Loudoun County Fire and Rescue

Worker missing after Va. silo collapse

Crews have temporarily halted their search for a quarry worker who remains missing after a silo collapsed in Loudoun County this morning in order to shore up the unstable structure. The 80-foot silo held a very fine powder used to make asphalt.

Fort Lee soldiers to return from Southwest Asia deployment | Supervisors Approve Expansion for Reston Church Parking Lot | Baltimore police: Store security guard fires at robber | More Local News
Most Shared
  • Lyft offers discount for D.C.-area riders

    WASHINGTON — A ride-sharing service is offering a discount for its D.C.-area customers on weekdays — but the deal may not last long. Lyft is offering 50 percent off rides every weekday for a limited…

  • GOP leaders reject gov’s pick for Virginia Supreme Court

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Leaders of the Republican-controlled General Assembly say they are rejecting Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s pick for the Virginia Supreme Court in favor of their own selection, kicking off a partisan squabble…

  • Uber Driver Wanted for Alleged Sex Assault

    Arlington County Police are looking for an Uber driver accused of sexually assaulting a female passenger. The incident happened early Sunday morning, on the 900 block of S. Randolph Street in the Alcova Heights neighborhood.…

  • Worker missing after Va. silo collapse

    WASHINGTON – Crews have temporarily halted their search for a worker who remains missing after a silo collapsed at a quarry in Ashburn, Virginia, on Monday morning. The 19-year-old man was reported missing after the…

  • Firing of town’s first black police chief leads to turmoil

    (AP) — Residents of a small town on Maryland’s Eastern Shore are venting their frustrations and concerns about the ouster of Pocomoke City’s first black police chief. Two pastors who support ousted Chief Kevin Sewell…


New Mexico governor: Keep worshipping after church blasts

New Mexico's governor promises that the “coward” who set off explosions outside two Las Cruces churches Sunday will be caught.

Greek stock market bloodbath as exchange reopens

Greece’s main stock index plunged over 22 percent as it reopened Monday after a five-week closure, giving investors their first opportunity since late June to react to the country’s latest economic crisis.

How to make the perfect summer burger

D.C.’s reigning king of burgers offers his best tips on how to make the perfect patty. Careful: It might cause you to make more friends than you can feed at your next cookout.

August Entertainment Guide

It's the first Monday of August. Time for our "Top of the Month" Entertainment Guide.

Local star looks to thrive at Citi Open

A local professional tennis player is looking to make waves at the Citi Open this week, but it’s probably not the one you’re thinking of.

Va. golf outing part of push to aid wounded warriors

The so-called World’s Largest Golf Outing showcases coast-to-coast support for service members. The WLGO hopes to raise $1 million for the Wounded Warrior Project.

OMB: Agencies making strides on enhancing cybersecurity

The Office of Management and Budget revealed that during the 30-day cyber sprint, agencies improved their use of strong authentication for privileged and unprivileged users by 30 percent.

Stock Market Data delayed approx 15 min.

DOW -118.99 17,570.87
NASDAQ -19.15 5,109.13
S&P 500 -8.04 2,095.80