Spotsylvania woman charged with DUI after vehicle crash
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – A Spotsylvania woman found herself behind bars after a Thursday afternoon traffic crash. According to a media release on the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) Facebook page, the incident occurred on December 7th.
Major store chain opens another location in Virginia
A popular store chain recently opened another new location in Virginia. Read on to learn more. On Thursday, December 7, 2023, the rapidly expanding food and fueling station chain Wawa celebrated the grand opening of its newest Virginia location in Charlottesville, according to an event announcement on the business's official Facebook page.
How to get a medical cannabis card online in Virginia
Patients can visit www.MMJ.com for more info or to schedule an appointment. Step 1. Visit www.MMJ.com to schedule an appointment. Step 2. Speak with the doctor by telephone call or webcam.
School Bus Crash in Rockingham County; Five Injured
HARRISONBURG, Va. — Virginia State Police (VSP) are investigating a Friday morning crash involving school children. According to a media release from VSP Sergeant Brent W. Coffey, the accident occurred December 8, just before 8 a.m.
Virginia Governor Donates Nearly $44k to Service Dog Program
RICHMOND, Va. – Governor Glenn Youngkin recently donated a portion of his salary to an organization that pairs service dogs with people, to promote independent living. In a December 1 media release, the office of the governor announced that Mr. and Mrs. Younkin donated $43,750 to Canine Companions, an organization that provides service dogs to adults, children and veterans with disabilities. The organization also provides facility dogs to professionals working in healthcare, criminal justice and educational settings. All dogs and all follow-up services are provided at no cost to clients.
Tragic Head-On Collision Claims the Life of Charlottesville Man
ORANGE, Va. – Virginia State Police (VSP) are investigating a two-vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Charlottesville man Wednesday. According to a media release issued by VSP Sergeant Brent W. Coffey, the crash occurred on Spotswood Trail (Route 33) at Albano Road (Route 657) on December 6.
Police Investigating Fire that Killed 81-year-old Orange Resident
ORANGE, Va. – Virginia State Police (VSP) are investigating a December 4 fire that left an elderly man dead. According to a media release issued by VSP Sergeant Brent W. Coffey, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office has requested the VSP Bureau of Criminal Investigation Culpeper Field Office to investigate the fatal fire.
One of the Deadliest Massacres in Virginia´s History: 1912
March 12, 1912, the deadliest Courthouse Massacre took place, leaving the Judge, Prosecutor, Jury Foreman, and two others dead, with many injured. Yet how did this all start?. In the late 1800s to early 1900s, Appalachia had its own set of rules; some areas were described as lawless. They did have official lawmen, but they could quickly be paid off or looked the other way and held little authority in some areas of Appalachia.
Get Creative This Winter at the Chrysler Museum of Art
The winter months at the Chrysler Museum of Art are a festive fusion of art, creativity, and celebration. With activities ranging from the intricate art of glassmaking to the serene practice of yoga, the museum offers an enchanting experience for visitors of all ages. When the weather outside if frightful, immerse yourself in a world where artistic expression and holiday cheer come together.
Shenandoah National Park welcomes return of anglers; Offers tips on protecting fish eggs
LURAY, Va. – Shenandoah National Park officials have lifted a fishing ban that’s been in place since summer. Extremely dry conditions and low stream flows prompted the park to implement the ban on August 31. However, in a December 6 media release, the officials announced that fishing may now resume, effective immediately.
Man wanted for drug probation violation found with pink stun gun and more drugs
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – A wanted man was captured after his unregistered vehicle caught the attention of local law enforcement. According to a media release posted on the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) Facebook page, the incident occurred Monday, December 4th.
California Man Sentenced to 17 Years for Supplying Fentanyl Linked to Teen Overdoses in Virginia
ABINGDON, Va. – In a recent federal court ruling, Alexander Ortiz, 26, also known as "LoLife," of Fullerton, California, has been sentenced to 17 years in federal prison for his involvement in supplying fentanyl linked to a series of teenage overdoses in Wise County, Virginia. Ortiz pleaded guilty in January 2023 to charges of conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 400 grams or more of fentanyl and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.