News

Federal Lawmakers Ask Governor To Create Heroin Task Force

Federal Lawmakers Ask Governor To Create Heroin Task Force

Photo: WINA

Twelve members of the Virginia Congressional Delegation are asking Governor McAuliffe to form a statewide task force to address Virginia’s growing heroin epidemic. The bipartisan group of legislators worries about the rapid spread of heroin and its impact on Virginia communities. In a joint letter sent Thursday, they point out that not a week goes by with without the death of another heroin addict making headlines. Nationally, heroin use nearly doubled between 2002 and 2012.

Latest Stories

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 1

bowie

A look back at the Hollywood headlines from years past.

in Local, Virginia Assembly

McAuliffe Welcomes Indiana Businesses

Money (clipart)

Governor McAuliffe has thrown out the welcome mat to encourage Indiana businesses to relocate to Virginia.

in Entertainment

Easy April Fools’ Day pranks

aprilfools

Looking for a quick and easy way to pull a fast one? Check out these perfect pranks for kids, coworkers, and friends.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

State Police Investigation Death of Culpeper Man

Updated
State Police Car 071008 (RG)

Dominick Ray Wise died hours after he was stun-gunned by police for acting erratically in the middle of the street.