| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:54 AM
The Great American Balloon race started Sunday in New Mexico. It just so happens one of the balloons traveled over the Alleghany Highlands this morning.
Meteorologist Brent Watts has an interactive look at what this race is about.
These are gas...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 5:40 AM
After steadily declining over the last two-and-a-half months, gas prices are back on the rise in Virginia.
AAA Mid-Atlantic reports that the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Virginia was $3.21 at the end of last week, an increase...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 9:39 AM
President Obama has signed a major disaster declaration for Virginia following last month's severe storms.
Several thousand people lost power across the Commonwealth, and several homes and businesses were damaged.
The declaration means federal funding...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 2:19 PM
UPDATED Sunday 2:45pm
Virginia State Police say they've received more tips in the unsolved murder case of Morgan Harrington.
"America's Most Wanted" aired a feature on the case Friday night.
While there's no exact number, State Police tell our...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Police in Charlottesville are investigating an attack on three University of Virginia students.
Officers say the three men were attacked by three other men off-campus, just after midnight Saturday. The victims say the attack was unprovoked.
| Apr 30, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Another week of some good news at the gas pump.
The national average for a gallon of regular, unleaded stands at $3.82 right now, down four cents from last week.
Here in the Commonwealth, the average sits at $3.76 a gallon. That's down eight cents...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Turnout will be critical in a tight Presidential race, and Monday Virginia Democratic leaders rolled into Roanoke with a message for the party's supporters.
Monday was the deadline for registering to vote in the November election, and that was part of...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 5:25 PM
A woman who was charged as an accessory in the March 2011 shooting death of a man might be released on home confinement after serving about 15 months in jail.
Ashley Nicole Carpegna, 28, agreed earlier this year to plead guilty to accessory after the...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 12:17 PM
As yet, nobody's succeeded in bring Bruce Springsteen back to Hampton Coliseum. (It's been a few decades since he last rocked there.) On the positive side, Springsteen will return to Charlottesville on Oct. 23, promoters have announced.
Tickets go on...
| May 2, 2012
When a couple is struggling to conceive, it's the woman who is usually the first — and often the only one — to be poked, prodded and analyzed, experts say. The burden of figuring out infertility is too often placed on the woman alone....
| Aug 4, 2012
| 6:55 AM
Smokey was first used as a poster character Aug. 9, 1944, and is one of the most widely recognized characters in the world. An animal artist specializing in drawing dogs, Albert Staehle was the first artist to render Smokey, and his Smokey had long, silky...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:05 PM
The Virginia Cavaliers went out for a team bowling outing Monday night in Charlottesville, but not before taking the field for the first day of practice in preparation to go bowling of a different kind in about five months.