WOODSTOCK — A Mount Jackson man faces 89 charges — including stealing checks, cruelty to animals, and identity theft — that allegedly occurred in Shenandoah County throughout the past year.
WOODSTOCK — A New York man who accepted a plea deal for a sexual assault charge in Shenandoah County Circuit Court in June is accused of violating several terms of his probation.
FRONT ROYAL — Two of the three Maryland suspects arrested in an undercover drug operation earlier this year were sentenced Friday to a year in prison.
A federal lawsuit filed by a former Front Royal employee against the town alleging sexual harassment and retaliation has entered another phase in the courts.
FRONT ROYAL — A Linden woman involved in the death of her sister’s baby avoided prison time as part of a plea deal accepted in Warren County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on Thursday.
WOODSTOCK — A Strasburg woman facing animal cruelty charges accepted a plea deal and will not serve any time in prison.
WOODSTOCK — The trial for the former executive director of a Woodstock-based childcare facility will be held next year.
FRONT ROYAL — The trial of Middletown man accused of sexually assaulting two girls was rescheduled to next year.
WOODSTOCK — The Mount Jackson man who didn’t return to custody after being allowed to leave the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren County Jail for a doctor’s appointment was arrested Saturday.
Four Shenandoah County residents have filed notice that they intend to appeal a decision to rename Lord Fairfax Community College.
A former executive director of the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges of fraud, money laundering and identity theft.
WOODSTOCK — More charges have been filed against the Front Royal man accused of possessing child pornography he obtained while working at an afterschool camp in Shenandoah County.
WOODSTOCK — A Woodstock man accused of firing a gun at Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office deputies in August 2020 will undergo a mental health evaluation.
WOODSTOCK — Despite her attorney's efforts, the case alleging that the former executive director of Pollywog Place childcare center failed to report child abuse was not dismissed in Shenandoah County Circuit Court on Tuesday morning.
Former Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority Executive Director Jennifer Rae McDonald now faces federal fraud and money laundering charges and, if convicted, could serve at least two years in prison.
FRONT ROYAL — A Leesburg man accused of distributing drugs that lead to a fatal overdose was denied bond Monday in Warren County Circuit Court.
FRONT ROYAL — A Maryland man accused of driving a vehicle into an investigator with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office as well as two break-ins were among the 22 indictments handed up by a Warren County grand jury this month.
WOODSTOCK — A man was sentenced in Shenandoah County Circuit Court on Monday to a year in prison for sexual assault charges.
Drug overdoses — a nationwide problem that the Centers for Disease Control said increased by 30% in 2020 — remain a problem in the Northern Shenandoah Valley.
A committee made up of lawmakers, law enforcement and addiction professionals is working to create a drug court program in Warren County to provide offenders treatment rather than put them in prison.
WOODSTOCK — The 44 August indictments in Shenandoah County included sexual assault charges allegedly committed by a Mount Jackson man already facing similar charges and a theft at a cell phone store by a Maryland man.
After a recent court ruling determined that the former executive director of the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority owes the EDA $9 million, she was removed as a defendant from the EDA’s $60 million civil lawsuit.
FRONT ROYAL — Tristen Brinklow had been 20 years old for four days before his murder in September 2019.
WOODSTOCK — A Toms Brook man will go to prison for manslaughter, but not murder, because he was drunk when 30-year-old Phillip Shifflett died in August 2019.
FRONT ROYAL – The Maryland man shot during an undercover drug operation in March will be getting a new attorney as his two co-defendants' cases are continuing.
A lawyer from Front Royal was appointed Tuesday to be a judge on the Virginia Court of Appeals.
FRONT ROYAL – Incidents involving shots fired, allegations of sexual assault and not completing construction work in exchange for over $15,000 are among the over two-dozen indictments handed up by a Warren County Circuit Court grand jury last month.
The preliminary hearing for the professor accused of paying a child after touching their bottom was continued to October.
WOODSTOCK — The trial of Strasburg's former mayor accused of misusing welfare funds and driving an off-road vehicle while under the influence has been scheduled for December.
WOODSTOCK — The former Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation Department employee facing child pornography charges was granted bond Friday morning.
WOODSTOCK — The trial of a Woodstock man accused of beating and sexually assaulting a woman was scheduled for next year by Judge Kevin Black on Wednesday.
WOODSTOCK - A Tennessee man involved in a police pursuit chase that reached speeds of more than 100 mph on I-81 in April has been sentenced to a year in prison after being indicted by a Shenandoah County Circuit Court grand jury earlier this month.
STRASBURG — The Tight’n Up Gym will be allowed to replace its flat roof with a sloped one as long it keeps the raised barriers along the front edge of the roof.
A Front Royal man is facing child pornography charges from the Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office.
FRONT ROYAL — The case involving the September 2019 murder of Tristen Brinklow is not going to trial.
WOODSTOCK — The Basye man accused of killing his wife inside his home in 2019 pleaded guilty Wednesday in Shenandoah County Circuit Court.
Although a petition to reverse the Shenandoah County School Board's decision to rename two schools was denied by a judge in March, attorneys from both sides of the argument have filed appeals in Virginia Supreme Court.
WOODSTOCK — The civil lawsuit claiming the wrongful death of Gina Shoemaker is alive again after the Supreme Court of Virginia sent it back to Shenandoah County Circuit Court for further argument.
Gun-related legislation approved by Virginia's General Assembly last year won't do much to reduce crime, local law enforcement leaders say.
FRONT ROYAL — As the country emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail is moving forward with some operational changes including the return of onsite visitation.
The Strasburg man who pleaded guilty to helping his son elude police last summer was recently charged by the Bridgewater police department on sex offense charges.
FRONT ROYAL — The former Christendom College professor accused of giving a child $10 as payment for touching their rear end was granted a $50,000 bond Monday morning.
WOODSTOCK — A Mount Solon man was arrested after authorities concluded that DNA evidence linked him to a break-in at an Edinburg residence in March.
WOODSTOCK — A second legal attempt to stop the decision to rename two Shenandoah County public schools was dismissed with prejudice Friday morning.
FRONT ROYAL — A Front Royal woman was arrested in connection to an alleged Tuesday stabbing near the Royal Arms Apartments off Criser Road.
As of July 1, Virginia became the first Southern state to decriminalize the possession of marijuana. But the new law is a bit confusing, and local law enforcement says it takes a clear head to understand what is and isn’t allowed.
Following the 2020 deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the hands of police, protesters across the country took to the streets demanding that police work be done differently.
FRONT ROYAL — A former Christendom College professor accused of touching a child’s rear end in exchange for payment was denied bond Thursday afternoon.
A Leesburg man was charged Saturday in connection with an overdose that occurred in Front Royal earlier this month.
WOODSTOCK — The former mayor of Strasburg accused of driving an all-terrain vehicle under the influence as well as misusing town and state funds had his cases continued to late July.
WARRENTON – A Linden woman could face life in prison after being found guilty of first-degree murder and two counts of solicitation in the death of Kelly Gray, 40, of Bealton, last year.