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Three dead in Stafford I-95 crash

A married couple in their 70s from Stafford County and their 47-year-old daughter-in-law were killed early Friday when the minivan they were riding in struck another vehicle and veered out of control on Interstate 95 near Garrisonville, Virginia State Police...

By Washington Post Editors  |  August 27, 2010; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Paul Duggan , Stafford , Traffic Accidents  
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4 months for Va. man in fiancee's death

A Stafford County man has been sentenced to four months in jail on charges stemming from the accidental shooting of his fiancee during a hunt club outing. Authorities say 29-year-old Forrest David Matthews Jr. accidentally shot and killed 27-year-old Carrie...

By Washington Post Editors  |  July 16, 2010; 9:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  From the Courthouse , Stafford  
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Father gets 6 years in baby's death

A Stafford County man who pleaded guilty to shaking his 6-week-old son to death has been sentenced to six years in prison for voluntary manslaughter. Baby Marcus Andre lived in Stafford with his father, Jason W. Andre, who called 911 on June 29, 2009, to report his son was having trouble breathing. Marcus was flown to the pediatric intensive care unit at Inova Fairfax Hospital, where prosecutors said he had suffered severe brain injury and was "brain dead upon arrival."

By Tom Jackman  |  June 29, 2010; 5:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Stafford , Tom Jackman , Updates  
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O'Malley, Mikulski continue push to jam call phones at prisons

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and Sen. Barbara Mikulski cited test results released Wednesday on cell phone jamming equipment at a federal prison to support federal legislation allowing states to stop prisoners from using contraband cell phones. The test was conducted...

By Washington Post Editors  |  May 13, 2010; 8:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Maryland , Politics , Stafford , The Criminal Mind  
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We, the jury, change our mind

Even after a jury has found someone guilty of a crime, they are allowed to change their mind and find him not guilty, the Virginia Court of Appeals has ruled.

By Tom Jackman  |  November 19, 2009; 1:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse , Stafford , Tom Jackman , Virginia  
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