Somalia's new president appoints prime ministerSomalia's new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Thursday appointed a political newcomer as prime minister, shortly before departing to Saudi Arabia for his first foreign trip since his inauguration
Both the House and Senate have unanimously approved a bill that would change the legal description of a "dangerous dog" and possibly put fewer animals on a state registry. HB 2381 cleared the Senate, 40-0, on Tuesday after winning approval in the House on Feb. 6. The bill now goes to Gov. Terry McAuliffe for his signature.
WRIC-TV Richmond, Wed, Feb 22 2017 @ 03:48 PM
The Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards won this year's Governor's Cup award from the Virginia Wineries Association, the first Loudoun County vineyard to win the award. The Barns at Hamilton Station owners Andrew and Maryann Fialdini, former government employees, opened their vineyard in Hamilton in 2012, just north of Leesburg.
WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Feb 22 2017 @ 03:29 PM
How much power will the ATT Short Hill underground facility on Short Hill Mountain consume? Does the facility pose a fire risk to its neighbors and will the local fire department have access to the site in case of an emergency? Those questions and several others submitted by concerned western Loudoun residents living below the underground facility ... (more)
Loudoun Times, Tue, Feb 21 2017 @ 02:46 PM
Theodore Roosevelt Bailey, 62, of Capitol Heights, Md., is linked to numerous residential burglaries in Fauquier and Loudoun counties, according to law enforcement.
Fauquier.com, Tue, Feb 21 2017 @ 09:51 AM
Amidst the chaos in Washington and the ricocheting anger around the country, the following item should supply most of us - book-lovers especially - with a level of comfort that is hard to come by these days. A Virginia judge recently ordered five vandals to read 35 books as a punishment for covering a historic African-American schoolhouse with racist, obscene and anti-Semitic graffiti.
Tri-cityherald.com, Tue, Feb 21 2017 @ 05:03 AM
A student at Freedom High School in Chantilly, Virginia, is charged as a juvenile with five felonies after investigators say he recorded video of other students while they were undressed. The five counts of illegally filming people under the age of 18 include two cases of "upskirting," and more charges may be coming.
WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, Feb 17 2017 @ 07:46 PM