(Louisa)- A Bumpass man is dead after an ATV crash. Virginia State Police say yesterday afternoon a 67-year-old man overturned his ATV in Louisa County. Police say he wasn’t wearing a helmet and died at the scene.
(Fredericksburg)- Furloughed government employees can smash their frustrations away at a Fredericksburg business. The Break It Rage Room is offering affected workers a free five-minute session to relieve stress by demolishing anything from office equipment to liquor bottles.
(Richmond)- Tow truck drivers in Richmond are calling on lawmakers to toughen up move over laws. Two truck drivers say the number of crashes are going up because of drivers distracted by smartphones. Bruce Eagle of Eagle Towing
(Richmond)- A proposal to end the death penalty for the severely mentally ill is heading to the House of Delegates for consideration. The measure passed the state Senate yesterday. Rockingham Republican Mark Obenshain says lawmakers should just be
(Richmond)- A bill requiring the clean-up of coal ash in Virginia is through one Senate committee at the state capitol. The proposal would force Dominion Energy to recycle as much coal ash as possible from its ponds before
(Stafford)- From the Stafford Sheriff’s Office: A wanted woman was arrested on Wednesday night by deputies with the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office for aggravated malicious wounding following a domestic stabbing incident. On January 16, 2019, Deputy Aubrecht
(Fauquier)- Three Loudoun County firefighters injured in a Tuesday night wreck are expected to be okay. The fire engine reportedly flipped and landed on its roof on the way back from helping out on a medical aid call
(Richmond)- House leaders are quickly turning down marijuana bills in Richmond. The Courts of Justice subcommittee voted against proposals to legalize and decriminalize pot yesterday. Governor Northam pushed for decriminalization in last week’s State of the Commonwealth speech.
(Richmond)- Virginia lawmakers are looking to take cell phones out of the hands of drivers. A hands-free driving bill is being proposed that would make it illegal to hold a phone while behind the wheel in Virginia. Fines
(Fredericksburg)- From Fredericksburg City Police The Fredericksburg Police Department has identified and arrested the suspect in a recent spree of robberies that occurred in the City of Fredericksburg. Dervon Markeif Tate, 28, of Stafford County was arrested
(DC)- A new study is showing that DC is among the list of places with the worst bedbug infestation. A study from Orkin Pest Control revealed that DC ranks second out of 50 U.S. cities. Bedbugs can easily
(Ocean City, MD)- Many people in northeastern Virginia felt an earthquake this week. The United States Geological Survey reported that last night a four-point-seven magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Ocean City, Maryland. The quake hit
(Richmond)- Virginia’s SNAP recipients are receiving their February funds early. The Department of Social Services says those in the nutrition assistance program will get benefits tomorrow as a proactive measure due to the federal government shutdown. Benefits will
(Undated)- Giant Food is announcing plans to introduce robot employees to nearly 500 locations. The robot, referred to as Marty, will identify hazards like liquid and powder spills and help store employees spend more time serving customers.
(Richmond)- A Senate Committee is pushing ahead with efforts to raise the minimum wage in Virginia. The plan would push minimum wage to 15-dollars-per hour in the state by 2021. An initial increase to ten dollars would take
(Richmond)- Virginia is under a state of emergency. Governor Ralph Northam declared the state of emergency this weekend with the winter storm bearing down on Virginia. A winter storm warning was issued across much of Virginia for heavy
(DC)- Senator Tim Kaine says Democrats don’t want to waste taxpayer money on President Trump’s vanity project. Kaine said on NBC’s Meet the Press that Democrats have always been willing to invest in border security, but taxpayer’s money
(Annapolis)- Maryland has set up a new telephone hotline for reporting child sex abuse. Attorney General Brian Frosh says victims of an abuser associated with a school or place of worship or people who know about the abuse
(King George)- An ambulance driver in King George is facing charges for a crash that killed one person. In September, a Westmoreland County ambulance crashed into two cars and killed 64-year-old Rita Davis. Witnesses say the driver, William
(Richmond)- Virginia lawmakers are seriously considering legalizing marijuana. Two bills were introduced yesterday in the legislature, one of which if passed would legalize recreational marijuana use for adults over the age of 21. They both seek to eliminate
(Arlington)- Washington-Lee High School in Arlington is changing names. The school board voted unanimously last night to remove Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s name from the school and call it Washington-Liberty. A committee recommendation of renaming it Washington-Loving
(DC)- Metro will expand its discounted taxi service for disabled riders. Metro says its Abilities-Ride will expand to DC and Virginia. Customers will be able to take four rides a day and one personal care assistant can travel
(Arlington)- The fate of one high school’s name lies in the hands of the Arlington School Board tonight. Leaders are expected to choose a replacement for the name of Washington-Lee High School, which is named after George Washington
(Stafford)- From the Stafford Sheriff’s Office: A suspect was arrested on Tuesday night for identity theft following a traffic stop conducted by deputies with the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office. On January 8, 2019, at approximately 8:55 p.m.,
(Richmond)- Virginia legislators are considering making move over laws tougher after a string of crashes involving Virginia drivers and emergency vehicles. A Hanover fire lieutenant was killed last year when a tractor-trailer plowed into his fire truck parked