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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.
Endangered Man Reported Missing In Prince William County
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VA — Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing and endangered man. Ronald Anthony Bergeron, 35, of the Triangle area of Prince William County is being sought.
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!
Stafford Deputies To Offer Citizens Homeland Security Course
STAFFORD, VA — Residents can learn best practices for responding to terrorist attacks, active shooter situations and other acts of public violence through the new Citizens Homeland Security Course.
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.
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
Low player turnout causes Virginia high school to cancel varsity football season
"Based on these recommendations, it was decided by school and division officials that playing at the varsity level would expose student athletes to a higher risk of injury and participation posed a serious safety threat,” Manassas Park principal Pamela Kalso said in a letter to parents.
Another developer sues Stafford over cluster-development restrictions
Texas-based D.R. Horton Inc., which owns nearly 500 undeveloped acres on Eskimo Hill Road, claimed in its lawsuit that the Stafford Board of Supervisors broke Virginia law when it passed additional limitations last month on cluster subdivisions. That’s partly because the county never formally notifi
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
Police: Teen Exposes Himself to Woman Sitting in Her Car
DUMFRIES, VA — A 25-year-old woman was sitting in a vehicle parked in her driveway when she looked up and saw a teen walking around her car while exposing himself, Prince William County Police said.
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.
Missing Woodbridge girl last seen July 17
“While Ariana is believed to be missing under voluntary circumstances, detectives are concerned for her safety,” Probus said.
Fredericksburg-area McDonald's getting chain's 'Experience the Future' updates
Welburn Management, a family-owned company that owns most of the local McDonald’s, has already renovated its locations in Four Mile Fork in Spotsylvania County and across from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg in what the fast-food chain calls its “Experience the Future” initiative
Pentagon says military parade proposed for Veterans Day delayed until 2019
Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman, said Thursday that the military and the White House "have now agreed to explore opportunities in 2019."
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.
Woman charged with using parking lot as a bathroom
A woman who failed to show up in court for 19 months after she was photographed using a business's parking lot as a bathroom had a bond hearing on Wednesday.Jacqueline D. Poffenberger, 26, of Woodbridge, Va., was recently arrested on a bench warrant, according to court records. She was charged by th
Garcia hits walk-off single, Potomac beats Myrtle Beach 3-2
WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) -- Luis Garcia hit a walk-off single with two outs in the ninth inning, as the Potomac Nationals defeated the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 3-2 on Thursday.
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.
Md. man convicted of fatally shooting neighbor 2 days before Christmas over $30 | WTOP
WASHINGTON — A Charles County man accused of fatally shooting his neighbor two days before Christmas after an argument over $30 has been convicted of second-degree murder.The jury also convicted 34-year-old Marcus Darnell Johnson, of Nanjemoy, Maryland, of six counts of reckless endangerment.The jur
InFive: Woman stabbed to death, Manassas Park cancels football season, and family sues in fatal fall from apartment tower
Top news and notes from across Northern Virginia.5. Woman stabbed to death in ManassasA Manassas-area woman wasstabbed to deathin her home Monday night, and the fellow tenant who first reported the crime has been charged with murder, according to Prince William police.Gloria Jean Piper, 60, was foun