murder-suicide in Verona

Names Released in Suspected VA Murder-Suicide

Police have released the names of two people in a suspected murder-suicide in Verona. The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office identified them Monday as 57-year-old Roger Vincent Giggey Jr., and 56-year-old…

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VA Zoo Seeks Artists to Make Bird-tape Designs

The Virginia Zoo is again looking for volunteers to design artwork out of reflective tape. The tape is used to help reduce the risk of birds flying into animal exhibit windows. Last…

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Front Royal Repeals Ban on Fortune Tellers

Tarot card readings and magic are no longer illegal in Front Royal. The Town Council voted Monday to repeal a decades-old ban on fortunetellers. The ordinance also banned the practice of…

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MD Man Hit By Train, Dies in Hospital

A Hagerstown man has died more than a week after he was hit by a freight train. A sister of 58-year-old Michael Baker revealed Monday that Baker died Sunday at a…


Route 625 Closed to Through Traffic

Route 625, Bobs Hole Road, in Middlesex County will be closed to through traffic at Mill Creek on September 2nd to September 9th for a pipe replacement. The road will…

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Tapp’k Police Investigate Fatal Motor Crash

The Tappahannock Police Department reports a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred just before 6 o’clock Friday morning, August 22nd. The accident was in the area of Marsh Street and…

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UVA Awareness Campaign Targets Sexual Misconduct

A new public awareness campaign at the University of Virginia aims to prevent sexual misconduct by showing bystanders how to recognize potentially dangerous situations and offer help. The university launched the…

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Bear Attacks VA Man in WVA Eludes Capture

A bear that attacked a Virginia man in West Virginia has eluded attempts to capture it. The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources set traps for the female bear on…

VA Craft Brewers Fest

More than 2.5K Attend VA Craft Brewers Fest

More than 2,500 people sampled tastings from 51 Virginia craft breweries at the 2014 Virginia Craft Brewers Fest in Nelson County. The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild hosted the event Saturday at…

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Alleged Owner of 9 Dead Dogs Charged in MD

An Allegany County man faces multiple animal-cruelty charges after nine dead dogs were found inside a vacant home near Cumberland. The charges were filed Saturday against 28-year-old Christopher Preston. Preston couldn’t be…

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