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Police are still looking for information after a prank call drew several officers to a home near Strasburg on Saturday night, prompting law enforcement to send an alert to residents to avoid the area.

The Virginia Department of Health reported 1,236 new cases, 77 new hospitalizations and 11 new deaths on Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 130,525 cases, 10,085 hospitalizations and 2,708 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. Total figures include 5,906 probable cases, 70 proba…

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Police arrested a Strasburg man on Tuesday night after he allegedly forced his pregnant girlfriend to stay inside their home.

Police and law enforcement agencies throughout the region arrested more than 80 people last week in conjunction with the eighth annual Operation Valley Venue conducted by the Northwest Virginia Regional Drug and Gang Task Force.

Prosecutors aren’t rushing to move forward with an attempted capital murder case in Shenandoah County as mountains of evidence pose a significant obstacle to understanding what happened during a shootout with police last month.

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Earlier this month, a judge in Shenandoah County General District Court resolved two cases involving women accused of stealing drugs from patients at Consulate Health Care in Woodstock — though one woman’s case will go before a grand jury.

WOODSTOCK – A Waynesboro man will stay in jail through the end of the year after robbing a bank in New Market in January.

WOODSTOCK—A Shenandoah County Circuit Court Judge on Monday rescheduled a murder trial set for September because a key witness will not be able to appear.

A Warren County General District Court judge determined prosecutors showed there is probable cause to certify three charges related to a murder last year to the grand jury in August.

Police arrested two Front Royal men this week, alleging they set fire to an unoccupied vehicle early Monday morning on Mary’s Shady Lane near Happy Creek Road.

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After a nearly week-long search for a Strasburg man who led police on a multi-county chase Sunday evening, police said they arrested Justin Cook and his father on Thursday.

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Data analysts predict that despite the recent increase in cases in Virginia that unless there is a surge of cases beginning next month the state is set to continue on a relatively flat course of recording new instances of COVID-19.

A Strasburg man was still at large Monday after a chase by Strasburg police from town to Warren County and back failed to result in an arrest Sunday evening.

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WOODSTOCK — The Waynesboro man accused of robbing the Sonabank in New Market earlier this year pleaded guilty to the charges on Wednesday.

Warren County Sheriff’s officers arrested two Dinwiddie men Sunday after one of them allegedly started firing off a gun during a traffic stop.

WARRENTON – A Fauquier County judge said on Thursday that he found probable cause to certify to the grand jury the cases of four people alleged to have murdered a Warrenton man during an attempted robbery in January.

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Front Royal police arrested a local woman Sunday evening, charging her with one count of burning or destroying a home.

Judge W. Dale Houff again postponed proceedings in a case involving three former Consulate Health Care employees accused of varying charges of patient abuse and stealing drugs.

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

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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.

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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.

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Gov. Ralph Northam gave local police and officers of county sheriff’s offices a new set of rules to enforce as of 11:59 p.m. Tuesday. In addition to checking on businesses that are considered “non-essential,” police are also now monitoring whether general gatherings of 10 or more are happening.

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FRONT ROYAL – One man has been arrested stemming from an early Friday morning robbery at the Blue Ridge Motel, while a juvenile suspect remains wanted, according to a Front Royal Police Department news release.

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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.

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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.

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Washington, D.C., police filed a search warrant application that shows that a kidnapping and robbery last month have led police and the FBI to investigate possible ties between the Triad crime organization and Front Royal. The story was first reported by the Washington Post.

The U.S. Marshal’s Service arrested a man wanted since 2015 after Front Royal police received information on his location during one of their investigations.

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