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.

Recent Articles

  • 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...

  • Jamestown falls to Smithfield in Region 4A championship

    Jamestown falls to Smithfield in Region 4A championship

    After withstanding pressure from Smithfield for much of the first half of the Region 4A championship game Thursday at Wanner Stadium, Jamestown began to build momentum. With the Eagles trailing by a goal, South Carolina commit Brianna Behm asserted herself, just missing on a pair of free kicks...

  • Police, FBI seek information on missing James City County children

    Police, FBI seek information on missing James City County children

    The FBI Norfolk Field Office, James City County Police and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, seek help in finding two James City County children that have been missing for more than four years. Amina Kandil and Belel Kandil have been missing from James City County since Aug....

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