Serenity now: The Woodhouse Day Spa to host grand opening

A new “luxury” day spa at the Village at Leesburg will host its grand opening celebration March 31 from 4–8 p.m. with “swag bags” for the first 300 attendees, a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m., food, live music and raffles.

Loudoun Sheriff’s Office K9 takes down Sterling woman

A Sterling woman was charged with eluding police, resisting arrest and driving on a revoked license Saturday night.

The alleged ‘Incognito Bandit’ bank robber arrested at Dulles Airport

Albert Taderera, wanted by the FBI as a suspect in 16 bank robberies in the Boston area, was arrested at Dulles Airport Friday as he tried to board a flight bound for South Africa.

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office makes five drunken driving arrests over the weekend

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office arrested at least five people for drunken driving over the weekend, according to reports.

Comstock thanked for repealing Obamacare in TV ad blunder

Basketball fans tuning into March Madness Friday night may have caught a TV ad applauding Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-Va.-10th) for her role in repealing Obamacare.

State issues drought watch for Loudoun, northern Virginia following dry months

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued a drought watch advisory for Loudoun County, the northern Piedmont and other northern Virginia jurisdictions following “abnormally dry conditions” felt across the region from November through February.

Gillespie wins Fairfax straw poll in GOP governor’s race

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie has won a straw poll in Fairfax County in the race for the GOP nomination for Virginia governor.

Virginia is for felonies? Petty theft law from 1980s sticks

Stealing a $230 pair of eyeglasses would land you a misdemeanor conviction in most states. Shoplifting the same item in Virginia could make you a felon for life.

Purcellville man dies in motorcycle crash

A Purcellville man died Saturday after his motorcycle left the roadway and struck a tree on Silcott Springs Road near Woodmar Farm Drive, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.

Judge in Virginia declines to block Trump’s new travel ban

In a sweeping affirmation of presidential authority, a federal judge in Virginia ruled against a Muslim civil rights group that sought to block the Trump administration’s proposed travel ban.