Prosecutors plan to upgrade charges against a Baltimore man accused of shooting his girlfriend, leading police on a high-speed chase and shooting at officers last month.
Monday, January 18, 2021
Standing side-by-side, people of all colors, ages and genders formed a conveyor belt-like chain Sunday afternoon to fill 300 boxes of food at Hope Distributed as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Food Drive.
Sunday, January 17, 2021
A local distillery and its owner have been indicted by a Shenandoah County grand jury on 115 counts of charges relating to dumping over 40,000 gallons of industrial waste into a stream.
Virginia reported back-to-back single-day highs for COVID-19 cases over the weekend, including nearly 10,000 new cases on Sunday, according to information from the Virginia Department of Health’s online dashboard.
Harrisonburg police continue to investigate a late Friday night shooting, according to a Sunday afternoon press release.
Saturday, January 16, 2021
Joe Fierro was a landscaper, Isabella Kiser was working at a horse barn, Kellie Sacksteder was an air traffic controller and Tanner Bogle was giving rock climbing tours and coaching snowboarding.
A proposed subdivision located on Roxbury Lane is heading to Timberville’s Planning Commission after town council held a joint public hearing during Wednesday’s meeting.
Friday, January 15, 2021
A former Bridgewater Retirement Community executive accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the facility pleaded guilty Friday in Rockingham County Circuit Court.
Bridgewater’s Town Council hit the ground running Tuesday after taking on a variety of action items during its first virtual meeting of the year.
Local tax experts are anticipating a busy, confusing tax season with recent changes to code and various disruptions in employment and government payments during the pandemic.
After wrapping up a 24-hour shift at the Harrisonburg Fire Department on Maryland Avenue on Monday, Alan Wampler headed to his other fire station — the Weyers Cave Volunteer Fire Company.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Gerald Lehman always planned to retire when he reached 30 years of service with Rockingham County Public Schools. As the first and only director of nutrition services for the school division, he has overseen a lot of changes and given plenty of time to make sure students are fed.
U.S. Rep. Ben Cline, R-Botetourt, has been named one of the new members to the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations, according to federal documents.
The deadline for new trash bin selection has been extended, according to a press release from the city of Harrisonburg.
On the first day of the 2021 General Assembly session, Del. Tony Wilt, R-Broadway, filed legislation to establish a task force dedicated to ensuring students don’t fall permanently behind due to remote learning.
Monday, January 18, 2021
WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol lifts lockdown after nearby fire in homeless camp prompts security concerns during inauguration rehearsal.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's first female president met Olympic sailing champion Sofia Bekatorou on Monday to express her support for the athlete who publicly claimed she had been sexually assaulted 22 years ago by a senior sports official.
The European Union sought Monday to ease concerns that citizens might be obliged to get shots against the coronavirus before they’re allowed to travel, as debate swirls over the use of vaccination certificates to help reopen tourism across the 27-nation bloc.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Capitol complex temporarily locked down Monday during a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration after a fire in a homeless encampment about a mile away sent a plume of smoke into the air and caused security concerns.
ZURICH (AP) — Hockey world championships pulled from Belarus because of safety concerns.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Police orders lockdown during inauguration rehearsal in abundance of caution after nearby fire, no public threat.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials say evacuation at inaugural rehearsal was due to a fire several blocks away and not believed to be a threat.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Participants in inauguration rehearsal on West Front of Capitol evacuated by security officials.
BERLIN (AP) — The International Energy Agency says oil and gas companies aren't doing enough to reduce the release of methane, a potent source of planet-heating emissions, that is seeping out of pipelines and production plants.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Facebook has started the process of assigning a legal representative in Turkey to comply with a law governing social media companies, Turkey’s official Anadolu news agency said Monday.