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Fredericksburg-Area Restaurants: 38-Plus Violations At Two Places

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


Stafford County Sheriff's Office daily incident report (02/21/19)

Walmart, 217 Garrisonville Road, 02/20, 3:51 p.m. Deputies responded to the store regarding reports of a male subject stealing an air compressor. Loss prevention reported observing the subject exiting the store with the unpaid merchandise and then loading it into the back of his vehicle. Deputy Kulb


Murder for hire plot exposed in Stafford court hearing

A former police officer accused of trying to hire a hit man to eliminate witnesses against her in connection with numerous charges in Stafford County had already paid $5,800 by the time she realized she’d been set up, according to evidence presented Thursday.


Fredericksburg Crime Report, 02/21/19

1300 block Carl D. Silver Parkway, 2/20 2:30 p.m. A City resident reported that both license plates were stolen from her vehicle. No suspects or witnesses at this time. 9701 Hunting Run Boat Launch, 2/19, 9:00 a.m. An officer discovered that a safety sign was stolen. No suspects or witnesses at this


What Virginia tax changes mean for your state income tax return

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — On a cold but sunny day at Twin Hickory Park, Shelece Nance plays with two of her boys ahead of a potentially snowy Wednesday, despite the fact she has some work to finish. Nance started her family’s 2018 tax return but hasn’t filed it yet. Local CPA’s said that may be a good t


VDOT says roads improved, but overnight freezing could cause problems in Fredericksburg area

The Virginia Department of Transportation says roads in the 14-county Fredericksburg District have improved, ranging from wet to "some isolated slick spots." But with temperatures expected to hover near or below freezing overnight, VDOT warns drivers to be especially aware tonight and Thursday morni


Drunk Driver Flips Truck, Injures Passenger In Stafford: Police

STAFFORD, VA—A drunk Triangle man was arrested Wednesday after flipping his pickup, injuring one of his passengers and destroying a sign in the 3900 block of Jefferson Davis Highway, according to the Stafford County Sheriff's Office. Gerson Alexis Aguilar Matozo, 20, of Triangle, was charged with DU


Look Inside: $795K Downtown Fredericksburg Stunner

FREDERICKSBURG, VA—This listing on Realtor.com represents a downtown wonder built 10 years before the beginning of the Civil War. Did we mention the private courtyard? Here's a detailed description from Realtor.com:


Tractor-trailer crash closes southbound Interstate 95 in Spotsylvania County

A crash involving two tractor-trailers has shut down all southbound lanes of Interstate 95 just pass the Massaponax exit in Spotsylvania County. The Virginia Department of Transportation says traffic is getting by slowly using the left shoulder, and motorists are advised to find an alternate route.


Virginia governor signs ban on people under 21 buying tobacco

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation banning people under 21 from buying tobacco and nicotine products, a measure enacted in a state known historically for its tobacco production.


Sailor dies in Virginia Beach motorcycle accident

A junior sailor died late last month in a Virginia Beach motorcycle accident, according to Navy and police officials. Fire Controlman Seaman Isaiah Rashon Johnson, 19, was riding a motorcycle southbound on Oceana Boulevard at about 5 p.m. on Jan. 30 when it crossed the median into oncoming traffic a


10-acre Spotsy horse farm on the market for $797,000

A little south of Spotsylvania Courthouse, there’s a 10-acre lot that was once part of the huge Snow Hill plantation. The property has a big, 28-year-old house and a barn that invites you to bring whatever you’ve got, horses, dogs, cars—and your family, of course, because it has all the space you’ll


Two cameras found hidden in public bathrooms at Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. - Two hidden cameras have been removed from two separate bathrooms on Virginia Tech's campus. Campus police recovered the two devices, which were found in public bathrooms.


Virginia man uses a dating app to meet a woman, but ends up shot in the buttocks

PETERSBURG, Va. - Police in Petersburg, Virginia, are investigating an attempted robbery and shooting linked to a dating app. Sources told WTVR that the victim thought he was meeting a woman. However, when he arrived to a dark, narrow Petersburg street Wednesday morning, someone was waiting to rob h


Road rage arrest after weapon used to threaten driver in Stafford

A Stafford man is in jail after he admitted pointing a pellet gun at another driver during a road rage incident Tuesday, Feb. 19, in North Stafford, according to Stafford County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Amanda Vicinanzo.


Big Concerts Coming to Virginia in March 2019

There’s a lot of new music coming to Virginia in March 2018. From major country acts to the biggest names in rock and pop, celebrate the season with your favorite artists and discover new ones all over the Commonwealth.


Virginia Students Told to Be Slaves for Black History Month Gym Activity: NAACP

Teachers at a Loudoun County, Virginia, elementary school instructed students to pretend to be slaves during a gym class activity for Black History Month, the president of a local NAACP chapter says.


Virginia ranked as 21st most sinful state in America

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Virginia is the 21st most sinful state in America, according to a study done by WalletHub. WalletHub took a look at each state’s rank on anger and hatred, jealousy, excesses and vices, greed, lust, vanity and laziness.


Blown transformer knocks out power along State Route 3 in Fredericksburg

More than 1,000 customers were without power along the State Route 3 corridor in Fredericksburg Tuesday night after a transformer exploded. Dominion Energy's online outage center showed an area from the Interstate 95 interchange to past the U.S. 1 interchange was affected, including many homes and b


Dumfries names new town manager

The Dumfries Town Council has chosen Keith C. Rogers Jr., as its town manager. It made the announcement at its council meeting Feb. 19. Rogers comes to Dumfries from the city of Richmond where he has served for the last 10 years in various executive roles including chief of staff and chief administr