Aldie man sentenced to 14 years for armed robbery of a local 7-Eleven
Thu., Jul. 31 | 05:00 PM - Darius Foster, 18, was sentenced to 14 years active incarceration with eight years probation on July 28 in Loudoun's Circuit Court for his involvement in the armed robberies of a Sterling 7-Eleven and two McDonald's.
Beaverdam Creek Reservoir meeting draws hostile crowd
Thu., Jul. 31 | 02:44 PM - Nearly 50 Beaverdam Creek Reservoir stakeholders flooded the chief executive of Loudoun Water with complaints and borderline insults at a Wednesday community information meeting regarding the future use of the reservoir property, which was closed to the public in April.
Unity in conflict: Loudoun Jewish and Muslim communities hold peace vigil
Joining hands for peace (left to right): Rabbi Michael Ragozin (Congregation Sha’are Shalom), Ritzwan Jaka (ADAMS), Priscilla Martinez (ADAMS), Rabbi Linda Joseph (Beth Chaverim), Hidayah Jaka (ADAMS), Syed Alam (ADAMS), and Ray Daffner (Beth Chaverim)Times-Mirror/Anna Harris
Thu., Jul. 31 | 01:53 PM - Jews and Muslims in Loudoun County joined together Wednesday, July 30 for prayer and reflection on the conflict between Israel and Gaza in a Vigil for Peace at the shared building of Beth Chaverim Reform Congregation and All Dulles Area Muslim Society.
Business growth, quality of life top Loudoun’s agenda
Thu., Jul. 31 | 09:57 AM - Business and community leaders set an agenda last week to make Loudoun County a model for economic vitality and quality of life in the nation’s most dynamic region.
Judge rules bond stands for Ashburn man charged with killing his wife
Wed., Jul. 30 | 07:00 PM - July 30 in Loudoun County Circuit Court, Judge Stephen E. Sincavage denied a motion by the Commonwealth to revoke the bond for Braulio Marcelo Castillo, 43, who was charged April 1 with the murder of his wife on March 19.
Thinking outside the box: Leesburg Elementary hosts Camp Invention
Richard Rogers, 10, and Zackary Rogers, 9, of Leesburg pose with a project made at Camp Invention. Courtesy Photo
Wed., Jul. 30 | 12:02 PM - On July 14-18, Leesburg Elementary hosted Club Invention, a four-day-long summer day camp. First-through-sixth graders in Loudoun County who enrolled in the camp brought items from home to recycle into something new. In groups, they took apart the pieces, explored the different uses of each part and put them back together into different objects.
Hopping toward victory at Loudoun County Fair
Sparky leaps over an obstacle in a straight course competition with the guidance of his handler. Courtesy Photo
Wed., Jul. 30 | 12:00 PM - It's a straight shot. One rabbit with a few jumps to make. Fastest time with the fewest faults wins. For Sparky, a 3-year-old lionhed buck, the 2014 Loudoun County Fair Rabbit Hopping Competition on July 23 meant victory.
Ashburn man accused of killing wife free on bond
Wed., Jul. 30 | 11:41 AM - An Ashburn man accused of killing his estranged wife in March was released yesterday on bond.
Justice for Erica?
Pamela Dade Smith mourns the nine-year anniversary of the unsolved murder of her daughter Erica Heather Smith, at Lovettsville African Methodist Episcopal Cemetery on July 29, whose body was found outside Redskins Park in Ashburn. Times-Mirror/Michelle Gabro
Wed., Jul. 30 | 05:00 AM - Murder suspect's suicide opens new wounds for victim's family. Father reveals new details about Erica Smith's alleged killer.