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  • Mary Randolph: Cookbook star of 19th century South

    Mary Randolph: Cookbook star of 19th century South
    Mary Randolph was an American aristocrat, a descendant of Pocahontas, who despite links by blood and marriage to the first families of Virginia fell on hard times, opened a boarding house in Richmond, and later wrote a cookbook called "The Virginia House-...
  • Elementary students honor soldier who died in Afghanistan with song

    Elementary students honor soldier who died in Afghanistan with song
    An elementary school in Chesterfield County, Virginia is remembering a soldier who died in Afghanistan in a special way. Thursday, on the 69th anniversary of D-Day, the kids at Woolridge Elementary sang a song to the family of Kyle Stoekli. He died...
  • Update: Obama greets supporters at Newport News airport

    Update: Obama greets supporters at Newport News airport
    NEWPORT NEWS — President Barack Obama greeted supporters at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport on Saturday afternoon on his way to Williamsburg to prepare for Tuesday's debate. More than 40 people clapped and cheered as Obama exited...
  • Man facing charged with sending sexually explicit messages, pictures to girls he believed to be underage

    Man facing charged with sending sexually explicit messages, pictures to girls he believed to be underage
    A Georgia man has been arrested by the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office on charges that he sent sexually explicit messages and pictures to three girls who he thought were underage. 50-year-old Brian Spivey of Hephzibah, Georgia, was arrested on Oct....
  • Election results reflect continuing shift in Virginia's political landscape

    Election results reflect continuing shift in Virginia's political landscape
    It was late Tuesday night, before many Republicans at their Richmond election night party realized the Senate race wasn't going their way, but political analyst Bob Holsworth knew it much earlier when he saw the results coming in from Chesterfield County....
  • Biden stumps in suburban Richmond Republican turf

    Biden stumps in suburban Richmond Republican turf
    Vice President Joe Biden made a raw appeal to Virginia's middle class, blasting Republican Mitt Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan for what he says is a blueprint for boosting middle-income taxes while giving the rich trillions in tax breaks. Biden...
  • Amber Alert Update: Police find child and mother together in Maryland, other suspect arrested in Virginia

    Amber Alert Update: Police find child and mother together in Maryland, other suspect arrested in Virginia
    The Halifax County Sheriff says Thursday night's Amber Alert was the result of a custody case in Campbell County.  Sheriff Fred Clark says the parents of Alexis Carwile lost custody of the child in a court ruling Thursday.  Police say Jennifer Carwile...
  • Virginia child burned by another child expected to leave hospital Tuesday

    Virginia child burned by another child expected to leave hospital Tuesday
    A ten year old boy in Chesterfield County, Virginia may get out of the hospital Tuesday after police say anothe rchild burned him. The fourth grader has a severe burn on his back. Police say they got the call about the injury Thursday afternoon....
  • New Dodge Chargers for Gloucester Sheriff's Office on hold

     
    Bidding on 10 Dodge Chargers that Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry wants to put on the road closed on Jan. 18. But the county hasn't awarded a bid. Bll Lindsey, Gloucester's purchasing manager, said he's not sure the county will award......
  • Gloucester getting off easy in employee bonus payouts

     
    When you compare what is being paid out in bonuses in the public employee sector, Gloucester's is pretty lightweight. At least if you're comparing the proposed Gloucester public employee bonus plan with others in Virginia. This summer, Gov. Bob...
  • Local judges say they can't hear MICG lawsuit

    Local judges say they can't hear MICG lawsuit
    All five judges of the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court in Newport News have recused themselves from hearing a lawsuit filed by a Newport News investor against MICG Investment Management, its CEO and the firm that provided MICG's audits and accounting...
  • U.S. Marshals Arrest a Virginia Murder Suspect in Dauphin County

    U.S. Marshals Arrest a Virginia Murder Suspect in Dauphin County
    The United States. Marshals Fugitive Task Force captured a Virginia murder suspect in Lower Paxton Township, Dauphin County. Last month, the suspect 21 year old Timothy Walker of Chester, Virginia allegedly got into an argument with a seventeen year old...