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FRONT ROYAL – A variety of issues were tackled regarding the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority’s civil case during a hearing Thursday in Warren County Circuit Court hearing.

Strasburg Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. turned himself in to authorities Thursday after he was accused of misusing town and state money.

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FRONT ROYAL – During a Tuesday motions hearing in criminal cases related to alleged financial improprieties within the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority, Interim Clerk of Circuit Court Janice Shanks said this “is probably the largest case we’ve ever seen.”

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FRONT ROYAL – Court documents in the U.S. Western District Court of Virginia were unsealed Tuesday and detailed evidence removed from the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority’s office during the execution of an April search warrant.

Shenandoah County Circuit Court Judge Kevin Black will recuse himself from hearing a petition to remove Strasburg Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. from office.

WOODSTOCK – The man charged last week in the murder of a Shenandoah County woman made his first court appearance since his extradition from West Virginia.

FRONT ROYAL — Lee E. Berlik and Jay M. McDannell — lawyers for BerlikLaw LLC — filed a motion in Warren County Circuit Court Wednesday requesting to withdraw as counsel for Jennifer McDonald, the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority’s former executive director.

A man accused last week of killing a Shenandoah County woman now remains held in the regional jail without bail.

FRONT ROYAL — A judge sentenced a man Monday to serve two life terms for raping and sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in May.

Strasburg Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. and his attorney Phillip S. Griffin II will appear in Shenandoah County Circuit Court on Oct. 10 to argue that a citizen petition to remove Orndorff from office should be dismissed.

Leading the claim petition to remove Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. from office, petitioners wrote that he "neglected his duty, misused his office," and led the town to give contributions to the Chamber of Commerce after it lost its nonprofit status. 

The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority expects license holders to refrain from drinking during the events they are hosting.

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County man accused of killing an Edinburg-area woman earlier this year made a brief court appearance Monday.

WOODSTOCK – Strasburg Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. made his first court appearance Tuesday on charges related to a crash that left him with multiple injuries earlier this year.

The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Basye man with assault and abduction by force after investigating allegations he hit a woman and days later would not let her leave a bedroom.

Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with a stabbing on Saturday.

Woodstock police claim a man fired several shots at a town residence in 2015, intending to hit someone inside, then fled.

A man in prison for sexually assaulting a child in Shenandoah County in 2015 faces a new charge stemming from the same offense.

FRONT ROYAL – A Warren County man remains in jail accused of setting fire to a family member’s home in July.

A Warren County man accused of possessing drugs with children nearby has avoided jail time by striking a plea deal.