UPDATE: Reporter, photographer killed in on-air shooting in southwest Virginia

A reporter and photographer were shot and killed during a live television interview Wednesday morning in Smith Mountain Lake in Moneta, Va. near Roanoke at around 6:45 a.m., according to a report from Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

Middleburg charter school falls short of state accreditation

LCPS officials and the school’s new principal and chairman of its board of directors discussed the necessary steps to improve the school’s status in a meeting on Tuesday.

Loudoun County is the epicenter of Redskin nation

Here, local officials go gaga any time a team representative appears at board meetings – the local Board of Supervisors in 2012 unanimously agreed to send at least $2 million in tax dollars into the team’s coffers.

Woman hit by car in Lansdowne

A woman is in stable condition at Inova Fairfax Hospital after she was hit by a car Tuesday in Lansdowne.

Loudoun financial advisers: Keep calm, stay put

That’s the advice from Loudoun County financial advisers as investors rode a wild, roller-coaster stock market that impacted portfolios and retirement accounts world-wide.

Bob McDonnell’s freedom bid on hold until prosecutors respond

The U.S. Supreme Court will receive written arguments from federal prosecutors before deciding whether former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell must go to prison while he appeals his corruption convictions, Chief Justice John Roberts said in an order Monday.

EDITORIAL: Rooting for laundry

More than a 1,000 diehards were on hand at Redskins Fan Appreciation Day in Ashburn Sunday. Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
With baseball’s Nationals sinking faster than the stock market, the return of a certain football franchise to Redskins Park came just in time to restore interest to the dog days of summer.

Loudoun home sales continue their surge

Loudoun’s housing market continues its upward motion, but a slow in inventory could drive prices up in coming months. July’s housing numbers show a continued sales increase from last year but a lag in new listing activity compared to the same time in 2…

Leesburg’s Half-King Studio has Big Apple ambitions

With a shared passion for music and a building that’s slightly falling over to the right side, a local singer-songwriter collaborated with famous radio host Cerphe Colwell to create a music creative co-op in downtown Leesburg.

Report: Video shows raid of Dimitri Kesari’s home in Hamilton

There’s a new development in the tale of Hamilton Town Councilman Dimitri Kesari, who earlier this month was indicted on federal election and campaign finance charges.