With temperatures soaring to close to 100 degrees in Virginia Thursday as an oppressive heat wave smothers the east coast, AAA Mid-Atlantic issued a heat advisory to motorists regarding the threat that extreme temperatures pose on motor vehicles.
A gas leak on Germanna Highway has forced Culpeper police and public works crews to detour traffic off Germanna Highway (Route 3) at its intersection with McDevitt Drive and closer to town at Germanna Highway Orange Road (Route 15).
Four state police agencies spent Friday, June 15, 2012, through Sunday, June 17, 2012, enforcing “Operation Border to Border” along approximately 400 miles of U.S. Route 15 in an effort to prevent traffic crashes along the heavily-traveled corridor.
The chairman and CEO of meat producer Bar-S Foods Co. is giving $12 million to help complete exhibits about Marines who served since Vietnam at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in northern Virginia.
A state panel that is amid a wide-ranging examination of the prospect of uranium mining in Virginia is headed to the Southside county where a proposal to mine one of the world's largest deposits of the radioactive ore has ignited a fierce environmental debate.
Potential vice presidential picks - among them New Jersey's Chris Christie, Louisiana's Bobby Jindal and Virginia's Bob McDonnell - paid visits to the C-PAC conference in Chicago, touting their accomplishments.
After nearly a month on the run, a white supremacist convicted of threats and intimidation is back in U.S. custody. Officials say William White of Roanoke was arrested Friday afternoon by U.S. and Mexican authorities in the Mexican resort town of Playa del Carmen.