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Delta to Increase Richmond-NYC Flights

Posted: 05/11/2010 - Delta Air Lines is expanding its daily nonstop service between Richmond and New York City. Delta announced Tuesday that it's adding three round-trip daily flights, effective Sept. 7.

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Virginia Beach Jail Inmates Plant New Garden

Posted: 05/10/2010 - Inmates at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center planted an experimental garden last month, with the goal to save money and provide fresh produce to other inmates. Before the garden, inmates ate either frozen or canned vegetables.

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Obama Speaks at Hampton University Commencement

Posted: 05/10/2010 - President Barack Obama delivered a reminder about the importance of education, as he gave the commencement address at Hampton University where escaped slaves once were taught.

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Lucky Va. Delivery Driver Wins Second Lottery Prize

Posted: 05/10/2010 - A lucky delivery truck driver has once again hit the lottery. Three and a half years after winning $150,000 on a Pick 4 drawing, Karl Hartman won $5 million on a Virginia Lottery scratch-off ticket.

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Lettuce Recalled in 23 States; E. Coli Suspected

Posted: 05/07/2010 - A food company is recalling lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least 19 people. The recalled lettuce has a "best if used by" date of May 12 or earlier. The recall also affects "grab and go" salads sold at Kroger, Giant and other markets.

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Motion Seeks Wal-Mart in Va. Courtroom

Posted: 05/07/2010 - An attorney seeking to block a Walmart Supercenter near an endangered Civil War battlefield wants to get the retailer into a courtroom.

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State Police Releases Annual Crime Analysis Report

Posted: 05/06/2010 - Virginia State Police released its annual report that analyzes crime in the commonwealth. Adult arrests for serious offenses increased 3.9 percent between 2008 and 2009, while juvenile arrests decreased 4.1 percent.

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Va. Man's Stun Gun Death Ruled Accidental

Posted: 05/06/2010 - Hampton police say the death of a man who was shot twice with a stun gun by officers after he repeatedly swung a samurai-style sword at them was an accident.

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Whale Tangled in Net in Chesapeake Bay

Posted: 05/06/2010 - A humpback whale is snagged in a fishing net in the lower Chesapeake Bay. The 60- to 65-foot whale was discovered Wednesday with its tail tangled in a gill net off of Cape Charles, which is at the southern end of Virginia's Eastern Shore.

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17 Indicted in Va. Marriage Scam Investigation

Posted: 05/05/2010 - Seventeen people are accused of participating in a scheme that paired Navy personnel with Russian women for bogus marriages. They face charges of conspiracy, marriage fraud and false claims, among others.

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