Crime and Public Safety
Thu., Feb. 11 | 04:49 PM - Two sheriff's deputies on Wednesday likely prevented the death of a western Loudoun man by using agency-issued naloxone to revive him from a heroin overdose.
Thu., Feb. 11 | 12:00 PM - A former Washington Redskins player is facing a firearms charge after he accidentally shot himself last month in his Leesburg home.
Wed., Feb. 10 | 06:45 PM - Chris Herren, a basketball player, will speak Feb. 15 at Riverside High School in Leesburg about his rise to fame in the NBA and his fall and recovery after drug addiction.
Wed., Feb. 10 | 01:30 PM - Loudoun County Sheriff's deputies are investigating two cases where firearms unintentionally discharged, leaving one Sterling man with non-life-threatening injuries.
Wed., Feb. 10 | 01:17 PM - The case against a former Loudoun County deputy facing charges of theft will continue after a federal judge ruled he's competent to stand trial in March.
Tue., Feb. 9 | 04:41 PM - The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has released a composite sketch of one of two suspects, who detectives are working to identify after a teenager was followed and grabbed as she was walking home from school in the South Riding community last week.
Tue., Feb. 9 | 06:29 AM - Loudoun County Public Schools are closed today, Tuesday, Feb. 9, because of inclement weather.
Fri., Feb. 5 | 04:13 PM - Police at Northern Virginia Community College's Loudoun campus are searching for a man who inappropriately touched a woman as she walked to her car last night.
Thu., Feb. 4 | 04:17 PM - Leesburg Capt. Vanessa Grigsby has been named the interim chief of the town's police department, effective March 1.
Thu., Feb. 4 | 03:24 PM - An Ashburn man was sentenced Jan. 29 to five years in prison after police found more than 80 images of child pornography in his home.
Thu., Feb. 4 | 12:12 PM - The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office has determined that a blaze that ravaged a historic Lincoln home on Monday was caused by flammable vapors that were ignited by an electrical source.
Wed., Feb. 3 | 01:12 PM - Loudoun County deputies on Tuesday served a juvenile with a petition to appear in court for threatening to bomb a Purcellville high school on Jan. 15.
Mon., Feb. 1 | 04:20 PM - A Leesburg man was wounded Sunday when he accidentally shot himself.
Mon., Feb. 1 | 03:09 PM - A Herndon man was arrested Sunday after he struggled with a Loudoun deputy and attempted to remove his firearm from its holster.
Mon., Feb. 1 | 06:44 AM - A 27-year-old Leesburg man died early Monday after his step-brother stabbed him during an argument.