U.Va. chair decries “drive by” journalism
The article that appeared in Rolling Stones last month sparked a nationwide conversation. Courtesy photo
Mon., Dec. 22 | 02:50 PM - The chairman of the University of Virginia's board ripped into Rolling Stone magazine Friday for unfairly tarnishing the school's image.
Sterling sex offender gets 15 years on rape charge
Fri., Dec. 19 | 06:16 PM - A Loudoun County Circuit judge on Dec. 15 handed down a 15-year sentence to a Sterling man convicted in August of rape.
Communication breakdown: Lockdown at LCHS spurs discussion on info protocol in schools
Loudoun County High School Principal Michelle Luttrell talked to parents outside the school after the lockdown was lifted. She assured them they could take their children home and that everyone was safe. Anna Harris/Times-Mirror
Wed., Dec. 17 | 12:15 PM - For some concerned parents, communication during the emergency lockdown at Loudoun County High School stirred confusion.
Unseen crime: 85% of arrests, details about investigations go unreported in Loudoun and Leesburg
Unreported arrests from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.
Wed., Dec. 17 | 08:00 AM - A four-month study by the Loudoun Times-Mirror that compared more than two years of indictment lists issued by the county's commonwealth’s attorney's office to arrest reports issued by the county's sheriff's office and Leesburg Police Department.
Suspect named in 2012 murder of Sarah Greenhalgh
A suspect has been named in the 2012 murder of former Winchester Star reporter Sarah Greenhalgh. -Courtesy/Fauquier Times
Tue., Dec. 16 | 12:17 PM - Fingerprints from John Sheldon Kearns – Greenhalgh's former boyfriend – were obtained on Dec. 8, according to an affidavit filed in the Circuit Court Dec. 11.
Va. shortens process for felons to seek rights restoration
Fri., Dec. 19 | 03:24 PM - RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia is taking additional steps to make it easier for convicted felons to regain their voting rights.
Ashburn woman scares burglars from home
Thu., Dec. 18 | 01:55 PM - An Ashburn resident scared two possible burglars from her home Wednesday when she saw them on the deck of her home and yelled.
Bicyclist sustains serious injury in downhill crash
Tue., Dec. 16 | 02:50 PM - A man riding a bicycle was airlifted to Inova Fairfax Hospital after he crashed at approximately 2:41 p.m. Dec. 15 in the area of Newlin Mill Rd. and Hound Heaven La. in Upperville, according to a report released by Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.
Winchester man charged with breaking and entering in Leesburg
Tue., Dec. 16 | 02:42 PM - Stephen Price, 54, of Winchester broke into a residential home Dec. 15, according to a report released by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.
Flu causes limits to visitation at Inova Loudoun Hospital
Tue., Dec. 16 | 02:37 PM - A flu-like illness at Inova Loudoun Hospital has caused the hospital to make some changes to its visitation policy.
Leesburg Police searching for hit and run driver
Tue., Dec. 16 | 12:41 PM - Leesburg Police are searching for the driver of a white Chevrolet Tahoe who crashed into a BMW at the intersection of Edwards Ferry Road and Heritage Way and fled the scene.
Leesburg woman victim of strong-armed robbery
Mon., Dec. 15 | 07:13 PM - A 46-year-old Leesburg woman was robbed at approximately 10 p.m. Dec. 13 in the 100 block of Catoctin Circle SW while walking home from work, according to a report from the Leesburg Police Department.
Teens charged in Aldie armed robbery
Sat., Dec. 13 | 06:47 PM - Two Aldie teens were arrested Friday in connection with the armed robbery of two other teens near Millstream and Southpoint drives near Stone Ridge.
Judge orders competency exam in Charles Severance cases
Sat., Dec. 13 | 01:54 PM - A man charged with three murders in Alexandria over the last decade must be tested for mental competency, despite his objection to being tested, a judge ruled Thursday.
Ashburn attorney sentenced to nine years in fatal drunken driving case
Fri., Dec. 12 | 07:35 PM - An Ashburn attorney convicted of killing two people in a drunken car crash in October was sentenced today to at least nine years in prison in Loudoun County Circuit Court.