Animal Services officials announced that all of the carcasses found Nov. 19 in Catoctin Creek off Featherbed Lane in Lovettsville were of wild animals. It was previously reported that one of the skinned carcasses was a dog.
Leesburg man sentenced in $33 million federal fraud case
Tue., Dec. 3 | 05:07 PM - A Leesburg man pleaded guilty Dec. 2 to his role in a fraud scheme involving more than $33 million in federal contracts.
House declared safe after mercury spill
Tue., Dec. 3 | 03:14 PM - A house on the 40900 block of Manor House Road in Leesburg has been rendered safe after a mercury spill.
UPDATED: May changes course, will run for Virginia Senate as independent
Joe May, who has served as a Republican in the Virginia House of Delegates for 20 years, announced Dec. 3 he’ll run as an independent to replace attorney general-elect Mark Herring in the state senate. May lost a Republican primary for his House of Delegates seat in June. Times-Mirror File Photo/Beverly Denny
Tue., Dec. 3 | 02:52 PM - May's decision was spurred by the 33rd Senate Republican Legislative District Committee's decision late Monday to hold a mass meeting Dec. 16 to nominate its candidate, as opposed to a firehouse primary.
Wharton steps down as Department of Building director
Tue., Dec. 3 | 01:21 PM - Terrance D. Wharton will step down as director of the Loudoun County Department of Building and Development after 22 years of service.
GOP to select May, Meyer or Whitbeck on Dec. 16
Local Republicans will select their nominee to replace attorney general-elect Mark Herring, a Democrat, in a mass meeting Dec. 16 beginning at 6 p.m. at Park View High School in Sterling.
Tue., Dec. 3 | 11:02 AM - The field of contestants grew by one Monday, when former state Del. Joe May announced his intention to continue his service as a Republican in the General Assembly.