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LCSO Sergeant Takes 1st Place in World CrossFit Games in California

LCSO Sergeant Takes 1st Place in World CrossFit Games in California

Sgt. Kim Holway took home the top prize at the 2014 World CrossFit Games in California Thursday.
Gov. McAuliffe:

Gov. McAuliffe: "Blessing" More Didn't Die in Thursday Morning Tornado

Gov. Terry McAuliffe spoke Friday at the Cherrystone Family Camping and RV Resort in the Chesapeake Bay, where a Thursday morning tornado reportedly killed two and injured 36.
Suspect Linked to Unsolved 2002 Murder of 14-year-old Ashburn Girl

Suspect Linked to Unsolved 2002 Murder of 14-year-old Ashburn Girl

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that investigators have linked a suspect to the 2002 murder of 14-year-old Erica Heather Smith.
13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Coalition Voices Opposition to Proposed Heliport on Egypt Farm

Coalition Voices Opposition to Proposed Heliport on Egypt Farm

A "Coalition to Keep Western Loudoun Peaceful" has emerged with more than 200 residents who oppose the construction of Loudoun's first residential heliport by JK Moving CEO Chuck Kuhn on Egy
Virginians to Receive $9 Million in Insurance Refunds under Obamacare

Virginians to Receive $9 Million in Insurance Refunds under Obamacare

Nearly 104,000 consumers in Virginia should expect to receive $9 million in refunds from insurance companies.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Loudoun Offers Shuttle Service for Silver Line Preview July 26

Loudoun Offers Shuttle Service for Silver Line Preview July 26

Get a sneak peek of the new Silver Line Saturday, July 26 with a special shuttle service provided by Loudoun County
Resident Struggles with Burglar During Break-In at Regal Wood Drive

Resident Struggles with Burglar During Break-In at Regal Wood Drive

An Ashburn resident reportedly endured a brief struggle with a burglar Tuesday evening at his home on Regal Wood Drive.
Driver Crashes into Cyclist on S. Sterling Blvd.

Driver Crashes into Cyclist on S. Sterling Blvd.

A driver who reportedly failed to yield right of way while turning right on red struck a bicyclist Tuesday morning on S. Sterling Boulevard.
Loudoun County Names New Parks & Rec Director

Loudoun County Names New Parks & Rec Director

Steve Torpy, Acting Director of Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services, has been selected as the department's new director.
Federal Courts Issue Conflicting Rulings on Obamacare Subsidies

Federal Courts Issue Conflicting Rulings on Obamacare Subsidies

Two federal judicial panels delivered conflicting rulings within hours of each other Tuesday on how the government should subsidize insurance premiums in states using Obamacare.
McAuliffe Executive Order a Major Win for Small Businesses

McAuliffe Executive Order a Major Win for Small Businesses

Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order Tuesday, July 22 that mandates state agencies must award 42 percent of contracts to small, women, and minority-owned businesses.
Texting While Driving: Virginia's Worst Offenders

Texting While Driving: Virginia's Worst Offenders

See a breakdown of the state's more than 700 texting-while-driving convictions by area since the law went into effect last July.
NoVa Teammates Take Home Gold in USASA Veterans Cup National Championship

NoVa Teammates Take Home Gold in USASA Veterans Cup National Championship

Six soccer players across Northern Virginia who participate in the local Fairfax Over-50 Soccer League (FO5SL) represented the area at the 2014 USASA Veterans Cup held in Virginia Beach last
Juvenile Skateboarders Approached by Suspicious Man at Legacy Park Elementary

Juvenile Skateboarders Approached by Suspicious Man at Legacy Park Elementary

Two juvenile females were skateboarding in the Legacy Park Elementary School parking lot when a man reportedly appeared and ran after them.
Get Ready for the Loudoun County Fair July 21-26

Get Ready for the Loudoun County Fair July 21-26

The annual Loudoun County Fair kicks off Monday with horse shows, corn eating contests, a demolition derby and much more.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Crime Map: 4 Cases of Fraud, Motorcycle Crash, Verizon Identity Theft & More

Crime Map: 4 Cases of Fraud, Motorcycle Crash, Verizon Identity Theft & More

Fraud, larceny/theft, reckless driving and other incidents this week provided by the Loudon County Sheriff's Office.
Amusement Park Fans Fill D.C. Metro, According to Survey

Amusement Park Fans Fill D.C. Metro, According to Survey

Lots of area residents have penciled in an amusement park trip this summer, according to TripAdvisor.com.