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Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in deadly Spotsylvania crash

Dwight Anthony Preddie, 34, of Decatur, Ga., was also convicted in Spotsylvania Circuit Court of DUI-maiming and felony reckless driving. He will be sentenced on Nov. 5.

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-08-17 01:00:00

Virginia Minister Faces Possibility of Eviction For Hosting Bible Study?!

A semi-retired Lutheran minister in Fredericksburg, Virginia faces the possibility of being evicted from a senior living community because he’s been hosting a small Bible study in the privacy of his apartment, his attorney alleges.


Man accidentally shots himself in the leg; dies at the hospital

More Local NewsMan accidentally shoots himself in the leg; dies at the hospitalResidents torn on benefits, drawbacks of proposed 323-acre development in HanoverK-2 drug on the rise in Virginia after Connecticut mass overdose, counselor says

WRIC TV - 2018-08-17 08:47:49

N-Word Shouted On Bus Leaves Woman Bloodied | Patch PM

The world is in mourning after one of the most legendary performers of all time, Aretha Franklin, passed away at the age of 76 Thursday. And as we memorialize the "Queen of Soul," it's a good time to remember her moments in D.C., including that time she came to the Kennedy Center and brought the Pre

PATCH - 2018-08-16 19:56:57

Informant gets reduced charges in Fredericksburg

Sarah Maya Lewis, 28, of Spotsylvania County, pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor counts of unlawful entry and was sentenced to a total of two years in jail with all but six months suspended. Lewis had already served her time prior to Tuesday’s pleas.

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-08-17 01:00:00

Man accused of stabbing Fredericksburg officer gets year on unrelated charges

Joseph Louis Jackson, 24, was previously convicted of domestic assault and battery and resisting arrest. On Wednesday, Judge Gordon Willis sentenced him in Fredericksburg Circuit Court to two years in jail with a year suspended on the misdemeanor convictions.

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-08-16 01:00:00

Showers and storms will dampen yet another weekend in Fredericksburg

The weekend won’t be a total washout, but it would be wise to have alternate plans that involve some indoor activities. Happy Friday!

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-08-17 13:18:00

Spotsylvania weighing retiree healthcare plan change

Mary Lee Carter, also a former supervisor and now a planning commissioner, said what others opposed to the proposal have highlighted.

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-08-17 01:00:00

7 On Your Side: Virginia homeowner stuck with sinkhole everybody refuses to fix

SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. – Doug Woods showed ABC7 News the sinkhole that keeps growing in his front yard, more than a dozen feet in diameter. It’s caused by a collapsed community drainage pipeline underneath the yards of the Kingswood subdivision. Virginia Department of Transportation, Spotsylvania County,

WJLA - 2018-08-16 18:00:01

Todd Starnes: Pastor faces eviction for hosting home Bible study

A semi-retired Lutheran minister in Fredericksburg, Virginia faces the possibility of being evicted from a senior living community because he’s been hosting a small Bible study in the privacy of his apartment, his attorney alleges.

FOX NEWS - 2018-08-16 17:33:36

This 'Window'ful House Is For Sale In Fredericksburg

FREDERICKSBURG, VA -- If the cookie-cutter new builds aren't your taste, then the unique design of this $464,000 home may be exactly what you want. This four-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom is on 1.5 acres of land and is full of beautiful windows.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 16:08:28

Police identify 2 killed in wrong-way crash on Hull Street Road

At about 1:30 a.m., a 2012 Jeep Liberty SUV was traveling west in the eastbound lanes of Hull Street Road, near Sappony Road, when it struck a 2007 International Truck head-on that was traveling east.

WRIC TV - 2018-08-16 16:59:03

Fredericksburg Crime Report, 08/15/18

400 block Caroline Street, 8/13, 11:30 a.m. A City resident reported that an unknown person stole the VRE parking decal from his vehicle. No suspects or witnesses at this time.1300 block Sophia Street, 8/14, 10:40 a.m. A City resident reported witnessing three men rummaging through her vehicle and t

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-08-15 20:15:00

Dozens of guns, pounds of marijuana seized in major bust in Goochland

James Thomas Taylor, Jr. faces one felony charge of distribution of marijuana and one charge of possession of firearms while distributing or attempting to distribute more than one pound of marijuana, according to Goochland Police.

WRIC TV - 2018-08-15 20:56:27

Senior living community threatens resident with eviction for holding Bible study in his apartment - Baptist Message

FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia —Attorneys with First Liberty Institute today sent a demand letter to Community Realty Company, parent company of the Evergreens at Smith Run, alleging religious discrimination in housing by the management of the senior living community in Fredericksburg, Virginia, after it

BAPTISTMESSAGE.COM - 2018-08-16 15:54:01

Hit and run in Spotsy sidelines Disabled American Veterans van

Disabled American Veterans transportation coordinator Kristi Corbett said the incident early Saturday morning caused an estimated $18,000 worth of damage to the agency's van, which was parked at American Legion Post 320 off Brock Road in Spotsylvania County at the time.


Another northern Virginia school cancels varsity football season, citing lack of interest

Manassas Park High School will play a junior varsity schedule, principal Pamela Kalso wrote in a letter to parents on Tuesday. Team practices were routinely drawing only 15 players, she said, which raised safety concerns.


Cause of death rleased for former Orange County football player Darius Minor

On Tuesday, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Maine released the official cause of death for former Orange County football player Darius Minor, who collapsed and died July 24 during workouts at the University of Maine.


Spotsylvania approves rezoning to end Islamic Center controversy

Three years ago, the Islamic Center of Fredericksburg ran into heated opposition when it sought to build a new mosque at the corner of Andora and Old Plank Road. A sheriff’s deputy halted a public meeting on the center's plans after tensions flared and a man proclaimed, “Every Muslim is a terrorist.


Stafford road closed for emergency pipe repair

Crews will remove a deteriorated corrugated metal pipe from beneath the road and install a plastic pipe. The road’s shoulder, which washed away in the rain, also will be fixed.

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-08-15 19:42:00