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  • Three more tornadoes confirmed in Va., Md. during storms last month

    Three more tornadoes confirmed in Va., Md. during storms last month
    The National Weather Service has added three short-lived tornadoes in Virginia and Maryland to the two it had already confirmed during storms June 13 in Montgomery and St. Mary's counties. All were rated EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita scale, the weakest...
  • Spotsylvania County man hopes snakehead catch is world record

    Spotsylvania County man hopes snakehead catch is world record
    A Virginia man is hoping his big catch is a world record. Caleb Newton of Spotsylvania County hooked a 17 pound, 6 ounce northern snakehead on Saturday while fishing on the Potomac River tributary of Aquia Creek. The current hook-and-line world record...
  • Tornado confirmed in Prince George's County after Friday storms

    A tornado touched down in the Largo area of Prince George's County during storms that passed through the region Friday, the National Weather Service confirmed Monday. Meteorologists had previously confirmed another tornado in Northern Virginia. The...
  • Howard school board to give Foose up to $25,000 in relocation costs

    Howard school board to give Foose up to $25,000 in relocation costs
    New Howard County schools Superintendent Renee Foose recently inked a four-year, $250,000 deal that includes a provision that allows her to be reimbursed for up to $25,000 in relocation costs. Foose will be moving from the neighboring Frederick County to...
  • Beaver attacks, seriously injures 2 girls in Virginia lake

    Beaver attacks, seriously injures 2 girls in Virginia lake
    A beaver attack at Lake Anna in Virginia's Spotsylvania County has left two sisters seriously injured. The girls were rushed to Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center after the 65-pound animal bit both of them, leaving each with serious wounds to their...
  • Governor McDonnell to ask for 2 percent pay raise for Virginia teachers

    Governor McDonnell to ask for 2 percent pay raise for Virginia teachers
    Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing 2 percent pay raises for public school teachers conditioned on more strenuous teacher assessment standards and a longer probationary period for new hires. McDonnell is asking the General Assembly to budget nearly $59...
  • Hampton settlement close over $80,690 seized by police

    Hampton settlement close over $80,690 seized by police
    HAMPTON — Hampton prosecutors are working to settle a forfeiture case involving $80,690 that was confiscated from a New Jersey truck driver on the Eastern Shore in January. According to three separate sources with knowledge of the case, Hampton...
  • 20 people busted in Virginia child predator sting

    20 people busted in Virginia child predator sting
    Twenty people across Virginia have been arrested in an undercover sting targeting online child predators. One of the arrests was in Bedford. The arrests were all part of an investigation called Operation Phalanx.  They were announced Thursday by...
  • Governor announces conservation grant for Roanoke River Greenway in Salem

    Governor announces conservation grant for Roanoke River Greenway in Salem
         The City of Salem is receiving a grant from the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation to acquire nine acres to complete the Roanoke River Greenway project between Rotary Park and the city line.  Another grant was awarded to the city for the trail...
  • Police identify Virginia Tech shooter

    Police identify Virginia Tech shooter
    Friday recap: Virginia State Police have identified the gunman who they say killed a Virginia Tech police officer and himself Thursday. Investigators say Ross Truett Ashley of Radford shot and killed officer Deriek Crouse, and then took his own life....
  • Ninety-six percent of Virginia schools reach full accreditation

    Ninety-six percent of Virginia schools reach full accreditation
    Ninety-six percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited for the 2011-12 school year.  The Virginia Department of Education made the announcement Thursday.  The accreditation is based on performance of students on Standards of Learning and...