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Man charged with murder of Houston-area cop due in court Monday

Man charged with murder of Houston-area cop due in court Monday

The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record...

Syria unable to determine extent of damage to ancient temple controlled by IS

Syria unable to determine extent of damage to ancient temple controlled by IS

Treasure hunters blocked from site of alleged Nazi gold train discovery

Thai police seek 2 more suspects in Bangkok bombing that killed 20

Virginia TV cameraman slain on live broadcast to be mourned Monday

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Colonial Williamsburg's Taste Tradition returns with a weekend of food, wine and spirits

Colonial Williamsburg's Taste Tradition is quickly becoming a tradition of its own, returning Labor Day weekend with over twelve special...

Audience joins Williamsburg Dinner Theatre family

In theater, an imaginary fourth wall traditionally separates audience from cast members.

League of Women Voters Forum may take place without three Republican candidates

JAMES CITY — This year, three Republican women are running for the Board of Supervisors. But they may not be in attendance at a...

Poquoson ranked safest city in Virginia

Poquoson has been ranked the safest community in Virginia.

Freshmen start new chapter at William and Mary

WILLIAMSBURG — Duke University senior Jazlyn Williams watched her brother's boxes, plastic crates and bags as he and her parents...

Homeless woman accused of Amtrak bathroom attack

Williamsburg Police accused a homeless woman of attacking two others inside an Amtrak station bathroom. 

Highway fatalities up nationwide

James City County resident Jerry Matthew Minkins was headed home when a truck slammed head-on into his car, killing him in February. Two...

New app explores College of William and Mary history

Walking along the brick walkways of William and Mary's campus, seniors Shawn Gardner and Alyssa Ward reflect on the last three years of...

Bank robber suspected in 5 cases

WILLIAMSBURG — A man wanted for a midday robbery of a Williamsburg bank in July is the suspect in four other area bank robberies,...

Authorities: Langley Federal Credit Union robber suspect in four other robberies

A man wanted for a midday robbery of a Williamsburg bank is the suspect in four other area bank robberies, police said. 

Corps considering John Smith designation, decision still looms

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said the decision to make a portion of the Capt. John Smith Historic Water Trail eligible for the...

WJCC School Board: Tuition, lunch increases and high school banking

Students in Williamsburg-James City County schools will pay more for school lunches this year, and those who pay to attend to the district&...

Savvy Seniors Column: Enjoying a lifetime of memories and stuff

I saw Betty White on TV recently. She is about two weeks older than I am and has adoring fans all over the U.S. I have a little fan base...

Williamsburg, James City Police blotter for Aug. 19

Williamsburg Police and James City County police departments reported the following charges and arrests:

Police: 14-year-old took vehicle for joy ride with two other kids in James City County

When a James City County officer found the vehicle he'd been following crashed after it was driving erractically shortly after 2 a.m, he...

VIMS studies toxic algae blooms in the York River

Aquatic animal pathologist Wolfgang Vogelbein held a small bottle of York River water up to the overcast sky Wednesday and gently shook it.

National News

Goodell, Brady due in court for 'Deflategate' case hearing

From creativity to corruption, Mandel was a political force

Kerry, Obama to raise global warming issues in Alaska

Mourners to pay tribute to slain television cameraman

Suspect in ambush of Houston-area deputy due in court

Trump's idea for mass deportation similar to 1930s removals

White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip

Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76

Alaska-bound, Obama makes waves by renaming Mount McKinley

Initial Common Core goals unfulfilled as results trickle in

World News

Afghan Taliban offer leader's biography amid power struggle

Migrants bike into Norway at remote Arctic border crossing

Gold hunters blocked from site of alleged Nazi gold train

200 residents of Iraqi town held by Islamic State group

Thai police award themselves $84K for arrest of bomb suspect

Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe

Syrian official: Amount of damage at Palmyra temple unclear

Canadians, Pakistani and Nigerian among dead in Saudi fire

Austria inspects trucks for migrants, creates 18-mile backup

Egypt starts dig on Gaza border to stop smuggling tunnels

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