Rolling Stone article on culture of rape at UVA: ‘Instantly all anyone could talk about’
Thu., Nov. 20 | 02:41 PM - As of Thursday morning, the story had been shared more than 50,000 times on Facebook, tweeted 4,600 times and drawn 1,300 comments.
Eastern District collects $24 million in debts in fiscal 2014
Thu., Nov. 20 | 01:29 PM - The Eastern District of Virginia collected more than $23.6 million in criminal and civil debts, restitution and forfeitures in fiscal 2014, according to U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente.
Bluemont man to serve more than 7 years on drug-related charges
Fri., Nov. 14 | 01:43 PM - A Bluemont man was sentenced to seven-and-a-half years in prison on drug-related charges after he was caught by State Police with more than 500 grams of cocaine.
U.S. fights cybercrime from suburban office parks
Fri., Nov. 14 | 06:59 AM - Ground zero in the nation's fight against cybercrime hides in plain sight, in a nondescript suburban office building with no government seals or signs.
U.Va. asks police to investigate report of frat-house rape
Fri., Nov. 21 | 03:34 PM - The University of Virginia's president says she has asked Charlottesville police to investigate allegations that a female student was raped by several men at a fraternity house.
Major crime in Leesburg down overall in third quarter
Fri., Nov. 21 | 11:39 AM - Major crimes and property crimes decreased in the Town of Leesburg between January and September compared to the same time last year, according to a third quarter report released by the Leesburg Police Department.
Loudoun Sheriff’s Office seeks driver that caused Route 7 crash
Thu., Nov. 20 | 02:53 PM - The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating the driver who reportedly caused a crash in Sterling on Route 7 Wednesday that injured three people.
Feds, Fairfax look into northern Virginia suicides
Thu., Nov. 20 | 01:38 PM - Federal and local health officials are investigating potential suicide clusters in Fairfax County following the deaths of three teenage girls since September.
Leesburg townhome sustains $20,000 in fire damage
Wed., Nov. 19 | 01:50 PM - A Leesburg townhome sustained $20,000 in damage Nov. 16 after a bird’s nest in the vent of a gas fireplace caught fire.
Chantilly man cited for bringing gun to Dulles Airport
Wed., Nov. 19 | 11:27 AM - A Chantilly man was cited by police Nov. 17 on a weapons charge after Transportation Security Administration officers stopped him from bringing a loaded 9 mm handgun past a security checkpoint at Washington Dulles International Airport on a flight bound for Charleston, S.C.
CBP officers confiscate more than 2 pounds of cocaine at Dulles airport
Mon., Nov. 17 | 04:10 PM - Customs and Border Protection officers at Dulles International Airport on Nov. 7 seized more than 2 pounds of cocaine from a Guatemalan woman who arrived on a flight from El Salvador, authorities announced Thursday.
Herndon man arrested for petit larceny
Fri., Nov. 14 | 02:33 PM - Police apprehended Abdul Naseer, 20, of Herndon for petit larceny, vehicle trespassing and obstruction of justice Nov. 13 in Sterling.
State gets failing grade in human trafficking laws
Thu., Nov. 13 | 04:20 PM - Virginia was recently given a near-failing grade for its human trafficking legislation by an international legislative watchdog group that also claims Virginia is the only state in the U.S. without a specific human trafficking law code.
Loudoun Sheriff’s Office to hold 40th Women’s Self-Defense Workshop
Wed., Nov. 12 | 04:00 PM - The Loudoun Sheriff’s Office will hold its 40th Women’s Self-Defense Workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 18.
LCSO investigating gym locker thefts in Sterling
Wed., Nov. 12 | 01:42 PM - The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is investigating a small rash of thefts from gym lockers and a vehicle in Sterling.