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Friday, October 20, 2017

Court upholds life sentence in Funk-Curtis murder conviction

“I’m glad it’s over – and that he finally more or less admitted he murdered my son.” – Those were the words of the...

Powell-Adams Kerfoot Avenue murder trial set for February

The then 17-year-old accused of stabbing his 19-year-old girlfriend to death on Kerfoot Avenue on March 25 has a trial date set for the...

Former teacher pleads no contest to felony child sex charges

FRONT ROYAL — Former Skyline High School teacher Steven Roger Bretsch escaped a lengthy jail term Monday when Warren County Circuit Judge Ronald L....

Skyline teacher indicted on child sex crimes, likely to enter plea

FRONT ROYAL – Former Skyline High School teacher Steven Bretsch was indicted Wednesday by a Warren County grand jury, accused of improper sexual contact...

Hoyle indicted for stepfather’s murder

Front Royal resident David Glynn Hoyle Jr., 33, was indicted Wednesday by the Warren County Grand Jury on a charge of murder in the...

Court authorizes defense motions in Bailey Powell murder case

Defense motions in the Second Degree Murder case of 18-year-old Bailey Powell were heard in an early-morning hearing on Thursday, June 29.  Defense co-counsel...

Curtis sentenced to life for murder of Simon Funk, Jr.

After one hour and 50 minutes of deliberation on Thursday, June 29, a Warren County Circuit Court jury came in with two guilty verdicts...

Cabbie murder trial heads to jury on Thursday (June 29)

The prosecution and defense rested their cases in the First Degree Murder trial of Clay Marshall Curtis late Thursday morning (June 29).  Curtis is...

Skyline High teacher Steven Bretsch waives preliminary hearing on sex charges

FRONT ROYAL – Skyline High School teacher Steven Bretsch was in Warren County Juvenile Court Thursday morning, for a scheduled preliminary hearing, accused of...

Explosive inmate testimony rocks third day of Curtis murder trial

FRONT ROYAL – After two and a half days of testimony the prosecution case is nearing a close in the First Degree Murder trial...