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Charges certified in Albemarle against couple accused of killing pig

The two defendants in a bizarre pig-killing incident have had their charges certified to a higher court.

Virginia Politics

Thursday 08/25/2016
Law firm: Hepatitis A patients in Virginia filing lawsuit against Tropical Smoothie Cafe

A law firm representing several people who are sick, as well as about a dozen who have received hepatitis A vaccines, is planning to file lawsuits against Tropical Smoothie Café in connection with an outbreak of hepatitis A in Virginia.

Search underway for missing Powhatan teen

A search is underway for a Powhatan County teenager missing since Aug. 5.

Tim Kaine will appear on Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show' tonight

Tim Kaine will make his late-night TV debut as the Democratic vice presidential nominee tonight on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” CBS announced Thursday.

FBI seeks help catching in serial bank robbery suspect

A $15,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man believed responsible for a series of bank robberies in Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.

Rainy Day Fund will help soak up Virginia's budget shortfall - for now

The rainy day came sooner than expected for Gov. Terry McAuliffe and General Assembly budget leaders.

Law firm: Hepatitis A patients in Virginia, now numbered at 28, filing lawsuit against Tropical Smoothie Cafe


McAuliffe: 'Let's move on' from Clinton Foundation scrutiny

Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Thursday dismissed calls for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate overlap between Hillary Clinton's State Department and the Clinton Foundation.

International cocaine trafficker who bought used planes in Virginia sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison

A Guatemalan man who purchased airplanes in Virginia for the international trafficking of tons of cocaine was sentenced to just under 22 years in prison this morning.

Lockn' Music Festival attendees begin arriving; no traffic problems reported

Attendees of Lockn' Music Festival are reporting no traffic problems and short wait times to enter this year's event, which is expected to draw nearly 30,000 people over the next three days.

Mike Pence to campaign in Loudoun County on Saturday

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Donald Trump's running mate, will campaign in Loudoun County on Saturday afternoon at Patrick Henry College, a conservative Christian school.

Georgia man to be sentenced for spitting blood, saliva on Stafford deputies

A man who was convicted of two felonies Tuesday for spitting a mixture of blood and saliva on several Stafford County deputies earlier this year will serve at least a year in prison.

Wednesday 08/24/2016
Gov. Terry McAuliffe to announce $1.5 billion budget shortfall

Gov. Terry McAuliffe will announce a shortfall of roughly $1.5 billion in the two-year state budget to the General Assembly money committees on Friday, according to a source familiar with the revised revenue forecast.

Men accused in thefts of more than 25 firearms from Richmond area homes appear in federal court

Two of three men indicted by a federal grand jury in the theft of more than two dozen firearms from area homes appeared in federal court Wednesday.

4 Tropical Smoothie Cafe customers contracted hepatitis A in region; 23 in state

At least four people in the Richmond region and 23 across Virginia have contracted hepatitis A from strawberries served by Tropical Smoothie Cafe, according to the Virginia Department of Health.

Man charged after police responded to a reported knife attack on Charlottesville Downtown Mall

Police arrested a man Tuesday in connection to a reported knife attack on Saturday on the Downtown Mall.

New Sweet Briar budget calls for $20M in gifts for fiscal '17

Sweet Briar College’s board of directors plans to use $20 million in gifts to make up almost two-thirds of its $33 million operating budget for 2017.

International cocaine trafficker to be sentenced in Richmond today for airplane deals

When he was arrested last year, Fernando Chang Monroy had two handguns, 165 rounds of ammunition, $9,500 in cash, seven cellphones and two GPS devices.

'They had a funeral for his arm?': Ozzy Osbourne learns Stonewall Jackson's history on trip to Orange

British rocker Ozzy Osbourne ridiculed the fate of famed Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson when recently visiting the grave of his left arm buried in the family cemetery at historic Ellwood on the Wilderness Battlefield in Orange County — as portrayed on a recent episode of the new History Channel show, “Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour.”

Fredericksburg renames public pool in honor of philanthropist Doris Buffett, sister of Warren Buffett

Noted philanthropist Doris Buffett has long supported Dixon Park Pool financially, and Fredericksburg’s City Council repaid her generosity Tuesday night.

Five years later, Culpeper still rebuilding from earthquake

Tuesday marked the five-year anniversary of the 5.8 magnitude Mineral Earthquake felt by tens of millions of people along the East Coast, including those in Culpeper County where structural damage in old town was especially severe, and U.S. Senator Mark Warner, D–Virginia, experienced the immediate aftermath.

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