APNewsBreak: Rules proposed for school accountabilityProposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic absenteeism to identify failing schools and children who are struggling the most.
Braulio Castillo, the Ashburn man accused of killing his estranged wife in March 2014, had a fresh scrape under a black eye the same day his wife's body was discovered in her Belmont Station Road home, a Loudoun detective testified today.
Loudoun Times, Tue, May 24 2016 @ 06:15 PM
Holly Chamberlain, a parent who lost her 14-year-old son to suicide, spoke to students, parents, teachers and community members at Riverside High School Monday night about what it's like to lose a child without any warning signs.
Loudoun Times, Tue, May 24 2016 @ 08:53 AM
Negotiations for a downtown Leesburg parking agreement between Loudoun County and developers of the Courthouse Square project downtown have fallen through, putting in flux the future of the years-in-the-making mixed-use project.
Loudoun Times, Thu, May 26 2016 @ 09:24 AM
Loudoun County is proposing changes to its noise standards in order to accommodate a Virginia Supreme Court ruling that the "reasonable person" standard is too vague for noise violations in the Commonwealth. Under proposed rules, Loudoun County Sheriff's deputies will follow new guidelines when deciding whether loud music and barking dogs are loud enough to warrant taking action.
WTOP-FM Washington, Tue, May 24 2016 @ 05:36 AM
Chickens walk in their enclosure on a farm in Maryland, in this photo from Oct. 19, 2005. A Virginia woman has been charged with animal cruelty after Loudoun County authorities allege she inhumanely killed 12 to 15 chickens weekly for ritual sacrifices.
The Washington Post, Fri, May 20 2016 @ 12:51 PM
A Sterling woman was arrested May 5 for allegedly sacrificing chickens multiple times a week for religious purposes, according to a search warrant filed by Loudoun County Animal Services.
Fairfax Times, Fri, May 20 2016 @ 06:08 PM