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Grandmother, grandson charged in Staunton burglary

STAUNTON - A grandmother and her grandson are facing allegations they teamed up and broke into a Staunton residence in mid-February, according to the Augusta County Sheriff's Office. The break-in took place on Beaver Creek Road. The sheriff's office said the home in question was unoccupied after an

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-03-21 18:12:09

Suspect gets bond again and again in Augusta County

STAUNTON - A Greenville man with three alcohol-related arrests since being charged with felony animal cruelty in October was granted bond for the fifth time in five months Thursday. It was also revealed in Augusta County Circuit Court that the suspect is working with the prosecutor's office to get h

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-03-22 18:43:53

Animal cruelty suspect charged with second DUI in Augusta County

MIDDLEBROOK - A Greenville man accused of starving a dog to death last year has been been arrested twice for driving under the influence since his October arrest on animal cruelty charges, court records show. Following his second DUI arrest Sunday, Gary L. Killingsworth, 63, remains in jail. The Aug

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-03-21 16:54:06

Arrest made in fatal hit and run

A Barboursville jogger who was struck by a car in February has succumbed to his injuries, authorities said. Around 8:30 p.m. Feb. 19, Andrew J. Yost, 49, was jogging along the northbound lane of Route 657 in Greene County, about a mile south of Route 610, when a 2013 Toyota sedan heading south cross

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-03-21 14:14:00

Two school districts say snow doesn't mean more snow days

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The latest winter storm means kids are out of school, but what does that mean for state-mandated school attendance? Albemarle County Schools officials says they had only one official snow day and they used it last month. However, they say they won't need any mor

NEWSPLEX.COM - 2018-03-22 01:35:00

Kroger customers in Staunton can order adult beverages online

Kroger customers now can buy adult beverages through ClickList, the grocer's online ordering service, and pick them up at the Staunton store, 850 Statler Blvd. Nearly all beer and wine offered in a Kroger store is available on ClickList, approximately 1,000 items at each store. "We carry a full vari

AUGUSTA FREE PRESS - 2018-03-22 14:22:05

Waynesboro man charged with rape, abduction

A Waynesboro man is being held on rape, abduction and malicious wounding charges in connection with a Sunday incident. Cory Michael McCreary, 20, was arrested as a result of an investigation that began early Sunday morning. Waynesboro Police were called to a residence located in the northeast area o


Stuarts Draft man guilty of racketeering; prosecutor says case marks Nelson's largest meth bust (copy)

A Stuarts Draft man is facing 15 years to life in prison after pleading guilty in Nelson County to one count of racketeering and two felony drug charges in a case linked to a Mexican cartel that netted more than 12 pounds of methamphetamine and cocaine. Victor Manuel Romero-Cornejo, 32, pleaded guil

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2018-03-21 13:16:00

Embezzler Now Facing Perjury Count

HARRISONBURG - At trial, Rachel Sue Leake took the witness stand and swore she didn't embezzle thousands of dollars from a Mount Crawford-area business. But two months later at sentencing, the 48-year-old Weyers Cave resident came clean. She testified at the hearing in Rockingham County Circuit Cour


Charlottesville Woman Arrested in Connection to Prospect Ave. Stabbing

A Charlottesville woman is under arrest following a reported stabbing Monday night. Police are charging 49-year-old Velma Marie Watkins with one count of malicious wounding. Officers and rescue crews responded to a call in the 700 block of Prospect Avenue around 10:50 p.m. Monday, March 19. Authorit


Police: Waynesboro woman dies in crash

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WCAV) - The Albemarle County Police Department says a Waynesboro woman has died in a crash on Scottsville Road. The crash happened around 1 a.m. Saturday on the 3100 block of Scottsville Road, located near Vintage Market. Police said the driver, identified as 39-year-old Jessi


House in Augusta County registered as historic landmark

GREENVILLE - The Fannie Thompson House in Augusta County has been listed on the Virginia Landmarks Register. The Thompson House is the sole unmodified dwelling remaining in what was once a thriving segregated African American neighborhood known as Jack's Hill that occupied a hillside along the Sout


Teen who pleaded guilty in dad's fatal shooting sentenced

Winter Weather Advisory issued March 19 at 3:38PM EDT expiring March 21 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Dearborn, Fayette, Franklin, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, Union, Wayne Winter Weather Advisory issued March 19 at 3:38PM EDT expiring March 21 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Champaign, Clark, Clinton,


Partial train derailment near Crozet

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- A 220 car CSX freight train partially derailed in Greenwood, just west of Crozet on Sunday afternoon. Trail Derailment by Sonny Sims The Albemarle County Police Department arrived at the scene and helped with directing traffic to avoid any railroad crossings. A


Verona residents lose Maury Mill court battle

STAUNTON - After almost two years of battling a potential townhome development, the residents of Verona have lost an appeal against the Augusta County Board of Supervisors. Verona residents first filed a complaint against the county in July 2016 over a development rezoning decision that would bring


Waynesboro woman dies in crash on Scottsville Road

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Albemarle County Police Department says a Waynesboro woman has died in a crash on Scottsville Road. The crash happened around 1 a.m. Saturday on the 3100 block of Scottsville Road, located near Vintage Market. Police said the driver, identified as 39-year-o


Midweek storm could bring measurable snow to valley

Our next system comes into play starting overnight Monday into Tuesday and lasting until Wednesday night. Rain moves in Monday night and turns to a mix of rain and snow overnight. Rain and snow showers persist throughout most of the day Tuesday. The northern valley: Grant, Hardy, Shenandoah and Page


Pipeline law violations cause more backlash from opponents

NELSON COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The landscape at Wintergreen Resort looks a lot different following tree felling to make way for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. "We like it the way it is, and we're sorry it had to be damaged by the pipeline," said Wilfrid Rall, a Wintergreen resident. Rall


Little Caesars promised free pizza if a 16 seed beat a 1 seed

Winter Weather Advisory issued March 17 at 7:44AM EDT expiring March 17 at 12:00PM EDT in effect for: Adams, Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Clinton, Darke, Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Hardin, Highland, Hocking, Licking, Logan, Madison, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Pickaway, Pike, Pre


Sad ending to kind gesture

The Virginia State Police posted a heartwarming story on Facebook of troopers rescuing a red-tailed hawk on Monday and transporting it to the Wildlife Center of Virginia in Waynesboro. Despite the effort, the bird sadly did not make it. Virginia State Police troopers T.A. Hackenbracht and J.R. Harri