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A line of severe thunderstorms with heavy winds affected many areas of Virginia Thursday, June 13, causing downed trees and widespread power outages. As residents clean up from the storm, here are important safety tips to follow: Travel Safety - Use...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefA former treasurer for Amherst County is facing criminal charges. Evelyn Martin was indicted Tuesday on two counts of embezzlement by a public officer and one count of money laundering. All three offenses are felonies. State police arrested Martin...
Governor Bob McDonnell and First Lady Maureen McDonnell discuss men's health, her cancer scare and teaching their children the importance of living a balanced life. OH: Men tend to lead less healthy lifestyles than women. They are more apt to smoke and...
ReporterLieutenant Governor Bill Bolling is parting company with Ken Cuccinelli on another issue: economic development. Speaking Thursday in Roanoke County, the Lieutenant Governor defended the use of incentives to attract new industry. And he said the state will...
Governor Bob McDonnell announced Wednesday that he will create a process to automatically restore the rights of convicted felons. Here is the complete announcement from the governor's office: RICHMOND - Governor Bob McDonnell today announced that he...
Tags: Bob McDonnell, Mamie E. Locke, Crimes, Elections, Justice System
Franklin County School Board members thought long and hard about how to deal with this year's 1-point-5 million dollar shortfall. But thanks to 300 thousand dollars from the county's Board of Supervisors, several budget line items avoided the chopping...
Gov. Bob McDonnell will automatically restore nonviolent felons' civil rights on an individual basis in the final year of his term. The policy change means nonviolent felons won't have to apply to regain their rights, including the right to vote. As soon...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli used a brief address to a luncheon to goad Democratic rival Terry McAuliffe to release his tax returns and debate him 15 times over the next five months. McAuliffe responded by...
A committee appointed by Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli suggests designating a state agency to help the governor restore felons' voting rights. Cuccinelli's seven-member Rights Restoration Advisory Committee issued its report Tuesday. The Republican...
Newly released emails show that Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell attended an event at the Executive Mansion to promote a new product from a generous campaign donor despite concerns from top aides. The emails were obtained through a Freedom of Information...
Officials in Duck say a Virginia man has drowned in moderate surf. Town manager Christopher Layton says 39-year-old Joseph Marotta of Lynchburg, Va., was pulled from the water by public safety personnel who immediately began performing CPR before Dare...
Efforts to improve school safety were in the spotlight Wednesday, as Governor Bob McDonnell and other state leaders gathered for a bill signing ceremony near Richmond. McDonnell visited an elementary school in Chesterfield County to highlight the...
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