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WDBJ7 ReporterA source with the Randolph County Sheriff's Department in North Carolina told WDBJ7 Thursday that Matthew Steven Jones, who is the boyfriend of missing Carroll County woman Desia Rae George, has been taken into custody. Jones was taken into custody by...
Tags: Theft, Bank Robbery
Thousands of law enforcement agents from around the country plan to attend a memorial on Wednesday for a campus police officer who authorities say was slain by the accused Boston Marathon bombers, and Vice President Joe Biden is slated to speak at the...
In what could be a major break in the Boston Marathon case, investigators are on the hunt for a man seen in a department store surveillance video dropping off a bag at the site of the bombings, a local politician said Wednesday. Separately, a law...
Tags: Laws, Crime, Law and Justice, Hospitals and Clinics, Sports, FBI
reporterChases, drug busts and high-dollar scams. That's what might come to mind when you think of police agencies, but it's a solid foundation that keeps everything running. That's the idea behind the Professional Standards Commission. Wednesday, law...
Tags: Science and Technology, Standards
The Henry County sheriff's department found the body of an Army Corp of Engineers volunteer in shallow water near boat ramp #1 near Philpott Dam. John Madins, 69, was last seen two days ago. He often walked his dog on a trail near the boat ramp. ...
Law enforcement agencies across the country, including right here in southwest Virginia, are dealing with an ammunition shortage as the gun control debate continues in Washington. "We've been having trouble for several years, obtaining rifle ammunition,...
A Martinsville man has been formally charged in federal court for allegedly calling in a false threat at UVA-Wise last week. 20-year-old Bryant Hairston was charged Monday in a federal criminal complaint. He is accused of calling 9-1-1 on January 23...
A man wanted on charges of detonating pipe bombs at the Virginia homes of his ex-girlfriend and two investigators handling an indecent exposure case involving him has been captured in Montana. The Stafford County Sheriff's Office says 25-year-old...
ReporterHe's a man in uniform and he's doing more than just making the grade--he's setting records too. Sgt. Brandt Gawor of the Franklin County Sheriff's Department has been recognized 6 years in a row for making the most DUI arrests. He made 20 arrests last...
Tags: Drunk Driving
The suspect in the deadly shootings in Colorado had an assault rifle, a shotgun and two pistols. A federal law enforcement official says the suspect, identified by other federal law enforcement officials as James Holmes, also used a gas canister in the...
The search for an infamousNeo-Naziwho had been on the run for nearly a month is over. Bill White was arrested in Mexico. The 35 year old left his Lynchburg home last month without the the permission of his probation officer. White is expected to return...
ReporterLaw Enforcement officers around the New River Valley are remembering their fellow officers killed in the line of duty. In Blacksburg, a memorial parade was held this afternoon to pay respect to those in uniform who made the ultimate sacrifice. The parade...
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