A man allegedly beat and fatally shot a dog after it bit a 19-month-old toddler in Virginia, according to Loudoun County Animal Services. Animal Services began the investigation Jan. 17 after requesting rabies testing on the dog to ensure the toddler was not exposed after the bite at 28-year-old Thomas M. Hockett's Purcellville home.
NBC Washington, Thu, Feb 23 2017 @ 02:49 PM
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 Loudoun County Board of Supervisors' finance committee on Tuesday walked back a $533,200 expenditure for a single person to lead the county's latest implementation of its problematic enterprise resource planning project.
Loudoun Times, Thu, Feb 23 2017 @ 03:57 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
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