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Del. Minchew’s drone trespassing bill gains approval

If you catch a drone trespassing on your private property, the unmanned aircraft's operator will now face a class one misdemeanor.

Gov. McAuliffe vetoes weapons legislation, ‘Tebow bill’

Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed legislation that would allow people to carry concealed switchblades and a bill that would allow home-schooled students to participate in public-school sports.

Aerial shot of AT&T facility at the top of Short Hill Mountain.Times-Mirror/Sydney Kashiwagi

County declines to answer six questions related to Short Hill site

How much power will the AT&T Short Hill underground facility on Short Hill Mountain consume? Does the facility pose a fire risk to its neighbors and will the local fire department have access to the site in case of an emergency?

Loudoun School Board seeks names for four new schools

The Loudoun County School Board is seeking name suggestions for four new schools: one elementary school, a middle school and two high schools.

The cost of Facebook: Loudoun economic development dept. spends $20K per year on social media site

Getting your message out in the cyber world can come with a steep price tag. And in Loudoun County, some local officials are no strangers to those costs.

Hillsboro Charter Academy principal resigns

Hillsboro Charter Academy is searching for a new principal following the resignation of inaugural principal Trisha Ybarra-Peters.

Virginia lawmakers still grappling with ethics law

The Virginia General Assembly is set to adjust the state's ethics laws for the fourth straight year, as lawmakers continue struggling over what kind of gifts they can take from lobbyists and special interests.

Stephanie Ramirez-Lucero

UPDATE: South Riding teen found safe

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenager from South Riding.

Horsemeat CBP officials confiscated at Dulles Airport.U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Customs seizes 42 pounds of horse meat and genitals at Dulles Airport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agricultural specialists say they have seen a number of oddities in the bags of travelers at Washington Dulles Airport.

LeMunyon, other lawmakers denounce feds’ decision to withhold transit funds

Virginia lawmakers are calling on the U.S. secretary of transportation to reverse the Federal Transit Administration's decision to withhold millions of dollars in funding.

Sheriff’s Office: Victim in Sterling shooting was targeted

Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office say the victim in Monday’s shooting outside a home in the Sugarland Run community was targeted by the two suspects.

Dulles hits record number of international travelers in 2016

International traffic at Washington Dulles International Airport grew for the 13th year in a row in 2016 to a record 7.5 million travelers, according to figures released by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Wednesday.

Loudoun School Board approves contract for new $50M school in Dulles

The Loudoun County School Board tonight gave the go-ahead for the multi-million dollar construction of MS-7, a new middle school in the Dulles South area.

Loudoun Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting in Sterling, suspects at large

Around 10 p.m. Monday, deputies responded to a residence in the 100 block of S. Midland Avenue in Sterling, where an adult male was suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg

LCSO: Ashburn man brandishes firearm, assaults deputy

A 20-year-old man from Ashburn was taken into custody after assaulting a deputy and attempting to flee the scene on Feb. 10, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.
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