A milestone in reducing sexual assault in prison. The Virginia Department of Corrections says it’s achieved that. They say several state lockups have reached full compliance under the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act. The law is designed to make sure inmates are protected from sexual violence by staff or other prisoners. The standards under the Prison Rape Elimination Act went into effect two years ago.
Work on synchronizing the traffic signals along 29 North gets underway in October.
Lawrence's representative has threatened to prosecute those behind a nude photo leak affecting dozens of A-list celebrities.
The Albemarle school system has signed contracts with 115 new teachers with more hiring to come.
Two clerks of circuit court have filed more paperwork in the Virginia same-sex marriage case.