Rabid Racoon Prompts Henrico Quarantine

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Two dogs in Henrico County are under a 45-day quarantine after a raccoon they killed tested positive for rabies. Henric…

Colonial Heights Fire Damages Home

The investigation into an overnight house fire in Colonial Heights will continue Wednesday. Fire fighters arrived in the 700 block of Forest…

Hula-Hoop Woman Suing Police

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – A woman who was zapped by a Norfolk police officer’s Taser is suing him for $5 million. Pamela Brown filed her lawsuit T…

Asbestos Closes Virginia School

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) – A Chesapeake school has been closed after air quality tests found elevated levels of asbestos. Crestwood Middle Schoo…

Six Year Old Takes Family Car, Crashes

A six-year-old Northumberland boy is recovering after crashing while attempting to drive his family's car to school Monday morning. Acco…

Police: Henrico Fire Victim Was Murdered

Officials confirmed Tuesday that a Henrico woman found dead in a house fire New Year’s Eve was murdered. Henrico Police officials have not c…

Appointee Burris Denied Senate Seat

WASHINGTON (AP) – President-elect Barack Obama’s appointed successor was turned away when he appeared at the U.S. Capitol to take his seat. …

Va. Unemployment Jumps Again

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s November unemployment rate was 4.6 percent, up 1.6 percentage points from the same time a year ago. The Virg…

Richmond Bank Robbed Monday

Richmond Police are looking for a man accused of robbing a local bank Monday. According to investigators, the male suspect entered the SunTr…

Three Va. Sites Among Most Endangered

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Three Virginia sites are among 10 in the South that the Southern Environmental Law Center regards as most endang…

Va. Prep Star Shot, Killed

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Norfolk police are investigating the fatal shooting of Maury High School football standout Charles Humphrey. The 18-year…

Virginia Man Killed In Hunting Accident

RUSTBURG, Va. (AP) – State game officials say a 28-year-old Appomattox man was fatally shot by a member of his hunting party in Campbell Cou…

Former DNC Chief Announces Va. Gov. Run

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe intends to run for governor of Virginia. McAuliffe announ…

9 Muslims Removed From Flight Get Apology

WASHINGTON (AP) – AirTran Airways is apologizing to nine Muslim passengers kicked off a New Year’s Day flight to Florida after other passeng…

Va. Traffic Deaths Down Sharply In ’08

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Traffic deaths declined to a historic low in Virginia in 2008. While the number could increase, Virginia State Police o…