A Shenandoah County Circuit Court judge on Wednesday rejected a motion to dismiss a child abuse case involving a Woodstock day care center employee.

FRONT ROYAL – All criminal charges handed up by the special grand jury investigating the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority have been dropped, according to Special Prosecutor Michael Parker.

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County Circuit Court judge denied bond for a Waynesboro man who, prosecutors say, attempted to rob a bank in New Market earlier this year.

Following another memo from the Supreme Court of Virginia, Judge Kevin C. Black announced that most court proceedings in Shenandoah County will be continued until April 26 in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

When concerns about the COVID-19 crisis bubbled up, officials at the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren County Regional Jail said the jail was well-prepared to handle the outbreak. On Monday, RSW submitted a list of 64 inmates to the commonwealth’s attorney to consider for early release.

The Shenandoah County grand jury handed up several indictments earlier this month, leaving many people waiting to see how their cases will play out in court.

Virginia’s Health Commissioner, Dr. Norman Oliver, announced on Wednesday that the commonwealth has experienced three outbreaks of COVID-19 throughout the state, most notably resulting in 17 cases and two deaths in the Peninsula Health District. Oliver said an outbreak refers to more than on…

After prosecutors proved to a judge in Warren County General District court they had probable cause to move forward with a malicious wounding case, a grand jury handed up indictments for George Lee Good, 28, and April Marie Wright, 41, earlier this month.

WOODSTOCK – More charges are coming for a Waynesboro man accused of robbing a bank in New Market in January.

WOODSTOCK — New evidence in a murder case dating back more than a year has stretched out the timeline for moving forward to May.

FRONT ROYAL — Police have filed a flurry of search warrants after a second parent came forward to report a former school bus driver had made inappropriate comments and advances toward her child.

Following a monthlong investigation, police  have charged a Strasburg woman with animal cruelty and confiscated several animals.

WOODSTOCK — A countywide communication system breakdown has stalled several court cases, including the one for the man accused of robbing a New Market bank in January.

FRONT ROYAL— Police arrested a school bus driver on Wednesday, charging him with abduction after a 13-year-old student at Warren County Middle School accused him of making “inappropriate comments and advances toward her,” according to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.

FRONT ROYAL – A Warren County Circuit Court judge denied bond on Monday for a Front Royal man who was indicted on armed robbery charges in January.

WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said on Friday that because they are having trouble getting reports from officers an animal cruelty case started in December will wait until May to move forward.

WOODSTOCK — Charges brought against Strasburg’s mayor are headed back to the General District Court after he demanded a jury trial for a driving under the influence charge he incurred last year.

WOODSTOCK — A Shenandoah County Circuit Court judge denied bond for a man who is facing sexual battery charges against a minor — an offense committed after he was enrolled as a sex offender.

FRONT ROYAL – An inmate at Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail appeared in General District court Tuesday after he was accused of trying to destroy a fire sprinkler at the jail last week.

WOODSTOCK — A judge sentenced a man to three years in a state penitentiary for unlawful shooting inside a building after he accidentally shot himself in the hand in November 2018.

An inmate at Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail filed two civil suits against the jail and Russell Gilkison, the jail’s superintendent, last month claiming various levels of mistreatment of inmates.

FRONT ROYAL – The commonwealth showed a judge in Warren County General District Court on Tuesday it has probable cause to move forward with a November 2019 malicious wounding case.

A New Market health care facility is preparing to fend off a $1.5 million lawsuit alleging it failed to take adequate care of a resident admitted in February 2018.

WOODSTOCK – The Waynesboro woman suspected of participating in a bank robbery in New Market last month appeared in Shenandoah County General District Court on Friday.

WOOSTOCK – Weeks after a final order was entered in a civil case involving the mayor of Strasburg and a petition for his removal, the mayor and his attorney filed a notice of appeal to take the matter to the Supreme Court of Virginia last month.

WOODSTOCK — On Wednesday, a Timberville woman pleaded guilty to several charges related to a September incident at Consulate Healthcare in Woodstock involving stealing drugs from patients.

WOODSTOCK — A Pollywog Place employee indicted last month on charges of child abuse and endangerment appeared in court on Wednesday to ask for an amended bond condition.

FRONT ROYAL – A Front Royal woman accused of setting fire to her apartment will stand trial this year.

FRONT ROYAL – One of two women indicted on charges related to attempting to defraud the Chantilly Gymnastics Boosters in January 2018 did not appear in court on Monday.

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office and a defense attorney worked out a plea agreement to settle a 2018 robbery case in Shenandoah County.

FRONT ROYAL — A Strasburg man accused of stealing credit cards or credit card numbers made his first appearance in court on Wednesday.

FRONT ROYAL – A judge on Tuesday found a nursing home resident accused of sexually assaulting another resident in November incompetent to stand trial.

WOODSTOCK — Nearly six months after three nurses were charged with patient abuse and drug fraud, attorneys are still struggling to move forward in court.

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County judge allowed a man accused of assaulting a resident at a local health care facility to withdraw a statement he filed without speaking with his attorney.

WOODSTOCK – Police have not filed any new charges against a Waynesboro man accused of robbing a bank in New Market last month but a judge set a preliminary hearing date for him on Monday.