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  • VSP investigating use of deadly force by sheriff’s deputy

    WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — The Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal shooting by a Frederick County Sheriff’s deputy who responded to a domestic disturbance northeast of Winchester. State police said the incident occurred Friday…

  • Indianapolis VA Hospital Under Fire for Email Making Fun of Veterans

    (INDIANAPOLIS) — The Department of Veterans Affairs took another hit Monday as news surfaced that an email had been circulated to staffers at an Indianapolis VA hospital making fun of the mental health problems suffered…

  • Virginia Girl with Cancer Gets Sweet 16 Surprise Party

    (WINCHESTER, Va.) — Throwing a surprise “Sweet 16” party in the age of cellphones and social media is no easy task. But an entire Virginia community pulled it off for a girl with cancer. The…

  • Martinsville had highest jobless rate in November

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The city of Martinsville had the highest jobless rate in Virginia in November. The Virginia Employment Commission says the city’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 9.9 percent. That’s down from 10.1…

  • Museum offers Culpeper version of Monopoly

    CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Monopoly fans in Culpeper can now play a local version of the game. Culpeper Opoly was developed by Sophie Hudson with Kash Design. The game board features historic images of the…

  • Virginia military family gets holiday home makeover

    A military family in Alexandria is getting a big surprise ahead of
    Christmas. Before their father deploys, Operation Homefront is giving them
    a
    home makeover.

  • Speed limit on I-81 to increase near Winchester

    WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — The speed limit is going up on a section of Interstate 81 near Winchester. Motorists soon will be able to drive 70 mph between mile markers 312.9 and 316.2. The current…

  • Police ID 2nd person of interest in Lyon sisters investigation

    Montgomery County investigators plan to release more information about their Virginia search for evidence related to the disappearance of the Lyon sisters.

  • Fairfax County mom dies after hornet sting

    On a typical Saturday afternoon earlier this month, Melodye
    Creason decided to trim back the
    azaleas in front of her family\’s Annandale home before running an errand.

    It was a life changing decision, says her husband of 24 years, Rich Creason.

  • Winchester hires Geese Police to evict flock

    The Winchester Parks and Recreation Department says the geese have littered the grounds with waste and at times have acted aggressively toward out-of-town visitors.

  • Board fines 2 used car dealers in Winchester area

    WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — A state board has fined two used car dealers in the Winchester area for violations. The Winchester Star (http://bit.ly/1pIE7SQ ) reports that the Virginia Motor Vehicle Dealer Board ordered Goldstar South…

  • Estate of Va. man killed in crane accident settle

    WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — A settlement of more than $1.3 million has been reached in the death of a worker who was operating a crane at Rubbermaid’s Winchester plant. The Winchester Star (http://bit.ly/SXJdhX) reports that…

  • Navy Federal Credit Union to expand call center in Winchester

    Vienna-based Navy Federal Credit Union will nearly
    double the
    size of its customer call center in Winchester.

  • Veterans networking site focuses on jobs

    After spending time serving their country, many
    veterans face difficulty finding a job and
    adjusting to normal life back at home. A new
    social networking site aims to help connect
    veterans with peers and employers.

  • The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ came through Virginia

    Most of us know the Beatles\’ first-ever U.S.concert was at the Washington Coliseum, but fewer know \”Abbey Road\” and some of the band\’s other records were pressed in Winchester, Va.