| Jun 5, 2013
| 8:37 AM
An accused killer is back in Virginia after being on the run from police for nearly two weeks.
Adan "Manuel" Rodriguez was arraigned in an Alleghany County courtroom on Wednesday morning. According to court records, he was arraigned.
| Sep 12, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Outgoing U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Orlando, the former Orange County sheriff's deputy defeated in a bitter primary last month by U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, has been named an honorary co-chair of “Public Safety Professionals” for Mitt...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 2:55 PM
Sgt. Robert J. Billings, 30, of Clarksville, Virginia, died October 13, in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan.
He died from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.
He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 20th...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 9:06 AM
The mild winter could increase the threat of wildfires.
That's the warning from Governor Bob McDonnell.
Virginia's wildfire season runs from Feb. 15 through April 30.
According to a news release, 95 percent of wildfires in Virginia are caused by...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 8:27 AM
Teachers from Bland County, Lynchburg and Roanoke County have been named 2012 Regional Teachers of the Year by the Virginia Department of Education. They are now in the running for the Teacher of the Year award that will be presented in October.
| Sep 23, 2011
| 7:46 AM
Microsoft Corporation will expand its generation data center in Mecklenburg County and will create ten new jobs. The computer giant operates a data center in Virginia. The 150 million dollar expansion is in addition to the 499-million dollar...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 7:57 AM
Virginia's Department of Corrections is closing the Mecklenburg Correctional Center.
This comes after Pennsylvania decided earlier this year to remove 1,000 prisoners it housed in Virginia.
The inmates housed at Mecklenburg Correctional Center will be...