How Cops Became Robbers
Three features of civil forfeiture law and five Supreme Court decisions make it easy for police to take money from motorists. One afternoon in August 2012, Mandrel Stuart was driving with his girlfriend into Washington, D.C., when a Fairfax County cop pulled him over on Interstate 66, ostensibly because the windows of his SUV were too dark.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Augusta and Nelson Co. Residents Want Answers about Proposed Pipeline
We're learning more about what people across the region are planning to do in their fight against a proposed natural gas pipeline. The plans from Dominion and Duke Energy call for a line that would be 42 inches in diameter.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
First Annual Food Freedom Fest Offers Reasons for Optimism
Last weekend, I had the honor of taking part in the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund 's first annual Food Freedom Fest . The two-day event, held in Staunton, Virginia, brought together an estimated 200 supporters of food freedom from as far away as California.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Mary Baldwin College is Looking Ahead
"I'm glad they're doing something to expand the college because it can't do anything but help," said Cynthia Watson, who has lived in Staunton for over 25 years. She was surprised to hear about a new strategic plan announced by Mary Baldwin College called "Mary Baldwin 2020".
Thu Sep 11, 2014
How Cops Got A License To Steal Your Money
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Wed Sep 03, 2014
Weirton Daily Times
Bear that attacked Va. man in W.Va. still at large
Colin Carpenter heads the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources' black bear project.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
August Sheriff's Deputies Arrest Man Wanted on Drug Charges
UPDATE 8/29/2014: Deputies with the Augusta County Sheriff's Office arrested Brian Moats at a residence in Staunton on August 28. They found him hiding in the attic.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Harrison Street Senior Housing Portfolio Includes Philadelphia Properties
Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, a real estate private equity firm focused exclusively on investments in the Education, Healthcare, and Storage sectors, is acquiring an 11 property senior housing portfolio that includes properties in Philadelphia.
F-15 jet crashes in Western Virginia
The National Transporation Safety Board has confirmed that a military jet has crashed in Augusta County near Deerfield, west of Staunton.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
'I didn't want to kill her, I wanted her to go away and stop biting ...
'I didn't want to kill her, I wanted her to go away and stop biting me': Bear attack victim shows off the rock he used to beat away animal as his dog helped him escape Mr Krichbaum's wounds included a hole the size of a 50-cent coin in one of his upper thighs and scratch marks A 59-year-old man who was lucky to survive a bear attack has spoken of ... (more)
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Weirton Daily Times
Bear that attacked Va. man in W.Va. eludes capture
Colin Carpenter with the DNR tells The Winchester Star that the bear hadn't been captured as of Sunday evening.
Harrison St. Sells $283M MOB Portfolio
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Fri Aug 22, 2014
Frederick County man and his dog attacked by bear in national park
If you accidentally approach a mother bear with her cubs, move away slowly and give the bear her space.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Man's best friend saves the day: Owner survives bear mauling after...
ISIS offered to swap James Foley for 'Lady Al Qaeda': Terrorists wanted return of MIT-educated neuroscientist caught with plans for dirty bomb, Ebola and chemical weapon 'that spared children' Revealed, James Foley was an ISIS 'whipping boy': Jihadists discovered pictures of his USAF officer brother on his laptop and tortured him with mock ... (more)
The Daily News-Record
#5 - NEW: City Meth Dealer Gets 12 1/2 Years
A leader in a large drug distribution ring in Rockingham and Augusta counties will spend 12 ½ years in federal prison.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Daily News-Record
Murder Suspect Arrested
Officials with the Augusta County Sheriff's Office have announced the arrest of a Staunton man in the death of 22-year-old Coleman Denzel Neeley, also of Staunton.