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Morning News Brief and Tuesday's Forecast - The Winchester Star
Netanyahu to use Congress' bully pulpit to assail Iran talks WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seizing the bully pulpit of the U.S. House to deliver his stern message about the danger Iran poses to his nation's survival and ...
Death notices - The Winchester Star
HELEN ELIZABETH DARR BURKE, 88, formerly of Strasburg, died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at her daughter’s home in Winchester. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Junior Burke. Arrangements are by Stover Funeral Home and Crematory of Strasburg.
Frederick Man Pleads Guilty to Stray-Bullet Killing; Will Serve 13 Years in Prison - The Winchester Star
WINCHESTER — A Frederick County man indicted in a fatal stray bullet shooting will serve 13 years in jail. Eddie Alvin Debraux Sr., 48, of Stephens City, pleaded guilty in Frederick County Circuit Court Monday morning to four felonies and three ...
88-year-old Stephens City great-grandmother reported missing - The Winchester Star
STEPHENS CITY — An 88-year-old great-grandmother from Stephens who is on medication for dementia has been reported missing by her family. Betty Einung was last seen about 9:30 a.m. Saturday, when she left the home she shares with her daughter’s family ...
Area legislators to recap 2015 session - The Winchester Star
winchester — Area legislators are expected to recap the 2015 General Assembly session during a Winchester-Frederick-Clarke Republican Women’s Club lunch Wednesday at the Holiday Inn at 333 Front…
Morning News Briefs and Thursday's Forecast - The Winchester Star
NEW YORK (AP) — Two men arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group were vocal both online and in personal conversations about their commitment and desire to join the extremists, with one of them speaking of shooting President Barack ...
Light snow possible overnight - The Winchester Star
Snow is likely tonight, mainly after 3 a.m., and a low of 19. Total nighttime accumulation of less than one-half an inch. Snow continues before 9 a.m. with an other half-inch possible. Cloudy and a high of 30 on Thursday. The NWS's Winter Precip Onset ...
City Man Killed in Single-Car Crash on Northwestern Pike - The Winchester Star
WINCHESTER — A Winchester man died this morning after a single-vehicle crash in central Frederick County west of the city. Thomas C. Gruenther, 54, of Winchester, was pronounced dead at the scene around 10 this morning. Head of Frederick County Sheriff ...
18-year-old mother indicted for second-degree murder in infant daughter's death - The Winchester Star
WINCHESTER — An 18-year-old city woman is facing a charge of second-degree murder in the death of her 6-month-old daughter. Nija Johnson was indicted today by a Winchester grand jury. Her daughter, Natalia Johnson, died Jan. 23 at Inova Fairfax Hospital ...
Morning News Briefs and Monday's Forecast - The Winchester Star
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood is smarter than you thought. Whether by design or chance, the 87th Academy Awards elegantly and subtly shifted the tone of the season from a reductive fixation on snubs and fact-checking to a positive celebration of original ...
Frederick Opening ONE-HOUR LATE; Winchester and Clarke on a TWO-HOUR DELAY - The Winchester Star
All Frederick County Public Schools are operating on a ONE-HOUR DELAY on Monday, February 23, 2015. Buses will run emergency snow routes. Winchester escuelas públicas están en un retraso de dos horas hoy lunes 23 de febrero. Las escuelas primarias ...
WINTER STORM WARNING until 6 a.m. Sunday; (Unofficial Snowfall totals included) - The Winchester Star
The National Weather Service's Winter Storm Warning will remian in effect until 6 a.m. Sunday. Accumulations fo 6 to 12 inches are expected with more possible at elevatiuons above 2,000 feet. Up to one-tenth of an inch of ice is possible as well.
Pioneer girls beat Colonels 61-54 to reach final - The Winchester Star
WINCHESTER — After nipping James Wood on buzzer-beaters twice in regular season play, Millbrook relied on a clutch fourth quarter by Erika Reed to topple the Colonels 61-54 in the semifinals of the…
Area briefs — Warrior girls fall to Raiders 50-41 in Conf. 21 semis - The Winchester Star
LEESBURG — The Sherando girls’ basketball team got as close as five points down the stretch, but simply could not catch Loudoun County in a season-ending 50-41 loss in the Conference 21 semifinals…
Raiders knock off Millbrook boys, 76-70 - The Winchester Star
WINCHESTER — The Millbrook boys’ basketball team knew it’d be facing a better Loudoun County team than the one it routed 61-32 on Dec. 10, but the Pioneers certainly didn’t expect matters to change…