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Student Found With Gun At School In Ashburn: LCSO

ASHBURN, VA—A student was arrested Monday after being found with a gun in Briar Woods High School at 22535 Belmont Ridge Road, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. The boy was charged as a juvenile with felony brandishing of a firearm and possession of a firearm on school property.


West Virginia man killed in Loudoun County crash

A 63-year-old West Virginia man was killed in a Saturday morning crash when his car plummeted down a 70-foot ravine in Loudoun County. Virginia State Police Master Trooper E.R. Buracker Jr. was called to the accident on Harpers Ferry Road, just south of Jefferson Pike, at 10:45 a.m.


Loudoun County Schools Make Wednesday Weather Call: Details

LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA—Per the county: "Loudoun County Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, February 20th. Administrative Offices also will be closed. All activities on school campuses are cancelled."


What Virginia tax changes mean for your state income tax return

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- On a cold but sunny day at Twin Hickory Park, Shelece Nance plays with two of her boys ahead of a potentially snowy Wednesday, despite the fact she has some work to finish. Nance started her family's 2018 tax return but hasn't filed it yet. Local CPA's said that may be a good


Winter storm will be a wet one only for southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina

Our region will continue to remain snowless, even after another winter storm exits country along the Carolina coast on Wednesday. The storm system has been responsible for extremely hazardous weather to our west and is expected to dump lots of snow in the northeast. But here, forecasters are calling


Report: Loudoun County housing inventory tightest in over a decade

George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis has released a snapshot of the Loudoun County real estate market in January. The report, which found home inventory to be the lowest in a decade, was prepared for the Dulles Area Association of Realtors by analyzing Bright MLS housing data from


An Ashburn mother will make her 'Survivor' debut this week

A Loudoun County-based sales rep and mom of three children will make her debut this week on Season 38 of the reality show “Survivor." Ashburn's Reem Daly, 47, a dedicated fan of the show since it began, said she always joked that this competition was something she could do.


Virginia SNAP benefits will all be issued March 1

For anyone who receives benefits through Virginia SNAP, you may get your money a little earlier this month. Due to the government shutdown, all SNAP benefits will be issued on March 1 instead of being staggered betweenMarch 4 and March 7.


Schools Closed Wednesday as Winter Storm Approaches

The National Weather Service is forecasting snowfall of 4-7 inches—along with a mix of sleet, freezing rain and rain—in Loudoun tomorrow. Loudoun County Public Schools has canceled classes for Feb. 20 and many other public events—and services like trash pickup—have been postponed.


Virginia woman hid mother’s decomposing body under blankets, air fresheners: police

A Virginia woman hid her mother’s decomposing body inside their home for weeks, covering the corpse with dozens of blankets and surrounding it with air fresheners to mask the smell, authorities said.


1 dead after car drives off road in Loudoun Co.

WASHINGTON — A single-car crash in Loudoun County left one dead Sunday morning. Just before 11 a.m. Sunday, police were called to Route 671/Harpers Ferry Road near Route 340. Police say a car ran off the road, hit several trees and went down an embankment. The driver did not survive.


Aperiomics Continues to Expand Team with Addition of Collin Smith

Ashburn, VA – February 19, 2019 – Aperiomics, a company that helps doctors and their patients worldwide solve difficult medical cases, limit the use of antibiotics, and drastically cut trial-and-error testing, has named Collin Smith Director of Business Development and Education.


Tractor-trailer hauling Teslas crashes on highway in Virginia

ROCKBRIDGE, Va. (WFXR/WNCN) - A car hauler carrying Tesla vehicles was involved in a wreck on Interstate 81 northbound in Augusta County. According to the Raphine Volunteer Fire Company, one car came off of the top of the hauler during the Friday crash at mile marker 210.


Police investigate fatal car crash in Loudoun County

LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. — Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal car crash in Loudoun County. Officials said the crash occurred just before 11 a.m. Sunday on Route 671 and Harpers Ferry Road near Route 340. The car ran off the road, hit several trees and went down an embankment, according to a


Snow, ice to make travel hazardous in Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia is preparing for snow and ice Wednesday. A winter storm warning is in effect from 1 a.m. to 7 p.m. for most of the region, according to the National Weather Service. A warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.


The 10 Richest Cities in Virginia, According to a New Survey

According to HomeSnacks.net, Vienna, Falls Church, and Leesburg round out the top three richest places in Virginia. Every year, HomeSnacks.net analyzes data from the web to rank the 62 areas in Virginia with more than 5,000 people according to wealth. This year, Vienna snagged the top spot for the w


Virginia school librarian charged after slapping 10-year-old girl

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- Jasmine Webster says the outrage is still fresh after finding out a librarian at a Virginia elementary school slapped her 10-year-old daughter a few weeks ago.


2 Dead In Fiery Herndon Crash, Police Investigating

HERNDON, VA -- Police are conducting an investigation after a fiery crash in Herndon over the weekend killed two people and left their remains unrecognizable. Police responded to a crash at around 4:26 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 on southbound Route 28 near the McLearen Road exit, according to a repor


Riverside edges Loudoun County in nail-biting Dulles boys' basketball final

A dramatic boys' basketball game between No. 3 seed Riverside and No. 4 seed Loudoun County for the Dulles District tournament championship led to an even more climactic finish Friday night in Ashburn.


Winter Weather Watch Issued for Tuesday Night, Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Watch for all of Loudoun County for Tuesday night (Feb. 19) and Wednesday. According to the NWS bulletin, heavy snow is forecast beginning just before midnight Tuesday night, which will become a wintry mix of rain and snow before changing over