Sheriff not notified of locker-room incident at Brooke PointBrooke Point High School football coaches knew last week about a locker-room choking incident that left a player unconscious but school officials didn't notify the Stafford County Sheriff's Office as required by law.
Facebook photo leads to child abuse charge for Spotsylvania momThe photo, which appeared to show a young boy hanging from a hook by his shirt and in distress, was forwarded to the Facebook page maintained by the Sheriff's Office.
Caroline officials, residents making waves over water hikesFor the fourth time since 2008, Aqua Virginia is asking the State Corporation Commission to approve higher rates and for the first time, a surcharge for all customers.
In downtown Fredericksburg, Amelia Street becomes urban renewal projectFredericksburg is a city cozy enough that new construction sprouting around one intersection is a significant urban renewal project.
10 things to do around Fredericksburg this weekendTake your pick of spooky Halloween happenings this weekend.
Video: What happens when 1,500 Mentos meet gallons of Diet Coke?For a good cause, one local principal found out Friday afternoon.
Stafford family gets real treat with White House HalloweenNoah and Benjamin Broklawski didn't just hit the best houses on their block this Halloween. They got to trick-or-treat at one of the most famous houses in the world.
Suspect in Orange boy's shooting calls death an 'accident'In an interview with The Free Lance-Star this week at the Central Virginia Regional Jail, Billy Joe Lee said he is being "railroaded" by authorities.
Election 2014: Voters to decide on Spotsylvania upgradesSpotsylvania County voters on Tuesday will decide whether the county can borrow up to $274.2 million for various projects over the next decade.
Poll: Warner holds 7-point lead in Virginia Senate raceA new poll shows incumbent Sen. Mark Warner with a seven percentage-points lead over Republican challenger Ed Gillespie.
Extra sleep this weekend: Don't forget to set your clocks backMost people in the United States are getting an extra hour of sleep this weekend, thanks to the annual shift back to standard time.
King George's Potomac Elementary wins school honorPotomac Elementary School in Dahlgren has been named a Title I Distinguished School by the Virginia Board of Education for its success in raising the academic achievement of economically disadvantaged students.
Brooke Point football game canceled due to choking incident; Sherrif's department investigatingBrooke Point's football game against North Stafford scheduled for Friday night has been canceled as officials investigate a locker-room choking incident.
Attorney wants psych evaluation for Hannah Graham suspectAn attorney for the man accused of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham said Friday that he wants his client to be evaluated to determine his sanity.
Redskins' RG3 can't wait to get started againAfter six-plus games on the sideline, Robert Griffin III is back as the quarterback of the Washington Redskins.
Homeless years have ended on a high note for Massaponax High gradMassaponax High School graduate finds salvation, and college scholarship, in cello.
Bridal shop opens in Spotsylvania Towne Centre"That's My Dress" sells a full range of bridal and prom dresses.
McAuliffe accepts Sailor's Creek, High Bridge land from Civil War TrustThe national, nonprofit Civil War Trust conveyed 115 acres to High Bridge and 12 acres to the Sailor's Creek park to Virginia.
'Crumb & Get It Cookie Co.' plans opening in Central ParkCustomers can pick a cookie dough and various additions such as chocolate chips, and then watch as their cookies are being made and baked. They can eat them there, take them home or have them delivered.
New signs ready on I-95 express lanesDrivers on the Interstate 95 High Occupancy Vehicle lanes can expect to see new express lane signs being unveiled over the coming weeks.