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Gun used in Louisa toddler’s accidental shooting was ‘high in an upper cabinet’

A rescue team took the child, identified as Tyson Aponte, the son of Christina and Michael Aponte, to UVA Hospital in Charlottesville.

CENTRAL VIRGINIAN - 2018-05-24 05:00:00

Arrest made in threats that locked down Charlottesville schools

Michael Anthony Townes, 48, was arrested Sunday in Georgia and charged with one count of transmitting in interstate commerce a communication containing a threat to injure the person of another, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Townes will be transferred to Virginia for his initial court

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-05-24 22:49:00

Orange laundromat murder case continued again

Michael Alan Humphries II, 36, of Locust Grove appeared briefly in the courtroom wearing a full beard and an orange jumpsuit from Central Virginia Regional Jail.

CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT - 2018-05-25 14:34:00

MISSING: 12-year-old girl from Woodbridge, Va.

She is described as an Asian female, 5'0", 90 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. She was wearing a green t-shirt, grey leggings, black and white sandals, carrying a pineapple backpack.

WUSA - 2018-05-24 09:32:39

Lawsuit on Virginia license suspensions is revived

In 2016, Charlottesville’s Legal Aid Justice Center, which represents low-income Virginians, filed suit in U.S. District Court in Western Virginia claiming that more than 940,000 people in the state had their licenses suspended for nonpayment of fees and fines.

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-05-25 01:58:00

2 toddler boys killed in separate gun accidents in Virginia

LOUISA, Va. (AP) — A 2-year-old boy whose brother shot him was the first of two toddlers to be killed in gun accidents in Virginia on Tuesday.Louisa County Sheriff's Office Maj. Donald A. Lowe tells news outlets that Tyson Aponte's 4-year-old brother mistook a gun for a toy Tuesday morning and fired


Police investigate fatal shooting of Louisa toddler

A two-year-old boy has passed away from injuries sustained after being shot this morning in Louisa County. Law enforcement and rescue crews responded at about 10:30 a.m. to a reported shooting at a residence on Bakers Branch Road.The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office has not confirmed the details surro


Man convicted of sexually assaulting daughter of Stafford woman he met online

John Baron Royal, 49, of Richmond was found guilty of forcible sodomy and attempted rape following a two-day trial in Stafford Circuit Court. He will be formally sentenced on Aug. 6 by Judge Michael Levy.

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-05-24 01:00:00

Plea deal is entered in 2016 Water Street fight

Jibari Naeem Ward, 23, was charged on Nov. 13, 2016, with malicious wounding stemming from a fight that broke out in the 200 block of West Water Street. One man involved in the incident was stabbed multiple times and taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, police said a

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-05-24 22:54:00

Two 2-year-old boys killed in accidental shootings in Louisa, Roanoke

In Roanoke, a boy died Tuesday afternoon after accidentally shooting himself, police said.


Fredericksburg Crime Report, 05/23/18

900 block Princess Anne Street, 5/22, 7:30 p.m. A City resident reported that he left his cell phone unattended on a bench and a person stole it. No suspects or witnesses at this time.


Deputies: Runaway teen may be in the Waynesboro area

Tumajah Lakeithia Howard, 16, was last seen in Verona on Friday, April 13, at about 5:30 p.m.


Louisa child seriously injured in accidental shooting by older brother

LOUISA, Va. — A Louisa toddler has life-threatening injuries from an accidental shooting, confirmed Major Donald A. Lowe with the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office.


Woman to be sentenced in 2017 Craigsville killing

In December, Tina Matheny, 49, of Lexington, initially charged with first-degree murder, was facing a jury trial in the killing of 36-year-old Peggy A. Woods of Augusta Springs.

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-05-23 16:45:00

Louisa County 2-year-old accidentally shot

A 2-year old Louisa County child was shot this morning, reportedly by a young sibling, and is being treated at the University of Virginia Medical Center, according to Louisa County Sheriff’s Department officials.


Young boy dies in accidental shooting in Louisa

LOUISA, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) --A family in Louisa is mourning the loss of their little son, after what police say was a gun incident between two small children. Now they are planning a funeral for their two-year-old son.As the Louisa County deputies wrapped up their investigation at the Bakers Branch Ro


Virginia 2-Year-Old Shot, Killed By 4-Year-Old Sibling: Reports

LOUISA, VA — A 2-year-old boy was shot and killed by his 4-year-old brother in Louisa, authorities told media outlets. It happened Tuesday morning on Shannon Hill Road. The older sibling thought thegun was a toy, Maj. Donnie Lowe, of the Louisa County Sheriff's Office, told WTVR-TV.


Tyson Aponte Virginia toddler shot to death after four year old brother found loaded gun

Two year old Louisa, Virginia boy, Tyson Aponte is shot dead by his four year old brother after believing a loaded gun was a toy. No arrests made.


Louisa High star linebacker Brandon Smith picks his college

Smith visited the State College, Pa., campus and walked away without a scholarship offer.


Target warehouse employee charged with embezzlement

The sheriff's office was notified late Monday afternoon that Paredes, formerly of Staunton, had allegedly stolen three iPhones and an Apple Watch during a four-month period while working at the distribution center in Stuarts Draft. He was also accused of taking an iPhone case.