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Friday Nov 20 | via The Miami Herald
Terra Kurmia and his son Adam, 4, participate in an interfaith gathering organized by American Muslim organizations to protest the actions of ISIS, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 20, 2015. Kurmia, an American citizen, is originally from Indonesia. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 18 | via Patch.com
Residents are reminded to lock their vehicles after a rash of larcenies from vehicles and an auto theft in Sterling and Cascades. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is reminding residents to secure their vehicles and remove valuable items after a rash of larcenies from vehicles and an auto theft from the Sterling and Cascades area, according to a Loudoun County Sheriff's Office announcement. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 17 | via Loudoun Times
A Sterling woman who pleaded guilty in the 2013 shooting death of her husband was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison. Comment?
Saturday Nov 7 | via Lucianne.com
Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson said his political opponents are desperate to tear him down and are feeding erroneous stories to the press - but said he will not provide the names of friends who could corroborate his childhood stories. In a hastily-called, combative press conference in Florida, he sought to push back against stories that have questioned parts of his personal story, including his claims that he was offered a scholarship to the United States Military Academy at West Point, and that he had a violent temper as a child. Comment?
Friday Nov 6 | via Loudoun Times
A Sterling man wanted on a bench warrant after he assaulted a Loudoun deputy in March was taken into custody Thursday. Comment?
Thursday Nov 5 | via Loudoun Times
Two illegal aliens charged with accessory in connection with the Sept. 4 gang-related murder of a 17-year-old Park View High School student will face a grand jury next month, a Loudoun District judge ruled Thursday. Comment?
Thursday Nov 5 | via Washington Times
A 17-year-old MS-13 gang member known as "the Enforcer" of Sterling, Virginia, shot and killed a high school student on orders handed down from gang leaders in El Salvador because the boy had left the gang and joined a rival group, according to testimony given Thursday by law enforcement officials investigating the homicide. The testimony was given during a preliminary hearing in Loudoun County for two illegal Salvadoran immigrants accused of stashing the gun used in the September killing. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 4 | via Washington Times
Two illegal immigrants charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old high school student in Loudoun County are due in court Thursday for preliminary hearings that could shed further light on the circumstances of the killing. The case has added to growing concern about violent crimes being committed by people in the United States illegally, and attracted the attention of a U.S. senator who opened a probe into how the men entered the country and their contact with federal law enforcement during their time here. Comment?
Oct 27, 2015 | via Loudoun Times
A Sterling woman charged in the 2013 shooting death of her husband faces 25 years in prison after giving Alford pleas Thursday to five offenses. Comment?
Oct 19, 2015 | via The Baltimore Sun
Joseph L. Rodriguez, 23, of Westminster, has been charged with assault by the Ocean City Police after a stabbing incident there on Sunday night. Joseph L. Rodriguez, 23, of Westminster, has been charged with assault by the Ocean City Police after a stabbing incident there on Sunday night. Comment?
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