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  • Tuesday May 31st, 2016
    SCAM ALERT: Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office has received reports from approximately 12 citizens stating they have received calls from a subject claiming to be the with IRS . The IRS will not contact you by phone or threaten to persue criminal charges by phone. Do Not provide your person information or any financial information. CRIME SOLVERS: Lancaster County Crime Solvers is seeking information about a break in ...
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  • Friday May 27th, 2016
    On May 25, the Northumberland sheriff’s office announced the arrest of  64 year old Robert Baker Ward, Jr on 10 felony counts relating to the possession of child pornography. He is being held in the Northern Neck Regional Jail pending arraignment. The arrest resulted from a joint investigation involving Franklin County, Gloucester County and Northumberland County, all members of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. ...
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  • Friday May 27th, 2016
    The monument honoring Northern Neck menhaden watermen, including spotter pilots, who died at sea will be unveiled and dedicated on Saturday at 2 pm at the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum. This project is a cooperative effort between the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum and the Kilmarnock Museum. More than 70 names of watermen who have perished while at sea are inscribed on the monument. Extensive research was conducted ...
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  • Friday May 27th, 2016
    A Colonial Beach woman has been charged with 16 criminal offenses for alleged sexual assaults involving a 12-year-old girl. Colonial Beach Police report that 49 year old Michelle Ruggs has been charged with four counts of sodomy, two counts of using a communications system to entice a child, and soliciting a minor to be the subject of child pornography. The investigation began earlier this month after ...
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  • Thursday May 26th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia State Police and their families are preparing to gather to remember law enforcement officials who have died. State Police are holding their annual Law Enforcement Memorial Service on Thursday. This year’s ceremony will honor the lives of Troopers Nathan-Michael W. Smith and Chad P. Dermyer. Smith died in 2015 after his car crashed in Prince George County when he was responding to a ...
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  • Thursday May 26th, 2016
    WASHINGTON (AP) – Gun rights activists featured in a new documentary on the issue hosted by Katie Couric say it utilizes deceptive editing to misrepresent their response to a question from the news anchor. Members of the Virginia Citizens Defense League took part in a roundtable discussion in the film, “Under the Gun.” A clip appears to show nearly 10 seconds of silence after Couric asks ...
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  • Thursday May 26th, 2016
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) – A Newport News shipbuilding company is bringing back hundreds of workers it laid off. Local news outlets report that Newport News Shipbuilding announced Wednesday that it’s recalling 210 employees after the company let them go in February. Company president Matt Mulherin says the recalls are a result of “updated workload manning plans and growth work on several programs.” The recalled employees include sheet-metal ...
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