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Sussex I State Prison inmate seriously injured in suspected attack by cellmate

An inmate at the Sussex I State Prison is fighting for his life in a suspected attack by the man’s cellmate.

Deputies, Dominion Energy rescue kitten from electrical pipe during storm

  Public, advocates present arguments on gun laws to state crime commission

VDOT completes I-64 widening project in Henrico, New Kent counties

  Pilot injured in Essex County plane crash expected to survive

City sues to remove Confederate monument, citing free speech

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3 juveniles arrested in fatal shooting at convenience store

Fairfax music teacher convicted of sex crimes against children

Governor says Virginia is in a ‘good place’ financially

‘The lightning was unreal’: Roanoke County supervisor recalls Hurricane Camille

  Virginia Crime Commission begins hearing testimony on gun violence

  Woman looks to reunite antique photos with family

  WATCH: Virginia woman captures snake on doorbell camera

A Fredericksburg woman had quite the surprise visitor when she got a notification on her phone that there was movement outside her front door.

Man facing drug charges after fleeing deputy, hiding in trash can

The sheriff’s office said drug paraphernalia as well as several clear bags of a substance consistent with marijuana were found in a backpack in the vehicle.

Kings Dominion offers free admission for teachers, staff

All teachers, faculty and staff from any Virginia location can receive free admission to the park from Aug. 30 to Sept. 2.

‘Thrice the cuteness’: Red panda triplets arrive at Virginia Zoo

The pandas were born off-exhibit at the Zoo’s Animal Wellness Campus in June.

5 injured when tractor-trailer overturns on I-85

Wet weather prevented thousands of acres of crops from being planted last year in Virginia

More than 70 pets rescued from fire at Va. pet resort

  Va. team no-hits Minnesota in Little League World Series

2 firefighters of Florida, Virginia missing on fishing trip

Sheriff’s office: 14-year-old runaway located

3 injured in officer-involved shooting in Newport News

Three people were injured, including a suspect, after an officer-involved shooting in Newport News.

  Dozens of animals across central Va. get adopted through Clear the Shelters event

Several shelters around central Virginia participated.

Football, volleyball return to Charles City High School

Charles City High School will field both a varsity football and volleyball team for the fall 2019-2020 season.

Law allowing health officials to distribute clean needles to expire in 2020

In 2017, Virginia passed a law allowing some localities to launch needle exchange programs, an attempt to prevent the spread of infectious diseases like hepatitis C and HIV.

Virginia Beach man acquires rare dime for $1.3M

A Virginia man has acquired a rare dime for a collector at a cost of $1.3 million

Recession likely? VA finance chief says ‘We just need to be prepared’

Aubrey Layne, Virginia’s secretary of finance, but a recession in the next 12 to 18 months is “more likely than not.”

More than 100 animals seized from roadside zoo in Virginia

More than 100 animals, including water buffalo, tigers and lions, have been seized from a roadside zoo in Virginia with a history of complaints

Sheriff’s office: 26-year-old man rode bus to school, stole from cafeteria

The man was transported to the Mary Washington Hospital for mental health treatment.

Man wanted for failing to register as sex offender over crimes against child

Niseem Hogue, 24, is described as a black male 5-foot-5 weighing 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Mother slams Virginia Tech freshman orientation in op-ed

Penny Nance, CEO and president of Concerned Women for America, slammed the university in an online magazine.

Survivor of 2015 on-air shooting sues Va. TV station

The woman says the TV station was negligent in hiring Vester Lee Flanagan II, who wounded her and killed journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward then himself.

Man charged with DUI, drug possession after I-81 pursuit reaches speeds of 115 mph

Three passengers in the vehicle were also charged.

Man arrested, 18-year-old killed after shootout in Spotsylvania

Augustus A. Rhodes currently faces charges of aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Kings Dominion water park renovations slated for 2020

Kings Dominion has announced renovation plans for the Coconut Shores area of Soak City.

LGBTQ-rights group plans heavy spending in Virginia

The largest LGBTQ-rights organization in the U.S. says it's planning to invest heavily to help Democrats flip Virginia's legislature

Deputies searching for woman, man suspected of check fraud

The Amelia County Sheriff’s Office is searching two persons of interest in a check fraud investigation.

Woman arrested in connection with 2 sexual assaults at Buffalo Wild Wings

Nikesha Roy, 31, of Montross, was arrested on four charges of sexual battery, one charge of sexual object penetration and one charge of attempted sexual object penetration.

‘Strokes 4 Sawyer’ golf tournament helps 9-year-old battling brain cancer

The golf tournament takes place Aug. 19 at Sycamore Creek Golf Course in Goochland County.

  Virginia dog dies after contracting disease from river

An Albemarle County dog is dead after contracting a bacterial disease from the Rivanna River.

Woman’s murder charges set aside

The charges against the Buckingham County woman were set aside in June, nine months after she was arrested.

After chase in stolen vehicle, Virginia man charged with DUI

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle driving in a field at Fredericksburg Motor Sports at 430 Kings Highway.

