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Ashburn man who murdered estranged wife receives life sentence

A Loudoun County Circuit Judge today upheld a jury’s recommended sentence of life plus 16 years for an Ashburn man convicted of murdering his estranged wife and staging it to look like a suicide in March 2014.

EXCLUSIVE: LCPS officials recommended Dominion teacher for new job after ‘alleged incident’

Two Loudoun County Public Schools administrators wrote letters of recommendation for Brian Damron, former Dominion High School band director, after the school system reported an alleged incident of inappropriate behavior to police.

The scene Nov. 22 at a house fire on Belmont Ridge Road in Ashburn. Photo Courtesy/K. Stephens

Warrant: Ashburn house fire could have been intentionally set

Loudoun County investigators are trying to determine if a vacant home in Ashburn destroyed by fire last month was intentionally set by an individual attending a party at the residence.

Braulio M. Castillo

Ashburn murder verdict upheld, sentencing set for Friday

An Ashburn IT executive convicted in June of killing his estranged wife and staging it to look like a suicide is facing life in prison after a judge today denied defense attorneys' motions to throw out the guilty verdict.

LCPS reported allegations against former Dominion teacher to police in 2014

Loudoun County Public Schools today released a statement about its previous knowledge of allegations against Brian Damron, a former Dominion High School band director accused of having sexual relationships with former students.

Braulio M. Castillo

Judge to decide whether to overturn Ashburn murder conviction

A Loudoun County Circuit Court judge is expected to decide today whether to set aside a guilty verdict against an Ashburn man convicted in June of killing his estranged wife.

MORE: Parents of teen suicide victim sue Loudoun County Public Schools counselor for $5M

Tim and Erin Gallagher, the parents of a Potomac Falls High School student who took his own life last school year, filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Dec. 2 in Loudoun County Circuit Court against their son’s school counselor. The family says they're seeking $5 million from Loudoun County Public Schools in damages for the loss of their son.

LCSO seeks information, additional victims in sexual assault case

After the arrest of a Centreville man for the alleged sexual assault of a Loudoun teenager he met through social media, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is seeking potential additional victims.

Celina Groves

Loudoun County deputies searching for missing Leesburg teen

Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help to locate a 16-year-old girl who on Dec. 2 was reported missing.

Multiple firearms stolen from Ashburn vehicles

Multiple firearms were stolen on Tuesday from two vehicles in Ashburn in separate incidents.

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office opens investigation into former Dominion High School band director

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office recently opened up an investigation into Brian Damron, a former Dominion High School band director accused of having sexual relationships with former students.

John Miller IV

Driver charged in Lansdowne infant’s death to face trial next year

The trial for a Leesburg man charged with involuntary manslaughter after he hit a 5-month-old boy who was being pushed through a busy Lansdowne intersection with his SUV will face a two-week trial in October.

Man stabbed in Chantilly

A man was stabbed Monday in Chantilly while sitting in his vehicle waiting for friends.

Loudoun Animal Services to host free pet adoption Dec. 10

Loudoun County Animal Services on Saturday, Dec. 10 will host its second annual “Home for the Holidays” free pet adoption event from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Animal Shelter, 39820 Charles Town Pike, Waterford. Adoption fees will be waived on all adoptable cats, kittens, dogs, puppies, small pets and reptiles. Other holiday fun and festivities will include hot cocoa, cookies, holiday music and more.

State Sen. Favola pushing for firearm registry in Virginia

Favola's proposal is sure to meet opposition from Virginia Republicans, who control both chambers of the General Assembly.
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