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April 6, 2009

The following press release was issued by the Virginia Department of Transportation today: RICHMOND - Highway work zones are among the most dangerous places for both drivers and workers -...

March 31, 2009

WINCHESTER - Winchester police are investigating two incidents of fraud in which a stranger has approached motorists and offered to help fix their vehicles for a fee. According to a...

RICHMOND - Virginia's "Move Over" law is receiving additional attention with the help of public/private partnerships between Houff Transfer Inc., Lawrence Transportation Systems, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, the Virginia Trucking Association and Virginia State Police. The collaboration was unveiled Thursday, March 26, 2009, at a press conference at Houff Transfer Headquarters located in Weyers Cave, Va. The joint efforts are an extension of the Virginia State Police public awareness campaign that began more than a year ago to call attention to the 2002 statute.

February 3, 2009

FRONT ROYAL -- Janice Hart, Front Royal Police Department's community relations specialist, has completed training to become a certified crime preventionl specialist.

January 27, 2009

(Updated: 11: 16 a.m.) VDOT recommends caution while traveling Shenandoah Valley roads today.

January 13, 2009

(From a Virginia State Police press release) RICHMOND - The Virginia State Police will join law enforcement nationwide in recognizing Jan. 13 as AMBER Alert Awareness Day.

January 8, 2009

Police and the Rev. Jeffrey Beard of Living Faith Church are seeking the public's help in solving two incidents, according to a press release issued today by the Winchester Police Department.

January 6, 2009

The Virginia Department of Transportation has closed Route 758 (Woodstock Tower Road) east of Woodstock in Shenandoah County due tto ice buildup on the road, according to a press release issued this morning. The road was closed at 4 a.m., and will reopen once VDOT determines the road can be safely opened.

January 5, 2009

STAUNTON - Icy precipitation is expected in the Shenandoah Valley from late Monday night to early Wednesday morning. Virginia Department of Transportation crews are pre-treating roads with an anti-icing agent in certain areas of Augusta County.

November 21, 2008

Multi-vehicle accident closes southbound lanes and leads to backups STAUNTON - Interstate 81, southbound at mile marker 272 in Shenandoah County, has at least a 9-mile back up due to...

Virginia State Police are on the scene of several multi-vehicle crashes in the southbound lanes of I-81 between the 270 and 272 mileposts. The crashes began occurring around 11:30 a.m....

November 20, 2008

(From a press release) Virginia State Police report 23 teens were killed in traffic crashes in September and October, and 12 teens have died in crashes so far this month....

October 14, 2008

Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office investigator Dave Mason and deputy Rickie Wilson traveled to Louisiana in September to assist law enforcement officers there in the wake of hurricanes Gustav and Ike....

September 25, 2008

John the beagle, a Homeward Trails Animal Rescue dog who was lost Aug. 29 in Front Royal, is now safe. He was caught in a special trap at 3 a.m....

September 24, 2008

John the beagle (see earlier post below) is still missing, and a group looking for him in the Front Royal area are still searching for him. Visit http://findjohn.blogspot.com for information...

September 16, 2008

CHESAPEAKE -- Another Virginia State Police trooper was struck by a car while working on the side of an interstate over the weekend. On Sunday, Trooper M.S. Walden became the...

September 12, 2008

WINCHESTER -- A "Full Scale Emergency Response Exercise" will be held at Frederick Douglass Elementary School between 9 a.m. and noon on Saturday, Sept. 13. Read more....

September 3, 2008

(From a press release) RICHMOND - Virginia experienced a significant decline in traffic fatalities over the 2008 Labor Day weekend. During the four-day statistical counting period, preliminary numbers indicate that...

August 21, 2008

The Virginia Department of Transportation has launched a new Web site, www.511virginia.org, which provides continuously updated traffic and travel information. Services offered there the 511 service include: Accident and incident...

August 18, 2008

(From a press release) The state is lowering speed limits on portions of Old Valley Pike, Ridgely Road and Rockville Road in Shenandoah County and on Stringtown Road in Clarke...

August 13, 2008

The investigation into an incident that made several employees ill at the Sonic Restaurant on Route 50 in Winchester has been closed by investigators. A press release from the Frederick...

August 7, 2008

The Strasburg Police Department's Public Safety Day on Aug. 5 included a number of demonstrations and allowed the public to view equipment used by the various police agencies. Below are...

