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Va. Island Stars in New ESPN Commercial

Posted: 09/21/2010 - Tangier Island watermen star in a new ESPN commercial proclaiming the Chesapeake Bay island America's biggest sports town, per capita.

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Va. City Upset Over Acid Storage Plan

Updated: 09/21/2010 - A company is at odds with Chesapeake officials over its plan to store sulfuric acid at a facility where about two million gallons of liquid fertilizer spilled in 2008.

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Supreme Court Clears Way for Execution

Updated: 09/21/2010 - The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday cleared the way for the execution of a woman held at a Fluvanna County prison. She'll be the first woman executed in Virginia in 100 years.

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Va. Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Posted: 09/21/2010 - The Department of Defense has announced the deaths of two soldiers, one of whom was from Virginia, in Afghanistan.

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Hit-and-Run Suspected in Va. Teen's Death

Posted: 09/20/2010 - Police say they suspect a Goochland teenager who died after being found in the middle of a street was the victim of a hit-and-run driver.

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Woman Guilty of Va. Gold Burglaries

Posted: 09/20/2010 - A New York City woman has pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal more than $500,000 worth of gold and other valuables from the homes of South Asian families in northern Virginia.

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Third Inmate Dies at Richmond Jail Since June

Posted: 09/20/2010 - Another Richmond city jail inmate has died, the third since June. Two other inmates died earlier this summer, one from natural causes linked to a heart condition and the other from heat exposure.

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Va. Jail Settles Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit

Posted: 09/17/2010 - The Southwest Virginia Regional Jail Authority has settled a $2 million lawsuit that claimed male employees were disciplined differently than female workers.

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Va. Officer Guilty of Neglecting Dog

Posted: 09/17/2010 - A Clifton Forge police officer convicting of neglecting his dog must perform 24 hours of community service and is forbidden to own animals.

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Report: Abuse of Elderly Increasing in Virginia

Posted: 09/17/2010 - State statistics show reports of abuse of the elderly increased by nine percent in the fiscal year that ended June 30, and by 19 percent over the past three years.

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Va. Senate to Hold 4 Hearings on Redistricting

Posted: 09/17/2010 - In a move to get a jump start on the 2011 redistricting of electoral boundaries, a Senate Privileges and Elections subcommittee will hold four hearings this year.

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Study: Americans Lacking in Knowledge of the Constitution

Updated: 09/16/2010 - On the eve of Constitution Day, the Center for the Constitution at James Madison's Montpelier released the results of its national survey, The State of the Constitution: What Americans Know.

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Va. Police Academy Finances Investigated

Posted: 09/16/2010 - An investigation of the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Academy's bookkeeping is under way after financial concerns prompted the cancellation of some courses.

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Swimming Ban Lifted at Va. Beach

Posted: 09/16/2010 - Health officials say bacteria levels in the water at Huntington Beach in Newport News have dropped to safe levels.

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Traffic Fatalities Down Slightly in 2010

Posted: 09/16/2010 - Preliminary data indicates traffic deaths for 2010 have decreased slightly compared to fatalities for this same time period in 2009.

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