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Disbarred Va. Attorney Gets 30 Years for Fraud

Posted: 04/16/2010 - A judge in Norfolk has sentenced a disbarred attorney to 30 years in federal prison for defrauding clients and friends out of more than $8 million.

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Va. International Paper Mill Closes

Posted: 04/16/2010 - A chapter in Virginia's manufacturing history has closed with International Paper shuttering its mill in Isle of Wight County.

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Law Enforcement to Crackdown on Motorcycle Safety

Posted: 04/16/2010 - Select law enforcement agencies across Virginia will focus on the safety of motorcycle riders through strict enforcement of all traffic laws. Recent data shows a general decline in traffic fatalities overall, but a surge in deaths and injuries among motorcycle riders.

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VT Campus to Commemorate Anniversary of 2007 Shootings

Posted: 04/15/2010 - As Virginia Tech commemorates the third anniversary of the shootings that left 33 dead, many directly affected by the tragedy worry the memory of what happened will fade as they graduate and move on.

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Busch Gardens Named Most Beautiful Amusement Park

Posted: 04/15/2010 - For the fifth straight year, Busch Gardens in Williamsburg has been named America's most beautiful amusement park. The theme park beat out Walt Disney Wrold in Orlando, Fla., which was made No. 1 for America's favorite theme park.

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Va. Rest Areas Back in Business

Posted: 04/15/2010 - All Virginia highway rest areas that were closed last year due to funding cuts have been reopened. Gov. Bob McDonnell says the final seven rest areas were back in business Wednesday.

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Gov.'s Budget: Scarce Abortion Funding Unchanged

Posted: 04/14/2010 - Gov. Bob McDonnell has made a budget recommendation to the General Assembly that would provide no more funding for abortion than the federal government allows.

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Computer Company to Bring 160 Jobs to Va. City

Updated: 04/13/2010 - EcomNets, an information technology company, plans to bring 160 jobs to Danville. Gov. Bob McDonnell said the company will invest $1.94 million in the city.

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JMU Students Raise Money for Block Party Repairs

Posted: 04/13/2010 - Damages are still being assessed after this weekends block party at JMU, but while it may take time to fix all the damage, two students are trying to make a dent in the cost.

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Out-of-control Dump Truck hits 12 Vehicles on I-95

Posted: 04/13/2010 - A dump truck struck 12 vehicles on Interstate 95 in Virginia Tuesday morning after the driver had a medical emergency. Five people were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Crews Search Va. River for 5-year-old After Boat Flips

Posted: 04/13/2010 - Crews are searching the Dan River for a 5-year-old boy who was in a boat that capsized near a dam in Danville. Police say the boy was wearing a life jacket but the current tore it off.

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Va. Justices to Hear Church Property Dispute

Posted: 04/13/2010 - The Virginia Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a property dispute between the Episcopal Church and nine breakaway congregations that aligned with a more conservative Anglican Church.

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Boy Charged with Taking Gun to Va. Middle School

Posted: 04/12/2010 - Prince William County Police say a 12-year-old student will be charged with possession of a weapon on school property after he brought an unloaded handgun to school and aimed it at his head.

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