August 4, 2008

A public safety day will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the Strasburg Town Park. Events are free and will include a bicycle rodeo for...

July 28, 2008

(From a press release) A Virginia State Police trooper is recovering from minor injuries sustained in a crash Saturday morning on Interstate 64 in Newport News. Senior Trooper Jesse F....

July 25, 2008



July 16, 2008

Valley AIRNow Air Quality Outreach Program reports that weather conditions are favorable for a Code Orange air quality alert on Thursday afternoon and evening. A Code Orange indicates that air...

July 9, 2008

(From a press release) The Virginia State Police added 59 new troopers, two commercial vehicle enforcement officers, and two special agent accountants to its force during a graduation ceremony held...

July 7, 2008

(From a press release) RICHMOND -- Twelve people were killed on the state's highways over the holiday weekend, Virginia State Police reported in a press release today. The holiday travel...

July 2, 2008

This just in from the Virginia State Police: RICHMOND - With Virginia's lakes, rivers, bays and oceanfront popular holiday destinations for the coming Fourth of July weekend, drivers are reminded...

July 1, 2008

The Strasburg Police Senior Citizen Academy will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. beginning July 9. It continues every Wednesday for five weeks. The academy is for those age...

June 27, 2008

Watch your speed on Interstates 81 and 95 today, or you may be driving away with a ticket. Virginia State Police are will be out in force today and Saturday....

June 19, 2008

(From a press release) The Virginia Department of Transportation will lower the speed limit on sections of Route 340 Business in Stanley on June 23, weather permitting. On Route 340...

June 18, 2008

A truck carrying a 28-foot wide steel structure bound for the U.S. Navy in Baltimore will be moving through our area tonight or early tomorrow morning and will cause traffic...

June 16, 2008

(From a press release) An oversize load truck carrying a steel structure for the U.S. Navy will be traveling north on Interstate 81 from Bristol to the West Virginia on...

June 9, 2008

(From a press release) Virginia State Police inspected 1,245 heavy commercial motor vehicles and placed 381 out of service during a three day Roadcheck 2008 campaign conducted June 3-June 5...

June 5, 2008

Crystal Williams of Mt. Jackson stands beside her car that was destroyed when a tree fell on it in Woodstock on Wednesday. Photo and audio by Rich Cooley/Daily Listen to...

June 4, 2008

(From a press release) Beginning July 1, underage drinkers who are caught driving could face a year in jail and either a minimum $500 fine or 50 hours of community...

May 29, 2008

The Strasburg Police Department will offer free child safety seat checks on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Further information is available by calling 465-5230....

May 25, 2008

May 25 is National Missing Children's Day. Here are some Web sites that contain information about missing children: Take 25 Missing children posters Missing children photos...

May 23, 2008

(From a press release) To help ease Memorial Day travel, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will not permit temporary lane closures from noon Friday, May 23, until noon Tuesday,...

(From a press release) Last year during the long Memorial Day weekend, the Virginia State Police cited and or arrested: 10,198 speeders 3,319 reckless drivers 1,206 safety belt violations 346...

May 22, 2008

Officers from the Winchester Police Department and members of Volunteers in Policing will be fingerprinting children for ID cards and performing child seat safety checks and demonstrating proper installation in...

April 30, 2008

The Winchester Police Department will be contacting residents in various areas of the city to warn them to keep their doors locked. This is a result of a suspect...

April 22, 2008

The city of Winchester has narrowed the field of hopefuls in its search for a new police chief. Read today's story...

April 21, 2008

High winds and heavy rain ripped through Frederick County last night. It uprooted apple trees and bent roofing on David Nichols' farm on Chapel Road near Middletown. The National Weather...

April 20, 2008

(From a press release) The Front Royal Fire Department will hold a Bike Safety Rodeo from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. May 3 at the fire station. 221 Commerce Ave.,...

April 14, 2008

The Strasburg Police Department will hold women's self-protection classes at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and April 22 and 24 at Strasburg High School. More info: (540) 465-5230....

(From a press release) The Page County TRIAD Conference for Seniors will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on May 1 at the Luray Moose Lodge, 257 Dry Run...

The Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office will hold a child seat inspection and bike rodeo at Stoney Creek Roller Rink, 113 Indian Springs, Woodstock, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May...

April 11, 2008

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Applications for concealed weapons permits increased by more than 60 percent last year. Virginia Supreme Court statistics show that nearly 44,000 people applied for permits in...











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