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  Over a hundred citations, some arrests during multi-agency highway crackdown

Duo charged after passing counterfeit bills at shopping mall

Henrico woman killed in Louisa County crash

Impaired driving incident leads to multiple charges for wanted man

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Campbell County man wanted on felony charge

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Ashland police make arrest in bank robbery

Mount Vernon displays earliest known portrait of George Washington

Boyfriend convicted of first degree murder after hitting woman with vehicle

Bill naming post office for Army captain Khan heads to Trump

Northam wants to boost number of school counselors

Racing to return to Colonial Downs in 2019

Man wanted for child pornography shoots himself before being taken into custody

As he turned away from the officer, gunfire was heard. The suspect fell to the ground with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Proposed rollback of federal water protection rules would leave wetlands along Chesapeake Bay at risk, report says

The new rules would redefine which “waters of the U.S.” are protected under the Clean Water Act

Court tosses permit for pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail

A three-judge panel found that the U.S. Forest Service “abdicated its responsibility to preserve national forest resources” when it approved the pipeline crossing two national forests.

Closings and delays for Dec. 14

Full list of closings from a winter storm impacting Central Virginia.

Virginia ABC offers 20% off gin

VSP bloodhounds named Liberty, Justice

Northam wants to boost spending on water quality

Governor Northam’s proposed budget could be good news for RPS

VIRAL VIDEO: Teachers tell lawmakers to stop saying ‘won’t fund you’

Goochland fire chief MacKay announces resignation

Logging truck overturns, spills logs after rear-ending farm tractor

No one was injured.

Jury recommends life, plus 419-year sentence for James Fields Jr.

A jury found Fields guilty of first-degree murder, aggravated malicious wounding, three counts of malicious wounding and one count of leaving the scene of an accident causing serious injury or death.

Funeral set for VA Green Beret killed by IED in Afghanistan

Capt. Andrew P. Ross, 29, a native of Lexington, was killed when the vehicle he was riding in was struck by an improvised explosive device.

VDOT bumping up speed limit on section of I-64

The new speed limit goes into effect as soon as the signs are up.

Governor proposes pay boost for teachers

The governor outlined parts of his upcoming state budget proposal Tuesday that would increase funding for K-12 education and shore up the state's rainy day fund.

Got property damage? Make sure you know what is covered and how

Only hurricanes and tornadoes cause more damage than winter weather, according to AAA.

Postal Service reminds customers to clear snow, ice

The United States Postal Services is reminding customers to remove the snow and ice from walkways and around mailboxes.

Brother arrested for stabbing sister to death

A man is behind bars for fatally stabbing his sister and leaving another in critical condition.

Jury debates sentencing for James Fields Jr. in Charlottesville

Several people who were severely injured by a man who drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally have described devastating physical and psychological injuries to jurors who make a sentencing recommendation.

Sunday storm the 2nd heaviest December snowfall on record

The storm also made it the sixth snowiest month of December on record (and we’re just nine days into the month)!

UVA approves tuition increase for 2019-20

The university board approved a 2.9-percent increase for in-state students and a 3.5-percent increase for out-of-state students.

Snowy roads cause hundreds of crashes; 4 state troopers struck

Crews are working around the clock to clear and treat roadways after nearly a foot of snow fell across Central Virginia on Sunday.

Herring announces bid for governor in 2021

Herring has been a frequent critic of the president and a vocal supporter of same-sex marriage, immigrant-friendly policies, and stricter gun control.

Car loses control along I-95, strikes Virginia state trooper vehicle

Virginia State Police continue to urge drivers to not travel unless necessary.

FIRST ALERT: Sunday snow keeps piling up

Heavy snow will continue into Sunday evening.

Deputies search for armed intruder after home break-in

Deputies in Orange County are searching for an armed intruder who broke into a home through an unlocked door while residents were inside.

State crews work to keep roads clear as snow storm hits

Representatives from both the Department of Transportation and the Department of Emergency Management are on standby to keep people safe.

Governor declares state of emergency ahead of expected snow storm

A state of emergency allows the state to mobilize resources and equipment to assist in response.

Virginia House Democrats pick new leader

Virginia House Democrats have picked Del. Eileen Filler-Corn to be their new leader, a move that could help pave the way for her to become the state’s first female House speaker.

West Point High teacher fired following transgender controversy

Peter Vlaming’s attorney said the teacher declined a female student’s request to be referred to as a male, with male pronouns (“he,” “her,” etc.)

Police ID driver in crash that seriously injured multiple people

David Jenkins, 47, of Hanover, was arrested on Saturday, Dec. 15 without incident and charged with felony hit and run, reckless driving and driving while license is revoked.

Virginians prepare for potential of weekend snow by hitting stores

Many are preparing for whatever Mother Nature will bring this weekend.

Amtrak service canceled due to severe weather

Amtrak plans to cancel trains and modify service starting Saturday, Dec. 8 through Tuesday, Dec. 11 due to a winter storm expected to impact Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

Homicide investigation underway following Petersburg shooting

Rakeem Davis, 31, of Petersburg was found suffering from gunshot wounds at approximately 6:08 p.m.

Students hold walkout after teacher at center of transgender student controversy fired

Less than 24 hours after a West Point French teacher was fired for allegedly not using proper identity pronouns with a transgender student, high school students held a “walkout” Friday in support of the teacher.

Man who plowed into Charlottesville crowd found guilty of first degree murder

The final witness was not in court late Thursday morning, however, causing a delay in the trial and an extended lunch break.

Report: Amazon HQ2 could generate $346M per year in state tax

The report was released at the conclusion of the ninth annual Virginia Economic Summit.

Liberty hires ex-Ole Miss coach who resigned following escort scandal

Freeze resigned from the Rebels in the summer of 2017 after he was found to be using a university-issued cell phone to contact phone numbers associated with escort services.

'Here for you’: Community colleges offer assistance to Virginia College students

Two community colleges in Chesterfield County have offered assistance to students at Virginia College, which announced its closure earlier this week.

How to protect yourself from a credit card skimmer

Twice in the past month alone, the Amelia County Sheriff’s Office as investigated reports of credit card skimmers at gas stations.

VDOT is pre-treating roads ahead of potential snow this weekend

There are 1,300 pieces of equipment ready to hit the road as well as 100,000 tons of salt and sand to keep you safe.

Suspect in 19-year-old’s disappearance, death charged with murder

Court documents show two people arrested in connection with Megan Metzger's disappearance witnessed her murder, cleaned up the crime scene and disposed of the weapon.

Woman charged with homicide after friend’s heroin overdose

Police say 33-year-old Dynasty L. Anderson was found unconscious around noon May 19 in the 1000 block of Heritage Park Drive in Fredericksburg.

Santa roundup: Where to see the Jolly Old Elf in Central Virginia

He’s a tough guy to track down this time of year. Santa is busy and so are you, trying to get everything done for Christmas.

Proposed food-sales threshold for Virginia’s liquor-ratio rule won’t help small businesses, owners say

Right now, Virginia regulates liquor sales in restaurants by sales price, and only 55 percent of annual sales can come from liquor.

Jury to begin deliberations in Fields trial

The final witness was not in court late Thursday morning, however, causing a delay in the trial and an extended lunch break.

2 arrested, 1 suspect at-large following pursuit of stolen vehicle

A K-9 officer and drone team were dispatched to aid in the pursuit of three suspects connected to a stolen vehicle in Stafford.

VDOT pre-treating I-95 ahead of weekend winter storm

Crews are pre-treating I-95 north of Richmond in advance of a snow storm that may move through the area Sunday and Monday.

Virginia joining 40 other states to combat robocalls

Attorney General Mark Herring announced he is joining with 40 other state attorneys general in reviewing technology being developed by telecom companies to stop illegal calls.

Virginia College closes due to loss of accreditation

Virginia College has closed due to a loss of accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Independent College and Schools.

‘He didn’t seem angry:’ Couple met suspect hours before car plowed into crowd

In the second day of the defense calling witnesses to the stand in the James Field Jr. state murder trial, a young couple from the Richmond area testified to meeting Fields hours before he’s accused of driving into a crowd killing Heather Heyer and injuring more than 20 other people.

Nation says goodbye to America’s 41st president

As the nation said goodbye to America’s 41st president Wednesday, family, friends and dignitaries from the United States and abroad gathered inside the Washington National Cathedral.

Snow showers create a winter wonderland in Central Virginia

Parts of Virginia could see much more snow on Sunday and Monday as a strong storms moves along the East Coast.

Warming up your car in the morning? You probably shouldn’t

Virginia State Police says warming up your car and leaving it to idle is an easy way to end up getting it stolen.

Relative: 82-year-old man’s guns stolen from home before he was killed

Anyone with information is asked to call Virginia State Police at (804) 553-3445.

Attorney General holds round table discussion on hate crimes, white supemacist violence

Attorney General Mark Herring continues to hold a series of round table discussions across The Commonwealth focused on proposed legislation to combat hate crimes and white supremacist violence.

Deputy says Fields apologized after deadly crash at Charlottesville rally

Prosecutors can show the text James Alex Fields Jr. sent his mother days before the 2017 rally.

Virginia launches campaign to curb traffic deaths, seeks input from public

There's a new website with information about how to be a responsible driver who shares the road.

Sex trafficking legislation calls for ‘John schools and making ‘happy endings’ illegal

The legislation now goes to the General Assembly, which will consider it during the session that starts next month.

Loaded gun, 22nd of year, confiscated at Norfolk airport

A .32-caliber handgun loaded with six rounds of ammunition was confiscated after it was detected at a TSA security checkpoint.

Burglars wielding ax, wearing monkey mask steal 17 guns

Both the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the National Shooting Sports Foundation have put up $2,500 in reward money.

Digital Dialogue: Climate change impact on Virginia

A recent government report says that natural disasters “have already become more frequent, intense, widespread or of long duration" ... and it’s only going to get worse.

Retired Marine recalls memories of visit from President George H.W. Bush

A retired Marine recalls the memories he has of President George H.W. Bush visiting troops overseas as the country mourns his passing.

Man threatens police during domestic dispute before turning gun on himself

Police continue to investigate.

Governor, staff donate dozens of gifts to Angel Tree

The magic of Christmas is something every child who celebrates should feel that morning, but not everyone gets that experience.

Witnesses in Fields trial: Scene of ‘love’ quickly turned into ‘pandemonium’

Testimony continued Monday in the state murder trial of James Fields Jr., the man accused of plowing into a crowd during the Unite the Right rally in August 2017 and killing Heather Heyer.

Federal permits issued for Atlantic seismic testing, including along Virginia coast

Federal permits to allow Atlantic seismic testing, a preparatory step for future offshore drilling possibly off the coast of Virginia, were issued despite widespread opposition.

Police in Virginia say they shot and injured a suspect

Police said the suspect was injured in an officer-involved shooting and transported to a local hospital.