Loudoun deck collapse to be investigated

About two dozen people were on the home's deck when it collapsed. Three sustained injuries.

Monday - 07/23/2012, 04:09am EDT

Syrian agent working in US gets 18 months

A Virginia man was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison after admitting he spied on U.S.-based Syrian dissidents while working with the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 04:08pm EDT

How much could tolls go up on Dulles Toll Road?

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority released a proposed set of toll increases Wednesday that would put the cost of a trip through the mainline toll plaza and one off-ramp at $2.75 for next year, $3.50 in 2014 and $4.50 in 2015.

Thursday - 07/19/2012, 04:57am EDT

Opinions differ on the Silver Line's impact on traffic

About one week after Loudoun County voted to move forward with the Dulles Rail Project, some county officials have different opinions on how the work will affect traffic.

Monday - 07/09/2012, 01:06pm EDT

Utility worker from Fla. killed when truck crashes

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says a utility worker from Florida who helping restore power in northern Virginia was killed when her bucket truck crashed into a semi-trailer in Bluemont.

Wednesday - 07/04/2012, 01:20pm EDT

Utilities rely on out-of-state workers after storm

A fleet of 20 electrical utility trucks, with cranes capable of hoisting a line worker 55 feet above the ground, commandeered the parking lot behind a Hampton Inn in the northern Virginia exurbs of Washington early Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 07/03/2012, 09:30pm EDT

Loudoun votes to move Dulles rail forward

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has voted 5-4 to allow work on the second phase of the Dulles Metrorail Project to move forward.

Tuesday - 07/03/2012, 12:25pm EDT

Key step taken toward Bi-County Parkway

Virginia's Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved $5 million for preliminary engineering and design work for the Bi-County Parkway. The ten mile stretch would extend Route 234/Prince William Parkway into Loudoun County near Route 50.

Sunday - 06/24/2012, 06:51am EDT

Grants awarded to 4 Va. community health centers

The federal government has awarded grants to four community health centers in Virginia to improve access to care.

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 03:14pm EDT

Charges dropped in Loudoun County tardiness case

Charges have been dropped against a Loudoun County couple accused of repeatedly failing to get their children to school on time.

Thursday - 06/07/2012, 06:29pm EDT

MWAA chief: Dulles can't be end of the line for Metro

"We do not like the thought of our station being the last station on the line," MWAA Chief Jack Potter told his board of directors during a meeting Wednesday. "We do not have the ability, long term, to accommodate commuters on this airport property."

Thursday - 06/07/2012, 02:48pm EDT

8-year deal keeps Redskins headquarters in Ashburn

Bruce Allen, Redskins general manager

Thursday - 06/07/2012, 10:47am EDT


Concession made in Dulles Rail project

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Wednesday dropped a controversial pro-union preference for the second phase of the Dulles Rail Project.

Wednesday - 06/06/2012, 12:45pm EDT

Teen accused of trying to assault girls in Loudoun

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.

Wednesday - 06/06/2012, 03:35am EDT

Loudoun County debates second phase of Dulles Rail project

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.

Tuesday - 06/05/2012, 04:18am EDT

Before Dulles Rail completion, further extension considered

Thomas Roussey, ABC7 for WTOP

Monday - 06/04/2012, 07:41am EDT


Beltway Poll: Widespread support for Dulles rail extension

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.

Tuesday - 05/29/2012, 01:50pm EDT

Loudoun County, D.C. see jump in median income

New U.S. Census data suggest some areas in the D.C. region are doing better than others.

Monday - 05/28/2012, 04:52am EDT

Body found in Leesburg pond thought to be missing man

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.

Tuesday - 05/22/2012, 05:29pm EDT

Drowning investigation on hold in Leesburg

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.

Monday - 05/21/2012, 03:36pm EDT
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