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A Shenandoah County grand jury has indicted a Strasburg couple on a total of 80 charges linked to what authorities believe was a marijuana distribution operation at their residence of 85 Ellen Drive.
A Woodstock man accused of shooting another man may be released from jail after Circuit Court Judge Dennis L. Hupp rejected an appeal from the prosecution Wednesday that the defendant remain held without bail.
Richard Perryman, whose promise to revive the Strasburg Home Theater turned out to be a costly illusion for a Warrenton couple, was sentenced Tuesday to one year in prison on a charge of obtaining money by false pretenses.
A federal jury in Harrisonburg Friday found the Front Royal Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department did not violate the free speech rights of two volunteer firefighters when it suspended one and stripped the other of his department membership.
A federal jury began deliberations Thursday in a lawsuit filed by two former members of the Front Royal Volunteer Fire Department who accuse the department and its former board president of defaming them and violating their rights of free speech.
After hearing three days of testimony and arguments in a jury trial pitting two former Front Royal firefighters against their former fire company and former president, U.S. District Judge Michael F. Urbanski summarized the case Wednesday for the opposing sides.
Separate actions by the U.S. Supreme Court and Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring Monday cleared the last obstacles to same sex couples marrying in Virginia.
A local man accused of shooting another man was ordered back to the RSW Regional Jail and held without bond after an initial appearance Monday in Shenandoah County General District Court.
Local law enforcement officials, prosecutors and others turned to state lawmakers Wednesday in urging legislative action to help stem the tide of heroin flowing into the area.
Law enforcement officials used new technology in a painstaking investigation that led to more than a hundred hunting and wildlife violations against three men, two of whom must pay hundreds of dollars in fines and other costs after their sentencings.
The wife of a former area pastor has been sentenced in Page County Circuit Court to 10 days in jail in a child molestation case in which her husband was sentenced to six years in prison.
A dispute with bailiffs over his hair and a baseball cap kept Aaron Bridges from keeping a court date Tuesday in Warren County Circuit Court - until he was arrested hours later and forced to appear.
A South Carolina man who jumped out of a three-story window while escaping from a police officer was sentenced to three months in jail Tuesday in Warren County Circuit Court after the defendant was returned from his home state.
Eric Lamont Garris stabbed his girlfriend several times in the early morning hours of Feb. 16, then drove her to Warren Memorial Hospital and waited for police to arrive and arrest him.
The Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office piled on dozens of charges without justification against two New York City men in an undercover anti-cigarette smuggling operation involving transactions totaling $10 million, the attorney for the two defendants said Wednesday in circuit court.
The prosecution in a cigarette trafficking case is planning to propose an order that the next courtroom hearing scheduled for Aug. 6 in Shenandoah County Circuit Court be closed to the press and the rest of the public.
A Front Royal taxicab company claims former drivers used customer data and intercepted calls for a competitor.
Andrew Charles Studds insists he wasn't doing anything wrong when he videotaped Front Royal police while carrying a holstered gun on his right hip as they conducted traffic stops a few weeks ago.
Former Strasburg police officer Aaron H. Lewis lost his job over accusations that he used excessive force against a suspect in a drug case, falsification of records and violation of safety rules without a threat to life, according to documents in Shenandoah County Circuit Court.
A man described in court documents as the leader and enforcer of an extensive crack cocaine ring in Winchester was sentenced last week in U.S. District Court to life imprisonment.
The Virginia Board of Nursing has suspended the license of a nurse from Winchester.
HARRISONBURG -- The judge presiding over prominent Winchester attorney Paul Hampton Thomson's federal case has rebuked his defense lawyer for "unprofessional conduct."
FRONT ROYAL --A local woman was indicted Monday on charges that she committed sexual acts with an 11-year-old boy in June.
WOODSTOCK -- Search warrants have been executed in the last two weeks to obtain fingerprints of three men in connection with the suspected theft of items from the Toms Brook Post Office in August, according to Shenandoah County Circuit Court records.
NEW MARKET -- A resident of the Blue Ridge Inn is accused of stabbing a neighbor following a dispute regarding a drug transaction.
WOODSTOCK -- A New Market couple played with fire but didn't get burned by having to spend any time behind bars for doing so.
WINCHESTER -- A Washington, D.C., man held his fiancee captive after assaulting her and another woman in Stephens City before fleeing to Warren County on Christmas Eve, authorities said Monday.
HARRISONBURG -- A Winchester man recently convicted of running a check-fraud ring in the area in 2009 pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to a federal conspiracy charge, according to court documents.
FRONT ROYAL -- A White Post man who authorities said stole firearms from a relative's home in March, and later threatened to burn down the residence after he broke into it, must serve two months in jail after pleading guilty Tuesday morning to a larceny charge stemming from the incidents.
WOODSTOCK -- A Mt. Jackson man recently charged with incest was released from incarceration only about a month before the sex crimes are thought to have first surfaced, according to Shenandoah County Circuit Court records.
FRONT ROYAL -- A plea agreement could be entered next month for a local man accused of committing or attempting numerous burglaries and stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry earlier this year.
WINCHESTER -- State police charged a city man with three crimes Saturday afternoon after he got into a dispute in his car on Interstate 81, walked down the highway and assaulted a driver.
WOODSTOCK -- Sentencing is on hold for a Strasburg man who has admitted to sexually assaulting two girls under 10 years of age until a psychologist who prepared a sex offender report on him can testify.
Loudoun County and Fairfax authorities have joined the Winchester Police Department in pressing charges against accused bank robber Benjamin Luzan Sebastian.
WINCHESTER -- Authorities illegally searched the home of a man accused of killing his mother in February, according to the defendant's attorney.
WOODSTOCK -- Sentencing for a convicted bank robber was delayed on Wednesday in Shenandoah County Circuit Court after questions were raised about sentencing guidelines and reports that he had again tried to harm himself.
WINCHESTER -- A Maryland man remained in jail Wednesday after he was accused of holding a woman from Hyattsville, Md., against her will in his vehicle for several hours Tuesday afternoon.
BERRYVILLE -- A Mexican man accused of murdering one person and trying to kill another in Clarke County in 2008 remains in jail without bond.
WINCHESTER -- Two Front Royal men accused of assaulting a city deputy after shoplifting from an Apple Blossom Mall department store were indicted Tuesday by a Winchester Circuit Court grand jury.
WINCHESTER -- A Stephens City man is in custody after fleeing the scene of an crash Monday evening that closed both southbound lanes of Interstate 81 near Stephenson. Ray Cullen Hackett, 25, turned himself in at the state police office in Kernstown on Tuesday, according to Sgt. F.L. Tyler.