Loudoun County News
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.
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.
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.
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.
The federal government has awarded grants to four community health centers in Virginia to improve access to care.
Charges have been dropped against a Loudoun County couple accused of repeatedly failing to get their children to school on time.
"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."
Bruce Allen, Redskins general manager
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.
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