No charges against officers in Virginia stun gun case

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal prosecutor says he will not pursue federal criminal civil rights charges against three Virginia police officers who used stun guns multiple times on a…

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Some roads and schools remain closed after days of rain

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Some schools remain closed for a second day because of flooding in parts of North Carolina and Virginia as the remnants of Tropical Storm Julia linger…


Clown sightings reported in southwest Va

BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — Reports of clown sightings have spread into southwest Virginia and northeast Tennessee following a recent rash of clown hoaxes in the South. The Bristol Herald Courier…

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Virginia Supreme Court to hear case over court database

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Supreme Court will hear an appeal over whether the state’s Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court should release a database…


Virginia State Police: Low pay causing trooper shortage

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The head of the Virginia State Police says his agency is experiencing a severe manpower shortage following the departure of numerous troopers over poor salaries and…

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at FreedomFest, Saturday, July 11, 2015, in Las Vegas. Trump said his comments about immigration have become a movement and has pointed to violence perpetrated by immigrants in the U.S. illegally to defend his stance. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Donald Trump schedules rally in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has scheduled a rally in Roanoke. The Trump campaign has announced that the rally will take place at the Berglund Center…


US Marshals capture man wanted in killing at rapper’s party

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Authorities have captured a man wanted in a fatal shooting during a party hosted by rapper Young Jeezy. The U.S. Marshals Service announced Wednesday that 37-year-old…


Dog eats 7 corncobs, vet picks up the $5,000 surgery bill

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A dog named Roxy is recovering from surgery after eating seven corncobs. The Virginian-Pilot newspaper reports that the pure bred boxer had gotten into the…

Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Terry McAuliffe speaks during a debate at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Annual Governor’s Summit on Rural Prosperity

On Monday and Tuesday, September 26th and 27th the Annual Governor’s Summit on Rural Prosperity will take place at the Tides Inn in Irvington.  The summit’s goal is “Connecting Rural…


Police still testing hidden camera found in beach hotel

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach police say they’re still conducting tests on a video camera that was found hidden in a family’s motel room three months ago. Officer…


Supergirl foils fraud scheme, Va. man pleads guilty

  ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man whose multiple fraud schemes unraveled in part after he used a Hollywood actress’ photo on a fake passport has pleaded guilty to…


Va. man sues smoothie chain over hepatitis A outbreak

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man is suing a smoothie shop that he says sold him a beverage contaminated with hepatitis A. The lawsuit against Tropical Smoothie Cafe was…


Buckle up: Virginia effort aims to increase seat belt use

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Buckle up, Virginia. That’s the message schools across the state hope to get across with a campaign this year aimed at getting more kids and teens…


Navy’s newest destroyer to remain in Virginia for repairs

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy’s newest destroyer will remain in Virginia at Naval Station Norfolk longer than expected after crew members detected a leak on the vessel. Naval Surface…


Sex assaults on, near VCU campus cause concern for students

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Students at Virginia Commonwealth University are expressing concern about a number of sexual assaults on and around campus the last few weeks. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports…

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