Crime and Public Safety
Fri., May. 27 | 05:00 PM - A Springfield man has been arrested and charged with voluntary manslaughter in connection to a March 2015 stabbing in Leesburg.
Fri., May. 27 | 01:35 PM - The youngest son of the Castillos testified today in Loudoun County Circuit Court that he saw his father in his brother's room on the night his mother was allegedly killed.
Fri., May. 27 | 10:09 AM - A Baltimore man was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder and related charges after he shot and killed his wife last year on a secluded Leesburg road.
Fri., May. 27 | 09:46 AM - In its 12th year, the “Beat the Odds” program rewards youth who've overcome major life obstacles and thrived. Forty-nine students have been awarded more than $130,000 through the program, which is sponsored by the Loudoun Bar Association, since 2005.
Tue., May. 24 | 06:36 PM - Braulio Castillo, the Ashburn man accused of killing his estranged wife in March 2014, had a fresh scrape under a black eye the same day his wife's body was discovered in her Belmont Station Road home, a Loudoun detective testified today.
Mon., May. 23 | 05:38 PM - Two Louisiana residents were indicted May 19 by a federal grand jury for allegedly stealing the identities of four people to fraudulently obtain about $67,000 in federal student loans from Northern Virginia Community College and other schools.
Mon., May. 23 | 12:53 PM - Zachary H. Fosset, 20, of Ashburn, was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, grand larceny, obstruction of justice, resisting arrest, underage possession of alcohol and possession of marijuana. The other suspect is a juvenile and his case is pending.
Mon., May. 23 | 10:43 AM - Deputies initially responded to a report of a “disorderly subject” who was intoxicated and had a knife.
Fri., May. 20 | 02:41 PM - The defense team for Braulio M. Castillo, the Ashburn man accused of killing his estranged wife in 2014 and staging it to look like a suicide, says there's no evidence linking their client to her murder.
Fri., May. 20 | 02:30 PM - Two Harley Davidson motorcycles, one antique and one custom-made, were stolen from a Waterford garage early Wednesday morning.
Thu., May. 19 | 12:08 PM - The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is investigating a potentially drug-related threat where a man was confronted Wednesday by two individuals brandishing firearms.
Wed., May. 18 | 12:26 PM - A confidential informant reported seeing the accused “run around the house, slamming the chickens to the wall, bludgeon them to death with a club, bury the chickens alive, burn the chickens alive and cut them from the top of the neck, down the center of the body, while still alive,” according to the search warrant.
Tue., May. 17 | 06:42 PM - Two house fires on Monday in Hamilton and Aldie caused about $770,000 in damage and injured one firefighter.
Tue., May. 17 | 06:11 PM - Jury selection in the case against an Ashburn man accused of killing his estranged wife and staging it to look like a suicide will continue until at least Thursday.
Mon., May. 16 | 03:30 PM - The former CEO of Virginia Regional Transit pleaded guilty today to a bribery scheme that caused $380,000 in losses to the U.S. government.