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Virginia resident charged with incest arrested in Henrico

HENRICO Co., Va. (WWBT) - A Virginia resident who was arrested in Henrico County is facing an incest charge would of Greene County. The Greene County Sheriff’s Office said it received information involving sex crimes against a family member who resides in the Ruckersville area on July 31. The sheriff’s...
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Suspect arrested in sex crimes against family member case

GREENE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- One arrest has been made after the Greene County Sheriff's Office received information on Saturday involving sex crimes against a family member. Both the victim and the suspect live in the county and an arrest warrant was issued based in the investigation, according to...
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Ruckersville internet personality charged with incest

Ruckersville, Va. (WINA) – A Ruckersville internet celebrity has been charged with a sex crime against a family member. Christine Weston Chandler, known as Chan Smith online, is charged with one count of incest with further charges pending. Greene County Sheriff Steve Smith would not go so far as to...
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Interstate 81 crash snarls traffic

VERONA, Va. (WSVA) – Interstate 81 lives up to its reputation again Monday. V-DOT reported more than a six-mile backup following a tractor trailer crash late yesterday afternoon near Verona. The driver and the passenger walked away with only minor injuries despite the snarled wreckage that was left behind. Police...
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With COVID cases again rising, Charlottesville and Albemarle schools will require all students and staff to wear masks

All public school children, teachers and staff in Charlottesville and Albemarle County will be required to wear masks when school returns later this month. The decision from the two districts comes as cases of COVID-19 locally are once again rising, due in large part to the arrival of the highly contagious Delta variant.
Greene County, VADaily Progress

Greene County woman charged with incest

A Greene County woman has been arrested and charged in connection to sex crimes against a family member. Christine Weston Chandler, 39, was arrested by Henrico County police Sunday, according to a news release from the Greene County Sheriff’s Office. She is being held without bail at the Central Virginia Regional Jail in Orange County.
Rockingham County, VAAugusta Free Press

Elkton man dead in Rockingham County crash

News, press releases, letters to the editor: An Elkton man is dead from injuries in a single-vehicle crash on Cross Keys Road on Saturday. Joseph A. Monger Jr., 69, was driving a 2019 Ford Ranger south on Cross Keys Road at 3:30 p.m. when the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway and collided with an embankment.

Staunton Police charge Lynchburg man with hate crime

STAUNTON, Va. (WSVA) – A Lynchburg man is charged with a hate crime after a fight in Staunton. It was Saturday, the Staunton Police Department responded to the 100 block of Greenville Avenue for a report of a fight in progress. Multiple people involved in a gathering in the area reported an assault by a man who made statements about race prior to the assault.
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Charlottesville schools to require universal masking indoors

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Charlottesville City Schools is requiring everyone in the division to wear masks indoors. CCS made the announcement Monday, August 2. It says this requirement aligns with a new CDC recommendation for universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to schools, regardless of vaccination status.
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Augusta County Traffic Safety Enforcement Operation

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office and Virginia State Police will be joining forces to strictly enforce posted speed limits Jefferson Highway (Route 250) and Hermitage Road (Route 254). This safety effort is in response to several complaints from residents in the county who are concerned...
Stephens City,

Bargain-hunters flock to now legendary Route 11 yard crawl

“Don’t give up, don’t get pale, straight ahead, for more yard sale.”. It is going to be a fantastic, festive day, attracting tons of people who are visiting the Lower Shenandoah Valley for the first time. The Valley’s stunning summer scenery, with lush greens and spectacular mountain views will provide each newcomer with an unforgettable experience to take back home and tell family and friends. Folks from all over the country are becoming interested in the event. Vendors within the mid-Atlantic area recognize the Yard Crawl as a major happening for selling product. The Yard Crawl has morphed into a cultural phenomenon and an economic boon to the small towns of the Valley community.
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Virginia Dermatologist Sentenced for Diverting Pain Medication

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., – A dermatologist formerly employed at a dermatological practice in the City of Charlottesville was sentenced last week to 12 months’ probation, including a period of home confinement and electronic monitoring, for using the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration number of her co-workers to obtain prescription opioid pain medication.
Staunton, VAAugusta Free Press

Staunton Police: Statement about race preceded assault of teen

News, press releases, letters to the editor: A Lynchburg man is in custody on assault and battery and hate crime charges after an incident in Staunton on Saturday. Robbie Lee Kirby Jr., 41, is being held without bond at Middle River Regional Jail, according to a release from the...
Harrisonburg, VAWHSV

Shared use path in Harrisonburg to be completed soon

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - The Garbers Church Road shared use path has been years in the making but director of Harrisonburg’s public works department, Tom Hartman, says they cannot wait to have the community step foot on the path. Once complete, the shared use path will be 10-feet wide and...
Staunton, VAWHSV

VDOT seeks public input for intersection study in Staunton City

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) - The Virginia Department of Transportation has announced it is seeking public comment for a transportation study of 10 intersections within the city of Staunton. VDOT adds it is collaborating with the city as well as the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAW MPO), BRITE Transit and ATSC...