Loudoun County is proposing changes to its noise standards in order to accommodate a Virginia Supreme Court ruling that the "reasonable person" standard is too vague for noise violations in the Commonwealth. Under proposed rules, Loudoun County Sheriff's deputies will follow new guidelines when deciding whether loud music and barking dogs are loud enough to warrant taking action.
WTOP-FM Washington, Tue, May 24 2016 @ 05:36 AM
Chickens walk in their enclosure on a farm in Maryland, in this photo from Oct. 19, 2005. A Virginia woman has been charged with animal cruelty after Loudoun County authorities allege she inhumanely killed 12 to 15 chickens weekly for ritual sacrifices.
The Washington Post, Fri, May 20 2016 @ 12:51 PM
Local transit agencies are trying to figure out how and if they can help commuters find another way around in the wake of Metro's announcement of plans for huge shutdowns and single tracking needed for safety fixes. On Thursday, Metro announced that it had revised its track work schedule to address the Federal Transit Administration's concerns that the most serious safety risks were not being addressed first.
WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, May 20 2016 @ 03:35 PM
A Sterling woman was arrested May 5 for allegedly sacrificing chickens multiple times a week for religious purposes, according to a search warrant filed by Loudoun County Animal Services.
Fairfax Times, Fri, May 20 2016 @ 06:08 PM
Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, along with Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, left, stops in to Little Castle in McCracken County, Ky. on Monday, May 16, 2016 Hillary Clinton is a Democratic candidate for president and a former secretary of state and U.S. senator from New York.
The Washington Post, Fri, May 20 2016 @ 01:51 PM