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6-year-old Boy Drowns in Va. Pool

Posted: 07/07/2010 - Prince William County police say a 6-year-old boy has drowned accidentally. The child died at a hospital after he was found in the deep end of a pool.

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5-year-old Va. Boy Left on School Bus

Posted: 07/07/2010 - Richmond school officials say appropriate action has been taken against a substitute driver who left a 5-year-old boy on a school bus for more than an hour.

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Holiday Weekend Traffic Deaths Lowest in 8 Years

Posted: 07/07/2010 - Traffic fatalities declined once again across Virginia for the 4th of July holiday weekend. Preliminary reports indicate that five crashes in the Commonwealth resulted in five deaths, compared to nine deaths in 2009.

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FAA Investigates Fatal Va. Plane Crash

Posted: 07/06/2010 - The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a single-engine plane crash Monday near the Chesapeake airport that killed the pilot.

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Irrigation Protecting Va. Corn Crops

Posted: 07/06/2010 - While the heat has taken its toll on many Virginia crops, a Fourth of July picnic staple is doing better than most.

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Saying Farewell to Senator Byrd

Updated: 07/06/2010 - Family, friends and employees are saying farewell to Sen. Robert C. Byrd at his funeral. His casket was carried into Memorial Baptist Church early Tuesday by a military honor guard.

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Va. Woman's Body Recovered from River

Posted: 07/06/2010 - A Virginia State Police dive team has recovered the body of a woman who was riding in a boat that hit a channel marker on the Rappahannock River.

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Scouts Prepare for Va. Jamboree, Future W.Va. Site

Posted: 07/06/2010 - The Boy Scouts of America are celebrating their 100th anniversary later this month with their national jamboree at Fort A.P. Hill, an event they thought would be their last one at the Caroline County Army base.

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Woman Dies in Boating Accident; Son at Controls

Posted: 07/05/2010 - Virginia Marine Police say a 7-year-old boy was piloting a boat when it crashed, fatally injuring his mother. Now police are asking the Hampton prosecutor to determine whether charges should be filed in connection with the deadly July 4 accident.

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Lawyer: Va. Man with Laser Meant No Harm

Updated: 07/05/2010 - An attorney for a Fairfax County man charged with interfering with the operation of an aircraft says his client only wanted to see what kind of helicopter was flying over his house before dawn.

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Former Va. Legislator George W. Jones Dies

Posted: 07/05/2010 - A funeral will be held Wednesday for George Wilson Jones, who served 16 years in the Virginia General Assembly. Jones died Saturday, according to family members and the Woody Funeral Home. He was 83.

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Southwest Va. Hospital Nears Completion

Posted: 07/05/2010 - A HealthSouth official says the Rehabilitation Hospital of Southwest Virginia is almost done. The new hospital is expected to employ about 100 people and provide therapy for patients with traumatic injuries, strokes and other health problems.

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Washington's Papers Moving to Mount Vernon Library

Posted: 07/04/2010 - A collection of about 135,000 documents belonging to George Washington and studied at the University of Virginia for more than four decades will be making its way to the home of the nation's first president as the centerpiece of a new library.

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Va. Woman Killed Serving in Iraq

Posted: 07/04/2010 - The Department of Defense says 19-year-old Spc. Morganne McBeth of Fredericksburg died from noncombat injuries suffered in Iraq on July 2. The agency says she was injured a day earlier.

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Report Blames Navy, Contractors for Defective Ship

Posted: 07/02/2010 - A new report says the Navy and contractors are both to blame for defects aboard a Norfolk-based amphibious ship. An investigation examined defects aboard the $1.8 billion San Antonio, which has undergone several major repairs.

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Five Arrested for Meth Operation

Updated: 07/02/2010 - In Harrisonburg this week, three searches and five arrests have netted thousands of dollars worth of drugs in what authorities are calling a methamphetamine operation.

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No Charges for Driver Who Ran Over Homeless Man

Posted: 07/01/2010 - Virginia Beach prosecutors are not filing charges against a city employee involved in a fatal accident in which a homeless man was run over by a dump truck as he slept on the beach.

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