Author: Jay Atkins

PEDESTRIAN KILLED-WOODBRIDGE

70-year-old man fatally struck by car in Woodbridge WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) — Police say a 70-year-old man has died after he was struck by a car in Woodbridge. Prince William County police say John Shannon of Ridgeway, South Carolina, was struck around 7 p.m. Saturday. Police said in a news release that Shannon was trying to cross Old Bridge Road when he was hit by a car. Police say he was not at an intersection and was not using a crosswalk. He was flown to a hospital, where he died on Sunday. Police say the driver remained on the...

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CAT DEATH-CHARGES

Man accused of poisoning, choking, dumping dead cat VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Beach man has been accused of poisoning his family’s pet cat, choking it and dumping it in the garbage. Local news outlets report that court documents show 21-year-old Curtis Kinzey was arrested and charged with animal cruelty on Wednesday. WAVY-TV reports police went to a home after receiving a call from someone says Kinzey had killed the family pet. Arriving officers found the dead cat in the trash. An arrest warrant says Kinzey told officers that he killed his cat by poisoning it, then...

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EYE DOCTOR-SEX OFFENSE

Eye doctor charged with groping patient in Va. LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Police say an eye doctor has been charged with groping a patient during a routine eye exam in Leesburg. Thirty-five-year-old Joseph Rosina of Sterling is facing a misdemeanor charge of sexual battery. Court records show he was charged on Wednesday. Leesburg police said in a news release Saturday that the incident occurred in August. Police say a patient at Visionworks reported that the doctor had touched her inappropriately. Police say Rosana was working as an optometrist at the Visionworks location and is no longer employed there. Police...

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CHILD ABUSE CHARGES

Deputies: Girl found with burn marks in locked bathroom STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Authorities say they found a 5-year-old child with apparent burns on her face locked in a bathroom with lighters, an open Bible and a phone playing “something religious.” Stafford County deputies said in a statement that 35-year-old parents Carmen Robinson and 41-year-old Norris Robinson are charged with abuse and neglect of children and failure to secure medical attention for an injured child. Authorities responding to a hotel room Friday for a welfare check discovered the girl clothed in the bathtub with what appeared to be burn...

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ISLAMIC STATE-NATIONAL GUARD

Ex-National Guard member pleads guilty to terror charge ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former National Guard soldier from Virginia has pleaded guilty to a terrorism charge after admitting that he traveled to Africa and boarded a truck to join the Islamic State group before ultimately bailing out. Twenty-seven-year-old Mohamed Jalloh, of Sterling, was arrested in July after a sting operation in which he discussed launching a Fort Hood-style attack. At a plea hearing Thursday in federal court, new details emerged showing Jalloh made contact with the Islamic State before the government became aware of him. Jalloh, a naturalized U.S....

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all-day Trip to see “Jonah” @ Lyells Chapel Church
Trip to see “Jonah” @ Lyells Chapel Church
Jun 25 all-day
Lyells Chapel Church is sponsoring a trip to the Sight and Sound Theatre in Pennsylvania to see the live show “Jonah” on Fri., July 21st. The cost is $95 for adults and $45 for ages[...]
11:00 am The Hymn Project @ Beale Memorial Baptist Church
The Hymn Project @ Beale Memorial Baptist Church
Jun 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Beale Memorial Baptist Church, Tappahannock presents “THE HYMN PROJECT” on Sunday, June 25th at 11am.  The musical will feature foundational songs of the church with and updated sound, yet original, untouched, and singable melodies throughout with[...]
3:00 pm Old-Fashioned Gospel Sing @ Historic White Marsh Church
Old-Fashioned Gospel Sing @ Historic White Marsh Church
Jun 25 @ 3:00 pm
There will be an Old-Fashioned Gospel Sing at Historic White Marsh Church, on Route 3 in Lancaster on Sun., June 25th at 3pm. Hear great area singers through their gift of song.
4:00 pm 75th Anniversary – Concert @ Mt. Zion Baptist Church
75th Anniversary – Concert @ Mt. Zion Baptist Church
Jun 25 @ 4:00 pm
Mt Zion Baptist Church, Farnham announce the 75th Anniversary of their Senior Choir. In their honor, there is a concert scheduled for Sunday, June 25th at 4pm featuring “The Harmonies of Faith” from King George.[...]
6:30 pm Church Anniversary @ Radiant Life Assembly of God
Church Anniversary @ Radiant Life Assembly of God
Jun 25 @ 6:30 pm
Radiant Life Assembly of God will be celebrating 30 years of Ministry on Sunday, June 25th at 6:30 pm with previous Pastors Lane and Vicky Farley. Everyone is invited to hear the Farley’s as we[...]

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