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Military, foreign service members can get longer driver's license extensions
Military, foreign service members can get longer driver's license extensions

Before this year, such extensions were valid for three years or one year, but now they will be good for six years or two years.

Virginia man sentenced to prison in store manager's shooting

Virginia man sentenced to prison in store manager's shooting

A Virginia man was sentenced to seven years in prison for shooting a store clerk in the back of the head one year ago.

Police: Suspect shot outside northern Virginia mall dies

Police: Suspect shot outside northern Virginia mall dies

A man wanted by police in northern Virginia has died after authorities say an officer shot him outside of a shopping mall.

UPDATE: Missing Staunton man has been found

UPDATE: Missing Staunton man has been found

The Augusta County Sheriff's Office reports Robert Ray Rodgers has been located and is safe.

Several people hurt in crash in Cumberland County

Several people hurt in crash in Cumberland County

The driver is from Spotsylvania and one of the passengers is from Lovingston.

Passenger rail service expansion reaches closing of financial agreement

Passenger rail service expansion reaches closing of financial agreement

The Virginia Passenger Rail Authority and Norfolk Southern Corporation announced the financial closing of the Western Rail Initiative Agreement on Thursday.

Police say they shot suspect outside northern Virginia mall

Police say they shot suspect outside northern Virginia mall

Police in northern Virginia say an officer has shot a suspect outside a shopping mall.

Lawsuits target Virginia school board sex-assault response

Lawsuits target Virginia school board sex-assault response

A pair of lawsuits that for years has plagued Virginia's largest school system with allegations that it ignored students' accusations of sex assaults are back in front of federal judges.

Marijuana, facial recognition, other laws take effect July 1

Marijuana, facial recognition, other laws take effect July 1

Most of the legislation passed earlier this year by the divided Virginia General Assembly and signed into law by Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin will take effect Friday.

Record low numbers prompt limits on Chesapeake Bay crabbing

Record low numbers prompt limits on Chesapeake Bay crabbing

New restrictions on crabbing in the Chesapeake Bay will take effect this year.

New laws aiming to ease CDL process going into effect

New laws aiming to ease CDL process going into effect

Three new laws will be expanding CDL testing providers, removing the wait time and fee for retesting, and extending the validity of the CDL skills test certification.

New dashboard focuses on firearm injuries

New dashboard focuses on firearm injuries

The Virginia Department of Health launched the dashboard on Thursday, including data from 2016 to 2022.

Police: Virginia toddler left in car dies, father kills self

Police: Virginia toddler left in car dies, father kills self

Police say a Virginia toddler left in a vehicle for hours died and his father was found dead in an apparent suicide at their home.

VDH monitoring more presumed monkeypox cases

VDH monitoring more presumed monkeypox cases

As of June 28, the CDC has reported more than 4,700 cases of the virus in 49 countries, with 306 of those cases in the United States.

VSP releases 2021 report on crime

VSP releases 2021 report on crime

The Crime in Virginia report contains information on the rates and occurrence of crimes in individual localities for the year.

Man accused of shooting at vehicle that pulled into wrong driveway

Man accused of shooting at vehicle that pulled into wrong driveway

The Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office says the incident occurred around 9:45 p.m. on June 18 on the 6300 block of Grace Hill.

American who joined Islamic State gets prison term reduced

American who joined Islamic State gets prison term reduced

The first American to be convicted in a U.S. jury trial of joining the Islamic State had his prison term reduced from 20 years to 14 years after an appeals court ordered a new sentencing hearing.

Hinckley says he's sorry for shooting that wounded Reagan

Hinckley says he's sorry for shooting that wounded Reagan

The man who shot and wounded President Ronald Reagan in 1981 has apologized for his actions in a televised interview.

DMV reminds travelers to drive responsibly

DMV reminds travelers to drive responsibly

With the Fourth of July holiday coming up, it is a wonderful time for families and friends to get together and celebrate.

New ABC laws going into effect on Friday

New ABC laws going into effect on Friday

On Tuesday, the Virginia ABC released information regarding five laws that passed through this year’s General Assembly.

AAA predicts busy travel weekend for July Fourth holiday

AAA predicts busy travel weekend for July Fourth holiday

AAA projects about 1.3 million Virginians will hit the road for a trip of 50 miles or more, which is approaching the record numbers from 2019.

OSIG report looks at VDOT's snow removal resources, finds shortages

OSIG report looks at VDOT's snow removal resources, finds shortages

While summer may have just begun, state agencies like the Virginia Department of Transportation are already looking ahead to winter.

Police investigating hit-and-run that killed VDOT contractor

Police investigating hit-and-run that killed VDOT contractor

The crash occurred around 2:40 a.m. Tuesday at mile marker 142 on Interstate 81 in Roanoke County.

Cooling assistance programs accepting applications

Cooling assistance programs accepting applications

The Virginia Department of Social Services accepts such applications between June 15 and Aug. 15.

Judge clarifies injunction against ENVIGO

Judge clarifies injunction against ENVIGO

A June 17 preliminary injunction allowed the company to sell more than 500 dogs, but now it is looking to sell about 2,200.

MS-13 gang members convicted of trafficking 13-year-old girl

MS-13 gang members convicted of trafficking 13-year-old girl

Seven members and associates of the MS-13 street gang have been convicted of sex trafficking in federal court.