Local: News

News

Orange County Seal

Orange Considers Drug Testing In 6th-12th Grades

Orange County has created a plan for drug testing for middle and high school kids.

Cantor Eric 101906

Cantor Says Congress Must Zero In On Entitlements

Eric Cantor (R-Henrico County) says the House and Senate better come back from their August recess ready to work.

Moran Jim 051708

Moran Reacts To Snowden’s Holing Up In Russia

Congressman Jim Moran (D-Alexandria) is reacting to Russia’s decision to provide Edward Snowden temporary asylum.

Virginia Supreme Court Building

Local Attorney Loses Law License For Five Years

Charlottesville attorney Matt Murray has lost his law license until the summer of 2018.

Gensic Chris  112008

Poison Ivy Becomes New Problem For Area Homeowners

Poison ivy has become more of a nuisance than usual this summer.

Elephant for PETA 83012  CC

PETA Opposes Great Bull Run Planned For Dinwiddie

PETA opposes plans for the Great Bull Run at a Dinwiddie County facility.

us_capitol2

Many Virginians Pay Final Respects To Harry Byrd, Jr.

Virginians have bid farewell to onetime U.S. Senator Harry Byrd, Jr. (I- Winchester).

CAT Stop 81812

CAT Changes One Bus Route, And Adds Another

The local bus system has new stops on Route 7, and a new route has started.

Sullivan Teresa 82612

UVA Keeps AccessUVa, But Provisions Change In 2014

The University of Virginia is keeping AccessUVa, but future Wahoos will see different provisions.

Sarvis Libertarian For Governor 62913

Sarvis Campaigns At Louisa Fair

Libertarian nominee for Governor Robert Sarvis brought his campaign to Louisa County on Saturday.

Latest Stories

in Entertainment

Daughter reveals Joan Rivers is still on life support

Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

Comedian Joan Rivers remains on life support after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest.

in National

Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

in Sports

Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.

in Sports

Phillies’ Cole Hamels, bullpen combine for no-hitter

Sep 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) throws the ball against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.

in National, World

ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.