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Friday, October 24, 2014


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Waynesboro police make first charge under new state law

WAYNESBORO-The practice of stealing someone’s personal photos and posting them online gained national attention this summer, when several celebrities fell victim to the crime. This week, an incident in the Valley tested a new Virginia law about the practice.

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Saturday 10/18/2014
Webster to face grand jury in crash that killed Waynesboro man
Posted: October 18, 2014

Author Donovan Webster is scheduled to face a grand jury in December on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in a crash that killed a Waynesboro man.

Friday 10/17/2014
Police identify driver in Thursday shooting
Posted: October 17, 2014

WAYNESBORO-The driver killed in Thursday night’s shooting on Interstate 64 has been identified by Virginia State Police. Dennis G. Hoke Jr., 42, of Augusta County, died after pulling a handgun and exchanging shots with a state trooper. Hoke had been pulled over after the trooper witnessed what State Police officials described as “erratic” driving, near mile marker 89 in Fishersville.

Police arrest man after Target shoplifting incident
Posted: October 17, 2014

Police charged a 20-year-old man with grand larceny Wednesday after Target employees reported a shoplifting incident. Police arrested Marcel Terence Vaughn after he allegedly walked out of Target with a pair of Beats headphones, worth $379.

Police arrest man twice in one night
Posted: October 17, 2014

Waynesboro police arrested a man twice in one night this week on charges of domestic assault and violating a protective order.

Motorist killed after pulling weapon at I-64 traffic stop
Posted: October 17, 2014

FISHERSVILLE-A man was killed on Interstate 64 Thursday night, after exchanging gunfire with a Virginia State trooper.

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