Sheryl Crow, Bruce Hornsby to headline Funhouse Fest

Bruce Hornsby and Ross Holmes play a bluegrass duet with the Noisemakers on Sunday night at Funhouse Fest. (Adrienne Berard/WYDaily)

Get your lawn chairs, sun hats and dancing shoes on, Bruce Hornsby’s Funhouse Fest is returning to Colonial Williamsburg this summer. The festival will run for three days, from June 23-25, and will be headlined by nine-time Grammy Award winner Sheryl Crow, Williamsburg’s Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, “blues-jazz-roots ensemble” Lake Street Dive, and “genre-bending” […]

Man charged in connection to February shooting on W&M campus

Williamsburg Police cruiser (Steve Roberts/WYDaily)

William & Mary Police have filed charges against a man in connection to an early morning shooting Feb. 26 near Zable Stadium. Police have charged Rakeem D. James, 24, with one count of reckless handling of a firearm and one count of discharging a firearm in public, according to William & Mary spokeswoman Suzanne Seurattan. […]

Police seek woman who allegedly stole keys to Dollar General

Police are seeking a woman they believe stole keys to a Dollar General in York County. (Courtesy York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office)

Police are searching for a woman they believe stole keys to a Dollar General store in York County. An unidentified woman allegedly stole keys to the store, located at 801 Merrimac Trail, around 3:45 p.m. Feb. 17, according to York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Dennis Ivey. If you can identify the suspect, please call the Crime […]

Police: Teen’s stabbing revealed as attempted robbery of drug dealer

York Sheriff's office vehicle

An investigation has revealed that the stabbing of a teenager in York County occurred during an attempted robbery of a drug dealer, according to police. A 15-year-old was sent to the hospital Feb. 13 after being stabbed several times and suffering a partially collapsed lung, the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office said. Police believe the now-16-year-old victim […]

‘They tarnished his golden years:’ Widow faces off with Wells Fargo over checks forged by housekeeper


In another life, Claudia McDonald believes she would be a prosecutor. She is a self-proclaimed seeker of justice. She watches documentary TV shows about real-life white collar crimes and firmly believes in the criminal justice system. Although Claudia McDonald has never been an attorney, she will now represent her late husband, Pete McDonald, in small […]

GoFundMe created to ‘rebuild’ lives of family who lost home, dogs in Williamsburg fire

A photo of a family's dog lost in a house fire early March 8 is pictured on a GoFundMe page started by Paws Pet Resort. (Courtesy GoFundMe/Paws Pet Resort)

The Williamsburg community is uniting around a family who lost everything – including two pet dogs – in an early morning house fire Wednesday. A GoFundMe page created by two family friends topped $220 in just two hours Wednesday afternoon. The fire on Tyler Brooks Drive displaced two children and three adults, and sent two of […]