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Leesburg Restaurant Inspections: 14-Plus Violations At Two Places
LEESBURG, VA—Loudoun Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in Loudoun County. "In our experience, it is unrealistic to expect that a complex, full-service food operation can routinely avoid any violations," according to Virginia Department of Health's website.
Court documents: Clarke homicide suspect 'known to abuse drugs'
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — A 50-year-old convicted felon from West Virginia has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Jeffrey B. Evans, 72, of Bluemont in Loudoun County.
Leesburg Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead
LEESBURG, VA — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Flood Watch for your area on Thursday, lasting from 4:23 am to 2:00 pm. You can read more info from the National Weather Service here.
Police: Sixth suspect arrested in MS-13 killing of Virginia teen
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Maryland authorities say a sixth suspect has been charged in the gang-related killing of a 16-year-old boy. Prince Georges County police say 26-year-old Jose Ortega Ayala of Greenbelt was taken into custody Wednesday in Arlington, Virginia. Ayala is charged with first-degr
Second Democrat, Harmison, launches campaign for Loudoun County sheriff
Veteran law enforcement officer Chris Harmison announced Wednesday he is running for Loudoun County sheriff. Harmison will seek the Democratic nomination over Army intel officer Justin Hannah. Harmison and Hannah hope to unseat incumbent Mike Chapman (R), who is seeking his third term as Loudoun's c
20 New Job Openings In Leesburg Area
LEESBURG, VA — Businesses across the region are looking for new employees, and Patch and Zip Recruiter have filled our searchable jobs board with tons of opportunities. Here are recent job postings in Leesburg. Click on the job title for complete information.
Snow, ice strand dozens of Virginia drivers
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. - VDOT crews are working to clear roads, but the snow continues to fall on Route 33 in Rockingham County. Virginia State Police have responded to dozens of stuck drivers due to this snow and ice falling on the road, which is near the county line with Greene County.
Suspect arrested in shooting of Loudoun County man
A West Virginia man has been arrested and charged with the murder of a Loudoun County man. Dale Lee Wright, 50, of Charles Town, W.Va., will appear in Clarke County pending extradition from West Virginia.
Sheriff: 6-year-old found at meth-lab Virginia home; 2 arrested
MARION, Va. (AP) — A 6-year-old child was present as meth was being made at a Marion, Virginia, home, and now two people have been arrested on child endangerment and drug charges, officials said.
Man arrested for showing teen sexually explicit video in Goodwill store, police say
FAIRFAX, Va. — A 38-year-old man has been arrested after police say he approached a teen in a Goodwill store and showed her a sexually explicit video, police said. After posting a picture of Santos Portillo-Melendez online, police received a tip, identifying him.
Hagerstown man sentenced to 14 years for fentanyl distribution
BALTIMORE — A Hagerstown man who ran a drug-trafficking ring that supplied fentanyl that killed two Waynesboro, Pa., men was sentenced Thursday to 14 years in federal prison.
Couple identified in apparent murder-suicide in Prince William County
Detectives have identified the couple involved in an apparent murder-suicide at a home off Dumfries Road in Prince William County. The victim was identified as Lemlem Hayelu Habte, 35, of Woodbridge. Her husband, Christopher Andre Quincer, 44, of Woodbridge, is accused of shooting the victim before
Former Virginia Preschool Teacher to Be Imprisoned for 41 Years for Sexually Abusing Children
After emotional victim impact statements from parents of young children who were sexually abused at a Virginia preschool, a judge sentenced a former teacher to spend the next 41 years in prison.
Virginia builder accused of stealing $150K from 26 customers and fleeing to California
LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. (ABC7) — An Ashburn builder is accused of stealing more than $150,000 from at least 26 customers, then fleeing to California. Court records show 40-year-old Luat Trong Nguyen owned B&R Builders SBC, LLC when he targeted customers in Loudoun, Fairfax and Fauquier counties.
4th suspect in alleged Damascus High School hazing incident to stand trial in juvenile court
ROCKVILLE, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - A judge has decided that the fourth suspect in the alleged Damascus High School hazing incident should stand trial in juvenile court. The judge has previously decided to allow the other three teens charged in the attack to have their cases heard in juvenile court.
Park service wants feedback to new trail plan for Prince William Forest Park
If you have ideas about the best way to improve the trails at Prince William Forest Park, the National Park Service wants to hear from you. With more than 360,000 visitors each year, the park built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in Prince William County is a popular destination for hiking, bikin
Three Charged After Shooting in Leesburg
Three suspects are behind bars after an apparent attempted robbery ended with gunfire early Saturday morning in Leesburg. According to the Leesburg Police Department, the trio attempted to rob the victim in the 500 block of Fort Evans Road. As the victim was fleeing the area, one of the suspects all
Arrest Made Related to Series of Gas Station Robberies
This is a news release from the Fairfax County Police Department, published verbatim. Sully Police District – A 31-year-old man is facing several robbery charges after detectives identified Eric Thompson of Chantilly as the suspect. There have been four commercial robberies at gas stations in the Su
Man, woman killed in Prince William County shooting
A man shot and killed a woman before turning the gun on himself on Wednesday in Prince William County. Police said in a news release that the shooting happened around 10 a.m. on the 4000 block of Marjon Court in Dumfries.
New Retail Concept Replacing Zest in Downtown Leesburg
Retail industry veterans Ben and Tara Wegdam have tweaked their plans for their newest retail store in downtown Leesburg, and look forward to debuting their Brick & Mortar concept in a matter of weeks.