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Police at the 87th Apple Blossom Festival will be cracking down on portable containers found to be holding anything on a list of banned items.
Mount Jackson police seized 11 items from a home on April 13 while conducting an investigation into a heroin overdose.
Winchester police have charged 11 men, two of them from Front Royal and two from Stephens City, on charges of prostitution as a result of an undercover sting operation conducted Friday.
The newest member of the Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office didn't have to wait long before being pressed into service.
FRONT ROYAL -- Police Chief Norman Shiflett issued a warning Friday that his department has been fielding fresh reports of computer-based scams targeting town residents.
WINCHESTER -- A Front Royal man whom authorities have linked to the disappearance and death of a reserve police captain in Waynesboro appeared in Winchester Circuit Court on Friday for a probation revocation hearing.
The reappearance of Kweli Uhuru as a defendant in a case being investigated as a gang-related death comes six years after he admitted, as part of a plea agreement, to being a member of the Bloods street gang.
Kota, the police dog whose injury in the line of duty transformed him into a worldwide celebrity, took a bow Thursday with his handler before an audience of about 50 at a dinner and awards ceremony.
FRONT ROYAL -- Pam Kidwell, clerk of Warren County General District Court, is scheduled to appear in general district court at 10 a.m. Wednesday on a charge of misdemeanor assault.
A Shenandoah County grand jury indicted Claude Delmus Shafer Jr. Wednesday on a charge of capital murder, the second death penalty case to be filed in the county in the last year by Commonwealth's Attorney Amanda Wiseley.
Authorities have charged a Front Royal man as the seventh defendant in a case involving the disappearance and murder of Waynesboro Police Reserve Capt. Kevin Quick.
A town resident was sentenced Tuesday to a total of two years in prison on charges stemming from what the prosecutor called a brawl with his ex-girlfriend and two of her family members.
WOODSTOCK -- An Edinburg man was ordered held without bail Tuesday as he faces a felony charge of armed burglary and several misdemeanor counts stemming from what authorities say was his ex-girlfriend's fear that he would harm her.
STRASBURG -- Jimmy Pullman was a drug addict who ran up an extensive criminal record in Warren, Frederick and other counties in the area before he found a way to recovery.
WINCHESTER -- Richard Marcinko brought his unique experience as the founder of Navy SEAL Team Six and comments about the meaning of leadership to a nearly filled lecture hall Friday at Shenandoah University.
Federal and local authorities have identified four more suspects linked to a man court documents describe as the largest heroin dealer in western Virginia.
The prosecution dropped three felony counts and a misdemeanor Wednesday in Warren County General District Court against a Linden man accused of holding another man against his will and beating him up repeatedly over several months.
According to the planning committee, this year's Warren Memorial Hospital Health and Wellness Expo will be bigger than ever before.
WOODSTOCK -- Sheriff Timothy C. Carter and several members of the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors argued heatedly Tuesday over items Carter is proposing to purchase with asset forfeiture funds in fiscal year 2015.
A Shenandoah County general district court judge set dates Monday for a bail hearing and a preliminary hearing in the voluntary manslaughter case of Daniel Scott Harvey.
Shenandoah County Commonwealth's Attorney Amanda Wiseley and several local law enforcement agencies are planning three town hall meetings at county schools to address the dangers of heroin.
WOODSTOCK -- A search warrant inventory filed in Shenandoah County Circuit Court lists eight firearms among the items recovered from the home of Daniel Scott Harvey after a fatal shooting Monday night.
Mount Jackson police arrested six people March 27 as a result of an undercover operation targeting prostitution.
The Northwest Virginia Regional Drug Task Force is calling for community action after two Frederick County residents were charged in connection with the region's 11th heroin-related death Tuesday.
WOODSTOCK -- A Fort Valley man facing a charge of voluntary manslaughter stemming from a shooting Monday night at his home was released from custody hours earlier the same day after he was charged with a non-violent felony.
A top Winchester official could face jail time after his recent arrest on prostitution and drug charges in Shenandoah County.
HARRISONBURG -- Two men, both illegal immigrants, were sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court to prison sentences for drug offenses linked to the sale of methamphetamine around Stephens City and Winchester.
The Frederick County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who robbed the Middletown Exxon at 122 Reliance Road on Monday evening.
The sentencing of Helen Cockrell, former chief executive officer of the Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging, on three felony counts of embezzlement was postponed for the fourth time last week.
A Tennessee man has begun serving a four-month jail sentence after he was convicted Tuesday in Warren County Circuit Court on charges stemming from an Aug. 1 scuffle with a state trooper along Interstate 66.
A trio of hearings Thursday in Shenandoah County Circuit Court provided a glimpse of the Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office's participation in a series of vast but little known undercover operations targeting black market cigarette transactions along much of the East Coast.
WOODSTOCK -- Hearings in Shenandoah County Circuit Court on Thursday on three cases involving defendants facing a long list of charges linked to cigarette smuggling shed new light on an extensive investigation mounted by the county Sheriff's Office against illicit cigarette sales.
A Front Royal man was charged late Wednesday in relation to a Kmart robbery, according to a Front Royal Police Department news release.
The prosecution dropped a charge of first-degree murder against Claude Delmus Shafer Jr. at a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Shenandoah County General District Court, but Shafer remains in jail and may be indicted later in circuit court.
WINCHESTER -- The spread of heroin and coping with mentally ill people adrift in society topped the list of worries local authorities brought before Attorney General Mark Herring on Monday in Winchester.
Andrew Charles Studds insists he wasn't doing anything wrong when he videotaped Front Royal police while carrying a holstered gun on his right hip as they conducted traffic stops a few weeks ago.
Former Strasburg police officer Aaron H. Lewis lost his job over accusations that he used excessive force against a suspect in a drug case, falsification of records and violation of safety rules without a threat to life, according to documents in Shenandoah County Circuit Court.
A man described in court documents as the leader and enforcer of an extensive crack cocaine ring in Winchester was sentenced last week in U.S. District Court to life imprisonment.
New Market police are searching for a man who took an undisclosed amount of money during a home invasion in the 9600 block of John Sevier Road early Monday morning.
City police are investigating the circumstances that led to a young baby being taken to Winchester Medical Center on Wednesday.