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Bizarre Walmart Incident Leaves Four Charged In Stafford: Police

STAFFORD, VA—Three Walmart thieves and a drunk getaway driver were arrested Saturday, March 23, shortly after leaving the store at 217 Garrisonville Road, according to the Stafford County Sheriff's Office. Two were fugitives, one of whom compounded his problems considerably by twice providing false


Thirteen arrested in Northern Neck drug sweep Monday, police say

Thirteen people ranging from ages 20 to 70, mostly Westmoreland County residents, were arrested early Monday as part of a drug-related roundup dubbed “Operation Spring Cleaning,” authorities said.


Operation ‘Spring Cleaning’ nabs 13

During the early morning hours on Monday, March 25, 2019, Operation ‘Spring Cleaning’ resulted in multiple individuals being arrested on several criminal indictments to include a warrant for various drug charges. All arrests were made without incident.


Virginia DMV Sued for Suspending Licenses of People With Unpaid Fees

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Attorneys involved in a battle over whether it's unconstitutional for Virginia to suspend somebody's driver's license if they don't pay court costs and fines went before a federal judge on Monday.


Walmart Shoplifters Sought In Fredericksburg: Police

FREDERICKSBURG, VA—Authorities are seeking the public's help in identifying two people suspected of stealing goods Monday night from the Walmart at 1800 Carl D. Silver Parkway, according to Fredericksburg Police.


Border wall could cost Virginia $493M in military projects

ARLINGTON, Va. — Virginia is now at risk of losing nearly half a billion dollars in military construction projects, after a Tuesday vote in the House of Representatives failed to stop President Donald J. Trump’s national emergency from taking effect.


Hogan, Schwarzenegger seek to 'terminate' gerrymandering at U.S. Supreme Court rally over Maryland districts

WASHINGTON — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger headlined a rally Tuesday outside the U.S. Supreme Court as they seek to “terminate” the practice of political parties crafting congressional districts that unfairly benefit one party over another.


3 Virginia Powerball tickets each win $50K in Saturday's drawing

(WRIC) -- Virginia Lottery officials say three Powerball tickets sold in the Commonwealth each won $50,000 in Saturday night's drawing. Those tickets, which matched four of the first five numbers plus the Powerball number, were bought in Colonial Heights, Clifton and Burke.


Virginia Beach tax preparation company managers lied on returns to inflate client refunds

For a little more than a year, the staff of a Virginia Beach tax preparation company lied on their clients returns in order to boost refunds, according to court documents. The scheme cost the federal government about $230,000.


Hardy County deputies seize marijuana from Virginia teen

HARDY COUNTY, W.Va. (WHSV) — Charges are pending against a Virginia teen after deputies in Hardy County caught a driver with a large number of baggies and marijuana. According to the Hardy County Sheriff's Office, a deputy spotted a black Audi with Virginia license plates speeding through Wardensvil


Charges against 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett dropped, attorneys say

CHICAGO — Attorneys for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett say charges alleging he lied to police about attack have been dropped. Stay with WUSA9.com for more on this developing story.


3 students seriously hurt in crash near Md. high school

Three teens were seriously injured after a student-involved crash near DuVal High School on Tuesday in Lanham, Maryland. The collision occurred close to the school on Good Luck Road just after 11:50 a.m., Prince George’s County Police Chief Hank Stawinski said at a news conference Tuesday afternoon.


Two early morning armed robberies in King George

The Sherriff’s Office says the first occured just after 12:30 at the 7-11 at 5291 James Madison Parkway. The second armed robbery at just before 12:45 at the 7-11 at 10520 James Madison Parkway. Authorities say a handgun was displayed both times. He stole money.


Stafford County Sheriff's Office daily incident report (03/26/19)

Short Branch Road, 03/24, 9:53 a.m. On this date, deputies responded to reports of a shattered vehicle window. Upon arrival, they observed damage to the driver’s side window of a vehicle. There was also damage to the windshield and a rock in the driver’s seat. While canvassing the area, they learned


WANTED: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Lisa Marie Thompson

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Lisa Marie Thompson, 29 of Mechanicsville. Thompson is wanted for Escape Second Degree, for absconding from an authorized inpatient treatment program. Thompson’s original charge was Fraud-Person’s Identity to Avoid Prosecution.


How these machines are getting around Virginia gambling laws

RICHMOND, Va. — It sits a few blocks from the bustle of Carytown, under a deep blue awning and the gaze of its mascot — a sunburnt moose holding up a pint with a cocked, toothy smile.


Amtrak trains delayed after train struck and killed person walking on tracks in Bowie

BOWIE, Md. (ABC7) — A person has died after an Amtrak train struck and killed a trespasser walking on the Amtrak tracks just south of Bowie, according to officials. Police have closed the railroad along with delaying Amtrak trains traveling in the direction of Baltimore-Washington International Airp


High school track and field season's top performances

High jump: 1. Jade Rasberry (NS) 5–0; 1. Stephanie Robson (Cu) 5–0; 3. Paris Beaver (Cu) 4–10; 3. Yasmin Deane (JM) 4–10; 3. Dejah Saunders (BP) 4–10; 6. Madelyn Miller (Ch) 4–8; 6. Icsis Murray (JM) 4–8; 6. Jada Reeves (Or) 4–8; 6. Hannah Snodgrass (Or) 4–8.


Suspect wanted for armed robbery in St. Mary's

LEONARDTOWN, Md. - The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Monday, March 25, 2019 at 8:55 p.m., the suspect stole the tip cup and the currency inside of it from the counter of Donut Connection in Lexington Park. Anyone with information about the iden


47 Violations At One Place: Fredericksburg Restaurant Inspections

FREDERICKSBURG, VA—Rappahannock Area Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in the Fredericksburg area. Full reports can be accessed on the health department's website. "In our experience, it is unrealistic to expect that a complex, full-service food operation can