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Woman pleads guilty in rape case

Tina Hillsman

September 2, 2015

A woman pleaded guilty Wednesday in Shenandoah County Circuit Court to raping an 8-year-old boy and committing two other sex-related offenses with the victim.

Shooting suspect dies following police pursuit

A helicopter lifts off from eastbound Interstate 66 near Markham where the suspect in the murders of a TV reporter and cameraman ran his car off the road during a police pursuit. The suspect,  Vester Lee Flanagan II, 41, of Roanoke, died later at the hospital from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  Rich Cooley/Daily

August 26, 2015

Vester Lee Flanagan, 41, of Roanoke, the suspect in the fatal shootings of a television reporter and cameraman earlier today in Moneta, Virginia, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound following a police pursuit on eastbound Interstate 66 near Markham.

Motorcyclist dies after crash

August 24, 2015

A 26-year-old motorcyclist died from injuries sustained Sunday evening in a collision with an SUV, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office reported on Monday

Stephens City announces position on water dispute

July 31, 2015

Stephens City councilman Jason Nauman released a statement Friday outlining the town’s official position on the state of water and wastewater negotiations with the Frederick County Sanitation Authority.

Thousands of bags of heroin seized in bust

December 22, 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 12, 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 25, 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 19, 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 30, 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.