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Police Searching for Missing Waynesboro Woman

Release from the Waynesboro Police Department: The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting assistance in locating a missing adult female. Melissa Torgenson who also goes by the name Melissa Robbins was first reported missing by her sister, who resides in California, to the Ventura County, CA. Sheriff’s Office on August 24th, 2016. Ventura County authorities notified […]

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Charlottesville

Former United States Attorney for Virginia Upset With FBI Director

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – A former United States Attorney for Virginia has a serious issue with FBI Director James Comey’s reopening of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. Tim Heaphy is the former U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia. He is joining more than 100 bipartisan Department of Justice employees criticizing […]

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Fairfax

UPDATED: Police release composite sketches of suspects in Falls Church area sexual assault

Fairfax County police have released composite sketches of the suspects in an abduction and sexual assault in the Falls Church area last week. The incident happened on the 5800 block of Columbia Pike between 11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, and 2 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, Fairfax County police said in a news release. […]

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Clown Sighting

Sheriff Addresses Report of Clown Sighting in Augusta County

09/25/2016 Media Release from the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office: I have received numerous phone calls from the media requesting information on a clown sighting in Augusta County. I figured it would be easiest to distribute this information to everyone at the same time. On Saturday, September 24, 2016, the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office received a […]

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Virginia State Police Program Rewards Auto Theft Prevention

RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia State Police Help Eliminate Auto Theft (HEAT) program honored the 2015-2016 HEAT Awards recipients at the annual conferences of the Virginia Sheriffs’ Association in Tysons Corner on Sept. 13 and the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police in Roanoke on Sept. 19. The HEAT Awards program is an annual competition open […]

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woodbridge

Updated: Man Charged with Murder in Fatal Woodbridge Shooting

A Woodbridge man was charged with murder after a fatal shooting Friday night. Police responded to the 3200 block of Wyndale Court in Woodbridge at 8:44 p.m. Friday to investigate a shooting, Prince William police spokesman Nathan Probus said in a news release. When officers arrived, they located a victim suffering from gunshot wounds to […]

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staunton

Staunton Police Searching for Wanted Man

Press Release from the Staunton Police Department: The Staunton Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in locating Tre Dachion Scott. On September 16, 2016, at approximately 1 a.m., a Staunton Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Mr. Scott. After being stopped Mr. Scott assaulted the officer and took off […]

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Charlottesville

Charlottesville FD Investigating Underground Transformer Explosion

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – The Charlottesville Fire Department was investigating a reported underground explosion of a transformer owned by Dominion on the Downtown Mall. The fire chief says there was no fire or smoke, and no injuries from the reported explosion near the Downtown Mall between 3rd Street and Water Street. “We are still investigation reports of an explosion on […]

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Prince William

Prince William police officer charged in domestic assault

A Prince William County police officer has been arrested and charged in a domestic assault, police said. Police were called to investigate a domestic assault at a house on the 15500 block of Laurel Ridge Road in Montclair around 11 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, Prince William police spokesman Sgt. Jonathan Perok said in a news […]

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Waynesboro Va

3 Charged in Connection to Search of Waynesboro Apartments

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WVIR) – Waynesboro police now have three people in custody on various charges, along with 16 ounces of methamphetamine. Investigators got a warrant and searched two apartments at 720 King Avenue Wednesday, September 14. Authorities say they found about $45,000 worth of methamphetamine during those searches. Forty-one-year-old Guadalupa Chavez-Loya is charged with distribution […]

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Charlottesville

Trial Ahead for Culpeper Man Charged with Murder in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – The trial for a Culpeper man accused of gunning down a man inside a Charlottesville home is moving forward. Jordan Jerome Eaddy appeared in Cville Circuit Court Thursday, September 15. He confirmed he is not waving his right to speedy trial, and will face a jury for three days starting November 28. […]

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manassas

Sexual Assault Reported in Manassas Wyndham Hotel

Prince William County police are investigating a sexual assault reported at a Manassas area hotel. Police were called to the Wyndham Garden Hotel at 10800 Vandor Lane around 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, Prince William police spokesman Nathan Probus said in a news release. A 63-year-old woman visiting the area from overseas told police that […]

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albemarle

New Cake Pop Business Thriving in Albemarle County

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) – A new cake pop business in Albemarle County is ending its first summer on a sweet note. The CEO might surprise you by both her age and her knowledge. NBC29 caught up with 12-year-old Ally Miller who just launched a cake pop business. In her first four months, the CEO who […]

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Augusta

Augusta County Sheriff’s Office Locate Missing 81-Year-Old

Augusta County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: Augusta County deputies located Mr. Edward Junior Lohr in the Fishersville area at approximately 5:50 p.m. today, September 8, 2016. Mr. Lohr was in a field behind the Waterford Loop Apartment Complex in the new construction area. It appeared that he had fallen down a 20 to 30 foot embankment. Mr. […]

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Manassas

Suspects in mob assault flee police, captured

From Prince William police: Abduction | Assault by Mob – On August 31 at 2:15PM, officers responded to the area of Ashton Ave and Rixlew Ln in Manassas (22109) to investigate a large group fighting in the area. Upon a search of the area, officers located the victim,a 14-year-old male juvenile of Manassas, at his […]

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Albemarle

Albemarle County Board of Supervisors Approves Cell Tower

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) – Several Albemarle County schools will be benefiting from the construction of a new cell tower. Wednesday, September 7, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors voted in favor of installing a 125 foot pole which will provide broadband internet to more than 3,000 students. Milestone Communications says with the new cell […]

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waynesboro

Fishburne Military School Named to Top Schools and Colleges List

Waynesboro, VA –  For the fourth consecutive year, Fishburne Military School has been named to the annual Top High Schools and Colleges list by Virginia Living magazine. This year, FMS can thank its State Champion Rifle Team for pushing the school over the top and into the 2016 Top Schools list. In previous years, Fishburne […]

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fairfax

Fairfax police investigating murder of Lorton youth

A 17-year-old youth has been identified as the victim as police continue their investigation of a murder that occurred Sept. 7 in the 9700 block of Hagel Circle in Lorton. According to Fairfax County police, a sound of gunshots and a report of a possibly shot person was received at 10:36 p.m. Officers arrived on […]

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Charlottesville

Charlottesville Police Looking for 3 Armed Robbery Suspects

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – Charlottesville police are investigating an armed robbery they say happened around 11:30 Sunday night on Rugby Road. Police are looking for three men they believe were involved in the incident. Police say a man and a woman reported they were walking in the 400 block of Rugby Road when they were approached […]

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Waynesboro

Creative Works Farm Opens Latest Attraction in Waynesboro

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WVIR) – A new attraction in Waynesboro is offering people a puzzle to solve, and all for a good cause. Creative Works Farm’s newest escape room, “Tears of a Clown, A Murder Mystery,” tasks participants with solving the mystery of who killed Giggles the Clown. “You have 60 minutes to try to escape, […]

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