Third child in Carroll County house fire dies

The 9-month-old child hurt in Thursday's fire that killed his two siblings in Carroll County has died.

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Accident on I-81 North in Montgomery Co. causing 3-mile backup

An accident on Interstate 81 North in Montgomery County is causing a three-mile backup.

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Jesse Mattew goes before Fairfax Co Judge

Media coalition asks to unseal docket in Jesse Matthew case

A Fairfax County judge is scheduled to hear arguments from a coalition of news media seeking to unseal court records in a case involving a Charlottesville man charged with killing a University of Virginia student.

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UPDATE: Man swept away by floodwater in Buchanan County found dead

Virginia State Police tell media outlets that the man and another person were in the car when it ran into high water on State Route 80 around 11 p.m. Wednesday.

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Winter storm keeping Virginia State Police busy

A sloppy serving of winter weather has kept Virginia State Police busy, fielding 1,155 calls for service statewide over four hours.

Families react to judge's decision to delay trial


Judge delays Jesse Matthew's trial, families react to decision

Jesse Matthew's defense team will have more time to prepare for his murder trial. A judge made the decision Wednesday morning in Charlottesville. Cameras were not allowed inside the courtroom, but WDBJ 7's Nadine Maeser was at the hearing.

Start of Jesse Matthew's trial in Hannah Graham case delayed

A status review hearing is scheduled for 4 p.m. May 5. A trial date could be set at that hearing.


Small plane crashes in Norfolk Botanical Garden; 3 dead

Three people have been killed in an airplane crash at Norfolk Botanical Garden in southeastern Virginia.


Part of Haysi's Main Street closed by building collapse

The Virginia Department of Transportation says part of Main Street in Haysi is expected to remain closed for about a week following a building collapse.


Critics say Virginia ethics bill won't prevent another scandal

Critics say new ethics legislation passed by the Virginia General Assembly won't accomplish its main goal: preventing another scandal like the one that engulfed former Gov. Bob McDonnell.

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