TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 220 is closed in both directions in Alleghany County

State Police tell WDBJ7 that a fiber optic cable has fallen on Route 220 near Grafton Street.

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Court: Ex-Virginia Gov. McDonnell will be free during appeal

A federal appeals court has approved former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's request to remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions

UVA rallies from 10-point 2nd-half deficit for 50-47 win over Virginia Tech

The University of Virginia men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to 19 games with a hard-fought 50-47 win over Virginia Tech on Sunday.

No DNA link between Jesse Matthew and Alexis Murphy, testing concludes

Forensic testing did not find a DNA link between the Alexis Murphy case and Jesse Matthew.

PBS series on Civil War to film in central Virginia locales

A PBS Civil War series will begin filming in the Richmond and Petersburg areas this spring.

Opponents of proposed gas pipeline rally in Richmond

Environmentalists and western Virginia property owners rallied Friday at the state Capitol in opposition to a proposed 550-mile natural gas pipeline.

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Virginia Senate panel rejects adoption by unmarried gay couples

A Virginia Senate committee has rejected a proposal to provide adoption rights to unmarried gay couples.

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Appalachian Power customers in Virginia getting a refund

The refund will be in the form of a bill credit over six months and will average around $1.11 for customers each month.


Virginia state senator pushing for marijuana decriminalization

Sen. Adam Ebbin, an Alexandria Democrat, has introduced a bill that would eliminate jail time for possession of the drug and make it punishable by a maximum $100 civil penalty.

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