| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Much of Washington Ill., was in ruins Monday, one of the worst hit areas ravaged by tornadoes that left a path of at least six dead and sizable destruction across several Midwest states.
Hundreds of thousands of people, most in Michigan, remained...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:38 AM
A group of Richmond musicians sang and played their way through 400 years of American history in downtown Hampton last week.
The program "Singing the News: Broadsides and Ballads" was put together by Gregg D. Kimball of the Library of Virginia. Kimball,...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:19 PM
The State Senate adjourned Friday afternoon, leaving the vote on a transportation compromise until Saturday, the final day of the General Assembly session.
Earlier, members of the House of Delegates approved the legislation, the first major infusion...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Outgoing U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Orlando, the former Orange County sheriff's deputy defeated in a bitter primary last month by U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, has been named an honorary co-chair of “Public Safety Professionals” for Mitt...
| Feb 12, 2012
The Perley fourth-grader was well known to the adults who work there, who had knitted their eyebrows in worry several times over the years with how dirty and smelly the little girl was when she arrived at school. The girl was overweight and suffered...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 5:20 AM
State police have issued an endangered missing child alert.
The Scott County Sheriff's Office is looking for 16 year old Hope Lashae Calhoun.
She's described as five feet three inches tall, weighing 100 pounds with blue eyes and straight brown hair....
| Jan 26, 2011
| 10:19 AM
Here is a news release from VDOT:
BE ALERT TO SLICK TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN AREAS OF SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 – 10 p.m.
BRISTOL –The Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) asks motorists to...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 9:41 AM
Want to be buried in space?
Virginia will help pay for it, according to proposed legislation that aims to boost the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops Island.
The bill, which the Virginia state legislature will debate next year, would provide...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 7:24 AM
Ninety-six percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited for the 2011-12 school year.
The Virginia Department of Education made the announcement Thursday. The accreditation is based on performance of students on Standards of Learning and...
| Aug 14, 2008
There are several options for seeing more than 800 miles of reds, oranges and yellows during Virginia's annual show of fall foliage.
The picturesque Blue Ridge Parkway follows the Appalachian Mountain chain for 469 miles, taking you past meadows, streams...