John McClain joins The Sportsline

The Houston Chronicle’s John McClain joined the show with an update on the Deshaun Watson situation, explain why he’s actually excited to watch the Texans this season and share why he likes travelling in Virginia! WLNI · John McClain joins The Sportsline

Covering Our Community: Denise McDonald with Old City Cemetery

Lynchburg’s Old City Cemetery “Angel Statue” received a $1000 award for conservation, thanks to the people of Lynchburg and Virginia. The statue – which dates back to 1909 and marks the grave of a 2-year-old boy — received the most votes in the Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts online public voting competition WLNI · Covering […]

Best of the Burg 01/30/21

Besties Mari, Rich and Anthony recapped the #1000Weeks of #SupportTheTroops rallies from the day before and welcomed to the program Brian Knopp with Tru by Hilton & Chelsea Moran of Goodwill Industries of the Valleys WLNI · Best of the Burg 01/30/21

UPDATE: Do remains belong to missing UVa. student?

Update: Mon., 10/20/14 4:03 a.m. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) _ Police blocked off roads and were searching for clues in an area where they found remains that could be missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. The 18-year-old Graham hasn’t been seen since Sept. 13 after a night out with friends. The remains were found Saturday […]

Forensics at center of missing U.Va. student case

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) _ Morgan Harrington’s parents were so convinced that a serial offender was responsible for her 2009 killing, they started a nonprofit foundation aimed at protecting other young women. Five years later, the Harringtons are reacting with both sadness and relief to the news that police have found a “forensic link” to their […]

Police hold evidence in UVa missing student case

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ The lawyer for the man charged in a University of Virginia student’s disappearance says police haven’t told him what evidence they have against his client in that case or another young woman’s disappearance and death. Attorney James Camblos said he met with his client, 32-year-old Jesse Matthew Jr., for about 2-1/2 […]

What if high court rejects gay marriage cases?

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The fastest and surest path to marriage for same-sex couples in some states would be for the Supreme Court to surprise everyone and decline to get involved in the issue right now. A Supreme Court decision to reject calls from all quarters to take up same-sex marriage would allow gay and lesbian […]

D-Day Memorial prepares for thousands of visitors

BEDFORD, Va. (AP) _ Organizers are expecting up to 10,000 visitors to attend the National D-Day Memorial’s events marking the invasion’s 70th anniversary. Today is the D-Day anniversary. Nicole Johnson with the National D-Day Memorial Foundation says event organizers have been working with local tourism groups to ensure visitors have a place to stay. There […]

Warner to discuss Va. rail safety

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ Virginia U.S. Sen. Mark Warner is holding a meeting in Richmond today to discuss rail safety. The conversation will focus on the status of proposed regulations and initiatives to improve the safety of transporting crude oil by rail in Virginia. It comes in the wake of a train derailment and fire […]

$300 million budget gap possible for Va. budget

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ A possible $300 million gap is adding a new wrinkle to state budget impasse that threatens a possible state government shutdown. Gov. Terry McAuliffe met with key lawmakers Monday at the Capitol to tell them about lower-than-expected tax revenues that could leave a $300 million budget hole for the current fiscal […]