Hanover schools make adjustments to school calendar

Since schools were closed for snow on Wednesday, the district is updating its calendar to make up the day.

  In cold-case break, 78-year-old man charged with 1979 murder of his wife

Dona Mae Bayerl, disappeared from her Wisconsin home in 1979. Her body was never found.
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  Judge imposes gag order on Trump confidant Stone after Instagram post

Judge imposes gag order after Roger Stone posted photo on Instagram of judge with what appeared to be crosshairs of gun.


‘Jerk punk’ sets fire to Gen. Lee statue - but not the Confederate one

Help on the way for Vietnam veteran in need of car

Efforts to ratify ERA fail on tie vote in House

Assembly OKs limited no-excuse absentee voting in 2020

Virginia governor signs ban on people under 21 buying tobacco

The law’s restrictions apply to cigarettes and liquid nicotine used in vaping devices and exempts active-duty military personnel.
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  Huge Florida sex trafficking sting results in nearly 50 arrests and 200 warrants, with more still coming

Investigators said the sex trafficking ring operated out of at least three spas in Central Florida, with at least two more suspected of being involved.

  'I just crashed’: FAA releases transmissions of Henrico plane crash on baseball field

Social activist opening doors for youth with her humanitarian organization

‘I am furious’: Mother claims 7-year-old was assaulted by elementary teacher

Man pleas to reduced charge in 2017 shooting death

Car theft suspect charged with drug possession, child endangerment after crashing into home

Puppy abandoned at Chesterfield grocery store

2 men sentenced in string of armed robberies

Residents seeking to change name of road to curb truck traffic

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  World’s biggest bee found: It’s as big as your thumb

The bee is the world’s largest, with a wingspan of 2.5 inches. These bees are about four times larger than a European honeybee.


  Syracuse hoops coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

VCU avenges loss to Rhode Island in dominating fashion

Marcus Santos-Silva scored 19 points and pulled down 12 rebounds as VCU blew out Rhode Island, 76-42. It marks the Rams’ seventh straight win and, with the victory and a Davidson loss, they took sole possession of first place in the Atlantic 10.


  Virginia school board delays ending transgender bathroom ban

Car jumps curb, destroys wheelchair ramp

Bid to revive Equal Rights Amendment fails by 1 vote

Lawyers for Fairfax accuser call for investigation before General Assembly adjourns

Mayor Stoney joins ’100 Black Men Read’ initiative

The initiative was created by Amanda Lynch, behavioral specialist at Woodwille Elementary School.
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Man mows down family of 8 when dad asks him not to smoke near kids, police say

Police say the man ran over a family of eight after the father asked him not to smoke near his kids.

Chesterfield man caught with gun in DC airport

Student charged after hoax at Henrico school led to room-by-room search

Organizations team up to honor Tommie

News to know for Feb. 21: Overnight shooting; Remembering Sailor Bob; Jussie Smollett turns himself in


  First Alert: Wintry mix changes to rain for Wednesday afternoon

  Closings and delays

  First Alert: Louisa schools delayed; ice possible north, west of Richmond