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Torrential rains from downgraded Hurricane Florence flood...
In a brief but frightening two-hour period Monday evening, five to six inches of torrential rain from a downgraded Hurricane Florence came pouring down on a narrow corridor between Sperryville and Washington, flooding homes and washing out roads, trees and power poles.
Local prosecutors say they will continue pursuing minor marijuana cases
WINCHESTER — Area prosecutors say they will continue to pursue minor marijuana offenses, unless state lawmakers decide to change the law.“I don’t believe it’s my function to pick and choose the criminal statutes,” Frederick County Commonwealth’s Attorney Ross Spicer said recently. “It’s up to the le
Couple charged with animal cruelty faces additional child abuse charges
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Spotted lanternfly seen in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Virginia
The invaders are small, but they do a lot of damage. They are from Asia, specifically China, Vietnam and Bangladesh, a genuine pest.
High school student aims to become a top entrepreneur in nation
Kline said that despite this rabbit, Eli, being too old to show he is still one of her favorites.
3 injured in Stephens City apartment building fire
STEPHENS CITY— An apartment fire early Monday morning on Main Street sent three people to the hospital.The blaze was reported shortly before 2:30 a.m., Stephens City Fire Marshal Steve Ritter said. When firefighters arrived at the building at 5317 Main St., they found the back of the two-story struc
Town residents are urging for the Virginia state property maintenance code to be fully enforced
For instance, the building directly connected to C&C Frozen Treats is infested with raccoons. Owner of C&C, William Huck, has had to take matters into his own hands to make sure that these raccoons do not get into his business. The town of Front Royal has yet to do anything to make sure that buildin
Four people hospitalized in Va. fire
The fire broke out at a laundromat, below their apartment. We're told, four people are being treated at Winchester Medical Center.
Leesburg Restaurant Inspections: 10 Violations At One Place
LEESBURG, VA—Loudoun Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in Loudoun County. "In our experience, it is unrealistic to expect that a complex, full-service food operation can routinely avoid any violations," according to Virginia Department of Health's website.
Thousands in the Valley lose power, roads flood
STAUNTON/WAYNESBORO/AUGUSTA COUNTY – As of Monday morning, Hurricane Florence has brought enough rain into the Shenandoah Valley to cause power outages, creek and stream flooding and county road closures.
2 dead, 3 critical after shooting in Silver Spring; police investigating as possible murder-suicide
Police say five people, all believed to be family members, were shot in the home. A 57-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman died at the scene. A 22-year-old woman and two juveniles were hospitalized and remain in critical condition.
Video Catches Dramatic Footage as Tornado Destroys Roof of Virginia Business
A video shared on Twitter by WeatherNation shows a funnel cloud touching down and destroying the roof of an auto parts warehouse outside Richmond, Virginia.The resulting cataclysm for the store is intense, the video shows, as the entire roof of the building lifts into the sky and the air around the
Virginia drivers: Avoid I-95 southbound to North Carolina
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - As the Carolinas continue to feel the effects of tropical depression Florence,North Carolina's Department of Transportation is urging drivers to avoid traveling through the storm's projected path.
Samuels Public Library brought Hogwarts to Front Royal for their annual Samicon
"I really like the culture behind it, everybody getting together. All the comic book fans at these conventions. Not even comic book, I enjoy seeing movies and TV shows. It kind of brings all different cultures together and enjoy seeing that," said Costume Contest Judge, Steven Bayne.
Virginia man killed when train hits parked tractor-trailer
Police said the driver was not in the truck as the train approached, but got into the cab to try to move the vehicle out of the way. When the man realized there wasn't enough time, he jumped from the vehicle as the train struck the passenger side, trapping him under the vehicle.
Virginia Man Says He Won $10 Million Lottery After Rain Kept Him From Mowing Lawn
His ticket was $10 million winner. The staggering odds of winning that top prize are 1 in 2,937,600.
Police: Harrisonburg man stabbed several times, man in custody
A preliminary investigation discovered two suspects were in an altercation with the victim, police said. One of the suspects, 34-year-old Alonzo De Angelo Reddick, stabbed the victim multiple times.
Burglars hit four businesses within 40 minutes, grabbing safes, cash and cigarettes
The sites burglarized included the Walgreens at 4985 Wellington Rd, the Exxon service station at 14675 Lee Hwy., the Verizon Store located at 7457 Hillwood Dr, and the Raceway service station at 7402 Sudley Road.
Florence rain pushes into West Virginia; Heaviest precipitation expected in southeastern counties
CHARLESTON, W.Va. —Rain from Florence, the storm system that was a Tropical Depression as of early Sunday afternoon, was starting to fall in parts of southern West Virginia at the close of the weekend ahead of what was expected to be a wet Monday statewide.
Missing Boy Sought In Manassas: Police
MANASSAS, VA—Authorities are looking for a missing 13-year-old boy last seen around 7:15 p.m. Friday in the 9800 block of Town Lane, according to Manassas City Police. Collins Mogbo is described as black, 6-2 and 150 pounds. He was wearing a blue and black striped short sleeve shirt, blue shorts and