• Runaway steer fatally shot in Harrisonburg amid safety fears

    A bull roamed the streets of Harrisonburg until police said they fatally shot the animal amid fears it would was heading to a busy part of the city.

  • First confirmed Zika patient in Virginia speaks

    A Harrisonburg mother of three has been diagnosed with the first known case of the Zika virus in the state.

  • Authorities: Police fatally shot man after he fired at them

    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — A Harrisonburg city spokeswoman says a man fired a shotgun at police before the officers fatally shot him. Police have said 23-year-old Michael Thomas Pierce of Harrisonburg was shot early Sunday…

  • Company expansions planned in Harrisonburg, Carroll County

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe says company expansions in Harrisonburg and Carroll County will create nearly 50 jobs. McAuliffe announced Tuesday that cybersecurity company AXON Ghost Sentinel, Inc. plans a $1.5 million expansion…

  • Store owner, employee get sentences cut in bath salts case

    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — The owner of an adult store in Harrisonburg and an employee who both pleaded guilty in a bath salts case have had their prison sentences reduced. The Daily News-Record (http://bit.ly/1U040MT )…

  • Grottoes woman enters Alford plea to murder plot charges

    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — A Grottoes woman has enter an Alford plea to charges of trying to hire someone to kill six people. WHSV-TV (http://bit.ly/1C8ZqRh ) reports that 34-year-old Heather Bergen entered her plea Monday…

  • 3 people indicted on labor trafficking-related charges

    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Two Harrisonburg restaurant operators and a third person face federal charges related to labor trafficking and witness tampering. A superseding indictment unsealed Thursday says 47-year-old Maria Rosalba Alvarado McTague and 26-year-old…

  • James Madison board approves property acquisition

    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — James Madison University plans to acquire an undeveloped 60-acre parcel in Harrisonburg. The university’s Board of Visitors on Friday approved buying the property for $4.3 million. The property is about 2…

  • Va. church song mentioning water precedes break

    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Members of a Harrisonburg church didn’t know they were being prophetic when they sang a song that mentioned water hours before a main broke near the building. The Daily News-Record (http://bit.ly/RGubMP…

  • Rosetta Stone layoffs mostly skip Arlington, hit Harrisonburg

    Layoffs announced Tuesday by Rosetta Stone Inc.,
    a maker of
    language-learning software, will mostly spare
    its Arlington
    headquarters, which will lose nine positions
    under organizational shifts the company is