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

  • Williamsburg office of Department of Veterans Services opens

    Williamsburg office of Department of Veterans Services opens

    Joe Adair, commander of American Legion Post 39 in Williamsburg, said the new Virginia Department of Veterans Services office will be important to the region’s population of veterans as they transition out of the military. A formal grand opening ceremony for the office, located at 203 Ironbound...

  • American Revolution Museum at Yorktown to commemorate Revolutionary War victory

    American Revolution Museum at Yorktown to commemorate Revolutionary War victory

    The American Revolution Museum will commemorate the 236th anniversary of America’s Revolutionary War victory in Yorktown Oct. 14-15, according to a Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation news release. Artillery demonstrations and hands-on interpretive programs will take place at the museum, along with open...

  • New year, same issues in play in 93rd District Delegates race

    The issues haven’t changed and neither have the candidates. What has changed: It’s a year later and Democrat Mike Mullin is the incumbent in the 93rd District House of Delegates, and Republican Heather Cordasco is challenging him again for the seat. Mullin defeated Cordasco last November in a special...

  • Police: Speed a factor in fatal Interstate 64 accident

    Police: Speed a factor in fatal Interstate 64 accident

    Police said speed was a factor in a multi-car accident on Interstate 64 in James City County that killed one Tuesday. Darlene Therese Harris, 47, of Richmond, died at the scene as a result of her injuries, according to Virginia State Police Sgt. Michelle Anaya in a news release. Harris was driving...

  • VDOT: I-64 westbound reopens, backups remain

    VDOT: I-64 westbound reopens, backups remain

    Interstate 64 westbound has reopened to traffic, but a backup of about three miles remains, according to Virginia Department of Transportation spokesman Dave Forster. Traffic was stopped on I-64 for about an hour, and traffic was diverted at exit 247 at Lee Hall, Forster said. Previously: Interstate...

  • James City County Police identify family of found woman

    James City County Police identify family of found woman

    The James City County Police Department was able to find the family of a woman who was lost Sunday afternoon near Drammen Court in the Kristiansand neighborhood of Norge, according to a James City County Police Department news release. James City County Police found the woman around 12:30 p.m....

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