A Break In The Action - Akeem Jordan's Trial To Wait For Eagles' Bye Date
While his Philadelphia Eagles teammates are relaxing during their bye week next month, linebacker Akeem Jordan is scheduled to return to Rockingham County General District Court to go to trial on an assault charge.
Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) - September 8, 2011
Dr. Smith Takes A Timeout - Bank Case Principal On Leave From RMH
The local doctor at the center of an investigation into a bomb scare earlier this week in Harrisonburg has taken a voluntary leave of absence from his job as a radiologist at Rockingham Memorial Hospital, according to his attorney and officials at RMH.
Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) - July 17, 2010
Simmons Case Motions Set Stage For Death Penalty Fight
News-Record Staff Writer Brent Simmons' attorneys have filed several motions this week in his capital murder case that indicate the battle that's shaping up for his trial -- with his life possibly at stake.
Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) - July 21, 1997
Fatal Link? Simmons Defense Wants Information On Another Death
Brent Simmons' defense team wants information from the Rockingham County Sheriff's Department on another homicide investigation, the 1997 shooting of Emmanuel C. 'Manny' Kingsley-Ibeh at Massanutten, court files indicated.
Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) - June 1, 1998
Mental health expert appointed for defendant in murder case
A capital murder case against Nicole Dawn Miller continued to churn toward a mid-January trial date Wednesday with Circuit Judge Dennis L. Hupp approving the appointment of a mental health expert to help in Miller’s defense.
A psychiatrist hired by defense attorneys testified Thursday that Nicole Dawn Miller couldn’t escape a harsh past that left her desperate and socially isolated on the afternoon she hit a 20-month-old boy who later died from his injuries.
A federal judge said Wednesday that court officials plan to send questionnaires to 150 potential jurors in the Shenandoah Valley to prepare for the August capital murder trial of Lorie Ann Taylor-Keller.
Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) - February 9, 2012
A special prosecutor will handle the drinking-and-driving case against a former Harrisonburg police officer because the Rockingham County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office recused itself, according to court documents.
Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) - June 10, 2014
Based on a tip that a Broadway man's home was using eight times the amount of electricity a typical residence uses, agents with the RUSH Drug Task Force obtained a search warrant and raided the home Wednesday night.
Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) - October 18, 2013
Jurors decide alleged hit and run involving neighbor
Bruce Coulter, 65, was charged with felony hit and run and leaving the scene of an accident after he backed his truck out of DR's Quick Shop, a downtown Stanley convenience store, on Oct. 25, and allegedly struck Kent McCaffrey, 40, Stanley.
Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) - May 30, 2000
Court Postpones Sex Crime Case - Ex-County Employee Facing Misdemeanors
A former Rockingham County employee will perform 40 hours of community service in connection with an allegation that he sexually assaulted a probationer under his supervision, according to court records.
Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) - August 31, 2007
Bond Revoked In Rioting Case - Morgner's Shoplifting Arrest Cited
A Vienna man arrested last month on a shoplifting charge in North Carolina while out on bond on charges stemming from April's Springfest riot had his $50,000 bond revoked Tuesday at a hearing in Rockingham County Circuit Court.
Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) - July 14, 2010
A 14-year-old boy has been charged with helping two Shenandoah Valley sisters, ages 12 and 13, fatally stab the girls' mother in what authorities say was a dispute over the mother's decision to send the girls to a military school.
Family Sought Help Before Fries Slaying Counselers, Minister Consulted Prior To Fatal Stabbing Saturday
In the wake of her separation and divorce from her husband, Marilyn Fries and her family had sought help from a minister and two professional counselors for some time prior to her stabbing death early Saturday morning.
Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) - September 14, 1993
Judge Dennis Hupp did not permit a Rockingham County Circuit Court jury to hear some testimony Tuesday that might have further reinforced prosecutors' claims that Camellia Fries talked constantly about killing her mother.
Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) - April 18, 1994
The lawyers had no witnesses to call and no arguments to make, so it was left to Rockingham County Circuit Judge Dennis L. Hupp on Wednesday to try to analyze the murder of Marilyn Stearn Fries, and to impose punishment on the guilty parties.
Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) - May 9, 1994
Words he texted to his mother last year - 'If he ever lays a hand on her again, he's going to look like Swiss cheese' - were thrown back in Nicholas Thiel's face as he sat on a witness stand early Thursday evening.
Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) - May 22, 2015