Thomas pleads guilty to rape, abduction

A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to rape and abduction in a 2001 case in northern Virginia.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 04:58pm EST

Va. school grieves after principal's death

Students at Sanders Corner Elementary returned to class Monday with a far different sentiment from the one they had prior to Thanksgiving.

Tuesday - 11/27/2012, 11:06am EST

Leesburg getting indoor cycling studio Dec. 15

CycleLuv will open its first indoor cycling studio in Leesburg on Dec. 15.

Tuesday - 11/27/2012, 06:29am EST

Some neighbors unhappy about plans for new Loudoun stadium

Some neighbors aren't happy about the new ballpark planned for Loudoun County.

Monday - 11/26/2012, 04:50am EST

Tradition, electricity power Christmas village

There's still more than a month until Dec. 25, but its already Christmas Day in Hamilton, Va. - at least in Jeff and Cassie Lauterette's sun room.

Sunday - 11/25/2012, 11:07am EST

Ashburn school principal dies in accident

The principal of an elementary school in Ashburn has been struck and killed by a vehicle near her home.

Saturday - 11/24/2012, 09:22am EST

VCU student charged with setting fires in dorm

A Virginia Commonwealth University student from Sterling faces charges of setting fires in a dormitory that caused an estimated $20,000 in damage.

Thursday - 11/22/2012, 10:38am EST

Report criticizes Verizon response to 911 failure

A draft report presented to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Wednesday recommends a series of changes in response to the June derecho that knocked out the 911 system in Northern Virginia.

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 05:43pm EST

Controversy continues over Leesburg Christmas display

It is not even up yet, but people are talking about the holiday display outside the courthouse in downtown Leesburg.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 02:57pm EST

NORAD scrambled jets after flight declares emergency

The North American Aerospace Defense Command scrambled fighter jets Thursday night after an unruly passengers on a United Airlines flight from Denver forced the flight crew to declare an emergency.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 07:53am EST

Romney back to N.H. for last rally and voter pitch

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney returned Monday night to the state where he launched his bid, telling supporters in New Hampshire during his final campaign rally that he needs their votes again.

Tuesday - 11/06/2012, 07:32am EST

After the advertising blitz, it's time to vote in swing state Va.

WTOP's Andrew Mollenbeck reports from Sterling, Va.

Tuesday - 11/06/2012, 03:33am EST


Final 10-mile trek for space shuttle Atlantis

Accompanied by a fleet of astronauts spanning NASA's entire existence, Atlantis made a slow, solemn journey to retirement Friday, the last space shuttle to orbit the world and the last to leave NASA's nest.

Friday - 11/02/2012, 06:35pm EDT

Aldie man charged with soliciting area middle school children

A Loudoun County man faces five charges of using Facebook and Skype to seek sex acts from local middle school students and police believe even more victims have yet to be identified.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 03:20am EDT

Mass. man faces sentencing in terror plot against Capitol

A Massachusetts man faces sentencing this week in a plot to use remote-controlled model planes packed with explosives to blow up the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 05:35am EDT

Woman found dead in Leesburg apartment

The woman in her early 20s was found around 12:40 a.m. Friday in the 800 block of Edwards Ferry Road in Leesburg.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 07:44am EDT

House's Halloween lights synced to popular song (VIDEO)

"Gangnam Style" takes on a Halloween theme at a house in Leesburg, Virginia.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 07:11am EDT

Romney sign burning in Leesburg considered arson

A Leesburg couple says their large yard sign supporting Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was set on fire in the early morning hours.

Wednesday - 10/24/2012, 12:02pm EDT

Angel Flight makes Va. man's facial transplant possible

A group of volunteer pilots flew a man from rural Virginia to Baltimore 82 times to help him prepare for the surgery.

Saturday - 10/20/2012, 07:34am EDT

Indoor cricket club opens in Loudoun

Fans and players of the internationally popular game of cricket can enjoy it year-round, at the 20,000 square foot building in an industrial park that's been transformed into the Wicket Club

Friday - 10/19/2012, 12:35pm EDT
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