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  UPS driver says trucks without A/C create dangerous conditions

A national analysis conducted NBC found that there were 107 reports in 23 states of UPS employees being admitted to the hospital for heat-related illnesses.

Virginia’s community colleges will offer programs with guaranteed transfer credits

  Beat the heat: Cooling centers open throughout Central Va.

  Former Va. inmate wins over $1 million in injury lawsuit

Virginia GOP House speaker pushes for another tuition freeze

Va. potato prices increase as much as 120%

Deputies search for missing man who suffers from mental disabilities

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Chicago firm to lead Virginia Beach shooting investigation

  Dominion Energy ready for increased energy use during heat wave

Teen driver killed, passenger seriously injured in crash with tractor-trailer

License plate commemorates UVA national championship

Virginia Lottery sets record with $650M profit

On this day: Nation’s first gun factory opens in Fredericksburg

Virginians can search for unclaimed, money property online

The items range from personal property to checks and bank accounts.

  Woman gets flesh-eating bacteria from beach in Va.

Doctors treated the infection and told her the bacteria possibly got into her skin through a cut. It happened around the time there was a swimming advisory at the beach.

  Va. man survives crashing into ocean near Md. beach

The pilot started having engine trouble and glided the plane into the ocean around 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Deaths related to retirement home’s virus outbreak rise to 3

Health officials say three people have now died amid a virus outbreak at a northern Virginia retirement community

Virginia State Police hope to claim title of ‘Best Looking Cruiser’

Man who ran from police after traffic stop on I-95 captured

  'There was a great deal of pride’: Va. man remembers Apollo 11 Mission 50 years later

Lawsuit claims company trying to pass off whiskey as Scotch

Shepherd’s Center in ‘critical need’ of volunteer drivers to transport seniors

Court reinstates challenge to ‘habitual drunkard’ law

  Bus driver in deadly I-95 bus crash indicted on involuntary manslaughter charges

Virginia State Police said the bus had 56 passengers on board when it crashed just before 5:30 a.m. March 19 in Virginia.

IKEA to close Danville plant, putting 300 people out of work

The plant opened in 2008 and will moving its production to Europe.

New state program will foot the bill if you plant the trees

If you own property within the green border on this map, you are eligible!

DC power restored after huge outage Monday night

The power is back on in Washington, D.C. after a huge outage Monday night.

  ‘It makes me angry’: Henrico teen furious after Capitol Police officer forces him to stand for pledge

Plummer, 16, says a Capitol Police officer forced him to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance during the special session on gun control.

95-year-old man killed in 2-vehicle crash

A 95-year-old man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Louisa County on Monday morning.

  ‘They seemed very professional:’ Pharmacist tied up during armed robbery

The Powhatan County Sheriff’s Office said two men entered Powhatan Drug at 2105 Academy Road at 8:40 a.m. July 15, one of whom displayed a revolver.

Va. parents continue battle with childhood cancers in honor of their son

The fight for two Valley parents against childhood cancer continues after their son’s recent passing.

Child from Midlothian struck by sheriff’s vehicle on Outer Banks beach

A 7-year-old boy vacationing in the Outer Banks has been flown to a Virginia hospital after being struck by a sheriff's department vehicle

  James Fields gets another life sentence for Heather Heyer’s death

This comes less than two weeks after Fields was sentenced to life in prison on hate crimes charges.

3 arrested following drug investigation in Stafford

Several firearms and drugs were recovered during the arrests and searches.

‘Snake art’ part of Virginia Zoo’s World Snake Day celebration

July 16 is World Snake Day and Virginia Zoo is celebrating with an animal appreciation event, complete with artwork painted by snakes.

Boxing legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker killed in Virginia Beach crash

Police say Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker, 55, died at the scene.

Man faces second sentence in Charlottesville car attack

A man sentenced to life in prison on federal hate crime charges for slamming his car into anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia is set to be sentenced on state murder and wounding charges

Police searching for person who fired gunshots at Prince George home

An investigation revealed at least three gunshots were fired from a gun, and shell cases were found at the scene.

  Body of missing boater recovered in Goochland County

The Goochland County Sheriff’s office say they’ve recovered the body of 42-year-old Matthew Todd Jackson after he jumped into the water to retrieve an object.

Body found near state park in Virginia Beach believed to be missing teacher, officials say

Officials believe the body is that of a teacher who went missing earlier in the week.

Fairfax police to investigate death of inmate, 18

Police in northern Virginia are investigating the death of an 18-year-old inmate who was hospitalized after being found unresponsive in his cell.

Virginia Beach gets 13 bids for probe into mass shooting

The city council of Virginia Beach ordered an independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding a recent mass shooting that killed 12 people

Body found in James River identified as missing boater

Water rescue crews and divers searched the area he was last seen.

Va. World War II veteran’s dying wish comes true posthumously

Beneath the fog of the Buchanan mountains stretches New Freedom Farm. It has 13 acres and currently, American flags are flying at half-staff.

  DMV extends weekend hours to accommodate drivers reinstating licenses

Under the new law, courts can no longer suspend people's licenses for unpaid fines.

Remains confirmed to be missing 2-year-old Noah Tomlin, police say

The Hampton Police Department say the remains of a missing 2-year-old were found Wednesday morning, WAVY reports.

Man charged with attempted murder, hate crimes in Goochland

Neither of the victims were injured.

  Police identify Henrico woman killed in crash with Amazon Prime truck

Virginia State Police say Krista Kelley, 24, of Henrico was killed Wednesday in a crash on I-95.