WATCH: Virginia officer saves baby who stopped breathing

Surveillance video from inside the restaurant shows the officer running over to the family and administering first aid.

Man on bicycle charged with stealing PlayStation from Best Buy

The suspect strapped the items to a bicycle with a bungee cord and rode away in the direction of the commuter lot.

Judge orders mental evaluation for abduction attempt suspect

A judge in Virginia is ordering a woman accused of attempting to kidnap children at a Target store to undergo mental health evaluations.

Peebles locations in Richmond area to become Gordmans stores

Peebles locations in the Richmond area are set to be converted to Gordmans stores in early 2020.

Missing 16-year-old last seen at Goochland church found safe

She has been found.

Families of Virginia State troopers killed in Charlottesville helicopter crash sue state

State officials have not yet commented publicly on the suit.

Missing 79-year-old Tenn. man located

The alert has been canceled.

Virginia ABC has record-breaking year with $1 billion in revenue

The record-breaking revenue was up more than $71 million from the previous year in fiscal year 2019.

  ‘I feel like I’m about to lose her again’: Mother fights city to prevent changes to cemetery

Her daughter, Janet Driver, 17, was killed in an ATV accident in 2017.

’We became orphans overnight’: Va. brothers recall surviving Hurricane Camille as family perished

The Tye River flows at a shallow trickle through Massies Mill, a tiny village in Nelson County near the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Henrico teen charged with pawn shop burglary

The 19-year-old fled the store and was taken into custody by a deputy and his K9 partner.

Charlottesville marks 2 years since deadly rally

Charlottesville residents are marking the second anniversary of a deadly white nationalist rally with a series of peaceful community events

Virginia K9 officers to receive free protective vests

A K9 officer in Prince George and another in York-Poquoson will receive donated vests from nonprofit organizations.

Charlottesville helicopter crash report now due next year

A federal investigation into what caused a Virginia State Police helicopter to crash during the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville still isn't complete

Driver dies after SUV overturns multiple times on Route 360

The crash remains under investigation.

Virginia police: Child stole car; crashed after chase

Police in Virginia say a child driving a stolen vehicle led officers on a chase that ended in a crash

  Charlottesville marks 2 years since deadly rally

Heather Heyer was killed in 2017 when a man plowed into a group of anti-protesters.

Colonial Williamsburg offers fall savings for homeschooling families

Homeschooling families are eligible to receive exclusive deals throughout September in Colonial Williamsburg.

Virginia man wins Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist contest

The man received $20,000 and a contract to perform with Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.

Thousands swarm northwest Virginia for ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ festival

Thousands of Dukes of Hazzard fans stopped by the Shenandoah Speedway for the Good Ol' Boys Fest on Saturday to celebrate 40 years of the hit television show.

Tornado confirmed in Pulaski County from Friday night storms

The tornado was rated an EF-1, with winds 90-95mph.

Man charged in football player’s killing accidentally freed

Police in Virginia are investigating why a man was accidentally freed from jail three days before he is scheduled to be tried on a murder charge in the shooting death of Norfolk State University football player

7 Tips for bringing home a new dog

So you’ve decided to adopt a dog, and you have all the supplies you need, but are you really prepared?

Adopting a dog? These are the 11 things you’ll need

Are you considering adopting a new dog? Here’s a great list of things you’ll need to get you started shopping for your new best friend!

Crews suspend search for missing swimmer in Virginia Beach

Crews are searching for a missing swimmer in Virginia Beach.

No charges to be filed after bus passenger struck, killed on I-95

Virginia State Police are investigating a deadly crash in Prince George County.

Court rules in favor of Gavin Grimm in transgender bathroom case

Grimm was 15 in 2015 when 'the school board adopted a policy preventing him from using bathroom facilities consistent with his gender identity.'

Woman wanted for using fake $100 bills that ‘look and feel authentic’

The South Hill Police Department says a woman attempted to use the fake bills at three stores on Thursday.

Police: Woman fighting customers at Va. store attempted to abduct children

All the children were under the age of 5 and were not injured in the incident.

PHOTOS: First days of school in Central Virginia

Several school systems start before Labor Day in Virginia.

Charlottesville community prepares for second anniversary of deadly attack

This Monday will mark two years since a race-fueled, deadly car attack on Charlottesville’s Historic Downtown Mall.

  Horse racing officially returns to Colonial Downs

“The anticipation had been building, and people can’t wait."

McAuliffe discusses new book on Unite the Right rally reflections

McAuliffe says book proceeds will go to the Heather Heyer Foundation and the Virginia State Police Association.He also recently agreed to donate a portion of funds to survivors.

14-year-old accused of pointing stolen gun at girl

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office responded to Gallagher Lane at 9:20 p.m. Aug. 7 when a 14-year-old girl reported the incident.

2 shot, killed at Virginia restaurant

The shooting happened at Dunn’s River Jamaican and Caribbean Restaurant around 1:30 p.m.

Restaurant openings bring 250 jobs to Chesterfield

Two new restaurant openings will bring 250 jobs to Chesterfield County.

Colonial Downs offers free admission

Colonial Downs will offer free general admission during its 15-day race meeting.