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Five-year sentence for Christmas night shooting death

Five-year sentence for Christmas night shooting death
A guilty verdict - and five-year sentence - today in Campbell County Court for Michael Langford, charged with the Christmas ...
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Appomattox church sign: “America: Love or Leave It.”

Appomattox church sign: "America: Love or Leave It."
APPOMATTOX, Va. (AP) — A church sign in Virginia is drawing attention over a message that says: “America: Love or ...
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More floating debris removed from SML so far this year than all of 2018

More floating debris removed from SML so far this year than all of 2018
NEWS RELEASE: ROANOKE, Va., July 18, 2019 – At the end of June 2019, Appalachian Power had already removed debris ...
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Former Virginia AG comments on President’s condemned tweets

Former Virginia AG comments on President's condemned tweets
White House Immigration Czar Ken Cuccinelli, who was Virginia’s former Attorney General, faced questions this week about President Trump’s tweet ...
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VT study looks at causes of oilfield earthquakes

VT study looks at causes of oilfield earthquakes
A Virginia Tech study finds that earthquakes in heavy oil production areas are getting deeper underground -- and it appears ...
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Wirtz woman pleads no contest in death of toddler found in toilet

Wirtz woman pleads no contest in death of toddler found in toilet
ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (AP) - A Franklin County woman has pleaded no contest to charges in the death of her ...
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7 months later, Ashanti Alert still not active

7 months later, Ashanti Alert still not active
Despite being signed into law seven months ago by President Trump, the “Ashanti Alerts” have not been implemented by the ...
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Favre, Kelly among Liberty University speakers this fall

Favre, Kelly among Liberty University speakers this fall
Two NFL Hall of Fame quarterbacks will be among the speakers coming this fall to Liberty University. Liberty announced in ...
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Blackface scandal dampens Northam’s fundraising

Blackface scandal dampens Northam's fundraising
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is struggling to raise big money in a key election year after ...
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Lynchburg Police seek construction site thief

Lynchburg Police seek construction site thief
NEWS RELEASE: The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a burglary from a construction site in the 3000 block of Old ...
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New children’s play area to open this weekend at River Ridge

New children's play area to open this weekend at River Ridge
River Ridge Mall is opening a new children’s play area this weekend. Mall officials say it is an ocean-themed play ...
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Priest who attended Holy Cross, served as Farmville pastor is suspended

Priest who attended Holy Cross, served as Farmville pastor is suspended
The Catholic Diocese of Richmond has suspended a Norfolk priest who once attended Holy Cross School and later served as ...
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State pension plan looks to lower expected rate of return

State pension plan looks to lower expected rate of return
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia state and local governments may have to pay more each year to cover public employees' ...
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Prosecutors hope Fields sentencings can help healing process proceed

Prosecutors hope Fields sentencings can help healing process proceed
Prosecutors in Charlottesville say they hope the sentencings of James Fields, Jr. will help the healing process move forward. Fields ...
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Fields sentenced to 2nd life term in Charlottesville car attack

Fields sentenced to 2nd life term in Charlottesville car attack
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An avowed white supremacist was sentenced to life plus 419 years on state charges Monday for ...
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Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia Beach

Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia Beach
Former boxing champion Pernell Whitaker has died after he was hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55. Police ...
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BBB offers tips and warnings for Prime Day

BBB offers tips and warnings for Prime Day
Amazon has extended its Prime Day deals this year to 48 hours. That’s more time to shop but also more ...
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UPDATE: Weakened Barry still poses flood, tornado risks

UPDATE: Weakened Barry still poses flood, tornado risks
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf ...
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Local organization helps folks in Louisiana

Local organization helps folks in Louisiana
Teresa Davis with Gleaning for the World discusses how the organization is responding to Tropical Depression Barry and how you ...
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Buying a boat? State officials warn of fraudulent sales

Buying a boat? State officials warn of fraudulent sales
State officials say it is a real and growing problem -- fraudulent sales of boats and watercraft that can leave ...
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