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  • Thursday August 03rd, 2017
    By Newsroom The Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office has released a report, showing that officers made a total of 277 arrests last year. The arrests in 2016 included 112 co-called “serious” crimes such as felonies and 165 less serious crimes, mostly misdemeanors. The Sheriff says Middlesex averaged the second highest number of inmates at the Middle Peninsula Regional Security Center in Saluda in 2016 too. Essex County ...
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  • Wednesday August 02nd, 2017
    HOUSTON (AP) – Houston police say an MS-13 gang member known by the name “Terror” and charged with two murders in the Houston area has been arrested in Virginia. Police say 20-year-old Douglas Alexander Herrera-Hernandez was taken into custody Saturday in Arlington, Virginia, just outside Washington. Authorities have said he’s from El Salvador and in the U.S. illegally. The Texas Department of Public Safety last week placed ...
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  • Wednesday August 02nd, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s largest electric utility says it will repay more than $11 million it overcharged some commercial customers by not properly reading meters. Dominion Energy overcharged about 24,000 commercial customers between 2013 and 2016 because the company’s meter readers were not resetting meters each month to track peak demand. Regulatory filings show the company expects to pay between $11 million to $12 million in ...
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  • Wednesday August 02nd, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Richmond is kicking off a series of meetings to discuss what should be done with the city’s prominent Confederate monuments. Mayor Levar Stoney announced last month that he thinks the statues on Monument Avenue should stay put, though he appointed a commission to study adding historical context, likely with signs or new statues. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports a commission subgroup met Monday, and ...
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  • Wednesday August 02nd, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia State Bar is accusing former state lawmaker Joseph D. Morrissey of destroying evidence and making false statements in court to try to cover up a 2013 sexual relationship with a then-17-year-old receptionist in his law office. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/2uWCt8d ) that the bar, which regulates and disciplines lawyers, outlined the charges in an ethics complaint certified this week. Morrissey ...
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  • Wednesday August 02nd, 2017
    The Steamboat Era Museum in Irvington, is looking for photos and artifacts for use in future displays featuring the restored pilothouse of the steamer Potomac. They plan to bring the pilothouse into the museum, and all new exhibits will be designed around it. Museum staff now is asking everyone in the area, to search their attics, bookcases and closets for photographs, clothing and artifacts from ...
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  • Friday July 28th, 2017
    The death of a Deltaville woman is being investigated as a homicide. The investigation into the death of 61-year-old Margaret (Peggy) Lammers, has now entered its third week. The Middlesex County Sheriff’s office says they have made this case a top priority, and they are continuing to work with the Virginia State Police along with other agencies outside the area. Lammers was found dead in ...
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