Temporary highway lane closures will be suspended across Virginia during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. VDOT says lane closures in temporary work zones will be lifted from noon Thursday until noon on Monday, July 7th. State officials are encouraging drivers to avoid distractions, buckle up everyone’s seat belt, obey the posted speed limits and be courteous to other drivers.
Islamic State militants killed a U.S. serviceman in northern Iraq on Tuesday after blasting through Kurdish defences and overrunning a town in the biggest offensive in the area for months.
Health officials are urging us to take precautions against the Zika virus.
A search is underway for a man missing in Shenandoah National Park.
A statewide preservation group says one of its most endangered historic places includes a Charlottesville cemetery.