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Bridge work to close part of Interstate 64 in Augusta County

Part of Interstate 64 will close in Augusta County on April 6 and 7.

State education board votes to expand SOL retesting

Elementary and middle school students who fail this spring's Standards of Learning tests by narrow margins or because of extenuating circumstances can retake the exams before the end of the school year.

McDonnell to serve two years for corruption charges

Prosecutors: Evidence supports McDonnell's convictions

Federal prosecutors say there is plenty of evidence to support former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's public corruption convictions.

Matthew trial set for June


One charged dropped against Jesse Matthew in Hannah Graham case

One charge filed against the suspect in the slaying of a University of Virginia student has been dropped in Charlottesville because the same charge is being pursued in Albemarle County, where the woman's body was found.


Case continued for U.Va. student Martese Johnson in bloody arrest

Nearly 100 supporters looked on as a University of Virginia student arrested by state alcohol regulators in a bloody encounter made his first court appearance.

Noah Thomas

Pulaski Co. Sheriff: I pray Noah Thomas is alive

Investigators are holding out hope that they will find missing 5-year-old Noah Thomas alive.

Convicted sex offender escapes from Richmond treatment facility

Authorities are searching for a convicted sex offender who escaped from a treatment facility in Richmond.

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Route Map

Augusta County seeks extension of pipeline's comment period

Augusta County wants federal regulators to give the public more time to comment on a proposed natural gas pipeline.

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