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Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman gives drugs presentation at River Bend Middle School. Courtesy photo/Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office

Juveniles could face charges after possible Xanax consumption in Sterling schools

Charges could be coming against some of the juveniles caught up in a suspected drug-taking incident at two schools in Sterling, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Sterling man charged with strangulation and domestic assault

A Sterling man has been arrested and charged with strangulation and domestic assault.

Lovettsville man charged with strangulation, domestic assault against female victim

Josue I. Elias, 23, of Lovettsville was arrested and charged with strangulation and domestic assault after an argument turned physical between he and a female victim on Friday.

Virginia State Police

Driver of Freightliner flatbed truck charged after crashing into Sterling home Friday

A driver of a freightliner flatbed truck has been charged with reckless driving after he crashed into a home in Sterling Friday evening.

Times-Mirror/Mark Mogle

MORE: Small plane crashes near Leesburg Executive Airport

A one-seat Sonex aircraft made a crash landing near the Leesburg Executive Airport around 9:20 a.m. Saturday.

MORE: Loudoun County teacher charged with DUI, open container inside school

A Loudoun County teacher was arrested today for DUI and having an open container of alcohol inside the school.


New synthetic opioid on the streets in Loudoun

Carfentanil is one of the newest types of synthetic opioid used to cut heroin, and it has crossed the border into Loudoun County.

Courtesy Photo/Customs and Border Protection

Dulles Customs agents find heroin hidden in lollipops

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) at Washington Dulles International Airport seized more than one pound of heroin from a Salvadoran man last week.

Christopher Ritz flanked by members of Loudoun County Rescue Squad who received a Unit Citation Valor Award. Times-Mirror/Alex Erkietian

More than 100 Loudoun civil servants recognized at annual Valor Awards

Men and women who have shown outstanding courage were honored at the 32nd Annual Valor Awards ceremony at The National Conference Center in Lansdowne Thursday.

UPDATE: Suspicious substance found at a Loudoun government building

Loudoun County Fire and Rescue officials say a suspicious substance found at a government facility in Leesburg today was not hazardous, though exactly what the material was hasn't been determined.

A turned over tractor trailer near Route 7 and Route 9 Tuesday. Courtesy Photo/Valery Yanchuck

Maryland man behind bars following Tuesday’s crash near Route 7 and Route 9

A Maryland man is behind bars after he was reportedly driving impaired and struck a guard rail near Route 7 and Route 9 in Leesburg Tuesday.

One arrested for drunken driving during Loudoun County DUI checkpoint

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office's sobriety checkpoint on Friday night yielded one drunken driving arrest, that of 39-year-old Lia N. Dean of Washington, D.C.

Rolling Stone settles, but fight over rape story isn’t over

Rolling Stone magazine settled a University of Virginia administrator's lawsuit over its discredited story about a rape on campus, but its legal fights over the botched article aren't over.

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office to conduct sobriety checkpoint tonight

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint tonight shortly after 10 p.m. Per standard protocol, the department is notifying the public of the checkpoint in general, but LCSO does not disclose the location.

UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal Route 15 crash

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal Loudoun County crash that occurred around 10:26 p.m. Wednesday on Route 15 just north of Route 50.
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