Loudoun County News
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Wednesday dropped a controversial pro-union preference for the second phase of the Dulles Rail Project.
A 16-year-old has been charged with trying to sexually assault two girls, ages 14 and 12, who were walking to school in Loudoun County.
A major transportation decision is about to be made in the D.C. area and if approved, plans for the second phase of the Dulles Rail project would bring Metrorail service from the airport into Loudoun County.
Thomas Roussey, ABC7 for WTOP
The construction of a new $6 billion, 23-mile rail line to Dulles Airport appears to have wide support in the region even as controversy continues to escalate over its financing.
New U.S. Census data suggest some areas in the D.C. region are doing better than others.
Leesburg police have found a body in a drainage pond, two days after a witness reported seeing and hearing a man struggling in the water.
The Leesburg Police Department say Monday's rainy weather has put the search for a possible drowning victim on hold. Conditions are too dangerous for divers to enter the water.
An audit of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, the board overseeing the Dulles Rail Project, finds the organization is not transparent in its financial dealings and lacks safeguards to make sure its own rules are followed.
There are mixed emotions when parents send a child off to school, but for parents of children with food allergies, the fear can be overwhelming.
A new analysis that concludes Loudoun County could suffer a $72.2 billion economic blow without the second phase of the Silver Line isn't fazing some Loudoun County supervisors.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will be in Middleburg to announce details of a new public-private partnership that will preserve a key portion of the Middleburg Battlefield from the Civil War.
Saturday's Gold Cup is the day in horse country known as part fashion show, part banquet, and part sporting event.
Planning for the Silver Line is on the right track, says U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.
The space shuttle Enterprise is scheduled to depart Dulles International Airport Friday morning and make its trip to a new home in New York City.
A Loudoun County woman says she was surprised by an unexpected visitor early this week -- a black bear, rummaging on her back porch.
The last person to see Bethany Ann Decker, before she disappeared in Jan. 2011 while five months pregnant, believes she is alive and will return home safely.
What looked like chocolate bars and small drink boxes at Dulles International Airport turned out to be cocaine with a street value of about $130,000.
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says a child abducted from California in 2006 has been found safe in Sterling.
WTOP is closely following a final flight of space shuttle Discovery. NASA's oldest and most traveled shuttle is headed Tuesday morning from Kennedy Space Center and to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia. Discovery was expected in the area between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. but may be arriving a half hour earlier.
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