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'No one has been targeted, ambushed, shot or injured': Spotsylvania deputies investigate gunfire

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va (WRIC) -- A report of a gunshot near of the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office on Sunday night had nearby neighbors on edge. The gunfire rang out near the sheriff's office, but county officials tell 8News their deputies were not a target. "To quash any misinformation, there

WRIC TV - 2018-10-22 11:06:42

Police Activity in Spotsylvania Court Area has residents concerned

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va (WRIC) - A heavy presence of police activity outside of the Spotsylvania Court Sheriff's office on Sunday night has nearby neighbors on edge. Area residents report to 8News seeing several squad cars, K-9's, and police canvassing the area, but haven't received an update from l


Teenager reported missing in Fredericksburg

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - Police have asked for help finding a missing teenager. Kendrick Taplah Agyare, 16, was reported missing to Fredericksburg Police. Agyare was described as 5'8" tall, 165 pounds, and with bright red hair. He was last seen wearing a hoodie and long pants and may be carrying a gr

WTVR-TV - 2018-10-23 18:07:30

Fredericksburg Crime Report, 10/23/18

2300 block Cowan Boulevard, 10/21, 6:15 p.m. A City resident reported that his firearm was stolen from his residence. No suspects or witnesses at this time.

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-10-23 17:45:00

Cub Scout den leader accused of sexually assaulting another child, and there could be more victims

Photo by: O'Fallon Police DepartmentCRIMECub Scout den leader accused of sexually assaulting another child, and there could be more victimsBaker, who was released after posting $50,000 bail Monday, was taken back into custody Tuesday. His new bond was set at $500,000.

KSDK - 2018-10-23 21:49:59

Man who shot Stafford deputy gets life sentence

Joshua Sumter, 20, was sentenced by Judge Michael Levy to a term of life plus 31 years in prison. Levy’s decision came at the end of a two-day sentencing hearing that centered on the June 6, 2015, near-fatal shooting of Deputy Brandon Boyle. A round that struck Boyle in the middle of his chest was m

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-10-23 21:30:00

BP in Mineral sells $1 million ticket

The Gum Spring BP in Mineral (on U.S. 522 in Louisa County) was one of two stores in Virginia to sell million-dollar tickets, along with the Whistle Stop in Franklin County, according to Virginia Lottery.

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-10-23 14:30:00

Spotsylvania deputies charge parents seen riding on moped with 5-month-old baby

Cane Hartwick Jr., 26, and Athena N. Colon, 24, were each charged with two counts of felony child neglect. Colon was still in the Rappahannock Regional Jail Thursday while Hartwick had been released on bond.


20 Violations At 2 Places: 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 ca

PATCH - 2018-10-22 15:47:06

Stafford County Sheriff's Office daily incident report (10/22/18)

200 block of Independence Drive, 10/20. Stafford Sheriff’s Office searching for suspect behind robbery involving the social media app, Letgo. The victim told deputies he had arranged the sale of his headphones to a stranger through the Letgo app. When he pulled up to the residence where they arrange

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-10-22 22:45:00

Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Dumfries: Police

DUMFRIES, VA—A woman was hospitalized after being stabbed by an acquaintance Saturday afternoon in the 3300 block of Vineland Place, according to Prince William County Police. Andrew Delanie White, 51, of the 19300 block of Belleau Wood Drive, was arrested shortly afterward and charged with attempte

PATCH - 2018-10-22 20:03:51

Scarecrow stolen from Fredericksburg coffee shop

Have you seen this scarecrow? FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - A Fredericksburg coffee shop is asking for help, after their scarecrow was stolen from their storefront. Owners of Agora Downtown Coffee Shop on Caroline Street say a scarecrow was stolen from his sitting place in front of their store this past Tue


Congressman Rob Wittman debates Democratic opponent Vangie Williams

Republican Congressman Rob Wittman and his Democratic opponent, Vangie Williams, discussed a variety of hot-button topics—including President Donald Trump, health care and immigration—at a debate Monday night in front of a lively audience at the University of Mary Washington's packed Dodd Auditorium

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-10-23 02:30:00

Spotsylvania woman's quilt, 12 years in the making, wins first place and Best in Show at State Fair

On the back of the quilt, along with her signature and the date, Caroline Nihiser wrote something her granddaughter Amanda told her—“You’ve worked on this quilt my whole adult life.”


Spotsylvania County survivors of domestic abuse help others with day of healing, awareness

SaCorya Kay said that in 2017, she was attacked by the man who had been her boyfriend. He beat her with an iron bar in a pillowcase, which knocked out teeth, caused internal bleeding and left her unconscious.


Inspiring Spotsylvania man—'a helper at heart'—dies four years after he was paralyzed in landscaping accident

Mike Witt, a local landscaper whose fight to survive after he was paralyzed in a January 2015 fall from a bucket truck inspired a community, has died. He was 47.


Stafford man wanted in assault involving gun in Fauquier County

Due to the nature of the report and the proximity of several nearby schools, Liberty High School, Grace Miller Elementary School, Cedar Lee Middle School and Southeastern Alternative School, implemented safety procedures, the Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

INSIDE NOVA - 2018-10-22 21:21:00

A $1 million winning ticket in Friday’s Mega Millions drawing was purchased at Gum Spring BP station

More than 336,000 tickets bought in Virginia won prizes in the Friday, October 19,Mega Millionsdrawing. But no ticket in Virginia or anywhere else matched all six numbers to win the jackpot, so the jackpot for the Tuesday, October 23, drawing grows to a jaw-dropping $1.6 billion.

CENTRAL VIRGINIAN - 2018-10-22 10:44:00

Freeze warning through commute Monday morning

Temperatures are expected to fall overnight and early Monday, according to the National Weather Service.A freeze warning will be in effect from midnight until 10 a.m. Monday for communities in and around Prince William, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Fauquier and Culpeper counties.A freeze warning means su


Area’s Newest Condo Project Will Not House People - Fredericksburg Today

Thornburg, VA— Stewart Bartley loves cars, in fact he loves them so much that he’s buying a condo for his cars. This fall Spotsylvania County’s Dominion Raceway and Entertainment will begin the pre construction phase of their multi tiered project as they plan and pre sell the new Dominion Luxury Gar