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Feb 12, 2013
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Man cleared of murder, guilty of robbery
Wesley Carlton Smith was cleared of a first-degree murder charge Thursday in Fredericksburg Circuit Court, but is still facing a 25-year prison sentence on other convictions.
Homeless years have ended on a high note
Massaponax High School graduate finds salvation, and scholarship, in cello.
Tips for keeping your kids safe this Halloween
Follow these simple tips for a safe and fun Halloween. Tag your photos with #FXBGHalloween on social media to be a part of our online photo gallery.
Game canceled due to choking incident
The Brooke Point–North Stafford football game scheduled for tonight has been canceled as officials investigate a locker-room choking incident.
Tip brings arrest in Spotsylvania armed robbery
Spotsylvania County authorities have charged two local men in connection with an early-morning armed robbery Wednesday.
New signs ready on I-95 express lanes
Drivers on the Interstate 95 High Occupancy Vehicle lanes can expect to see new express lane signs being unveiled over the coming weeks.
Fraud involving cereal sales lands Fredericksburg man in jail
A Fredericksburg man will spend one year and a day in prison after pleading guilty to a wire fraud conspiracy that resulted in a $1.8 million loss to cereal giant Kellogg Co.
Redskins' Gruden: 'every intent' of starting RG3 vs. Vikings
Washington head coach Jay Gruden said Thursday that the Redskins feel Robert Griffin is 100 percent recovered from a dislocated left ankle suffered in Week 2.
Public invited to celebrate Stafford's Trail to Freedom this weekend
The Trail to Freedom Motorcoach Tour & Jubilee Celebration on Saturday, Nov. 1, will offer an engaging and interactive depictions of significant events in America's history affecting Stafford residents of African descent.
BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Defense sparks Chargers' win
WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Devils seize control of ACC
MLB: Workouts open with optimism
PRO BASKETBALL: Wizards end road skid
ACC REPORT: Anderson earns conference honors
BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Cavaliers hold off Knights
GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Cavaliers advance to face Courtland in semifinal round
HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFF PAIRINGS
GYMNASTICS NOTEPAD: Stafford County gymnasts eye state medals
SWIMMING NOTEPAD: Locals do well at DAC meet
TOP HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING TIMES
LOCAL ATHLETES IN COLLEGE: Melkun shines at ODAC championships
NBA NOTES: Pacers' Granger close to return
MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Hoyas thwart Marquette
COLLEGE BASKETBALL NOTES: Indiana still No. 1 in poll despite loss
MLB NOTES: Bourn, Indians agree to contract
NFL NOTES: Vick trades pay for shot to start
American Ligety wins second gold medal of worlds
SPORTS BRIEFS: Williams can regain top ranking at Qatar Open