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Another Arrest in Quick Case


GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) - A fifth person faces gang-related charges linked to the death of a Waynesboro reserve police officer.

     Media outlets report that 23-year-old Kweli Uhuru of Front Royal is charged with felony gang participation. Uhuru also is known as Travis Leon Bell.

     Uhuru is being held at the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention

Gillespie Raises 2.2 Mil


     RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Republican Ed Gillespie has raised $2.2 million in his bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Mark Warner.

     

Prostitution Ring Hearings


The seven people arrested in a Mount Jackson prostitution ring will have to wait for preliminary hearings.

 

New Sidewalks For East Market Street


It will soon be easier to walk along a section of East Market Street in Harrisonburg.

 
 

Luray Bank Robbery


Police in Page County are looking for a man who robbed the Pioneer Bank in Luray this morning.  

Historic Alms House Destroyed By Fire


Fire has claimed a historic home in the valley.

 

Be Careful Out There


Harrisonburg City Police are watching for those who are driving dangerously in good Spring weather.

 

New Market Home Burns


The Red Cross is helping a family of three with temporary housing after a fire at their New Market home.

 
 

Bad Example Leads To Charges


A Waynesboro woman has been charged after not setting a very good example for her child or any other kid for that matter.

 

Virus Attacks Horses


A contagious herpes virus, that attacks only horses, has caused the death of a horse in Northern Virginia.

 

JMU Alum New State Forester


Gov. Terry McAuliffe has named a new state forester.

 

     

Lee Student Charged


Police charged a RE Lee High School student yesterday for allegedly threatening to shoot everyone at the school on Thursday. 

Mental Health Spike


Admissions at mental health facilities have spiked following the high profile suicide of a state senator's son.

 

 

New Court Date for Hockman


A Shenandoah County man accused of trying to set fire to a woman's home has a new court date.

 

More Drug Arrests


 

Federal and local authorities says they continue to chip away at the what had been the largest heroin and crack distribution system in the western part of Virginia.

 
 

Job Numbers Down


February was a not a very good month for much of the Shenandoah Valley as far as jobless numbers are concerned.

 

Strasburg Fire Arson


In Shenandoah County, officials say a recent fire was thew work of an arsonist.

 

Porn Shop Becomes Ministry


A now closed porn shop in Harrisonburg will get a second life...one about as different as you can get from it's former use.

 

 

Staunton Cigarette Tax Could Double


While local governments have shy'd away from raising taxes on property owners during the most recent budget cycle, they don't seem to have a problem targeting smokers.

 

Police Investigate 17 Year Old


Police are investigating a local high school student accused of threatening to shoot other students.

 
 

Chestnut Ridge Apartments Burn


Investigators are not yet ready to name a cause for a fire that burned a half dozen apartments in Harrisonburg.

 

 

Goodlatte On Budget


Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte says the House Budget Vote for the new federal budget provides a much needed path to balance and eliminates funding for Obamacare.

Waynesboro Road Closure


Short and McElroy streets in Waynesboro will be closed from 8am this morning thru 5pm Sunday April 13th due to the 14th Annual Virginia Fly Fishing Festival.Public access to COnstitution Park will also be limited due to the event .

New Information In Bank Robberie


New information on the capture of a Harrisonburg teen accused of robbing two city banks.

 

Healthy Start


The first couple months of the year have been relatively healthy here in the valley.

 

Red Cross Helps Elkton Fire Victims


The Red Cross is helping a family of five put out of their Elkton home by fire.

 

Cherry Blossoms Reach Peak


The National Park Service says Washington's cherry blossom trees have reached peak bloom this week as predicted.

 
 

Nine Million For Campaign


 U.S. Sen. Mark Warner has nearly $9 million to spend on his re-election campaign, which has yet to begin in earnest.
 
     

Former Deputy Gets Two Year Sentence


A former Greene County Deputy Sheriff will spend the next two years in jail after pleading guilty to two felony counts of online solicitation of a minor.

 
 

Antifreeze Death


A Verona woman has died from apparent antifreeze poisoning.

 

 

Small Business Optimism Up


Being stuck on a roller-coaster sounds scary, but that's exactly what one group says the last couple months have been like for small businesses here in Virginia.

 

Bank Robbery Arrest


A day after federal court documents were unsealed blaming a Harrisonburg teen for a pair of bank robberies, news comes that he has been arrested.

 


 
 

Teen Charged with Bank Robberies


A Harrisonburg teenager on the run from the law is in even hotter water.

 

 

Constructions Slow Start


Construction is off to a slow start in Rockingham County.

 


 

Constructions Slow Start


Construction is off to a slow start in Rockingham County.

 


 

SNP Break Ins


Two Florida residents have pleaded guilty to a string of vehicle break-ins and thefts in the Shenandoah National Park.

 

 

SNP Break Ins


Two Florida residents have pleaded guilty to a string of vehicle break-ins and thefts in the Shenandoah National Park.

 

 

State Park Reservations


Six state parks are part of a pilot program that allows visitors to reserve a specific campsite.
 

Augusta Standoff


It was an early morning for the Augusta County SWAT team.  They were called out to a home on Church Street when a man reportedly would not come out and was threatening to burn the house down.
 

McAuliffe Tea Party Target


Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is the target of a new TV ad by Americans for Prosperity, a tea party nonprofit backed by billionaire conservative activists Charles and David Koch.

 

    

Crash Kills Two


A double fatality closed US 11 near Blue Ridge Community College yesterday morning.

Court Appearance in Shen. Co. Shooting


A Shenandoah County man accused of shooting another man to death will spend at least the next couple days in jail.

 

 

Former Governor Indicted


Five former Virginia attorneys general won't be allowed to file court papers arguing that public corruption charges against ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell should be dismissed.

 

     

10 Year Old Shot


     ORANGE, Va. (AP) - Two people face child abuse and neglect charges stemming from the fatal shooting of a 10-year-old boy in Orange County.

 

     

Goodlatte On Route 29 Bypass


 Congressman Bob Goodlatte is not happy with the Federal Highway Administration after they shellved the US Route 29 bypass project in Charlottesville. 

Fire Lawsuit


When 12-year old Dustyn Fitzgerald died two years ago in a Dooms house fire, his mother says Augusta County is to blame.

 

 

More Jobs


Employment in the nation is finally starting to pick up, but not in Virginia.

 



 

 

Drug Dates


Five people caught up in a Harrisonburg drug bust have new court dates.
 

JMU Professors Best Paid


Professors at James Madison University are the best paid in the valley.

 



 

 

2 Dead In Morning Crash



 

 

Two people are reportedly dead as a result of this mornings crash near Blue Ridge Community College.