11 hrs ago
Crime Report for Monday, Dec. 9, 2013
Drunk in Public Dec. 8, 7:45 a.m. Deputies were called to the 43100 block of Thistledown Terrace in Ashburn after a resident reported an allegedly intoxicated person knocking on one of the apartment doors.
15 hrs ago
Why fruitflies know their beer
Fruitflies know exactly how much alcohol will be good for their young. Larvae living on a food source with the right concentration of ethanol will grow into heavy, healthy adults and will be protected against parasites - which explains why the insects are attracted to rotting fruit or the crate of empty beer bottles in your kitchen but not to the ... (more)
19 hrs ago
Fossil Fuel Interests, Environmentalists, And Unions Find One Thing They Agree On
National Transportation Safety Board Chair Deborah Hersman stands next to the damaged pipe from the San Bruno natural-gas explosion during a news conference at the NTSB Training Center and Lab in Ashburn, Va., Monday, August 29, 2011, to discuss the federal investigation into the San Bruno blast.
19 hrs ago
Wintry mix hits Northern Virginia, Loudoun
Loudoun County saw its first snowfall of the winter season Dec. 8. The snowfall was followed by a wintery mix that transformed into freezing rain.
21 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Loudoun sheriff's investigators take a new look at an unsolved 1987 slaying
The unsolved slaying of a Pennsylvania woman in 1987 is being reexamined by Loudoun County investigators, the sheriff's office said last week.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Jingle in the Jungle with StageCoach Theatre
StageCoach Theatre Company presents "Jingle in the Jungle, an original Christmas tale about a skunk who wants to ask Santa to grant her wish.
Runner Knocked Out by Flying Deer: 'Im Surprised I Made it Out Alive'
A vehicle hitting an animal is not unusual, but Krystine Rivera's collision with a deer qualifies as nothing less than bizarre.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Car hits a deer and sends it into the air before landing on a nearby jogger
A car hit a deer on a highway in Virginia on Thursday but the incident had another injury as well.
Car Hits Deer, Deer Hits Jogger
Is there a greater public menace than the assorted members of the family Cervidae , or as we know it better, the common deer? I think not.
Loudoun Friends of Mental Health honors seven at annual awards
Sheriff Mike Chapman, Beth Flaherty, Sgt. Linda Cerniglia and Leesburg Police Chief Joesph Price pose for the cameras after being honored for their efforts in implementing CIT training in Loudoun County.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Why a Dulles company is building a dark fiber route to Richmond
SummitIG, a Dulles-based network infrastructure company backed by Columbia Capital, has begun work on a 170-mile dark fiber route stretching from Ashburn to Petersburg, Va.
School Board members finalize plan for attendance boundaries
With the rezoning of attendance boundaries entering into its final stages, the Loudoun County School Board went to their constituents Nov. 25 to iron out any concerns about the potential boundaries.
Teacher Charged with Possessing Alcohol at Cedar Lane ES in Ashburn
A teacher at Cedar Lane Elementary School in Ashburn faces a charge of possessing alcohol on school property as well as other alcohol-related charges after his arrest at the school Wednesday morning.
Cedar Lane gym teacher arrested after reporting to school drunk
A Loudoun County Public Schools elementary school teacher was arrested Dec. 4 after coming to school drunk.
Loudoun County teacher accused of coming to school drunk
A gym teacher at Cedar Lane Elementary School in Ashburn, Va., is accused of coming to school drunk Wednesday morning and is now facing charges for his alleged conduct.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Car stolen in Ashburn; suspect caught in Leesburg after chase
A car was stolen Dec. 1 from the parking lot of Ashburn Shopping Plaza, leading to a brief chase in Leesburg.
The Washington Post
Loudoun County crime report
These were among incidents reported by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office and the Leesburg, Middleburg and Purcellville police departments.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Loudoun grand jury indicts 52
The grand jury in Loudoun County indicted 52 individuals at its Nov. 18 meeting.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Virginia Womena s Business Conference a success
The 2013 Virginia Women's Business Conference was held Nov. 22 at The National Conference Center in Leesburg.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Thanksgiving Day Race, Tree Lightings, Winter Walk of Lights, Walk Off Your Wobble and More
The events below come from the Patch events calendar, but there's more! Also, tell us about your events this weekend in the comment section below.