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  • Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Softball doubleheader sweep extends No. 21 CNU's winning streak to 14

    Colleges: Softball: Christopher Newport (15-3), ranked 21st in NCAA Division III, swept Roanoke 9-4 and 13-5, improving the Captains’ winning streak to 14. In Game 1, Alexis Pope drove in four runs and homered, Kelsey Lewis homered and had...
  • Hollywood tries to win Christians' faith

    Randall Wallace didn't expect a rock-star reception when he went on the road to promote his faith-based drama "Heaven Is for Real" ahead of its Easter-weekend release. Yet at the First Assembly of God Church in Phoenix, 9,000 congregants greeted the...
  • No. 1 seed in South Region at stake in Saturday's clash between No. 2 Stevenson and No. 3 Salisbury

    No. 1 seed in South Region at stake in Saturday's clash between No. 2 Stevenson and No. 3 Salisbury
    Saturday’s showdown between No. 2 Stevenson and No. 3 Salisbury is a prime opportunity for both sides. For the Mustangs (13-1), a win would extend their winning streak to 13 games and reaffirm their status as the reigning Division III national...
  • Lynchburg, Va., train derails, sending up fireball as cars topple

    Lynchburg, Va., train derails, sending up fireball as cars topple
    Flames and thick black smoke rose into the air after a train derailed Wednesday afternoon along a river in downtown Lynchburg, Va., toppling more than a dozen oil tanker cars and plunging several into the water. At least three of the oil tankers were...
  • Oil tanker train derails in Lynchburg, Va., triggering fire and spill

    About 15 train tanker cars carrying crude oil derailed Wednesday afternoon in Lynchburg, Va., plunging several of them into the James River, sparking a massive fire and spilling oil. The derailment prompted evacuations in the downtown district near...
  • Widespread flooding closes roads, causes landslide in Charles Village

    Widespread flooding closes roads, causes landslide in Charles Village
    A month's worth of rain caused widespread flooding Wednesday, prompting multiple rescues and causing a massive landslide that poured half a dozen cars onto train tracks in Charles Village. More storms were meanwhile possible, with tornado and severe...
  • Train carrying crude oil derails in Lynchburg, Virginia

    Train carrying crude oil derails in Lynchburg, Virginia
    A CSX Corp train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia on Wednesday, spilling oil into the James River and forcing hundreds to evacuate. CSX said 15 cars on a train traveling from Chicago to Virginia ...
  • Oil train derailment in Lynchburg, Va., raises safety questions

    A train hauling crude oil that derailed Wednesday near downtown Lynchburg, Va., sending a giant fireball and acrid smoke into the sky, raised further concerns about public safety as railroads sharply increase the amount of oil they transport. About 15...
  • CSX train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal derails in Bowie

    CSX train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal derails in Bowie
    A CSX freight train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal partially derailed in Bowie early Thursday morning, according to CSX officials and the Prince George's County Fire & EMS Department. The incident marked the third major Mid-Atlantic incident for the...
  • McAuliffe: I do have the authority

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has been careful to avoid talking about what he'll do if the state hits July 1 without a budget in place, preferring call for a legislative solution on Medicaid expansion and the budget. But Thursday, during a press conference to...
  • Deluge causes landslide in Charles Village, floods roadways across state

    Deluge causes landslide in Charles Village, floods roadways across state
    A nearly 120-year-old retaining wall that has troubled Charles Village residents for decades collapsed Wednesday amid a month's worth of rain, dumping street lights, sidewalks and half a dozen cars onto the CSX rail tracks below. No injuries were...