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Former MS-13 gang member receives 18-month sentence after July escape

Marlon Danilo Rivas-Mendez, a former MS-13 gang member, was sentenced in federal court Friday to 18 months in prison for assaulting and impeding a transportation officer for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), according to the office of the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Suspicious incident reported in Leesburg

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says it has received a report of a woman acting suspiciously in the Red Cedar area of Leesburg.

Ashburn woman charged with drunk in public following altercation

An Ashburn woman is behind bars after being charged with drunk in public following a traffic altercation Thursday morning.

Loudoun sheriff’s office investigating fatal crash in Sterling

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash that occurred shortly before 6 a.m. this morning in Sterling.

Victim identified in fatal Route 9 crash

An Oct. 13 crash on Route 9 near Purcellville Road in western Loudoun left one man dead and another seriously injured.

MORE: Fairfax grand jury indicts Martinez-Torres on capital murder, rape charges

A Fairfax County grand jury has indicted Dawin Martinez-Torres, 22, on capital murder and rape charges related to the killing of 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen, according to media reports.

Parents’ outburst interrupts hearing in Nabra Hassanen case

Four months after a 17-year-old girl's death rattled northern Virginia's Muslim community, emotions remained raw as the girl's mother disrupted a pretrial hearing by hurling a shoe at the man accused in her slaying.

Sentencing date scheduled for Miller in deadly Lansdowne collision

John Miller IV will be sentenced in the new year after being found guilty on two counts in connection with the traffic collision that killed five-month-old Lansdowne baby Tristan Schulz.

Judge dismisses $6M lawsuit against Loudoun County sheriff

The federal judge hearing the $6.35 million lawsuit brought by a former Loudoun detective against Sheriff Mike Chapman (R) and the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has dismissed the case.

UPDATE: Fatal crash on Route 9; driver reportedly tried to pass tractor-trailer in no-passing zone

Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal crash in Loudoun County this morning.

Herndon man indicted for threatening to murder U.S. officials on social media

A federal grand jury returned an indictment Thursday charging a Herndon man with threatening to murder officials, officers, and employees of the Central Intelligence Agency and the U.S. State Department, as well as Virginia law enforcement officers.

Loudoun sheriff’s office releases sketches of suspects in Brambleton incidents

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has released composite sketches of two subjects involved in a suspicious incident last Friday in the Brambleton area.

Purcellville Police Chief Cynthia McAlister is currently on administrative leave.

Purcellville police chief on leave; questions swirl around town’s personnel changes

Purcellville Police Chief Cynthia McAlister's sudden administrative leave is the latest in a series of questioned personnel changes in the small western Loudoun town.

30-foot-wide sinkhole appears in Leesburg

People in Leesburg are being asked to avoid the southern section of Jared Square in the Exeter community of Leesburg after a sinkhole was discovered.

Collision involving tanker truck causes hazmat situation in Hamilton; woman airlifted to hospital

A car and tanker truck collided at approximately 5:30 a.m. Wednesday on West Colonial Highway, just east of Route 704 in Hamilton, according to Virginia State Police.
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