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1 hr ago | Fairfax Times

George Mason welcomes first K-9 officer

The police department's newest recruit, Lucy, is a trained bomb-sniffing dog. Though the brown-and-white English springer spaniel stands less than two feet off the ground, she represents a major step in campus security for the university.

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Related Topix: Prince William County, VA, Arlington County, VA, Herndon, VA

5 hrs ago | Patch.com

Police Identify Driver Killed in Single-Car Wreck Saturday in Loudoun County

The driver involved in a single-car wreck in the overnight hours Saturday morning died at the scene, according to Virginia State Police.

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9 hrs ago | Loudoun Times

Beers and Burgers: A heavenly match made in Loudoun

BurgerFi Leesburg's housemade crispy onion rings; B.A.D. burger, a natural angus burger with American cheese, hickory bacon drizzled with maple syrup, fried egg, hash browns, grilled diced onions, and ketchup; and the 100% Wagyu Kobe beef dog all-natural served with choice of style or toppings.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Dining, Leesburg, VA, Purcellville, VA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Prosecutor argues for extradition of Charles Severance

A felony gun charge is a legitimate reason to extradite a man who has been called a "person of interest" in three Alexandria homicides from West Virginia to Loudoun County, a prosecutor there argued in a court filing Friday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

WUSA-TV Washington

Loudoun County: Possible weekend traffic delays

LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. -- Loudoun County residents may experience traffic delays this weekend due to several events happening in the area, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says.

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Related Topix: Ashburn, VA, Leesburg, VA

Patch.com

Driver Killed, Boy Injured in Wreck in Lovettsville

The driver is dead and a teen passenger was injured in a Thursday morning crash in Lovettsville, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Lovettsville, VA, Waterford, VA

WRIC-TV Richmond

Tug-of-war arises in W.Va. for man sought in Va.

A public defender in West Virginia says a northern Virginia man sought for questioning in three slayings is being held illegally.

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Related Topix: Alexandria, VA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Loudoun Times

Leesburg man sentenced to four years in malicious wounding case

A Leesburg man was sentenced April 11 to four years in prison for seriously injuring another man with a broken bottle.

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Related Topix: Leesburg, VA, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Loudoun Times

Hillsboro Town Council asks for more time to develop charter school

Hillsboro Town Council on April 15 passed a resolution urging the Loudoun County School Board to vote to keep the town's historic elementary school open.

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Related Topix: Aldie, VA, Hamilton, VA, Hillsboro, VA

Patch.com

Stray Bullet Travels Through Wall, Neighbor's Bed

An Ashburn resident is accused of firing two rounds from his gun early Wednesday morning, with one ending up in a neighbor's bedroom, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Ashburn, VA, Chantilly, VA

The Washington Post

Loudoun County crime report

These were among incidents reported by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office and the Leesburg, Middleburg and Purcellville police departments.

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Related Topix: Purcellville, VA, Clarke County, VA

Loudoun Times

Grand jury indicts 47 in April

The Loudoun County Grand Jury indicted 47 people during its April 14 meeting. Offenses ranged from larceny to the rape of a child and assault and battery.

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Related Topix: Sterling, VA, Fairfax, VA, Aldie, VA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Wheeling News

Motion Filed In Severance's Fight Against Extradition

Chief Public Defender Shayne Welling continues to insist Charles Severance is being held in West Virginia for extradition back to Virginia under a bogus warrant that is illegal and amounts to abuse of police powers and the extradition process.

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Related Topix: Virginia

Loudoun Times

Three honored for service to victims

Two Loudoun County public safety officers and one former victim were honored with awards April 11 during the 16th annual Victim Services Award Ceremony, part of National Crime Victim's Awareness Week.

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The Washington Post

Loudoun County animal watch

These were among cases received by the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services.

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Related Topix: Lovettsville, VA, Aldie, VA

Patch.com

Crime Map: Several Items Stolen From Cars April 14-15

Sterling residents woke up Tuesday morning to find that there cars had been riffled through, with several items stolen, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Sterling, VA

Loudoun Times

Three injured in Purcellville crash

Two teens and a 12-year-old boy were injured Tuesday after their vehicle hit two trees in Purcellville.

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Related Topix: Purcellville, VA, Leesburg, VA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Attorney seeks release of 'person of interest' in Alexandria killings

The attorney for a "person of interest" in three high-profile killings in Alexandria wants a West Virginia judge to order that his client be released, arguing that Charles Severance is being held unlawfully on a flimsy charge meant only to allow more investigation of the slayings.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Patch.com

McGruff Safety Camps Dates, Details Announced

Release, Loudoun County Sheriff's Office: The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office announced today that applications for the 26th Annual McGruff Safety Camps will be made available onMonday, April 21, 2014 at 9AM.

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Related Topix: Leesburg, VA

Patch.com

Springtime for Crooks: Swimming Pair Victims in Theft

It's that time of year when everyone wants to get outside, and not just law-abiding citizens, either.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Leesburg, VA, Sterling, VA

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