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  • Man to serve nearly 51 years in prison for child molestation

    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A man who filmed himself molesting a 3-year-old girl has been ordered to serve nearly 51 years in prison. The Free Lance-Start reports (http://bit.ly/1Bo2pL4 ) court records show 23-year-old Kenneth J.…

  • Brother of teen charged in fatal stabbing arrested

    WASHINGTON — A second teen has been arrested in connection with a brawl outside a Fredericksburg drive-thru restaurant that left two men dead and put a third in the hospital. Fredericksburg police say the 17-year-old…

  • Va. teen charged with murder after fatally stabbing 2 men

    WASHINGTON — A Spotsylvania teen had attended a graduation party before he stabbed three unarmed men, killing two of them, in a fight outside a Fredericksburg burger joint Sunday, police say. The 15-year-old boy has…

  • Frequency of general aviation accidents still troubling for NTSB

    WASHINGTON — Transportation safety has been generally improving across the board except in one area: general aviation. “We’re troubled that the general aviation safety trend has been flat for few years,” NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart told…

  • Va. slavery museum site sold to baseball tournament firm

    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Undeveloped land that was once the planned site of a slavery museum and later a minor league baseball stadium in Fredericksburg has been sold. The Free Lance-Star (http://bit.ly/1AKYXcC) reports a deed…

  • Report: Loudoun County paramedic made inappropriate contact with minor

    WASHINGTON – A volunteer paramedic was arrested Friday night after making inappropriate contact with an underage girl, Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday. Timothy Ward, 31, of Sterling, Virginia was charged with indecent liberties with…

  • Fredericksburg police release video of taser, pepper spray incident

    WASHINGTON — Newly released police body camera videos show a Fredericksburg police officer use his Taser and pepper spray on a motionless, silent driver who was having a medical emergency. That officer, Shaun Jurgens, resigned…

  • Va. cop who tased, pepper sprayed man with medical emergency resigns

    WASHINGTON — A Fredericksburg police officer has resigned after attempting to tase and then using his pepper spray on a 34-year-old man who was suffering from a medical emergency during a traffic stop. The Fredericksburg Police Department…

  • Trial set for 3 arrested during protest at Mary Washington

    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — An Aug. 4 trial is set for three people who refused to end a protest at the University of Mary Washington. Noah Goodwin, Adam Wander and Yanina Angelini are each charged…

  • Campus celebrates life of slain student

    WASHINGTON – A week after a University of Mary Washington student was killed, the campus community is taking time to remember and celebrate her life. Grace Mann, 20, was found strangled to death in the…

  • Authorities say Mary Washington student was strangled

    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a University of Mary Washington student found slain in a Fredericksburg house had been strangled. Fredericksburg police spokeswoman Natatia L. Bledsoe says the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner’s…

  • UMW drops test requirement for high-achieving applicants

    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Students with a high school grade-point average of at least 3.5 won’t have to take standardized admissions tests to be admitted to the University of Mary Washington. The Free Lance-Star reports…

  • 3 people arrested at protest of Mary Washington investments

    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — University of Mary Washington police have arrested three people who refused to leave a sit-in protesting the school’s investments in fossil fuels. The Free-Lance Star (http://bit.ly/1FNGHvH ) reports that students Noah…

  • UMW rugby team suspended over chant

    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) – The University of Mary Washington has suspended activities for its men’s rugby team after officials there said an audio recording captured some team members chanting a song with violent and sexually…

  • Area community college bans electronic cigarettes

    WASHINGTON – Germanna Community College is joining a growing list of colleges and universities that have banned e-cigarettes on campus. Students learned over the weekend that the school had banned e-cigarettes via social media, says…