More Headlines

Dominion Takes Reactor Off Line Due to Water Leak

Posted: 07/12/2010 - One reactor at Dominion Virginia Power's Surry power plant is off line because of a water pipe leak. Dominion shut down the Surry 2 unit Sunday night. The utility wouldn't say Monday when the reactor will be returned to service.

Read More

Va. Cities Use iPad to Go Paperless

Posted: 07/12/2010 - Williamsburg city officials have decided that the town known for its 18th century roots needs to embrace 21st century technology. Its city council voted last week to purchase the Apple iPad for business matters and council agendas.

Read More

Weekend Attendance Record Set at Virginia State Parks

Posted: 07/12/2010 - The July 4 weekend was another record-breaker for Virginia's state parks. The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation says state parks drew a total 266,739 visitors.

Read More

Public's Help Sought in 1997 Va. Cold Case

Posted: 07/12/2010 - Henry County sheriff's investigators are asking the public for help in solving a 1997 murder. Investigators want to give the family of 67-year-old Governor Taylor Craig closure and bring Craig's killer to justice.

Read More

Report: 3,000 Va. Nonprofits Fail to File with IRS

Posted: 07/12/2010 - A national organization that monitors charitable organizations says more then 3,000 nonprofit groups in Virginia risk losing their tax-exempt status because they haven't filed a tax notification in three years.

Read More

Va. Records Show Lower Demand for Gun Permits

Posted: 07/12/2010 - State police records show fewer Virginians are seeking concealed handgun permits this year than in 2009. The records show a nearly 40 percent drop through the first half of 2010.

Read More

Va. Higher-education Reform Commission to Meet

Posted: 07/12/2010 - A new higher-education reform commission appointed by Gov. Bob McDonnell will hold its first meeting. The Commission on Higher Education Reform, Innovation and Investment is scheduled to meet Monday morning at the Chesterfield County campus of John Tyler Community College.

Read More

Boa Constrictor on the Loose in Danville

Posted: 07/12/2010 - The Danville Humane Society's director says residents should keep pets indoors until a boa constrictor that escaped is retrieved.

Read More

Va. Church Group Seeks to Re-Coup $40 Million in Property

Posted: 07/11/2010 - A group of breakaway Episcopal Church congregations is asking the Virginia Supreme Court to reconsider a recent ruling stripping them of property worth an estimated $30 million to $40 million.

Read More

Va. Sexual Predator Program Faces $26M Shortfall

Posted: 07/09/2010 - Virginia's program for indefinitely containing those deemed to be sexually violent predators is facing a more than $26 million budget shortfall over the next two years after a dramatic expansion in crimes that qualify offenders for so-called civil commitment.

Read More

Va. School Closed after Contaminants found in Water Supply

Updated: 07/09/2010 - The Fairfax County School Board has voted to close the only school in Clifton after months of opposition from residents. Students at the school do well on tests, but the building is not attached to a public water supply and its wells have tested positive for contaminants.

Read More

Army Investigates Va. Parachute Death

Updated: 07/09/2010 - A team of Army investigators is inspecting a parachute jump training site at Fort Lee where a 24-year-old private was killed during a practice jump.

Read More

Waynesboro Teacher Killed in Apparent Murder-Suicide

Updated: 07/09/2010 - The Rockbridge County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent murder-suicide in which a Waynesboro middle school teacher was killed. Deputies say the female teacher was in the process of getting a divorce.

Read More

Most at Forum Oppose Stalin Bust at D-Day Memorial

Posted: 07/08/2010 - Most of those attending a public forum on a bust of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin at the National D-Day Memorial voiced opposition to the artwork. Wednesday's forum at the Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library drew about 100 people.

Read More

Natural Gas Company Wants Va. Suit Tossed

Posted: 07/08/2010 - The No. 2 gas producer of natural gas in Virginia is seeking dismissal of a lawsuit that claims the company stole natural gas belonging to landowners. EQT Corp. filed the motion this week in U.S. District Court in Abingdon.

Read More

Va. Woman Dies while Swimming in James River

Updated: 07/08/2010 - A woman has died while swimming in the James River in Richmond. Richmond authorities say rescuers were unable to revive the 40-year-old victim after she was pulled from the river Wednesday evening. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Read More

Police Officers Struck by Drunk Driver

Posted: 07/08/2010 - A Virginia State Trooper and Blackstone Police Department Officer were both struck Wednesday evening as they completed their investigation into an earlier crash.

Read More

Virginia Beach Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Posted: 07/08/2010 - The Department of Defense announced Wednesday the death of a Virginia soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

Read More

Jens Soering to Remain in Virginia for Prison Sentence

Posted: 07/07/2010 - Former University of Virginia student Jens Soering will remain in Virginia for his prison term. The U.S. Justice Department will not proceed with a request to transfer Soering from Virginia to a German prison.

Read More
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability