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Thousands of bags of heroin seized in bust

December 22nd, 2014

Law enforcement officials arrested two men Friday who are believed to have distributed more than two pounds of heroin around Front Royal and other parts of western Virginia.

Homicide suspect identified in warrant

December 12th, 2014

FRONT ROYAL — A man taken into custody Tuesday by members of the Warren County Sheriff’s Office told a homicide victim’s girlfriend that, “I’m going to prison forever, and I killed him,” according to search warrant documents filed in the Clerk of Circuit Court office.

Suspect arrested in home invasion

October 25th, 2013

Authorities arrested a Winchester man Thursday evening and charged him with crimes linked to a home invasion at 58 Ace Court in Warren County on Oct. 17 that left the victim with head wounds requiring hospitalization.

Area woman gets jail time for stealing

September 19th, 2013

WOODSTOCK — A Strasburg woman will spend a year in state prison after stealing more than $2,200 from an account set up to help pay medical expenses for an 8-year-old boy who died of cancer.

One dead in U.S. 50 crash

August 30th, 2013

A Winchester man was killed in a fatal crash on U.S. 50 at about 8:30 a.m., Friday, according to Sgt. F.L. (Les) Tyler with the State Police.

Missing hiker’s body found in park

July 12th, 2013

A team of searchers in the Shenandoah National Park discovered the lifeless body of Tyler Keefer, 21, of Front Royal, shortly before noon Friday, park officials said.

Tractor-trailer accident closes part of I-81

May 23rd, 2013

The Virginia Department of Transportation reported major delays Thursday evening on Interstate 81 at mile marker 298.9 in Shenandoah County from a tractor-trailer accident.

Police officer’s gun fired accidentally on school bus

May 13th, 2013

A Winchester police officer’s gun fired accidentally into the floor of a school bus Monday morning after one of the juvenile passengers reached into the officer’s holster, according to a police news release.

Area runners shaken up by frightening day in Boston

April 15th, 2013

Winchester’s Sharon Galloway Farinholt had just more than a minute to recover from the grueling experience of running Monday’s 117th Boston Marathon before she felt the irresistible urge to run once again.

Strasburg woman dies in two-vehicle crash

April 15th, 2013

A 59-year-old Strasburg woman died and a Toms Brook man was charged with three offenses in a two-vehicle crash early Monday morning on U.S. 11 just north of Mount Hebron Road.