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Feb 8, 2013
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Moncure enters not-guilty plea
A Fredericksburg-area real estate investor pleaded not guilty Friday to eight federal criminal charges.
Remains belong to missing Virginia student Hannah Graham
Authorities say remains found Oct. 18 in a rural area are that of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.
Stafford worker resigns over listing of sex offender's program
A Stafford Parks and Recreation employee resigned Friday in the wake of a county investigation into whether background checks where done on a company offering youth programs through the county department.
Man convicted in Q Ball killing gets 15 years in prison
The man convicted of killing a security guard outside of the Q Ball Cafe in Spotsylvania County during a drive-by shooting last year will serve 15 years in prison.
Man changes plea while jury deliberates
A lengthy jury deliberation led to a guilty plea in a rape case in Spotsylvania County.
Howsare gets 28 years in Stafford slaying
A Stafford County jury Friday recommended a 28-year prison term for Mark Howsare after convicting him of second-degree murder for the Jan. 19 slaying of William Conner.
Shooting leads to discovery of meth lab in Stafford
An investigation into a shooting in southern Stafford last week has led to the discovery of a methamphetamine lab and a subsequent drug investigation, court records show.
Hackers use Ebola fear to infect computers
E-mail circulating which purports to contain Ebola safety information from the World Health Organization is actually a virus.
Residents displaced, officer treated for smoke inhalation after Fredericksburg fire
A fire at the Fall Hill apartments last night started with a kitchen stove.
Stocks cool after a hot January
Dow loses 42 points; traditionally weak month off to a predictable start
Dispute arises over Moss Neck name
BUSINESS BRIEFS: Nike to Oregon: Don't raise our taxes
Toyota not making dent in truck market