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Allder School Road in Purcellville closed for three weeks

Allder School Road between Route 287 and Purcellville Road is closed for at least three weeks for emergency culvert repairs, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Loudoun deputies seek public’s help in finding missing Leesburg man

A Leesburg man convicted of embezzling more than $71 million from banks across eight states is missing, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Loudoun deputies prevent possible heroin overdose

Two sheriff's deputies on Wednesday likely prevented the death of a western Loudoun man by using agency-issued naloxone to revive him from a heroin overdose.

Former Redskin faces firearms charge

A former Washington Redskins player is facing a firearms charge after he accidentally shot himself last month in his Leesburg home.

Loudoun law enforcement, mental health experts team up with former NBA player’s Project Purple

Chris Herren, a basketball player, will speak Feb. 15 at Riverside High School in Leesburg about his rise to fame in the NBA and his fall and recovery after drug addiction.

Loudoun deputies investigating two unintentional shootings

Loudoun County Sheriff's deputies are investigating two cases where firearms unintentionally discharged, leaving one Sterling man with non-life-threatening injuries.

Federal case against Loudoun deputy set for trial March 16

The case against a former Loudoun County deputy facing charges of theft will continue after a federal judge ruled he's competent to stand trial in March.

The suspects who grabbed a South Riding teen last week are both described as being in their mid 20s, 5’6” tall, and were wearing dark clothing. One of the suspects was wearing baggy jeans and possibly a red in color baseball hat. Courtesy photo.

Composite sketch released of suspect who grabbed South Riding teen

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has released a composite sketch of one of two suspects, who detectives are working to identify after a teenager was followed and grabbed as she was walking home from school in the South Riding community last week.

UPDATE: Loudoun County Public School after school activities canceled today

Loudoun County Public Schools are closed today, Tuesday, Feb. 9, because of inclement weather.

Police investigating sexual assault at NOVA Loudoun campus

Police at Northern Virginia Community College's Loudoun campus are searching for a man who inappropriately touched a woman as she walked to her car last night.

Leesburg Capt. Vanessa Grigsby

Capt. Vanessa Grigsby named interim Leesburg police chief

Leesburg Capt. Vanessa Grigsby has been named the interim chief of the town's police department, effective March 1.

Ashburn man sentenced to five years for possession of child pornography

An Ashburn man was sentenced Jan. 29 to five years in prison after police found more than 80 images of child pornography in his home.

A fire destroyed this historic Lincoln home on Monday. Photo Courtesy/Loudoun Fire & Rescue

UPDATE: Historic Lincoln house fire under investigation

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office has determined that a blaze that ravaged a historic Lincoln home on Monday was caused by flammable vapors that were ignited by an electrical source.

Juvenile charged with making Loudoun Valley bomb threat

Loudoun County deputies on Tuesday served a juvenile with a petition to appear in court for threatening to bomb a Purcellville high school on Jan. 15.

Leesburg man accidentally shoots himself while cleaning gun

A Leesburg man was wounded Sunday when he accidentally shot himself.
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