The statewide jobless rate is up again. The Virginia unemployment rate was 5.4% in July, up one-tenth-of-a-percent. It’s the third consecutive month where the figure has seen a slight increase. Researcher Ann Lang of the Virginia Employment Commission says the July rate is an improvement over last year. It was 5.7% at that time. The Virginia number is still well below the national average.
Still no word on what caused the fire on Hildridge Drive.
Producers confirm that the next season of "Downton Abbey" will be the last.
A bomb threat has delayed proceedings of the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.
During a brief hearing Thursday morning, the next court date for Martese Johnson was set for May 28th.