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JMU Student Charged with Threat


A James Madison University student has been charged with making a threat, not against the university, but against a high school.

 

Unemplyment Drops


A strong improvement in the September  unemployment numbers.The Virginia Employment Commission says that  the statewide unemployment  rate for September was 5.2 percent down half a percent from August.
 
 

A strange twist in an Augusta County bank robbery trial


The man charged in the case, Daniel Zawhorodny was on the stand yesterday when the hearing was abruptly stopped and rescheduled for November.

 

Court reviewing Va. death row isolation policy


A lawyer for the state has asked a federal appeals court to approve Virginia's policy of automatically holding death row inmates in solitary confinement.
 
    

Sugar Grove...Prison or Foster Facility?


A prison is not the only idea being floated for the next life of a soon to be closed Naval base in nearby Pendleton County.

 

Woodstock High Speed Chase


It looks like a Woodstock man will find out how much time in jail a high speed car chase will earn him in just over a month.

 

Strasburg's Drought Watch


Despite what the Ancient Mariner has said, there is not water, water everywhere...certainly not in the northern end of the valley.

 

Five Years for Sex Crime


It will be five years in jail for a Staunton man accused of trying to have a sexual relationship with an underage girl.

 

Credit Card Fraud Arrest


A 24 year old Brooklyn NY man,James Joseph has been arrested in Waynebsoro and charged with 8 felonies after a month long investigation of credit card fraud.

I-64 Shooting Apparent Suicide


Virginia State Police say preliminary findings indicate that a Waynesboro man fatally shot himself during a traffic stop on Interstate 64.
 
  

Matthews to Appear in Fairfax Court


  The suspect in the abduction of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham will be making an initial court appearance Friday in Fairfax in an unrelated case.
 
  

Deadlines for Absentee Ballots



 Time is running out for Virginia voters to cast absentee ballots for the Nov. 4 general election.
 
 

New Charges In Mt. Sidney Murder


More charges have been placed against an Elkton woman charged in connection with the death of a Mt. Sidney man.

Strasburg Shooting


A 34 year old Strasburg man is in jail this morning, charged with shooting another man in the head, just hours after they met at a wedding reception.

 

Absentee Vote on Saturday


Virginia voters eligible to vote absentee can cast their ballots in person the next two Saturdays.

 
 

Remains Found Are Hannah Graham


 Authorities say remains found Oct. 18 in a rural area are that of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.
 
 

Construction Accident


A worker was injuried this afternoon when he fell some 30 feet on a construction site in the Blue Stone Hills subdivision this afternoon.

Sugar Grove Prison?


As nearby Pendleton County residents brace for life after Sugar Grove Naval Base, are they ready for life after a new prison opens?

 

Who's Hungry May Surprise You


The face of hunger may not look like you think.

 

Sheriff Ask For Prayers


Page County Sheriff John Thomas is asking everyone to keep the family of Joy Schultz in their prayers.

 

Suit Filed Against Dominion Pipeline


Another roadblock for Dominion Powers effort to build a natural gas pipeline through Virginia.

 

Student Caused Bridgewater College Threat


It was a student that caused this weeks semi-lock down at Bridgewater College.

 

Investigation Continues in Page Woman's Murder


Authorities in both Page and Rockingham County are working on the Joy Shultz investigation.

 
 
Governor Elect Terry McAuliffe

Governor Still Paying Off Campaign Debt


Gov. Terry McAuliffe is continuing to pay off campaign debt from last year's expensive gubernatorial contest.
 
 

Eagle from Wildlife Center Released


The Wildlife Center of Virginia is set to release a bald eagle at Kiptopeke State Park in Cape Charles.
 
 

Drivers Watch for Distracted Deer


Motorists are being urged to stay focused and alert as deer mating season is creating deadly road hazards in Virginia.
 
 

Staunton Police Ask For Help In Burglary Investigation


Maybe you know something...at least Staunton Police hope so.
 

Body Believed To Be Missing Page Woman


We are expecting more information today on the case of a missing Page County woman.
 

Arrest In Bridgewater College Threat


A sigh of relief and an arrest.
 

Search to Resume for Alexis Murphy


Authorities plan to resume a search for the remains of a Virginia teenager who disappeared last year.

 

New Market Asks...How many is too many???


On yard sale is fine, two are okay, but a third in a year is one too many in New Market.

 
 

Dennis Burnett Remembered


Dennis Burnett, the sunny, all-smiles, friendly and outgoing executive director of the Shenandoah Valley Partnership, a position he took over on September 1, 2013, and former Economic Director for Augusta County, Virginia, has passed away from a brain aneurysm. 

More Porn Charges


Child porn charges are piling up against an Elkton man.

 

 

Crash Kills Stanardsville Woman


Charges are pending after an accident claimed the life of a Stanardsville woman.

 

 

Bridgewater Murder Investigation Continues


The investigation continues into the murder discovered on Layman Trestle Road outside Harrisonburg.

 

 

Shentel Stock Rises


Good news if you hold stock in one local telecommunications company.

 

16 Year Old Will Be Tried As Adult


In Staunton, a 16 year old has been indicted on a murder charge and will be tried as an adult.

 

 

What You Need To Vote


     Virginia voters in next month's midterm elections will have to bring a photo ID to vote. Here are things voters need to know about the new requirement:

 

Two Murders...14 Hours


The reaction and the questions seemed universal: A second murder? and In Keezletown?

 

 

Suspect In Graham Case Indicted In 2005 Case


A man charged with the abduction of a University of Virginia student has been indicted in suburban Washington, D.C., with a 2005 rape, abduction and attempted capital murder.
 
  

Arrest In Plot To Kill Five



A custody dispute allegedly led one area woman to plot the murders of five people.

 

Arrest Made In Bridgewater Murder


A 25-year old Elkton man is charged in last nights shooting death in Bridgewater.
 

Murder in Bridgewater


A murder is under investigation this morning.

 

Do remains belong to missing Virginia student?


Police blocked off roads and were searching for clues in an area where they found remains that could be missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

 
 

Revenge Porn in Waynesboro


An Augusta County woman faces a misdemeanor charge under Virginia's new revenge pornography law.

 
 

Credit Card Couple Heads to Court


It will be another week before a Stuarts Draft couple accused in a credit card crime wave makes their first court appearance.

 
 

Names Worth 200 Thousand for Fair


The Rockingham County Fair raised more than $200,000 over the weekend and some of the facilities got new names.

 

 

Forensic Tests Planned for Remains


Police say they have found human remains that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13.

 

VA Tech President Wants Larger Endowment


Virginia Tech President Timothy Sands wants to double the school's $800 million endowment and make the university one of the top 100 world research institutions.

 
 

McAuliffe Heading to Asia


Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is embarking on his second international trade trip with scheduled stops in Japan, China and South Korea.