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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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Williamsburg to Have 1st W&M Student on City Council

Posted: 05/05/2010 - A College of William and Mary senior is the first student to win a seat on the Williamsburg City Council, capturing 1,559 votes in Tuesday's election to win one of two council seats.

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Va. Forestry Agency Ups Reward in Arson Case

Posted: 05/05/2010 - The Virginia Division of Forestry is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to a conviction in the torching of one of its firefighting vehicles last September.

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Goode Applauds AZ Immigration Law, Joins Constitution Party

Updated: 05/06/2010 - Virgil Goode applauded the resolution passed unanimously by the Constitution Party’s National Committee expressing support for Arizona’s recently enacted legislation cracking down on illegal immigration.

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Dr. Rosa Atkins Named Va. School Superintendent of the Year

Updated: 05/05/2010 - Dr. Rosa S. Atkins, Superintendent of Charlottesville City Public Schools, was named Virginia’s Superintendent of the Year at the Virginia Association of School Superintendents (VASS) annual conference Tuesday evening in Roanoke.

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Cuccinelli Demands Ex-Professor's Files from UVa

Posted: 05/04/2010 - State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II is demanding that the University of Virginia turn over documents from a former professor to determine whether he defrauded taxpayers as he sought grants for global warming research.

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