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Jimmy LaRoue

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Jimmy LaRoue is the public safety reporter for The Virginia Gazette. He has worked for Virginia newspapers in Woodstock, Waynesboro and Louisa as well as in Elizabeth City, NC.

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  • Williamsburg man sentenced to five years in prison for lying to FBI, passport fraud

    Williamsburg man sentenced to five years in prison for lying to FBI, passport fraud

    A Williamsburg man who told an FBI undercover agent he wanted to commit jihad and expressed sympathy for ISIS and multiple terrorist attacks will serve five years in prison for passport fraud and making false statements in applications to join the U.S. military, according to a U.S. Department of...

  • Williamsburg BBQ Cook Off gives pros, amateurs to showcase skills with meat

    Williamsburg BBQ Cook Off gives pros, amateurs to showcase skills with meat

    Williamsburg’s best barbecue restaurants and food trucks will go head-to-head in the Williamsburg Pro-Am BBQ Cook Off July 1. The event, sponsored by the Rotary Club of the Historic Triangle, will take place from 12 to 4 p.m. at Jamestown Beach Event Park as competitors compete for top brisket,...

  • Police: Road delays expected during Jamestown Triathlon

    Police: Road delays expected during Jamestown Triathlon

    Several roads in James City County will close during Jamestown Triathlon events Saturday, according to James City County Police. With several hundred people taking part in the Jamestown Olympic Triathlon and Jamestown Sprint Triathlon taking place from 7:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, James City...

  • Three from Williamsburg area named to all-Region 4A boys soccer team

    Three from Williamsburg area named to all-Region 4A boys soccer team

    Jamestown’s Michael Meese and Antonio Gonzalez, and Lafayette’s Stephen Council were named All-Region 4A first team in boys soccer. Four other Jamestown players were named to the second team, and Warhill, Jamestown and Lafayette each had two players named honorable mention. Parker Caterbone, who...

  • King 'Beloved Community Conversation' coming to Williamsburg

    King 'Beloved Community Conversation' coming to Williamsburg

    The fourth in a series of ‘Beloved Community Conversations’ about Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy in Virginia will take place from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church. The event is free and open to the public. Commission chairwoman and state Sen. Jennifer L. McClellan will moderate...

  • Police: Illinois man dies in motorcycle accident on I-64 in York County

    Police: Illinois man dies in motorcycle accident on I-64 in York County

    One man died and a woman was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident on westbound Interstate 64 in York County Sunday morning, according to the Virginia State Police. Donald L. Losey, 66, of Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, died at the scene and his wife, riding in the second seat of a 2001 Electra...

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