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Food Lion not returning to Winchester, Frederick
WINCHESTER — Food Lion grocery stores aren’t coming back to the Winchester-Frederick County area, a representative for the North Carolina-based supermarket chain has confirmed.Emma Inman, a company spokeswoman, wrote in an email on Wednesday that Food Lion has “no plans” to return to the community “
Police: Man tosses 2-year-old son over embankment, into creek while fleeing officer
WTVRreports Kyle Steven Sunday, 28, was seen Monday evening driving a car that had been reported stolen from his child's mother.
1.7 magnitude earthquake hits Loudoun County area, USGS says
LEESBURG, Va. (ABC7) —A 1.7 magnitude earthquake struck the Loudoun County area early Friday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.The small earthquake reportedly hit the Lansdowne area a little after midnight. There were no reports of injuries or damage."We hear some residents felt a sli
Martinsburg woman charged with felony DUI in four-vehicle crash
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A Martinsburg woman has been charged with driving under the influence causing serious bodily injury and related traffic offenses in connection with a four-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 in April.Chelsey D. Light, 23, of Aztec Drive also was charged with reckless driving and fail
In Virginia town, African-American elders hold mixed views on confederate statue
LEESBURG, Virginia — Gertrude Evans, 70, was born into the Jim Crow South and lived through the rocky integration of Leesburg when firemen filled a swimming pool with cement and garbage rather than permit its integration.
Police: Man throws toddler in creek while running from officers
STRASBURG, Va. (WSET) -- A Virginia man is facing charges after police said he fled from officers Monday night, throwing a two-year-old boy into a creek during the incident.
Virginia will have statewide sobriety checkpoints from mid August until Labor Day
Winchester, Va. - On Monday, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced that Virginia will be conducting statewide checkpoints around Labor Day weekend as part of the 17th annual Checkpoint Strikeforce Outreach Campaign.
Traffic stop, search leads to drug charges in Martinsburg
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Two Martinsburg residents were charged Monday after police seized more than $1,500 in marijuana and heroin and about $6,000 in bath salts as a result of a traffic stop and related search of a city home, the city police department said.Ariel Dawn Decheubel, 26, and James Kenneth
Baby is permanently blind after being shaken
The child's father, Nicholas Hamman, has been charged with malicious wounding and child abuse. Police say he admitted to shaking the baby in his Cavalry Drive home.
Robbie Limon Band to perform at final Friday Night Live event
The Loudoun Street Mall will be filled with free entertainment, acoustic music and street performers to create an entertaining, family-friendly atmosphere (no ticket required).
Virginia man throws toddler into a creek while fleeing police
STRASBURG, Va. (WHSV) --Police say a Virginia man fled from officers in Strasburg on Monday evening, throwing a 2-year-old boy into a creek as he went.It started around 5 p.m. on Monday when a police officer saw a stolen car and attempted to make a traffic stop.According to the Strasburg Police Depa
This Weekend: Aug. 17
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historic Park will host a History at Sunset program at 7 p.m. today at St. Thomas Chapel, 7854 Church St., Middletown. Information: .
Winchester man sentenced for incest
Jose Vigil-Romero was arrested on October 9, 2017 after his wife secretly filmed him having sex with a 17-year-old. After being caught by his wife, Vigil-Romero later admitted to police he had sex with the victim.
Martinsburg man charged with check fraud
Brian Alexander Taulton, 50, of West Burke Street, Martinsburg, was arraigned Tuesday in Berkeley County Magistrate Court on six felony charges of fraudulent schemes, six counts of conspiracy, six counts of forgery, five counts of uttering, five counts of grand larceny, one count of attempted utteri
Fleeing police in stolen car, Va. man throws his 2-year-old son into a creek
When an officer attempted a traffic stop Monday evening in Strasburg, a 28-year-old Haymarket man fled from police on foot and threw his 2-year-old son over an embankment into a creek, police say.
Historic White Post in Clarke County destroyed by truck
Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews had been paving the roads for about a week, when a truck driver backed over the post, breaking the outer white boards and the old tree trunk that was inside.
Martinsburg PD shuts down drug house
On Saturday, Martinsburg City Police Patrolman R. Holloway initiated a traffic stop on a white colored Mercury after observing the vehicle with a expired registration date of Aug. 1, according to a criminal complaint filed in Berkeley County Magistrate Court.
Traffic stop ends in arrest in Wheeling
Shortly after 1 p.m., Tuesday, an officer patrolling the East Wheeling area stopped a driver in the 1200 block of Eoff Street.
Sheriff's office keeps close eye on roads now that school buses are back
WINCHESTER, Va. - It's the first day of school in Frederick County, and the Frederick County Sheriff's Department is urging drivers to focus on school bus safety.
Local man receives additional 10 years
BERRYVILLE — A Front Royal man sentenced July 25 in Frederick County to 10 years behind bars for groping a 9-year-old girl was sentenced to an additional 10 years Monday in Clarke County Circuit Court for a probation violation over the July conviction.The Frederick County sentence was over an incide