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New database working to bring attention to cold cases across Virginia
New database working to bring attention to cold cases across Virginia

The Cold Case website is a public, searchable database featuring information, photographs and more for unsolved homicides, unidentified persons and missing person cases.

Tractor-trailer driver charged in Fauquier County crash

Tractor-trailer driver charged in Fauquier County crash

The Virginia State Police has charged the driver of a tractor-trailer involved in a fatal August motorcycle crash in Fauquier County.

National Guard soldiers return to Virginia

National Guard soldiers return to Virginia

The first groups of soldiers assigned to Task Force Red Dragon returned to Virginia on Thursday.

Suit challenges implementation of Disabilities Education Act

Suit challenges implementation of Disabilities Education Act

A class-action suit is challenging Virginia's implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Man arrested after two police chases in stolen vehicles

Man arrested after two police chases in stolen vehicles

Albert Cox is facing charges in Chesterfield and Augusta counties as well as the city of Staunton.

UPDATE: Man wanted in Hanover County road rage incident arrested in Montana

UPDATE: Man wanted in Hanover County road rage incident arrested in Montana

The Hanover County Sheriff's Office reports Christopher Chivily has been arrested on multiple charges associated with a road rage incident earlier this month.

Celebrating 40 years of EnergyShare

Celebrating 40 years of EnergyShare

Dominion Energy is marking the anniversary by providing free energy efficiency upgrades to 40 homes across Virginia in 40 days.

Police investigating crash that killed teen

Police investigating crash that killed teen

The crash occurred around 10:20 p.m. on Sept. 15 on Poorhouse Road in Lunenburg County.

Early in-person voting set to start

Early in-person voting set to start

The Virginia Department of Elections says early in-person voting runs from Sept. 23 to Nov. 5.

Area cideries celebrating fall and cider-making season

Area cideries celebrating fall and cider-making season

Beginning on Friday, 20 Virginia Cider Trail cideries will be hosting events to celebrate the fall season.

Part of Blue Ridge Parkway to remain closed into the spring

Part of Blue Ridge Parkway to remain closed into the spring

A section of the parkway has been closed since a spring 2020 storm caused the slope to fail.

Escaped inmate remains on the loose

Escaped inmate remains on the loose

Several buildings were searched in Highland County on Tuesday. A roadblock was also put in place on Route 250 at the Augusta/Highland county line.

Hundreds of thousands of Virginians could be helped by student debt relief

Hundreds of thousands of Virginians could be helped by student debt relief

Last month, President Joe Biden announced a plan to provide up to $20,000 in relief to recipients of Pell grants and up to $10,000 for other borrowers.

Seeking information regarding whereabouts of escaped inmate

Seeking information regarding whereabouts of escaped inmate

Shaun Gwin appeared in court in Highland County on Tuesday morning and was being transported back to the Middle River Regional Jail when he escaped.

Plea for man accused of distributing child pornography while already on probation

Plea for man accused of distributing child pornography while already on probation

Deric Wallace Peacock was already serving probation for prior sex offense convictions when he committed this new crime.

Notification regarding polling locations coming in the mail

Notification regarding polling locations coming in the mail

The Virginia Department of Elections says registered voters will be receiving notices regarding these locations for the Nov. 8 election, beginning this week.

Training exercise taking place near Augusta Correctional Center

Training exercise taking place near Augusta Correctional Center

Residents near Augusta Springs and Craigsville in Augusta County may see a larger than normal law enforcement presence Tuesday.

Police search for man convicted in death of Cummings' nephew

Police search for man convicted in death of Cummings' nephew

Police in Virginia are searching for a man found guilty last week of conspiring to kill a college student who was a nephew of the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland.

Virginia judge dismisses youth climate change lawsuit

Virginia judge dismisses youth climate change lawsuit

A Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of 13 young people who claim that the state's permitting of fossil fuel projects is exacerbating climate change.

Recovering addicts work to help others in 'Project Recover'

Recovering addicts work to help others in 'Project Recover'

A program in central Virginia is aimed at getting people struggling with drug addiction into treatment by giving them support from recovering addicts who have turned their lives around.

VCU reaches settlement with family of hazing victim

VCU reaches settlement with family of hazing victim

Virginia Commonwealth University will pay nearly $1 million to the family of a young man who died after a 2021 fraternity hazing incident as part of a recent settlement agreement.

Gas prices may soon rise again

Gas prices may soon rise again

With fewer drivers fueling up, gas prices have dropped to four cents in the past week, to reach $3.67.

Guilty plea in case involving limited availability products at ABC

Guilty plea in case involving limited availability products at ABC

A former ABC employee was accused of passing internal agency information to a person outside of the agency.

Endangered Missing Adult Alert issued for Newport News man

Endangered Missing Adult Alert issued for Newport News man

James Philip Allen was last seen during the early morning hours of Aug. 13 on the 7500 block of River Road in Newport News.

Sniper denied parole, 20 years after terrorizing D.C. area

Sniper denied parole, 20 years after terrorizing D.C. area

Virginia has denied parole to convicted Washington, D.C., area sniper killer Lee Boyd Malvo.

Prison sentence for fatal DUI crash on George Washington Memorial Parkway

Prison sentence for fatal DUI crash on George Washington Memorial Parkway

.Samuel Meyer was intoxicated and had used drugs prior to driving his truck more than 50 miles per hour over the speed limit and crashing into a tree.