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William Mattocks

Tapp’k Police Ask for Public’s Help

The Tappahannock Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a Tappahannock man who left his home earlier this week. 19-year-old William Deangelo Mattocks, who is autistic and…

James Kessler

Kessler Trial Enters Day 4

Prosecutors continued to lay out their case against Northern Neck resident James “Todd” Kessler on Thursday in Spotsylvania County Circuit Court. The 54-year-old is charged with murder and concealment of…

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NPL: Summer’s Final Lego Build, July 28

The Northumberland Public Library held its final Lego Build of the summer July 28. The popular program drew nearly two dozen eager kids each Tuesday in July from 3 p.m….

Ball Corporation

Ball to Close Beverage Packaging Plant in VA

Ball Corporation says it plans to close its beverage packaging plant in Bristol, Virginia next year. The plant employs about 230 employees. Ball says they will be able to apply…

Kawanza J. Beaty

Police Shot Man in Head; Family to File Lawsuit

The attorney for the family of a 23-year-old man who was killed by police in Virginia says the medical examiner’s report indicates he was shot in the back of the…

UVA Arrest

VA State Police Complete Review of Student’s Arrest

Virginia State Police have concluded their review of an arrest that injured a University of Virginia student and prompted allegations of racism. Police spokeswoman Corrine Geller said Thursday that the report…

Jesse L. Matthew

UVA Student Killing Case: Defense Files Motions

Attorneys for a man charged with abducting and killing a University of Virginia student have filed several new motions in his capital murder case. Jesse Matthew’s attorneys are asking the judge…

Jerry K. Harper

Campbell County Man Gets 30 Yrs, Stabbing Wife

A Rustburg man will serve 30 years in prison for stabbing his wife multiple times while her three young children were in the home. 29-year-old Jerry K. Harper was sentenced Thursday…

Confederate License Plate

VA Moves to Erase Confederate Flag From License Plates

A judge in the Virginia city that was the final refuge for the Confederacy is set to hear arguments over the state’s bid to erase the Confederate battle flag from…

Alonzo Outten

Accused Leader, Heroin Trafficking Ring Pleads Guilty

A Portsmouth man accused of leading a heroin trafficking ring has pleaded guilty to a distribution charge. Media outlets report 34-year-old Alonzo Outten entered the plea Thursday in federal court in…

Rabies Alert

2 People Treated After Bites From Rabid River Otter

Officials in Virginia Beach say two people are undergoing treatment after being bitten by a rabid river otter. The otter was found in the coastal community of Sandbridge on Wednesday. The…

Dr. Paul C. Reber

Kinsale Man Dies Following Tragic Accident

A Kinsale man has lost his life following a tragic bicycle accident. 56-year-old Dr. Paul C. Reber, Executive Director of Stratford Hall since 2006 and avid bicyclist passed away Thursday,…

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