Joe Beck

Inmate’s wife worried about his access to medications

November 23rd, 2014

A week after Shenandoah County General District Court Judge Amy Tisinger said she was planning an order to ensure adequate medical care for a jail inmate, the inmate’s wife is uncertain whether her husband is better off.

State police looking for hit and run driver

November 21st, 2014

Virginia State Police are seeking the driver of one of four vehicles involved in a four-vehicle crash on southbound Interstate 81 at mile marker 311 around 6:20 a.m. Friday.

Woman may get up to 60 years for child’s death

November 20th, 2014

WOODSTOCK — A local woman pleaded guilty Thursday in Shenandoah County Circuit Court to first-degree murder in the death of a 20-month old child she had been caring for at her apartment.

Jail employees face new rules on social media

November 20th, 2014

FRONT ROYAL — A committee of the Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren County Regional Jail Authority passed rules Thursday for jail employees to follow in using social media.

Goodlatte among chief foes to reform

November 19th, 2014

Fierce resistance by U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte to immigration reform, at least as it is conceived by President Obama, is a leading reason why the president is preparing an executive order to overcome his congressional opponents.

Police warm up to new coats

Woodstock police officer Stuart Leake shows off one of the department's new winter coats.   Rich Cooley/Daily

November 19th, 2014

The new winter coats issued to Woodstock police at the end of last week came just in time to help officers fend off the arrival of wintry temperatures.

Plea expected in murder case

November 18th, 2014

A woman accused of killing a 20-month-old child in June 2013 will plead guilty to first-degree murder Wednesday in Shenandoah County Circuit Court, Commonwealth’s Attorney Amanda Wiseley announced Tuesday.

Defendant gets 17-year sentence

November 18th, 2014

FRONT ROYAL – Lakisha Henry urged mercy and leniency for her husband, the man who authorities say nearly stabbed her

Fire forces family from home

November 14th, 2014

Six people were evacuated and two injured in a house fire early Friday morning at 706 River Drive in Front Royal.

Two-vehicle crash follows traffic stop

Shadrick Crowder

November 12th, 2014

WINCHESTER — A local woman remained hospitalized Wednesday with injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash Monday on Interstate 81 that

Long-lost grenade found, detonated

U.S. Army explosives experts last Friday detonated a live grenade that was found embedded between two large oak trees on abandoned property in Front Royal. Photo courtesy of Warren County Sheriffs Office

November 10th, 2014

U.S. Army explosive experts detonated a live grenade Friday that was found embedded between two large oak trees on abandoned

Heroin overdose defendant agrees to first offender program

November 6th, 2014

A woman who overdosed on heroin pleaded guilty or no contest Tuesday in Shenandoah County Circuit Court as part of a plea agreement that included participation in a first offender program and postponement of a final sentencing decision.