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Mysterious Gunfire Brings Heavy Police Presence To Virginia Farm Market
Reports of shots fired brought a heavy police presence to a restaurant on a farm in Loudoun County on Thursday, June 8.Deputies from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) were called to the Stoney Brook Farm Market in the 3700 block of Charles Town Pike, in Hillsboro, for a report of…
Deputies Respond to Hillsboro Shooting Report
The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has deescalated the tactical response to the report of a shooting at a Hillsboro business Thursday afternoon. The incident began shortly after 12 p.m. when a diner sitting outside the Stoneybrook Farm & Market reported hearing a loud noise and turned to see two men, at least one with a long gun, in the field across the street. It appeared to witnesses that a round had struck the door of the market nearby.
Fire Destroys Vacant South Riding Home
The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a Wednesday morning fire that destroyed a South Riding home. Crews responded to the Leonard Drive home just before 5:30 a.m. June 7 after callers reported smoke and fire coming from the residence. Units from Dulles South, Kirkpatrick Farms, Arcola, Moorefield, Metro-Washington Airports Authority, and Fairfax County.
Former priest sentenced for carnal knowledge of 14-year-old in Loudoun
Scott Asalone, a 66-year-old who served as priest of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Purcellville, VA, is now a convicted sex offender. On June 6, Asalone was sentenced to 8 years in prison for carnal knowledge of a 14-year-old boy.
NTSB dismantles TWA Flight 800 wreckage in Loudoun County this week
ASHBURN, Va. — The remnants of one of the nation’s most tragic air disasters are finally being dismantled in Loudoun County this week. TWA Flight 800, a Boeing 747, exploded minutes after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport over the Atlantic Ocean in 1996, killing 230 passengers and crew members on board.
Letter: Scott Wallace, Leesburg
Editor: From one Scott to another, I'd like to thank Scott Pio, chair of the Loudoun County Republican Committee, for reminding me of why I'll never vote Republican again. I was once a reliable vote for the GOP; then Trump came along. He has turned the once Grand Old Party into the GQP, his own personal cult.
Sweetz Bakery closing its doors in Leesburg
Sad news on the local sweets scene as the owner of Sweetz Bakery in Leesburg has announced that she will be closing the store permanently this summer. The news was first reported by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. “Our passion for creating delicious products and a desire to serve our community drove...
Segra Field in Leesburg launching new summer concert series
This coming summer just got a whole lot more interesting thanks to a new 5-part summer concert series debuting at Segra Field in Leesburg. It’s called the Sounds of Segra Field, and the first concert is coming up next week. The schedule is filled with bands from across the...
A bear in my area? It's pawsible: experts share what to do
COLUMBIA, Md. — Bears have been spotted recently in suburbs of Baltimore, Frederick and Howard counties. Most recently, a bear was spotted at Lake Elkhorn in Columbia. A resident of Columbia's Owen Brown community shared a video with 11 News, saying a black bear was in her yard for 15 minutes on Monday, and neighbors saw it swim across the lake from the woods.
Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Reminds Residents To Be Alert To Frauds
If you’ve experienced a fraud contact local law enforcement. Frederick, Md (KM) Frederick County is seeing its share of frauds, and the public is urged to be careful. The Sheriff’s Office says on May 24th, it was contacted by a Green Valley resident who received an official looking letter demanding several thousand dollars in payment for back taxes. Realizing it was a scam, that person contacted last enforcement.
Frederick sees more cancellations as region's air quality worsens
A thick haze continued to blanket Frederick County on Thursday, forcing numerous closures and cancellations due to the poor air quality in the region. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments issued a code purple air quality advisory for the region Thursday morning. This is the first time the region has recorded a day in this category due to fine particle pollution, the council wrote in its statement.
Loudoun’s first Sonic Drive-In planning July opening
The anticipation is building as the new Sonic Drive-In takes shape along Battlefield Parkway SE in Leesburg. And we have an update from the owner on when they are hoping to open for business. The popular fast-food restaurant — famous for its burgers, shakes, tater tots, and other treats —...
Lakeforest Mall items up for auction
GAITHERSBURG, Md. - You can now own a part of Gaithersburg's Lakeforest Mall, thanks to an online auction. The mall closed its doors at the end of March, but owners are letting people bid on items that were left inside. A Lakeforest Mall pickup truck, a candy machine, and a...
LCSO Investigates Armed Robbery at Sterling Gas Station
The Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery and assault that occurred at a Sterling convenience store early Wednesday morning. According to the report, deputies were called to the Exxon gas station at the Rt. 606/Pacific Boulevard intersection just after 1:30 a.m. The preliminary investigation revealed that a man entered the store, displayed a handgun, and demanded money. He struck the store employee in the head with the gun before fleeing the area. The employee was treated at the scene.
Police Seek Public's Help in Identifying Suspect in Motel 6 Armed Robbery
Police in Gaithersburg, Maryland are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a Motel 6 on May 26. The Montgomery County Department of Police’s Special Investigations Division has released photos of the suspect and is asking for the public’s help in identifying him.
Concern for Missing 74-Year-Old
Per MCPD: Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Charles Shepard, a missing 74-year-old from Adamstown. Shepard was last seen on Thursday, June 8, at approximately 3 p.m., near Holy Cross hospital in Silver...
$50,000 Winning Scratch-off Sold at 7-Eleven
A Gaithersburg resident is $50,000 richer after purchasing a winning scratch-off ticket from 7-Eleven at 7980 Georgia Ave in Silver Spring. Additional details below courtesy of the Maryland Lottery:. Having hobbies can be beneficial. Just ask a 51-year-old Gaithersburg woman who plays scratch-offs as a pastime. She tried her luck...
Loudoun County School Board Chooses Not to Challenge Court Order for Confidential B&K Report
The Loudoun County School Board has decided not to challenge a court order to produce a report prepared by the law firm Blankingship & Keith (B&K Report). While some Board members disagree with the decision, the majority believes it is better for the community not to contest the matter further.
LIST: DMV closures and cancellations due to poor air quality
WASHINGTON — Calling all DMV residents! Smoke pouring into the region from Canada is causing issues for people all over. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and District Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) issued a “Code Purple” air quality alert for Washington, D.C. for Thursday. A Code Purple air quality alert indicates very unhealthy air conditions for the entire public, not just those with respiratory illnesses.
Two Indicted For Fatal Pedestrian Crash Which Killed Six Highway Workers
Four were from Frederick County. Woodlawn, Md (KM) Two people have been indicted following a pedestrian crash on the Baltimore Beltway earlier this year which left six people dead, including four from Frederick County. State Police say Lisa Adrienne Lea, 54, of Randallstown is charged with six counts of manslaughter,...
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