- Virginia Tech Board of Visitors to hold meeting in Arlington Updated: Aug-31-15 2:09 am
BLACKSBURG, Virginia - Virginia Tech's Board of Visitors is expected to discuss potential state budget requests during a quarterly meeting in Northern Virginia.
- Virginia Zoo asks public for help naming giraffe calf Updated: Aug-31-15 2:09 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - The public is being asked to help name a giraffe calf recently born at the Virginia Zoo.
- Critic Leonard Maltin to participate in Va. film festival Updated: Aug-31-15 2:09 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - Film critic Leonard Maltin will host screenings and discussions during this year's Virginia Film Festival.
- Strasburg under drought warning after river levels drop Updated: Aug-31-15 2:07 am
STRASBURG, Virginia - Strasburg residents are being asked to voluntarily restrict water usage following a decline in the North Fork of the Shenandoah River's water levels.
- Service pays tribute to slain television reporter, cameraman Updated: Aug-30-15 11:37 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - Community religious leaders gathered Sunday to remember 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward, the two television journalists who were shot and killed while working last week.
- Customs: Beetle at Norfolk port first to be found in US Updated: Aug-30-15 3:43 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - Federal authorities say a wood-boring beetle in a cargo container at the Port of Norfolk is the first of its kind to be found in the United States.
- Faulty sprinkler damages University of Richmond theater Updated: Aug-30-15 11:55 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - The University of Richmond has moved fall performances at the Alice Jepson Theatre to other locations after a faulty sprinkler damaged the venue.
- Teen and woman found dead in Newport News home Updated: Aug-30-15 11:37 am
NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia - Police are investigating the deaths of a teenager and a woman at a home in Newport News.
- Man dies in fall at Crabtree Falls in Nelson County Updated: Aug-30-15 10:38 am
TYRO, Virginia - Authorities say a man has died after falling at Crabtree Falls in Nelson County.
- Former 'Simpsons' producer to return to Roanoke College Updated: Aug-30-15 9:59 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - Roanoke College is getting animated.
- Technical virtuoso helps shape electric guitar sounds Updated: Aug-30-15 9:56 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Lindy Fralin spends his days working an industrial winding machine that looks vaguely like a 1960s-era lathe.
- Van Garderen knocked out of worlds after Vuelta crash Updated: Aug-29-15 7:27 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Tejay van Garderen will miss the world championships in Virginia next month after a crash during the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday left the American star with a broken shoulder.
- On-Air Ambush: TV crew's killing unfolds in real time Updated: Aug-29-15 7:26 pm
The on-air shooting deaths of Virginia TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward and the suicide five hours later of gunman Vester Flanagan played out in a sort of surreal time, spilling from TV screens within range of the Roanoke station's signal to horrified viewers the world over via social media. Five hours of horror, delivered in electronic bursts.
- Construction delays start of school year in Stafford Updated: Aug-29-15 2:07 pm
STAFFORD, Virginia - Students at a new high school in Stafford are getting an extra six days of summer vacation due to a construction delay.
- Ex-daycare owner sentenced to home confinement in fraud case Updated: Aug-29-15 1:24 pm
STAUNTON, Virginia - A former daycare owner has been sentenced to 18 months of home confinement for illegally pocketing $23,000 from the state.
- 2 slain TV station workers honored at Va. high school games Updated: Aug-29-15 1:22 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - Two slain employees of a Roanoke TV station have been honored during the opening weekend of high school football games.
- Rowing alone: Author channels life on water with kids' book Updated: Aug-29-15 9:35 am
ONANCOCK, Virginia - An Eastern Shore of Virginia native who grew up fishing and crabbing on Onancock Creek has authored a children's book celebrating life on the water and the creatures that live in the Chesapeake Bay.
- Man, 90, recalls meeting Babe Ruth at Norfolk field in 1934 Updated: Aug-29-15 9:35 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - 1968. "Let's see, it was the Detroit Tigers over the St. Louis Cardinals."
- Redskins say QB Griffin to miss Ravens game Updated: Aug-28-15 8:35 pm
ASHBURN, Virginia - Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will miss Saturday's exhibition game at Baltimore because of a concussion, reversing an earlier decision to let him play.
- Despite volatility, on-air rampage difficult to predict Updated: Aug-28-15 8:32 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - Living alone in a world of perceived slights, Vester Lee Flanagan II festered and fumed. His hair-trigger temper directed at a random collection of people he encountered never seemed to stray into the type of violent behavior that would have put him on the radar of police or mental health professionals.
- TV shooting survivor's husband recounts story before gunfire Updated: Aug-28-15 7:30 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - The woman who survived the on-air shooting that killed two TV journalists says she never saw the gunman walk up to the group because the camera's bright light blinded her.
- After TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun control Updated: Aug-28-15 6:30 pm
COLLINSVILLE, Virginia - Andy Parker's resolve to fight for gun control formed in the hours after his daughter was shot and killed on live television. In his first interviews after the tragedy, he briefly mentioned the issue as he eulogized Alison. By Friday, he was pledging a full-scale fight for tougher gun laws on national TV.
- Richmond-based International Mission Board to cut jobs Updated: Aug-28-15 5:11 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The International Mission Board, the Richmond-based missionary agency of the Southern Baptist Convention, has revealed that it will reduce its staff in the U.S. and abroad by about 15 percent.
- Charge against Titans' Hunter reduced to misdemeanor Updated: Aug-28-15 4:17 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - The felony charge against Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter has been reduced to a misdemeanor count of assault and battery.
- Virginia's Mizzell gearing up for breakthrough season Updated: Aug-28-15 3:39 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - Virginia running back Taquan Mizzell admits when the Cavaliers' coaches call for the first team offense to take the field at practice, he sometimes forgets that means him.