(DC)- A majority of the largest union of Metro workers are supporting a strike. The union says of the thousands who lined up to vote yesterday, 94-percent were in favor of authorizing a strike. The union accuses
(Blacksburg)- Officials at Virginia Tech say this year’s incoming freshman class will be the most diverse in school history. Over one-thousand of this year’s 64-hundred freshman will be first-generation college students. The number of minority students has
(Fredericksburg)- Fredericksburg City Council unanimously approved a letter of intent with the owners of the Potomac Nationals to move the team from Woodbridge to Fredericksburg. In the next 120 days, city council will seek public input. A
(Woodbridge)- Prince William County police are reminding people to be aware of bears. The message comes after officials responded to reports of a bear in a tree yesterday afternoon in a Woodbridge neighborhood. Authorities say the bear
(DC)-The National Zoo is considering some changes aimed at improving security and visitor safety. The zoo wants to add perimeter fencing and reduce the 13 pedestrian entrances to three. A fourth one would eventually be built at
(Manassas)- A battlefield re-enactment known as Civil War weekend is being replaced in Manassas. City officials decided to cancel the event due to security concerns stemming from last year’s Charlottesville rally. Now, Manassas History Weekend will take
(Stafford)- The Stafford Sheriff’s Office has arrested two Walmart employees for stealing money from the self-checkout machines. The incident occurred at the Walmart at 11 Village Parkway on Route 17. Store management advised that one employee stole
(Norfolk)- A Northumberland County seafood company is suing two cargo carriers over a boat load of spoiled crab meat. Little River Seafood says more than half-a-million-dollars’ worth of the crab meat got too warm as it was
(Spotsylvania)- Spotsylvania Fire and Rescue responded to a home in the 10300 block of Napoleon Street late last night. Spotsy Fire and Rescue says the first fire engine arrived five minutes after the call and foundd a
(Richmond)- Virginia State Police troopers are now equipped with a drug that can save someone from dying. The Narcan spray is an opioid antagonist that can revive someone during an opioid overdose. Other law enforcement officers in
(Bowling Green)- A detention facility in Virginia will soon house illegal immigrants. Caroline County and the Department of Homeland Security signed a five-year agreement to allow illegal adult male and female immigrants to be kept at the
(Mount Vernon)- A gas compressor station is reason enough for Mount Vernon to land as one of the country’s most endangered historic places. The National Trust for Historic Preservation says the planned Dominion Energy project next to
(Williamsburg)- A woman now sits as president of William and Mary for the first time in its long history. Katherine Rowe was sworn in by Governor Northam in front of an overflowing crowd at the Great Hall
(Richmond)- Monument Avenue may see some big changes soon. Yesterday Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney’s Commission released a report recommended removing the Jefferson Davis statue and four other Confederate statues. The commission would like to see signs reinterpreting
(Alexandria)- Following years of public input, a road in Alexandria named after the president of the Confederacy is getting a new name. The city council voted over the weekend to rename Jefferson Davis Highway to Richmond Highway.
(Stafford)- From VDOT: River Road in Stafford County will remain closed with an extensive cleanup effort underway with the most recent flooding event. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) anticipates reopening the road early Thursday, June 28.
(Richmond)- Virginia Tech researchers have found a plant with a dangerous sap in Clarke County that can cause third-degree burns and blindness. Researchers say they found about 30 Giant Hogweed plants on a property in Clarke County
(Lynchburg)- The Miss Virginia Pageant is cutting swimsuits out of next year’s competition. The organizers announced that they will be doing away with the swimsuit portion. The director said contestants don’t need to be in a swimsuit
(Richmond)- Governor Northam is ordering four National Guard soldiers from Virginia and one helicopter to be recalled from the border between the U.S. and Mexico. Northam says the move is in response to the federal government’s enforcement
(King George)- A King George man is accused of killing a man in a hit and run crash. Police arrested James Rouse for allegedly turning in front of an Alexandria man driving a motorcycle on Route Three.
(Ashburn)- Redskins fans looking to get season tickets are in luck. Team officials announced they are ending their season ticket wait list. They also announced season ticket holders will now get discounts on food and drinks and
(Stafford)- The remains of an Arlington County woman found decades ago have finally been positively identified. The body of Marta Rodriguez was thought to have been buried along I-95 in Stafford County after she disappeared in 1989.
(Stafford)- From the Stafford Sheriff’s Office: A husband and wife who own two Stafford County businesses have been charged by the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office with obtaining money by false pretenses, failure to return a vehicle, and
(Stafford)- From the Stafford Sheriff’s Office: Deputies with the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office arrested a suspect on Wednesday after a traffic stop in the southern end of the county led to the discovery of marijuana and a
(Prince William County)- Prince William County police are asking for the public’s help identifying who spread body parts from a dead animal on a football field at a Haymarket high school. Investigators say there were also spray-painted