Significant premium hikes expected under Obama health law—especially in Va.

Expect insurers to seek significant premium increases under President Barack Obama’s health care law, in a wave of state-level requests rippling across the country ahead of the political conventions this summer.

Loudoun deputies seeking crash witnesses

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is seeking witnesses to a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Loudoun County Parkway and Dulles West Boulevard.

Loudoun Animal Shelter to host Homeward Bound adoption event May 7

More than a dozen dogs from Louisiana arrived at the Loudoun County Animal Shelter Thursday where they hopefully will be adopted during a May 7 event.

Loudoun group builds homes for veterans

Led by Jason Brownell, Matthew Lowers and Aimee McGranahan, the group’s goal is to help veterans live independently and to provide for their future. The first home will be 2,100 square feet and is set on one-third of an acre in an established community close to the town of Purcellville.

Racing, betting and art: A renaissance at Morven Park in Leesburg

Come fall of 2017, country horse racing will return to Morven Park – horse racing with pari-mutuel betting.

UPDATE: Missing Sterling man found safe

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance to help locate a missing Sterling man who has a possible cognitive impairment.

UPDATE: Sen. Black meets with Syrian president Bashar al-Assad

Black’s views of the conflict and Assad are at odds with the official American policy toward the years-long conflict.

Loudoun’s 100WomenStrong tops the $1 million in giving mark

With its 2016 announcement of $221,165 in funding for 15 organizations, 100WomenStrong will have donated $1,127,502 since its inception.

Virginia wine makes a splash in London

Breaux Vineyards in Purcellville and Boxwood Winery of Middleburg has joined Nelson County’s Veritas Winery on the racks of the top-tier London shop Berry Bros. & Rudd.

Loudoun-based Muslim center thrives, grows with message of inclusivity

The ADAMS Center, headquartered in Sterling, is one of the largest mosques in the country and continues to rapidly grow. It serves more than 5,000 Muslim families at 11 branches across Northern Virginia.