TN Man Cade Rader Arrested On Multiple Drug Charges In Tyler VA

WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Telford, Tennessee man, Cade Cameron Rader, has been identified as the suspect arrested on several drug charges after caught trespassing on Roark Lane in Tyler, Virginia.

Rader, 23, was charged with possession with the intent to distribute a schedule 4 narcotic, possession of schedule 3 narcotic, trespassing, petit larceny and destruction of private property.

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VA Man Namel “Da Prince” Augustine ID’d As Victim Found Dead On Chesapeake Sidewalk

CHESAPEAKE, VA. (THECOUNT) — Namel Prince Augustine, of Chesapeake, VA, has been identified as the victim found dead on a Great Bridge Boulevard sidewalk Friday.

Augustine, 25, was found dead on a sidewalk suffering from at least one gunshot wound in Chesapeake Friday night, police said.

Authorities confirmed that the man killed was 25-year-old Namel “DA Prince” Augustine

Around 10:29 p.m., Chesapeake police responded to a report of gunshots in the 800 block of Great Bridge Boulevard. Arriving officers found a dead man on the sidewalk with apparent gunshot wounds, police said. Continue reading

VA Woman Robin Chenault ID’d As Victim Found Shot Dead In Lynchburg Home Sunday

LYNCHBURG, VA. (THECOUNT) — Lynchburg woman, 69-year-old Robin Chenault, has been identified as the victim found shot dead in a residence Saturday night.

Police did not give an update or release the name of a man who was also found suffering from gunshot wounds in the home, saying only he is 65 years old.

On Friday around 9:30 p.m. police arrested Tony Kidd, 53, for assault and battery in Campbell County in the Evington community. Kidd was released on bond. It was after that time he reportedly shot several people at a residence, at least one fatally.

Lynchburg police said 53-year-old Tony Kidd, of Campbell County, was a suspect in those shootings as well as shooting and injuring a police officer. Continue reading

LA Man Joshua Kidd ID’d As Victim In Bossier City Murder

Bossier City, LA. (THECOUNT)Joshua Lewis Kidd, of Bossier City, LA, has been identified as the victim found suffering from at least one gunshot wound Tuesday.

Bossier City Police Officers responded to multiple calls shots fired in the 500 block of Parklane Drive, Bossier City, LA. Upon arrival, officers found Kidd, 30, with an apparent gunshot wound to the upper body.

The victim is Joshua Lewis Kidd, a resident of Parklane Drive. Kidd was 30 years old. The shooting is being investigated as a homicide. Continue reading

Aylett VA Man Killed In Tuesday Mechanicsville Crash Identified As Jacob Michael Stafford

HANOVER COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT)Jacob Michael Stafford, of Aylett, VA, has been identified as the victim in a Tuesday Hanover County crash.

Stafford, 22, was operating a Chevrolet hatchback vehicle, when for an unknown reason, crossed center lines and collided with a Toyota sport utility vehicle in the 6000 block of Pole Green Road, Mechanicsville, VA, shortly after 11 a.m.

The driver of the Toyota sport utility vehicle suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital. Continue reading

Newport News Man Samuel Elijah Hill ID’d As VA Victim In Fatal Hampton Shooting Thursday

HAMPTON, VA. (THECOUNT) — Samuel Elijah Hill, from Newport News, has been identified as the victim found suffering from gunshot wounds Thursday night in Hampton, VA.

Authorities have launched a homicide investigation after Hill, 33, was found fatally shot Thursday evening. Officers were dispatched to the area on calls of shots fired in the 300 block of Lincoln Street just before 10 p.m.

Hill was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police identified the victim as 33-year-old Samuel Elijah Hill from Newport News. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Continue reading

TN Family Members Killed In Friday Rogersville Crash Identified

ROGERSVILLE, TN. (THECOUNT) – State troopers have named three victims killed Friday on Old Highway 11W in Rogersville, TN.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol identified the three fatalities as the operator of a Cavalier, Deborah Lynn Kimberlin, 37, and her two passengers, Jimmy Kimberlin, 67, and Nancy L. Kimberlin, 51, all of Jonesville, Virginia.

Several others were injured in the crash that occurred in Hawkins County around 10 p.m. Friday.

State troopers say a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck entered into oncoming traffic and struck a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier. The pickup truck then rolled over and struck a third vehicle, a 2007 BMW 5 Series, according to THP. According to the highway patrol, several other people were injured in the crash. The extent of their injuries are unknown. Hawkins County dispatchers told us Friday night that two medical helicopters were called to the scene. Continue reading

Staggering 1 Million Go Dark During Brutal Nor’easter Storm

At least 900,000 customers in the Northeast are without electricity Thursday after being hit with a powerful storm.

The massive storm, which followed another devastating storm last week, pelted the area with heavy snow, ice and strong winds, downing power lines and leaving precarious road conditions.

The nor’easter may drop several more inches of snow in Massachusetts and northern New England into Thursday afternoon, but largely the storm did its worst Wednesday, leaving about 900,000 customers without power along the East Coast from Virginia to Maine. Continue reading

Army Vet Mom and Young Child Killed In Waverly VA Crash

Norfolk, Virginia resident, Hannah Feinberg and a 5-year-old child were killed in a two vehicle crash on Route 460 in Waverly. Hannah was 27.

The crash occurred Friday night around 11:17 p.m. on General Mahone Highway, west of Cabin Point Road.

Feinberg’s 2012 Honda Civic was traveling westbound on Route 460 when she lost control, running off of the roadway and hitting a guardrail. The crash caused the vehicle to spin out into the eastbound lanes and into the path of a tractor trailer. Continue reading

Virginia Elects First Transgender To State Legislature Democrat Danica Roem

Virginia democrat Danica Roem has made history by becoming the nation’s first openly transgender person to be elected to state legislature. She will represent the 13th House District in Northern Virginia.

Roem’s victory makes her the first transgender representative out of 7,400 state legislature seats in the United States.

Her opponent, Republican Bob Marshall, ran a decidedly homophobic campaign. This was, of course, par for the course for a representative who was the principal sponsor of a bill similar to North Carolina’s anti-transgender HB2 law and for a man who even tried to ban gays from serving in the Virginia National Guard.

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