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Feb 28, 2013
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Stafford woman sentenced for selling drugs
A Stafford woman has been ordered to serve nearly 12 years in federal prison for selling drugs authorities allege she received from an indicted county doctor.
Two convicted in Fredericksburg shooting
Two men who tried to rob a suspected drug dealer and ended up shooting him earlier this year pleaded guilty to multiple charges Thursday in Fredericksburg Circuit Court.
At murder trial, testimony claims Howsare fired in 'rage'
Mark T. Howsare, 63, is charged with first-degree murder, aggravated malicious wounding and using a firearm in the commission of a felony.
Stafford planners outline concerns about 561-townhome proposal
The Stafford Planning Commission considered a preliminary subdivision plan Wednesday for 561 townhomes, but deferred the matter after commissioners brought up a number of concerns.
Latest White House fence jumper charged with assault
The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said Thursday.
Local chef Joy Crump of Foode eliminated from 'Top Chef'
Local chef Joy Crump, who co-owns the downtown restaurant Foode, is competing in this season's Top Chef show on the Bravo Network.
Man guilty of sexual assault of 7-year-old in Caroline
A man staying with a friend in Caroline County was convicted of sexually assaulting her 7-year-old daughter.
Expert examines fracking royalties on leases in Virginia
An official with a national association that looks out for the rights of property owners during gas and oil drilling says landowners in the Fredericksburg area have signed a "fairly typical" lease that allows the "lowest possible" royalty rate available.
Search to resume for Virginia teen missing since 2013
Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks tell media outlets that the search for 17-year-old Alexis Murphy isn't connected to any other cases.
Virginia, other states to monitor everyone traveling from Ebola-stricken nations
Federal authorities said today that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days.
Redskins' Gruden: RG3 is 'wild card' for Monday
Coach Jay Gruden said Wednesday that quarterback Colt McCoy remains the starter as of "right now" for Washington's game against Dallas on Monday night.
Survey: Harassment a common part of online life
A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life.
Dow nears record after big jump
Dow came within 100 points of its all-time high after rising sharply for a second straight day.
Orange approves tower to expand wireless reach
New local magazine being launched soon
Ikea also pulling sausages
BUSINESS BRIEFS: Hyundai close to mileage suit deal