RPD Makes Quick Arrests in Robbery

Two men are under arrest after some swift police work in Richmond Thursday night. According to investigators, an off-duty RPD officer witnes…

One Dead After Planned Marriage Proposal

NESKOWIN, Ore. (AP) – A 3-foot wave swept a woman out to sea Saturday near Neskowin, Ore., as she and her boyfriend made their way to a rock…

Fugitive Search Leads To Moonshine Bust

MOUNT CRAWFORD, Va. (AP) – A search for a fugitive in Rockingham County uncovered an illegal moonshine operation instead. Virginia State Pol…

Virginia’s Overall Health Improving

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A low prevalence of smoking and a relatively small percentage of children in poverty helped contribute to a slight impr…

Kaine To Obama: No Thanks

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Governor Tim Kaine says a possible appointment by President-elect Barack Obama as secretary of education is not for him…

State Food Banks Continue To Struggle

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s food banks are struggling to feed people in a weak economy and they’re turning to the state for help. The Fe…

Dominion Donates $1M To State Fair

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Dominion Virginia Power is pledging $1 million to the State Fair of Virginia for land conservation efforts at the fair’…

2 Norfolk Officers, 1 Ex-officer Indicted

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Norfolk Police Chief Bruce Marquis says a grand jury has indicted two current officers and one former officer. Andrew We…

Party Cheese Ball

PARTY CHEESE BALL one large cheese ball or 2 medium or 3 small cheese balls To give as a gift, wrap the cheese ball in red or green plastic …

Christmas Stollen

CHRISTMAS STOLLEN one large or 2 small stollen This is one of my favorite holiday breads. German bakeries that were once popular in cities s…

Jeweled White Satin Fudge

JEWELED WHITE SATIN FUDGE 50 to 60 pieces 4 cups sugar ½ cup light corn syrup ½ cup butter 1 cup half-and-half or light cream ½ cup water ½ …

Brandied Fresh Apple Nut Bread

BRANDIED FRESH APPLE NUT BREAD one loaf 2 cups sifted flour (see note) 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teasp…

Virginia Oil Drilling Explored

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) – Scientists are beginning to assess what they know – and what they don’t – about the environmental consequences of d…

Virginia Unemployment Rate Steady

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s unemployment rate is holding steady despite a national economic downturn. The Virginia Employment Commission…

Area Water Restrictions Lifted

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Richmond-area residents are no longer being asked to conserve water. Voluntary water restrictions that went into effect…