10 arrested, 7 wanted on 30-plus charges including child neglect, drug distribution

The Tri-County Drug and Gang Task Force conducted an operation Thursday morning that led to the arrests of 10 individuals with about 31 drug and firearm charges.

Governor Northam announces plans to expand rural broadband in Fluvanna County

Governor Ralph Northam and the Central Virginia Electric Cooperation announced today plans to expand rural broadband in Southeastern Fluvanna County.

Sex offender turns himself in; Va. police continue search for two more

Police said all three of them were wanted for failing to re-register.

Investigation finds former Va. Gov. Wilder kissed former VCU student without consent

An investigation found that former Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder kissed a 20-year-old Virginia Commonwealth University student against her will, the Washington Post reports.

Man ruled insane after slayings to remain in mental hospital

A Virginia man found not guilty by reason of insanity in three slayings has been ordered indefinitely committed to a mental hospital for continued inpatient treatment

Woman searches for rightful owner of wedding band found in Caroline County

A woman is searching for the rightful owner of a wedding band she found in her backyard.

Caroline man charged in contractor fraud investigation

Matthew Petrey was arrested Wednesday without incident on one charge of grand larceny and two charges of operating without a contractor’s license.

Virginia forestry department HQ gets new solar panels

Virginia's forestry department has put up new solar panels on its headquarters as part of an effort to provide cleaner energy to state buildings.

Northam announces preliminary budget surplus of $778M

Northam said preliminary numbers indicate a total budget surplus in the general fund of approximately $778 million.

Man wanted in Orange for 11 probation violations

I-Self Manifest Allah, also known as Yah Yah Veney, is described as a 38-year-old black male, 5-foot-9 weighing 170 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Driver killed, children seriously injured in King William crash

The pickup truck driver, Charles F. Hogge, 31, of Ashland, was ejected from the vehicle.

  ‘Deplorable, inhumane conditions:’ Mother, daughter face animal cruelty charges after over 30 animals taken from home

A mother and daughter are facing animal cruelty and neglect charges after over 30 animals were seized from a New Kent home.

Man in custody after escaping ICE detention center in Caroline County

A man is in custody after escaping a detention center in Caroline County and entering Fort A.P. Hill.

Gifts of warmth: Cancer patients receive blankets during treatment

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is bringing messages of hope to patients at LewisGale Montgomery. The organization partnered with Subaru to bring 80 patients warm blankets.

Lynchburg designated as Virginia’s second ‘Bee City’

The City of Lynchburg is now Virginia’s second official “Bee City.”

Hundreds of Virginia seniors financially exploited every year

According to Virginia Adult Protective Services (APS), in 2017 there were 27,105 reports of adult abuse, neglect and/or exploitation, 55 percent of which were substantiated. Of the 27,000 reports, 1,394 were specifically related to financial exploitation.

Missing 3-year-old found dead; Mother, boyfriend charged with felony child neglect

Her body was found in the New River early Wednesday morning.

Attorney says witness will testify Fairfax did not commit rape

Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax's attorney says there's an eyewitness willing to testify that Fairfax did not rape Meredith Watson at Duke University in 2000.

Virginia named top state for business

Virginia ranked first overall and first in workforce and education.

3 arrested after meth lab discovered in Northern Neck

Following a four-month investigation, the sheriff’s office said a search warrant was executed July 10 in the 2000 block of Monroe Bay Circle.

Public input wanted on I-95 improvement project

Three meetings are scheduled along the I-95 corridor.

Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax says eyewitness backs up his story

An attorney for Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax says there's a witness who can corroborate his story that he did not rape a woman while they were students at Duke University nearly 20 years ago

Sturgeon, America’s forgotten dinosaurs, show signs of life

America's sturgeon are mounting a comeback from the edge of extinction

Virginia is now election battleground in fight over gun laws

Virginia is now a key battleground in the long-running fight over gun laws

US marshals offer reward for Virginia man in fatal shooting

The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a reward of up to $1,500 for information leading to the arrest of a Virginia man charged with second-degree murder

  Tow truck drivers remind you to move over: ‘We just want to get home’

Every day, tow truck drivers respond to highways and interstates for stranded motorists, but they say too often drivers speed past them, putting their lives in danger.

  General Assembly adjourns Special Session without considering any gun bills

The Governor's Special Session on gun control came to an abrupt end. Lawmakers adjourned after just two hours without considering any proposed gun control measures.

Virginia State Police issue more than 7,000 tickets over holiday weekend

Virginia State Police issued more than 7,000 citations to drivers across the state during the Fourth of July weekend.

Child rescued after 2 hours stuck in chimney

The child was said to have crawled out of a window and down the chimney.

  More action outside Capitol than inside after special session fizzles among hundreds of demonstrators

Large crowds of demonstrators made their voices heard and carried signs throughout Bank Street, up the Capitol steps and throughout the grounds.

Virginia Senate leader spikes his gun ban bill after majority whip resigns in protest

A Virginia Republican senator has resigned his leadership role to protest a top Republican’s push to ban guns in government controlled buildings.

  General Assembly set to meet in special session on gun control Tuesday

Many people across the Commonwealth are gearing up for a heated special session at the General Assembly Tuesday as lawmakers debate gun laws.

Virginia ranks No. 10 for rising in hate crimes, study says

According to a new study, Virginia ranks tenth for seeing the biggest rise in hate crimes across the country.