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Amid lingering questions about hate and rage, Nabra Hassanen remembered for her kindness

Fairfax County officials say they do not believe the case will be treated as a federal hate crime, although they have not ruled out the possibility.

Loudoun supervisors poised to approve $4.7M contract for one of sheriff’s political contributors

“I feel that our bidding process, the way we do procurement, is completely wrong and needs to be fixed,” Supervisor Saines said.

The latest of the killing of Nabra Hassanen

Tawny Wright, a spokeswoman for the Fairfax County Police Department, said the department's investigation into the killing of Nabra Hassanen's death is ongoing.

Sheriff’s office makes at least seven alcohol-related arrests over the weekend

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office made at least seven alcohol-related arrests over the weekend. The information was provided by the LCSO:

Chantilly man dies after Monday car crash

A Chantilly died after a two-vehicle crash on Old Ox Road near Pebble Run Road Monday, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Three arrested in Sterling larceny over the weekend

Three people were arrested around midnight Saturday after the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office responded to a larceny in progress in the 24000 block of Dulles Landing in Sterling.

Road closures, diverted traffic due to downed trees, other issues

Several roads in Loudoun County are shut down due to downed trees and power lines blocking the roadway.

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office to conduct sobriety checkpoint Friday night

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint tonight shortly after 10 p.m.

Sterling man sentenced to five years in prison for downloading child pornography

A Sterling man who downloaded thousands of child pornography images and videos was sentenced today to five years in prison, according to the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.

UPDATE: Sterling man charged in attempted armed robbery at Dulles Mattress Warehouse

 The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance to help identify a suspect in the attempted robbery of a store in the Dulles Eastern Plaza.

‘Loner’ who shot congressman in Alexandria was living in van

The gunman who wounded a top Republican congressman and several others during an early morning baseball practice had apparently been living out a white cargo van for months and was frequently seen working on a computer at a nearby YMCA, where he kept mostly to himself.

UPDATE: Rep. Scalise in critical condition following Alexandria shooting; Suspect dead

A lone, rifle-wielding gunman opened fire on a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria early Wednesday morning. Congressman Steve Scalise (R) of Louisiana, the third-ranking House Republican, was among several individuals shot and wounded.

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office responds to at least 14 alcohol-related incidents

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office made arrests in at least 14 alcohol-related incidents in the three-day span between Friday and early Monday, according to incident reports.

Ashburn man charged in Friday night shooting

Clarence D. Swaim, 51, was reportedly involved in a domestic-related incident prior to the shooting. Around 10:40 p.m., he apparently discharged a firearm into the air before discharging a round at a random vehicle in the area.

Sterling man charged with receipt of child pornography

A Sterling man has been arrested and charged with receipt of child pornography, according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
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