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Leesburg man receives maximum sentence for second-degree murder

Marco Corletto, 45, was convicted by a jury in February of second-degree murder and stabbing in the commission of a felony. The jury recommended the maximum sentence for both charges, which was upheld by Judge Douglas Fleming in Loudoun County Circuit Court.

Leesburg Town Council denies Crescent Parke rezoning

After months of public hearings and negotiations between Hobie Mitchel, the developer of the proposed mixed-used project Crescent Parke, and the town, council members voted to deny the rezoning application during the July 26 town council meeting.

Lizze Clark (right) lost a sister to Cockayne syndrome 12 years ago. In the years following her sister’s death the Woodgrove High School student has befriended many other children with the rare syndrome, like 15-year-old Hannah Cregl (left).
Times-Mirror/Hannah Dellinger

After losing her daughter to a rare disease, a Loudoun mother gives back to children like her

Gigi Clark of Waterford, 5, suffered from a rare and fatal disorder called Cockayne Syndrome that causes growth failure, impaired nervous system development, sensitivity to sunlight and many symptoms associated with premature aging.

Rendering Courtesy/Town of Leesburg

Leegate development to become gateway into Leesburg

With the near completion of Crescent Place and the final approval vote for Crescent Parke to go before town council next week, a new project, Leegate, looms on the horizon.

Pokemon GO players at Raflo Park in Leesburg. The park is a well-known hang out for the gamers. Times-Mirror Hannah Dellinger

Pokemania takes hold of Loudoun

People of all ages – but mostly millennials –have been walking around hot spots in downtown Leesburg, parks and shopping centers. They all have smartphones in hand.

Leesburg Officer Matt Ware poses for a photo with a preschooler who wrote a note of encouragement to law enforcement. Courtesy Photo

Loudoun police appreciation group forms in wake of recent shootings

“My goal is going to be to hit every department in Loudoun County. But I don't want it to be just now, I want them to be reminded all the time. The goal is at least twice a year, but definitely once a year to give them a reminder that they're appreciated," said Leesburg resident Sarah Kim, founder of the Loudoun Police Appreciation group.

The LCSO has released two informational videos to inform residents of the procedures of a traffic stop. Photo Courtesy/LCSO

 

Loudoun Sheriff’s Office releases informational traffic stop videos

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has developed two informational videos in coordination with local civil rights and religious leaders that portray a routine traffic stop from the perspective of the deputy and the driver.

Driver leads Loudoun deputy on chase through Sterling

A Leesburg woman was arrested Sunday after leading deputies on a chase in Sterling.

Times-Mirror/Sophie Scheps

Community gathers in Leesburg to mourn police officers’ deaths

For the second time in a little more than a week, police officers joined community members and religious leaders in a vigil on Monday in Leesburg to honor three Louisiana police officers who were killed in an ambush in Baton Rouge on Sunday.

Winning Powerball ticket purchased in Leesburg, yet to be claimed

A winning Powerball ticket for Saturday's drawing was bought at Gasmart #2, 14425 James Monroe Highway in Leesburg. It is now worth $1 million.  

UPDATE: Loudoun Sheriff’s deputy charged with domestic assault

A Loudoun County Sheriff's Office deputy is on paid administrative leave after he was arrested Friday and charged with misdemeanor domestic assault.

NVTA approves $20M for Battlefield Parkway and Rt. 7 Interchange

On Thursday, the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority adopted unanimously its fiscal year 2017 program comprised of 12 regionally significant transportation investments worth more than $466 million.

Loudoun hosting design a library card contest

The Loudoun County Public Library is seeking the public's help in designing a limited-edition, commemorative library card to be issued in the fall.

Times-Mirror/Kurt Samuel

Leesburg bicyclist struck by vehicle on Route 15 Bypass

A 24-year-old Leesburg woman is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle while she was riding a bicycle on the Route 15 Bypass Wednesday evening.

Courtesy/Town of Leesburg

Crescent Parke vote delayed amid changes and new proffers

Leesburg's town council approved a motion to delay the vote to approve the rezoning application for the Crescent Parke District yet again, until the next meeting on July 26.
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