A 17-year-old girl killed this summer in a case that shook northern Virginia's Muslim community also was raped, according to an indictment handed up Monday by a grand jury in Fairfax County. Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, is accused of abduction, rape, sexual assault and capital murder in the death of Nabra Hassanen, who was attacked and killed early on June 18, as she walked back to a mosque with friends ahead of the daylong Ramadan fast.
GantDaily.com, Tue, Oct 17 2017 @ 04:56 PM
Authorities have identified a man who died in a crash when his vehicle struck another car head-on as he tried to pass a tractor-trailer along a road in Loudoun County. The incident unfolded just before 5 a.m. Friday on Route 9, about a mile west of Route 611, just outside Hillsboro, according to Virginia State Police.
The Washington Post, Tue, Oct 17 2017 @ 02:17 PM
Sterling resident Darwin Martinez-Torres has been indicted on capital murder, rape, and six other charges in the death of Reston teen Nabra Hassanen, according to The Associated Press and other media reports.
Fairfax Times, Tue, Oct 17 2017 @ 02:14 PM
Home builders, representatives from local education and preservation groups, and some of the county's top business leaders came together Monday to night figure out solutions to attempt to fix one of the most pressing issues facing the county: A lack of affordable and workforce housing in Loudoun.
Loudoun Times, Wed, Oct 18 2017 @ 01:13 PM
A new family house under construction in Loudoun County, Virginia. . U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic than they have in months, looking past a recent slowdown in new home sales and the risk of rising labor and materials costs following hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Voice of America, Tue, Oct 17 2017 @ 02:18 PM
A company that uses fish waste to grow organic baby lettuce and arugula plans to create 21 new jobs in Northern Virginia. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office announced Friday that Kappa Farms will invest $865,000 to open a new "aquaponics" operation in Loudoun County.
Norwalk Citizen News, Mon, Oct 16 2017 @ 02:45 AM
John Miller IV will be sentenced in the new year after being found guilty on two counts in connection with the traffic collision that killed five-month-old Lansdowne baby Tristan Schulz.
Loudoun Times, Fri, Oct 13 2017 @ 01:16 PM