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: Patient assaults nurse at Eastern State Hospital

    Police: Patient assaults nurse at Eastern State Hospital

    A Portsmouth man has been charged with felony malicious wounding after allegedly assaulting a nurse at Eastern State Hospital last Friday, according to James City County Police. A nurse was removing Eric Maurice Littles, 26, from a restraint chair when he assaulted her, police spokeswoman Stephanie...

  • Police: Man robbed on William and Mary campus

    Police: Man robbed on William and Mary campus

    A man was robbed on the College of William and Mary campus early Tuesday morning, according to campus police. The robbery took place around midnight near the Kaplan parking lot, campus police said in a news release, and dispatch was notified around 1:15 a.m. Two men of unknown race, around 6 feet...

  • Toano Middle pays tribute to Noah

    Toano Middle pays tribute to Noah

    Noah Gallegos loved the color green. At Toano Middle School Friday, students and staff wore his favorite color in memory of their sixth-grade classmate, who died Wednesday morning. Others across Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools wore green in tribute to him. The 12-year-old boy died...

  • Police: First responders recover body of man from College Creek

    Police: First responders recover body of man from College Creek

    The body of a 25-year-old man was recovered Friday evening after he went underwater in College Creek and did not resurface in College Creek off of the Colonial Parkway Friday afternoon, according to James City County Police. According to a news release from James City County Police on Saturday...

  • Prep roundup

    Tabb's girls and New Kent's boys took first place in the second Bay Rivers District regular-season track and field meet of the season. Tabb had 114 points in the meet on Bruton’s track, followed by York (107), Lafayette (100), Jamestown (92) and Grafton (92). The New Kent boys (128) were followed...

  • Jamestown-Scotland Ferry to run at reduced capacity

    Jamestown-Scotland Ferry to run at reduced capacity

    The Jamestown-Scotland Ferry will run at reduced capacity Wednesday morning, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. The Surry boat will be picking up cars soon, according to VDOT senior communications specialist Shellee Casiello, but all other boats are out of service. The Jamestown-Scotland...

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