| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:05 PM
The National Weather Service has added three short-lived tornadoes in Virginia and Maryland to the two it had already confirmed during storms June 13 in Montgomery and St. Mary's counties.
All were rated EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita scale, the weakest...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:40 PM
The disappearance of a 49-year-old Frederick County, Md., woman who had been missing since June 19 but was found late Tuesday night was not the result of criminal activity, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday.
Teresa Lentz was...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Editor’s note: This is one in an occasional series of stories about findings and recommendations in the Hagerstown and Washington County Economic Development Strategic Plan.
“Location, location, location” is an old real estate adage...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:38 AM
A Virginia man is hoping his big catch is a world record.
Caleb Newton of Spotsylvania County hooked a 17 pound, 6 ounce northern snakehead on Saturday while fishing on the Potomac River tributary of Aquia Creek. The current hook-and-line world record...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Betty Tressler Fish, 87, of Spotsylvania County, Va., peacefully passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013, at home.
She was born in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.
Mrs. Fish was a registered nurse with an ophthalmologist's practice. She was very active in her...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:14 PM
A tornado touched down in the Largo area of Prince George's County during storms that passed through the region Friday, the National Weather Service confirmed Monday. Meteorologists had previously confirmed another tornado in Northern Virginia.
| Apr 5, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Twenty people across Virginia have been arrested in an undercover sting targeting online child predators.
One of the arrests was in Bedford.
The arrests were all part of an investigation called Operation Phalanx. They were announced Thursday by...
| May 11, 2012
| 8:25 AM
New Howard County schools Superintendent Renee Foose recently inked a four-year, $250,000 deal that includes a provision that allows her to be reimbursed for up to $25,000 in relocation costs.
Foose will be moving from the neighboring Frederick County to...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:00 PM
A beaver attack at Lake Anna in Virginia's Spotsylvania County has left two sisters seriously injured.
The girls were rushed to Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center after the 65-pound animal bit both of them, leaving each with serious wounds to their...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing 2 percent pay raises for public school teachers conditioned on more strenuous teacher assessment standards and a longer probationary period for new hires.
McDonnell is asking the General Assembly to budget nearly $59...
| Dec 5, 2012
HAMPTON — Hampton prosecutors are working to settle a forfeiture case involving $80,690 that was confiscated from a New Jersey truck driver on the Eastern Shore in January.
According to three separate sources with knowledge of the case, Hampton...