STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Researchers hope that data collected from wastewater treatment plants will help identify and predict future spreads of the coronavirus.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A man in Virginia who police say fatally beat a man with a baseball bat to get money for drugs has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A man will face trial on charges alleging that he killed his girlfriend and dumped her body in Virginia more than 30 years ago.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man accused of dumping the body of an overdose victim has been indicted on charges he supplied the woman with drugs.
STAFFORD COURTHOUSE, Va. (AP) — A black man seen wearing a Ku Klux Klan robe and hood at a Virginia shopping center Tuesday told sheriff's deputies that he was performing a social experiment,...
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — The holidays came early for some Virginia families struggling to pay school lunch debt.
Three Virginia pastors used more than $17,000 from their church's budget to pay...
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A judge in Virginia has upheld the 81-year prison sentence that a jury recommended for a former police officer convicted of trying to hi)re a hit man while she was jailed on...
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a man is dead after shooting at police trying to serve an arrest warrant.
The Stafford County Sheriff's Office said 43-year-old Keysean Hodges...
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say a woman has been charged with attempted murder after trying to kill her children.
The Stafford County Sheriff's Office said in a statement...
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A man imprisoned for killing a former girlfriend has been charged in the slaying of his estranged wife three decades ago.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man convicted of torturing his two step-children with knives and screwdrivers has been sentenced to 252 years in prison and ordered to pay a $75,000 fine.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A Virginia jury has recommended an 81-year prison sentence for a former police officer convicted of trying to hire a hit man while she was jailed on other charges.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Just because dogs do it doesn't mean you can.
Authorities say a Virginia man has been arrested after he was seen urinating on a mailbox.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say a man shot and killed his grandfather, then called 911 and admitted to it.
Stafford County Sherriff's officials said 24-year-old Brandon...
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man and his nonprofit have filed a multimillion dollar lawsuit against a woman accused of posing as a psychologist to treat him, and more than 100 others.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A Virginia landowner and a housing developer are engaged in a dispute over reported damage to 200-year-old headstones at a revolutionary war era cemetery.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say a suspect stole more than 12,000 lottery tickets valued at up to $360,000 from a convenience store.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — The first time Karen Brace opened a box filled with orphaned opossums and found 11 babies looking back at her, with jet black eyes and tiny pink noses that sniffed at her...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been killed by falling trees that were toppled in storms across Virginia.
News outlets report that the three women were killed on...
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman is accused of embezzling more than $93,000, which she allegedly funneled toward her wedding and buttocks lift, among other expenses.
STAFFORD, Conn. (AP) — Having lost his 29-year-old son to a fentanyl overdose, Dean Palozej believes dealers who peddle drugs that kill should be locked up for a very long time — for the rest of...
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A former police officer is accused of trying to hire a hit man to take out witnesses against her.
The Free Lance-Star reports 38-year-old Cassie Crisano was already...
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STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — The discovery of cocaine inside a Virginia inmate's prosthetic leg has led to an investigation into a suspected drug distribution operation at that jail.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A Virginia university is hosting a day of professional development and "personal enrichment" for federal employees who have been furloughed during the partial government shutdown.
The University of Mary Washington has invited all workers affected by the shutdown to a free program Thursday on its Stafford campus.
Faculty will join administrators to offer leadership lessons, workplace tutorials and a brown-bag networking lunch.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say they've arrested a man who fired a weapon multiple times during a "tense and life-threatening standoff."
Stafford County Sheriff's Office say 35-year-old Brandon Hunt surrendered early Saturday after firing a weapon while he was barricaded in a residence.
Police said they were called to the residence Friday evening by Hunt's family members.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Troopers in Stafford County are investigating a deadly road crash that killed two Virginia women.
The Virginia State police say a Triangle woman driving a Nissan Xterra was traveling north on Route 1 when her car crossed the center line and struck a southbound Jeep Cherokee operated by a Stafford woman. The Nissan was then hit from behind by a Ford truck, operated by a Michigan man who was not injured in the crash.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say a wanted man drove into 10 vehicles before climbing onto the roof of a fast-food restaurant and hiding in an air-conditioning unit.
Citing a Stafford County Sheriff's Office release, news outlets report deputies found a pickup truck hauling another pickup truck crashed into 10 vehicles Monday morning. Four vehicles were occupied, and four people were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A former sheriff's deputy in northern Virginia has been charged with sexually assaulting a jail inmate.
Authorities in Fairfax County said Tuesday that 47-year-old Keith Washington of Stafford turned himself in Tuesday on charges including carnal knowledge of an inmate and sexual battery. He's being held without bond.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school district superintendent has apologized to a transgender middle schooler who was barred from using the boys' or girls' locker rooms during an active shooter drill.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Officials at a Virginia middle school are facing criticism after allegedly barring a transgender student from using the boys' or girls' locker rooms during an active shooter drill.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman who pleaded guilty to faking a will to keep a drug dealer's home from being seized has received a year of home detention.
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FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ask Brenda Murray what makes her pickled beets so good, and the talkative and outgoing Stafford County woman suddenly acts like she's protecting state secrets.
She gives a sly look, her blue eyes get even bigger and she seems to momentarily lose her voice. While she's happy to share every other recipe she's found on the Internet or inherited from her late mother, the formula for preserving the bright purple root vegetables is known only to her family.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A federal lawsuit charges that the 2017 arrest of a Virginia man for refusing to provide his name exemplifies the "risks of driving while black."
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A new 1,100-acre state park is set to open on the Widewater peninsula this fall.
The park is bordered by both the Potomoc River and Aquia Creek. It will feature two launches for canoes and kayaks, two playgrounds and a paddle-in campsite that will follow the Captain John Smith Trail.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say human remains that were found on an interstate highway 27 years ago have been identified as those of a woman reported missing in 1989.
Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner recently confirmed through DNA testing that the remains found in 1991 in Stafford County are those of Marta Haydee Rodriguez.
The Arlington County woman was 28 years old when she went missing. Her remains were discovered in February 1991 in the median of Interstate 95.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating claims that leaders of a Virginia county effectively blocked a proposed Islamic cemetery.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a woman who was chasing her dog on Interstate 95 in Virginia after she wrecked her car has been killed. Her dog also was struck and died.
Virginia State Police say 28-year-old Katie M. Mason was driving Saturday night near Stafford when her car ran off the road and struck a guardrail.
Mason's dog escaped. She chased after it in the southbound lanes and was struck by another car. Mason died at the scene, and her dog also was hit.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A controversial bill that sought to exempt administrative records of the judiciary from Virginia's public records law has been withdrawn by its sponsor.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Sen. Richard Stuart, R-Stafford, moved to strike his bill from the Senate floor Wednesday.
The bill said the Supreme Court's Office of the Executive Secretary would be exempt from the Freedom of Information Act.