• None Injured in Gold’s Gym Explosion, Fire

    None Injured in Gold’s Gym Explosion, Fire

    Employees of Gold’s Gym in Sterling knew something was wrong when the lights inside the building started flickering on the afternoon of March 21. They evacuated everyone in the building just before there was an explosion and ensuing fire. The fire was contained by the automatic sprinkler system and no one was injured thanks to gym employees’ quick actions. Still, the

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  • Loudoun Jury Convicts Ellis of Felony Homicide, Child Abuse, Neglect

    Loudoun Jury Convicts Ellis of Felony Homicide, Child Abuse, Neglect

    A seven day trial ended March 23 with a Loudoun County jury finding Diamante Travon Ellis, 24, guilty of felony homicide, child abuse and neglect in the 2014 death of his nine-month-old daughter. Ellis and his grandfather took his daughter to INOVA Loudoun Hospital’s Cornwall Campus on October 2, 2014, where she was unresponsive and airlifted to

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  • Second Cow in Two Weeks Hit By Car

    Second Cow in Two Weeks Hit By Car

    For the second time in two weeks, a cow in the road has been hit by a car in western Loudoun County. A driver was traveling north on Evening Star Drive in Round Hill on March 22 when he struck a cow standing in the road.  The driver was not injured, but the cow had to

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  • UPDATE: Driver Killed in Early Morning Leesburg Crash

    UPDATE: Driver Killed in Early Morning Leesburg Crash

    A head-on collision in the early hours of March 22 left one dead, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office. The lone passenger in the struck car, 28-year-old Michael Larrick, was killed in the collision on Route 15 near Raspberry Falls Golf Course north of Leesburg. A one-passenger vehicle driving southbound crossed the center lane of the

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  • LCSO Investigating Two Sexual Assaults in Cascades

    LCSO Investigating Two Sexual Assaults in Cascades

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two incidents where an unknown male groped two women in the Lowes Island/Cascades area of Sterling on March 22. The first victim contacted LCSO saying an unknown male approached her, groped her, then fled the area, according to a release from the Sheriff’s Office.  She said the incident occurred

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  • Sheriff’s Office Captain Graduates FBI Program

    Sheriff’s Office Captain Graduates FBI Program

    Captain Chris Hines, a 23-year veteran of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, was one of 230 to graduate from the 267th session of the FBI National Academy Program March 17 at Quantico. This session included men and women from 48 states and the District of Columbia, 25 international countries — including three military organizations —

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