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Virginia couple left dog abandoned in garage after move, animal control says

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) -- A couple is facing animal abandonment charges after officials in Virginia believe they moved and left their dog behind. Chesapeake animal control officers found the dog in the garage after they got a call from a concerned neighbor.


Throwback Thursday: Town site on Wal-Mart’s radar

April 17, 1994 — Special Olympics volunteers Thom Tolson and Mike Freeman cheer Elmore Robertson-Colvin in the 50-yard dash Sunday at Fauquier High School. Sixty athletes from Fauquier, Loudoun and Rappahannock counties competed in races, a softball throw and the long jump.


Trump tried to seize control of Mueller probe, report says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller’s report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump had tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller’s removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice by the president.


Fauquier County rings bells for Notre Dame Cathedral

Fauquier County’s old courthouse on Main Street in Warrenton and several local churches rang their bells for seven minutes this afternoon at 2 p.m., to express support for the people of Paris, France. The loss by fire of parts of the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral saddened people around the world Monda


Dead black bear stops motorists south of Marshall

The sad scene on Route 17 just south of Marshall prompted lots of motorists to stop Thursday morning. A southbound tractor-trailer apparently hit and killed a black bear around 9 a.m.


Your weekend planner: Events in and around Fauquier

Gloria’s Jazz Collective Live in The Listening Room:  8 p.m., 92 Main St., Warrenton. The Gloria Faye Dingus Music Alliance is pleased to present Gloria's Jazz Collective featuring Bill Harris on piano, Robert Jospe on drums, Glenn Dewey on bass, and Charlie Young on saxophone. Tickets $20. Children


'It's not a prison': Children physically restrained and isolated In Virginia schools

8News Investigates takes an in-depth look at children who are being physically restrained and isolated in Virginia schools. While it's legal, some parents say their children have been hurt in the process.


Warrenton Town Council seeks new voices to offer meeting invocations

Warrenton Town Councilman Jerry Wood presented the invocation at the March 12 town council meeting, as he has done at every meeting for about five years. Wood is comfortable offering a prayer that asks for heavenly guidance for the council and gives thanks for the blessings that residents of Warrent


Virginia police sergeant fired after being linked to white supremacy

A Virginia Capitol Police sergeant was fired this week following an internal investigation into social media posts that apparently referenced white supremacist groups, according to The Washington Post.


WATCH: Bear saunters through Prince William Co. neighborhood

This article was written by WTOP’s news partner, InsideNoVa.com, and republished with permission. Sign up for InsideNoVa.com’s free email subscription today. What’s lurking in your neighborhood at night? In Prince William County’s Hopewells Landing subdivision, it’s a very large black bear.


The 5 Pennsylvania counties that are growing (and shrinking) the most

The latest population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show mixed results for Pennsylvania’s 67 counties: 37 counties decreased in population while only 30 increased between 2017 and 2018.


Man charged in cold case double murder in Virginia Beach to appear in court

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A man who's accused of murdering two women who were visiting the Virginia Beach Oceanfront more than four decades ago is scheduled to be arraigned in court Thursday afternoon.


In recovery, local man launches CulpeperRecovery.com

Kevin Edwards changed the way he thought after combating the addictions he battled for more than half his life. Now, the Culpeper native is using the power of the mind and the internet to be part of the solution to the sweeping drug scourge through the recent launch of CulpeperRecovery.com, an onlin


Police: Manassas man 'grooms' minors on social media for nude photos

Police have arrested a Manassas man for child porn possession and solicitation after targeting minors on social media. Virginia State Police arrested 33-year-old Schuyler Stuart Corado Corado on April 12 and charged him with 12 counts involving child pornography.


Man accused of raping child in Currituck arrested in Virginia

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) - A man charged with statutory rape of a child in Currituck County has been arrested in Chesapeake. The Currituck County Sheriff's Office said earlier this month Howard S. Bendigo was wanted on that charge as well as sexual battery. The circumstances surrounding the charges ar


Manassas man charged with possession of child porn and solicitation

A Manassas man has been charged with possession of child porn and solicitation after authorities discovered hundreds of screenshots of inappropriate images of juveniles and conversations he had with young people on social media, Virginia State Police said.


'Close Your Garage': Video Captures Bear Roaming Virginia Neighborhood

Watching a deer take a stroll though your neighborhood may be exciting — but a bear might make you panic. One resident in Gainesville, Virginia, knows the feeling after waking up to see that his Nest security camera caught video of a large black bear walking in his front yard.


Peak bloom: Millions of tulips ready for picking in Northern Virginia

NOKESVILLE, Va. (ABC7) — D.C. may have the cherry blossoms, but Virginia now has millions of tulips, and they're in peak bloom just in time for Easter weekend. Burnside Farms in Nokesville is home to over a million tulips.


Virginia State Police investigating fatal Greene County crash

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Subdivision site work starts in town historic district

Site work continues around the subdivision entrance at 475 Winchester St. in Warrenton. • What: Planned 72-lot subdivision, with 49 lots in Phase I. • Where: 475 Winchester St., Warrenton.