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Stafford County, Virginia: Firefighters Suspended For Taking Baby to Hospital In Fire Engine

Stafford County, Virginia: Firefighters Suspended For Taking Baby to Hospital In Fire Engine

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Two volunteer Stafford County firefighters have been suspended after they transported an 18-month old child to the hospital in a fire engine. The father of the little girl tells FOX 5 he is grateful for the actions of those two first responders, who may have saved his daughter’s life. The suspended firefighters, Captain James Kelley and Sgt. …

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Pentagon Army Staff Sergeant Charged in Woodbridge, Virginia Murders

Pentagon Army Staff Sergeant Charged in Woodbridge, Virginia Murders

WOODBRIDGE, Va. — An Army staff sergeant assigned to the Pentagon was arrested on murder and other charges in the death of a police officer and another person, authorities said Sunday. Ronald Hamilton, 32, is being held without bond in the Prince William County Adult Detention Center on charges that include murder of a law enforcement officer. He is accused of …

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Storm Death Toll Rises to 4 After Victim Found Dead in Appomattox County, Virginia

Storm Death Toll Rises to 4 After Victim Found Dead in Appomattox County, Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia State Police is reporting four deaths after storms ripped through Virginia Wednesday afternoon and evening. Three of the deaths were in Waverly and the fourth was in Appomattox County. The Commonwealth was impacted by severe thunderstorms along with high winds and seven tornadoes throughout the day. An Appomattox County man was found dead after his residence was …

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Virginia to No Longer Recognize Concealed Carry Handgun Permits From Out of State

Virginia to No Longer Recognize Concealed Carry Handgun Permits From Out of State

Richmond, Va. – It is expected to be announced by Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring on Tuesday that Virginia will no longer recognize concealed carry handgun permits from 25 states that they currently have reciprocity agreements with, according to a report from the Washington Post. The report says Herring’s office reviewed the agreements with the 30 states Virginia has concealed …

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Manassas, Virginia: Detective Kills Self While Facing Child Sex Charges

Manassas, Virginia: Detective Kills Self While Facing Child Sex Charges

GAINESVILLE, Va. — A police detective who once made national news when he took out a search warrant to photograph the genitals of a teen sexting suspect killed himself Tuesday as his fellow law officers were attempting to arrest him on child sex abuse charges, officials said. David Edward Abbott, 39, a detective for the Manassas, Virginia, police, barricaded himself …

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Virginia State Police: Man’s Body Found in Gloucester Ditch

Virginia State Police: Man's Body Found in Gloucester Ditch

A man’s body was found in a ditch along a Gloucester County highway Sunday morning. A Virginia State Police trooper was flagged down around 9:46 a.m. by a passerby who had found the body in a ditch off of John Clayton Highway, according to a statement from the State Police. The man was dead, said police, who are trying to identify him.

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Rockbridge County, Virginia: Warrants Issued For Man Who Opened Fire at Police

Rockbridge County, Virginia: Warrants Issued For Man Who Opened Fire at Police

Rockbridge County sheriff’s deputies are continuing their search for an “armed and dangerous man” south of Buena Vista and have released the charges against him via the agency’s Facebook page. William Evan Hall, 35, has been charged with attempted capital murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, shooting …

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